Local School Websites
History, Social Studies, and Government
- Ben’s Guide to US Government
- States: Information on the 50 States – Capitals and Information Links
- Presidential Timeline
- American Presidents
- Library of Congress
- THOMAS – A U.S. government online website that can be searched for the current and past Senate House bills and resolutions, Supreme Court information, treaties and even the President’s calendar and writings. It also has the information on the U.S. Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and Legislative processes. Law Library webcasts can also be watched here.
- Constitution of the United States
- Charters of Freedom – view the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution of the United States, and the Bill of Rights. Also discusses the making of the charters and the impact of the charters.
- Legal information – Federal, State, International, Uniform, etc.
- HomeworkSpot.com Social Studies and more for middle school students.
- Kansas at a Glance – Geography, Natural Resources Trivia, History, Government, Commerce, Industry, People, Facts, and Symbols
- Kansas & Civil War, Historical Marker & Other Publications
- Legends of Kansas
- Kansas Firsts
- Kansas Counties
- Kansas Memory of the Kansas Historical Society
- Kansas Historical Society – History on the line
- HistoryBits Wagon West – Oregon Trail, Santa Fe Trail, etc.
English / Literature
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 click on the author’s name or picture and the information about the author will be displayed. A listing of the cities can also be found to the right of the screen; which can also be used.
Literary Terms – Guide to literary terms – enotes
Wordplays.com – Solve word puzzles and play with Pig Latin
Kansas Poets and Poetry – A resource for Kansas Poetry – It provides a page to share biographical information about Kansas Poets and Poetry
Spelling Bee – Start practicing for the big bee
Farmer’s Almanac – lots of information on calendars, definition for the word of the day, home, weather, gardening, astronomy (tides, moon, sunrise, etc.), food, advice, community
Geography / Ecosystems / Weather
Maps of the World – Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
World Time Zone – includes current map and current times, just by clicking on an area of the map it allows the viewer to go to a smaller area of space to view its time zones and gives better details of that specific area
Math in our Daily Lives – Site discusses how math helps us in our daily lives
Math2.org – source for all of your math needs – geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and more
Algebra Solver – You put in the problem and ti helps you solve the equation to get the correct answer
Currency Converter – US $ to Pounds or Euro’s (anywhere in the world)
Live Web Cams – Monterey Bay Aquarium – this page has nine different webcams: Birds, Fish, and Other Ocean Creatures
Soap bubble wiki – Fun scientific site on bubbles, soap; both visually and mathematically
Oatmeal Box – Camera – Making a Pinhole Camera
Mad Scientist – Answers on everything from Anatomy to Zoology
HomeworkSpot.com – Science for Jr. High students