Middle School to Junior High-Oriented Sites
Welcome to the student resources page! The links compiled below are geared toward furthering school work through resources available on the Internet, as well as exploration of various subjects.
- The Internet Public Library– A collection of texts, periodicals, newspapers and more
- Library of Congress- Online government publications, exhibits, photographs and more
- Encyberpedia Index– An online encyclopedia that also searches other encyclopedias on the Internet.
- Encarta Online Encyclopedia– A free online version of the popular CD-ROM
- Encyclopedia Smithsonian– A comprehensive encyclopedia covering any information the Smithsonian
- Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations– A very good dictionary of quotations- search by author or keyword
- WWWebster Thesaurus-An online version of the popular Thesaurus
- Information Please Almanac– includes current events as well as a searchable database of 30,000 biographies
- Acronym Lookup -Allows for the display of the full meaning of over a thousand acronyms
- Dictionary of Common Errors– A browsable list of errors commonly made in spelling, grammar and context and how to fix them
- On-Line English Grammar– all grammatical rules outlined
- MLA Format: Giving Credit To Sources – the accepted format for citation of works
- Online Rhyming Dictionary -A well- rounded rhyming dictionary. Also allows you to choose the form of rhyming you want to search.
- Tongue– A monthly language use magazine that targets high school students.
- World Wide Metric conversion chart – Converts most metric values to American standards
- Harcourt Illustrated Math Glossary– A math glossary suitable for grades 1 through 8.
- Science U! Geometry center– fun geometry projects to help learn concepts about shapes and fractals
- Mathematicians of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries– historical biographies
- The Math Forum– Mathematics research and help for all skill levels
- Annenberg/CPB Math in Daily Life – How do numbers affect everyday decisions?
- PBS Nova Online– The online version of the popular educational series from PBS
- IPL Science Fair Project guide– A guide to presentations, processes and projects
- USGS Internet Resources– Sponsored by the US Geological Survey
- Brain – Neuroscience for Kids– Functions of the nervous system explained
- Discover Online- The online version of the Discover Channel
- J-track and J-Pass satellite tracker– An amazing real-time program sponsored by NASA that allows you to track 500 different satellites either by its relation to the earth, the heavens or space
- Earth and Moon Viewer– shows day or night on the Earth from the sun or the moon.
- Microsoft Terraserver– The largest accessible database on the internet- view satellite images from all over the planet
- Frog Dissection Kit– Dissect a frog on your computer
- Online Periodic Table- An interactive chart to help you learn the properties of elements
- Periodic Table Drill– Learn your elements by practicing them by symbol, atomic number and position on the chart
- Yellowstone National Park
- The Remembrance Project– An archive covering primarily nineteenth century. Searchable and includes actual accounts, letters and photographs.
- Hyperhistory Online – An interactive timeline of people, things and events
- Civil War – Letters from an Iowa Soldier– A firsthand account of the Civil War
- American Revolutionary War Timeline– Thorough, covers people, places, and events.
- The National Civil Rights Museum– Learn the history of the civil rights movement
- FBI-Kids and Teens Page-offers info on Forensic Science and social issues
- ArchNet– the University of Connecticut online Archaeology reference
- Asian Studies– A WWW online directory of Asian resources- by issue or by country
- French-English Dictionary
- German-English Dictionary– A dictionary that will find terms in either language.
- Langenscheidt’s New College German Dictionary-words in Spanish and German
- Comparative Cyber Lexicon– translates phrases and technical terms in English to their Spanish counterparts
- The ASL Student Browser– A relatively large glossary of ASL signs that allow you to actually see a person demonstrate them. For a more comprehensive but non-interactive dictionary, try the ASL Online Dictionary
Factsheets developed by Ben Silliman and Jessie Moore
Page content is maintained by: Ben Silliman ( firstname.lastname@example.org)
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