Local School Websites
Visual Dictionary: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary with accurate pictures
Plagiarism: What is it and how to avoid it
Kids.Gov – The Official Government Web site for kids
States: Information on the 50 states: - Capitals and Information Links
THOMAS: A USA government online website that can be searched for current and past Senate and house bills and resolutions, Supreme Court information, treaties and even the Presidents calendar and writings. It also has information on the U.S Constitution, Declaration of Independence, Legislative processes. Law library webcasts can also be watched
Legal Information: Federal, State, International, Uniform etc.
Kansas At A Glance – Geography, Natural Resources Trivia, History, Government, Commerce, Industry, People, Facts and Symbols
Kansas & Civil War, Historical Markers & other publications
Heritage Quest - search US federal censuses 1970-1930, family & local histories, tax lists, city directories, probate records, Revolutionary War; Freedman’s Bank – to serve African Americans; US Serial Set: Search for information about people and places in the Memorials, Petitions and Private Relief Actions of the U.S. Congress
E-Quarium Habitats Path: Kelp Forest- Monterey Bay Aquarium - this page has fish, kelp and other living creatures on the web page. Find also live podcasts of fish, otters and other sear creatures - plus lots of scientific information on the sea and creatures under the sea.
Soap Bubbles – Fun Scientific site on bubbles, soap; both visually & mathematically:
Soap Films Made Easy – Single page just on soap and bubbles:
Oatmeal Box – Camera– Making a Camera (Pinhole)
Fisheye View Cam Home page – Great views of fish, coral and other living creatures in a live sea aquarium
The Energy Quest – An interactive website to learn about energy – fun short movie clips, art, energy stories and much more
Mad Scientist:Answers on Everything from Anatomy to Zoology
HomeworkSpot.com- Science for Jr. High
Units of Converstion (Math.com)
Math Forum: Internet Math Library – Great place to find help with all kinds of math section for middlers: Middle School section with multiple listings of different math types:Addition, Division, Multiplication, Subtraction, Fractions, Decimals, & Percentage: Dividing Fractions:
Math in Our Daily Lives - site shows how math helps us in our daily lives. It demonstrates math concepts such as probability, compounding, growth, geometry, and relationships in situations such as gambling, savings and investing, population growth, home decorating, and cooking.
Intermediate Math Test Prep: Grades 5-8
Math2.org - source for all your math needs- geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and more
Algebra– solve the problem like your teacher
Currency Converter: USA to Pounds or Euro’s (anywhere in the world)
It’s My Live. Money. Managing Money – Basic Money Managing
Academy of Achievement – Biographies on many famous and worthy people
Magnetic Poetry - Drag and drop words to create poems.
Etymologic - Test yourself with word puzzles.
WordPlays.com - Solve word puzzles and play with Pig Latin
Spelling Bee- Start practicing for the big bee.
Map of Kansas Literature – This site provides biographical information, samples of poems, a list of their works and any websites linked to their name. Simply click on the city of your choice and the famous authors can be found. Then simply click on the authors name or picture and the information about the person will be displayed. A listing of the cities is also found to the right of the screen; which may also be used.
Kansas Poets and Poetry – A resource for Kansas Poetry (http://www.kansaspoets.com) – It provides a page to share biographical information about Kansas Poets and Kansas Poetry
Poetry Contest – Ages 5-18 – from the Kansas Authors Club - both adult & youth
Writing Contest for grades 1-12– from the Kansas Authors Club
Spelling Bee (HomeworkSpot.com) - Start practicing for the big bee.
Farmers Almanac – lots of information on calendars, definition or word for the day, home, weather, gardening, astronomy (tides, moon, sunrise etc.) food, advice, community, gardening
Time Measurements and various subjects on solar time, atomic time, time zones, legal time, navigation, computer time zones protocols:
World Time Zone – includes current map and current times, just by clicking on an area the map allows the viewer to go to a smaller area of space to view its time zones and gives better details of that area
Kansas Health Online - Find out how to stay healthy, understand your medical condition, how information can work for you. Also tools to compare hospitals, find doctors and information about healthy lifestyles to help you make healthy choices
Puzzle maker - for parents students and teachers
Origami - Paper folding
Paper Airplanes - learn to make the best
Preparing for High School: – Questions to ask your counsel for planning your high school classes:
The ACT: Recommended College Prep Courses: Preparing for College in High School
State Library of Kansas – Library Website