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Biographies

A & E Biography
www.biography.com

Search for biographies and see who else shares your birthday.

Biography Collection Complete
177,000 full text biographies on many subjects from a variety of sources.

National Inventors Hall of Fame
www.invent.org

Includes biographies of most of the inventors who were inducted in the Hall of Fame from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Presidents of the United States
www.ipl.org/div/potus

Contains key info on each President.

United States Congress Biographies
bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp

From 1774 - present.


General Homework Help

B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
www.bjpinchbeck.com

B.J. lists over 700 links to numerous homework topics from art to science.

Homework Spot
www.homeworkspot.com

Divided in sections for elementary school, middle school, and high school.

Tutor.com
Live homework help from real tutors. Sunday - Saturday from 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.


History & Government

American Memory
memory.loc.gov/ammem/amhome.html

Collections of historical document and photos form the Library of Congress.

America's Story
www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

Learn about different Americans, various time periods, explore the states, and much more.

A to Z the USA
www.atoztheusa.com/states

Facts about every state in the US. Includes Washington, D.C. and the territories.

CIA World Fact Book
www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
Looking for information on another country, check here first.

Culturegrams Online
online.culturegrams.com

Concise, reliable, up-to-date reports of 200 cultures around the world.

Famous Trials
www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTrials/FTrials.htm

Information on various trials.

History Channel
www.historychannel.com

What happened on your birthday? Check here. Also contains automotive, crime, literary and technology histories.

History Place
www.historyplace.com

If you need information on a part of history, look here.

House of Representatives Education Resources
http://www.house.gov/content/learn/

Learn more about the "Declaration of Independence", "The Constitution of the United States", how laws are made, etc.

Presidents of the United States
www.ipl.org/div/potus

Contains key info on each President.

U.S Census Information
www.census.gov

Current U.S. and World population.

U.S. Presidential Elections
uselectionatlas.org/USPRESIDENT/index.html

Looking for information on past elections? Want to know how a certain state usually votes, Demogratic or Republican? Check out this site.


Language & Literature

Language Translator
babelfish.yahoo.com

Look here if you need to know how to say something in another language.

Literary Reference Center
Author bios, criticisms, literary dictionaries, timelines, plot summaries and more.

My Rocket Book
myrocketbook.com

Video study guides that provide summaries and detailed analyses of literary works.

Project Gutenberg
www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

A collection of free ebooks.

Quiz-tree.com
www.quiz-tree.com/SAT_main.html

This site offers quizzes to help with SAT vocabulary.

Rhymezone
www.rhymezone.com

Look up rhymes, synonyms, antonyms, definition, related words, similar sounding words, etc.

Teen Authors
www.yourlibrary.ws/ya_webpage/yaauthor.htm

Greenville Public Library's website on teen authors.


Math & Science

Chemical Elements
www.chemicalelements.com

Learn more about the elements here.

How far is it?
www.indo.com/distance

Would you like to know the distance between Cumberland, RI and London, England? Check here.

How Stuff Works
www.howstuffworks.com

Explains how various items work, from the yo-yo to the new Segway.

SAGE Links: Mathematics
http://www.cac.cornell.edu/education/sage.aspx

Useful links for math, chemistry, astronomy, etc.,including weights and measures conversions.

Quizzes.cc
www.quizzes.cc

Online quizzes, tests, trivia, and free games

Dynamic Periodic Table
www.ptable.com

Click on an element in the table and get descriptions, history and properties.

Science Fair Websites
www.cumberlandlibrary.org/sciencefair.htm
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A list of science fair websites.

The Why Files
whyfiles.org

"Science behind the news".


Writing Papers

Writing an Essay
http://204.244.141.13/writ_den/tips/essay

Identifies the parts of an essay, how to write an essay, and the explains the different kinds of essay.

MLA Guide to Writing Research Papers
www.ccc.commnet.edu/library/mla.pdf

MLA, APA, & CMS: How to Properly Format Your Papers
www.collegescholarships.org/mla-apa-cms-styles.htm

Slate Citation Machine
citationmachine.net

A great site that allows you to type in the information from a book, article, website, etc...and the correct citation will appear.