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Heartland Christian School

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Online Database for Learning and Helping

  • Homework Spot – Elementary

  • Homework Spot – Middle School

  • Homework Spot – High School

Newspapers

  • National Geographic Daily News

Government

  • Ben’s Guide to US GovernmentGrades 3-5 and Grades 6-8

  • Kids.gov – The Official Government Website for Kids

  • States (information on the 50 states) – Capitals and information links

  • Presidential Time Line

  • POTUS – President of the United States

  • American Presidents

  • Library of Congress

  • U.S. Government – Congressional information, legislation, bills, committees and other information

  • 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 that they had. 

  • Legal Information – State Federal, International, Uniform, etc.

Kansas History

  • Kansas State History – Places, People, Wagon West – Oregon Trail and Santa Fe Trail, Longhorn and Cattle Towns, Building Kansas, Abolitionists

  • Kansas At A Glance

  • Kansas & Civil War, Historical Markers – and other publications

  • Kansas Information for Students & Researchers – Subjects such as Kansas Firsts, Topics for students, At A Glance, Trails, Pictures, etc.

  • Kansas Counties

  • Kansas County Clerks

  • Kansas State Government

  • Kansas Constitution

  • Kansas State Data Center

  • Kansas State Legislation

  • Kansas Legislature – State Senators and Representatives, plus Committee Members

  • Kansas State Historical Society

Social Studies

  • HomeworkSpot.com – Social Studies for Middle School Students

  • HeritageQuest – search US Federal Censuses 1930-1970, 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

  • National Geographic – Daily News, History, Kids, Maps, Music, Photography, Travel and Countries, Videos

Women

  • Female Nobel Prize Laureates

  • Biographies of Female Mathematicians

  • 100 Women who changed the world

  • Pioneer Women in Technology

  • Women of NASA

Science

  • Exploratorium.edu – Biology, Chemistry, Data, Mathematics and so much more!

  • Get to know Our Ocean and Planet

  • E-Quarium Habitats Path – Kelp Forest – Monterey Bay Aquarium – This page has fish, kelp, and other living creatures on the web page. Also find live podcasts of fish, otters, and other sea creatures – plus lots of scientific information on the sea and the creatures under the sea

  • Soap Bubbles – Fun scientific site on bubbles, soap; both visually and mathematically

  • Science of Soap bubbles

  • Oatmeal Box – Camera – Making a pinhole camera

  • Mad Scientist – Answers on everything from anatomy and zoology

  • Periodic Table

  • HomeworkSpot.com – Science for Jr. High Students

  • National Geographic – Animals, Daily News, Green Guide, History, Kids, Maps, Music, Photography, Science and Space, Travel & Cultures, Video and Ecosystems

  • Amateur Science – Kid’s Science Projects Here, Kids’ Science, Projects Elsewhere, Ask Science Questions!, Cool Science Sites

Computer

  • HomeworkSpot.com

  • Create Your Own Webpage

  • HTML Tutorial

Math

  • 22 Math examples in our daily lives

  • Metric Conversion

  • Metric Conversion Tool or Unit Converter

  • Units of Conversion 

  • Math Forum – Internet Math Library – Great place to find help with all kinds of math for middle school age kids – Middle School section with multiple listings for different types of math: Addition, Division, Multiplication, Subtraction, Fractions, Decimals, Percentages, and Dividing Fractions

  • Math and more for Kids

  • Multiplication Table

  • Math2.org – Source for all of your math needs – geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and more

  • Math Archives

  • Algebra – Solve the problems like your teacher

  • APlus Math

  • Math Glossary

  • Math Reference Tables

Money

  • Currency Converter – US Dollars to Pounds or Euro’s (anywhere in the world)

  • Taking stock of the stock market

  • 10 tips to teach your kids about investing

  • PBS: It’s My Life – Money Managing Money – Basic Money Managing: Video

Biography

  • Academy of Achievement – Biographies of many famous and noteworthy people

  • POTUS – President of the United States

  • American Presidents

  • Biographies of Female Mathematicians

  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute

English / Literature

  • Middle School English Literature

  • HomeworkSpot – English Help

  • Grammar, Reading Skills, Vocabulary & Spelling

  • Quoteland

  • Guide to Grammar and Writing

  • Literary Terms – OWL at Purdue University

  • Some Theory behind Word Creation

  • Magnetic Poetry – Drag and Drop words to create poems

  • WordPlays.com – Solve word puzzles and play with pig latin

  • Spelling Bee – Start practicing for the big bee

  • African-American Literature, American Literature, British Literature, World Literature

  • Mythology

  • 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 display. A listing of the cities is also found on the right side of the screen which can also be used.

  • Poetry – HomeworkSpot.com

  • Kansas Poets and Poetry – A resource for Kansas poetry – It provides a page to share biographical information about Kansas Poets and Poetry

  • Poetry Contest – Ages 5-18 – From the Kansas Authors Club – both youth and adult

  • Spelling Bee (HomeworkSpot.com) – 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, and 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 the area

  • Ecosystems of Our World

  • National Geographic’s Forces of Nature

  • Garbage and Recycling to protect our ecosystem

  • National Geographic – Animals, Daily News, Green Guide, Kids, Maps, Travel & Cultures, Video

  • NOAA – National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration – Coral Reefs

  • National Geographic for Kid’s 

  • NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration – Climate for Kids

Health

  • Kids health

  • Health and Fitness

  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information

  • Alternative HealthWatch

  • Consumer Health Complete

  • Gale Health Reference Collection

  • Health Reference Center

  • Health Source – Academic & Nursing

  • Health Source – Consumer

Auto Repair

  • Chilton’s Auto Repair – Quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans, and SUVs on the road today

College Information

  • Preparing for College – Questions to ask your counselor for planning your High School classes

  • The ACT – Recommended College Prep Courses – Preparing for College in High School

  • College Planning Checklist

  • ACT – A student site for ACT test takers

  • College Board – Connecting to college success – College information: Planning for the sophomore, junior, and senior years to qualify for a college – college test sign-up’s; Searching for a school – applying for a college

  • Computer Technician School Listings – List of various schools, salaries, and information on being a computer technician

Information about various Colleges

  • Peterson’s Guide to Colleges

  • Braintrack Universities Index

  • NCES (National Center for Educational Statistics) – College Opportunities online

  • 50States.com – information about colleges in the 50 states

  • Top 15 mistakes to avoid when choosing a college

  • Do I need to know which college I will attend before applying for financial aid?

Military Academies – Preparation and Information

  • United States Air Force Academy – Admissions

  • United States Coast Guard Academy

  • United States Marine Corps – A service under the Department of the Navy; Does not have an academy of its own but instead commissions officers from Annapolis and King’s Point

  • United States Military Academy (USMA) – West Point – Army

  • United States Naval Academy – Admissions

  • United States Merchant Marines Academy – Admissions

Military Service Preparation

  • Military.com – Information on all services – Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, Reserve/Guard – Plus Education, Careers, and Benefits

  • 10 steps to Joining the Military

  • Step #9 – Getting ready for Bootcamp

Kansas State Library Information

  • State Library of Kansas – Library website

  • Kansas State Library Catalog

  • Kansas State Library Card – sign-up

  • Kansas State Library Card – login

Local School Websites

 

Colby High School USD 315

 

Golden Plains USD 316

 

Brewster USD 314

Heartland Christian School

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Dictionaries

 

 

Study Guides and Help

 

 

Online Database for Learning & Helping

 

 

Newspapers

 

 

Government

 

  • Kids.gov – The Official Government Website for Kids
  • U.S. Government – Congressional information, legislation, bills, committees and other information
  • 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 they had.

 

Kansas History

 

  • Kansas State History – Places, People, Wagon West – Oregon Trail and Santa Fe Trail, Longhorn & Cattle Towns, Building Kansas, Abolitionists, Bleeding

 

Social Studies

 

  • HeritageQuest – 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

 

Women

 

 

Science

 

  • Soap Bubbles – Fun scientific site on bubbles, soap; both visually and mathematically.
  • Mad Scientist – Answers on everything from anatomy to zoology.

 

Computer

 

 

Math

 

  • Math2.org – Source for all of your math needs – geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus, and more
  • Algebra – Solve the problems like your teacher

 

Money

 

 

Biography

 

 

English / Literature

 

  • Etymology – Some Theory Behind Word Creation
  • 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 display. A listing of the cities is also found on the right side of the screen which can also be used.
  • Kansas Poets and Poetry – A resource for Kansas Poetry – It provides a page to share biographical information about Kansas Poets and Poetry.
  • Poetry Contest – Ages 5-18 – From the Kansas Authors Club – both youth & adult
  • Farmer’s Almanac – lots of information on calendars, definition or word for the day, home, weather, gardening, astronomy (tides, moon, sunrise etc.) food, advice, and community

 

Geography / Ecosystems / Weather

 

  • 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 the area

 

Health

 

 

Auto Repair

 

  • Chilton’s Auto Repair – Quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today.

 

College Information

 

  • The ACT – Recommended College Prep Courses – Preparing for College in High School
  • ACT – A student site for student ACT test takers
  • College Board – Connecting to college success – College Information: Planning for the sophomore, junior, and senior years to qualify for a college; College test sign-ups; Searching for a school; applying for a college

 

Information about various Colleges

 

 

Military Academies – Preparation and Information

 

  • United States Marine Corps – A service under the Department of the Navy; Does not have an academy of its own but it instead commissions officers from Annapolis and King’s Point.

 

Military Service Preparation

 

  • Military.com – Information on all Services – Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, Reserve/Guard – Plus Education, Careers, and Benefits

 

 

 

Kansas State Library Information