Homework Research Online

Custer County CO GED test, SAT and ACT prep.Practice for ACTs/SATs or your GED. Middle School and High School skills improvement lessons and practice tests in Math, Social Studies, English, Science and more. Job search and workplace skills. Military and Officer Candidate test prep. THANK YOU Ex in Ed for partnering with the library to provide this valuable service to the community!
Britannica OnlineAn online encyclopedia with a wealth of information and photos and a wide variety of topics.
EBSCO Research DatabasesWith databases full of articles on every topic under the sun – from health to history to auto repair – this tool is your go-to for every day and educational research.
Past Perfect Local History Archives Do some of your local history research online using our online search tool. Contact the library at 783-9138 if you have questions or would like to know more about what you find.
Colorado Historic Newspapers linkSearch or browse local newspapers such as the Wet Mountain Tribune, the Rosita Index and the Silver Cliff Rustler from 1859 to 1923.

GENERAL

Discovery Education

Discovery Education provides engaging digital resources to schools and homes with the goal of making educators more effective, increasing student achievement, and connecting classrooms and families to a world of learning. Note: defaults to Math Help page.

Internet Public Library Kids’ Space

Search for your subject and get a list of resources chosen by librarians around the country.

Internet Public Library Teen Space

Links to topics and resources specifically of interest to teens.

TeenReads

Recommendations on books to read.

Ref Desk Homework Helper

“Fact Checker for the Internet”

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.

CIVICS

Congress.gov

Federal legislative information on the Internet.

Federal Bureau of Investigation Kids Page

Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) web sites for students of all ages.

COLORADO

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection

Search Colorado newspapers from 1859-1923.

A-Z Kids’ Stuff: Colorado Facts for Children
This page links to state quick facts about the state motto, dinosaur and others. Also includes links to state history, legislation and other information.

ENGLISH

Merriam-Webster Online

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

Resources for Writers – the OWL Handouts

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.

National Geographic for Kids

The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest non-profit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.

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.

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.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide

Find out how to do a science fair project and get ideas of different projects you can do.

Science News for Kids

Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

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.

 

 

 

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