Homework Help



A & E Biography
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
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
Contains key info on each President.

United States Congress Biographies
From 1774 - present.

General Homework Help

B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper
B.J. lists over 700 links to numerous homework topics from art to science.

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


History & Government

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Collections of historical document and photos form the Library of Congress.

America's Story
Learn about different Americans, various time periods, explore the states, and much more.

CIA World Fact Book
Looking for information on another country, check here first.

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

Famous Trials
Information on various trials.

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

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

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

Presidents of the United States
Contains key info on each President.

U.S Census Information
Current U.S. and World population.

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

Language & Literature

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

Project Gutenberg
A collection of free ebooks.

This site offers quizzes to help with SAT vocabulary.

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

Teen Authors
Greenville Public Library's website on teen authors.

Math & Science

Chemical Elements
Learn more about the elements here.

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

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

SAGE Links: Mathematics
Useful links for math, chemistry, astronomy, etc.,including weights and measures conversions.

Online quizzes, tests, trivia, and free games

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

The Why Files
"Science behind the news".

Writing Papers

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

Purdue Owl (Online Writing Lab)
Instructions on making sure your term papers and bibiliographies are in ship-shape.

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