Homework and Research Sites

General

The Homework Spot
You need it? They have it. A huge directory of homework resources by subject as well as project ideas and help with writing.

TeenReads
Recommendations on books to read.

Civics

Congress.gov
Federal legislative information on the Internet.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

English

Merriam-Webster Online
How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Purdue University OWL (Online Writing Lab)
Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.

Sparknotes.com
Study guides for English literature.

Geography

United Nations
Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

CIA World Factbook
Facts and maps about countries of the world.

Flags of the World
Thousands of flags from around the world.

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
Huge resource for Greek Mythology.

Department of State Country Profiles 

Demographic, economic and political information on all the countries of the world.

History

American Memory
Historic photograph collections of United State's history.

USHistory.org
Hundreds of resources about American History

The American Civil War Home Page
Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

Civil War
Columbia encyclopedia summary of the Civil War including causes, battles and links to detailed information.

Civil War Maps
Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

Gettysburg Address
See a copy of the original Gettysburg Address writing by Abraham Lincoln and read about how it was written.

U. S. National Archives and Records
Get primary source documents for American history.

Mr. Dowling's History Passport
Links to information on counties, culture and history.

Math

Ask Dr. Math
A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

Math Reference Tables
Math tables, algebra formulas, and more.

Math.com
The World of Math online.

Graph Paper!
Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.

Science

The Exploratorium Science Museum
The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

The Why Files
Find out the science behind the headlines.

NASA
Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Check out Newsbank!

Newsbank is a great feature allowing patrons to access:

-- news magazines and newspapers around the country

-- a great resource for family research

-- a quite comprehensive resource for obituaries

Click the icons above to start searching today!

Michigan Secretary of State

ExpressSOS.com Button

Try the online, no-wait Secretary of State at ExpressSOS.com

  • Renew or replace standard driver's license or ID card.
  • Renew vehicle tabs.
  • Obtain a replacement vehicle title or registration.
  • Submit a change of address.
  • Join the organ donor registry and much more!
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