Local School Websites
- OneLook Dictionary Search
- Merriam-Webster Online
- Visual Dictionary – The Merriam-Webster Dictionary with accurate pictures
Study Guides and Help
Online Database for Learning & Helping
- Ben’s Guide to US Government – Grades 3-5 & 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 – Presidents of the United States
- American Presidents
- Library of Congress
- 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.
- 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 they had.
- Legal Information – State, Federal, International, Uniform etc.
- Kansas State History – Places, People, Wagon West – Oregon Trail and Santa Fe Trail, Longhorn & Cattle Towns, Building Kansas, Abolitionists, Bleeding
- Kansas At A Glance
- Kansas & Civil War, Historical Markers and other publications
- Kansas Information for Students & Researchers – Subjects such as Kansas Firsts, Topics for stud, At A Glance, Trails, Pictures etc.
- Kansas Counties
- Kansas History Online
- Kansas State Government
- Kansas Constitution
- Kansas State Bylaws
- Kansas State Data Center
- Kansas State Legislation
- Kansas Legislature – State Senators and Representatives, plus Committee Members
- Kansas State Historical Society
- HomeworkSpot.com – Middle School student studies – 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
- National Geographic – Daily News, History, Kids, Maps, Music, Photography, Travel & Countries, Video
- Female Nobel Prize Laureates
- Biographies of Female Mathematicians
- Distinguished Women of the Past and Present
- Pioneer Women in Technology
- Women of NASA
- Get to Know our Ocean & 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 creatures under the sea.
- Soap Bubbles – Fun scientific site on bubbles, soap; both visually and mathematically.
- Soap Films Made Easy – Single page just on soap and bubbles.
- Oatmeal Box – Camera – Making a Camera (Pinhole)
- Fisheye View Cam Homepage – 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.
- Periodic Table
- HomeworkSpot.com – Science for Jr. High
- National Geographic Animals, Daily News, Green Guide, History, Kids, Maps, Music, Photography, Science & Space, Travel & Cultures, Video
- Amateur Science – Kids’ Science Projects Here, Kids’ Science, Projects Elsewhere, Ask Science Questions!, Cool Science Sites
- 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 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
- 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
- Currency Converter – US Dollars to Pounds or Euro’s (anywhere in the world)
- Stock Learning Center
- It’s My Life, Money Managing Money – Basic Money Managing
- Academy of Achievement – Biographies on 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
- Literary Terms
- Guide to Grammar & Writing
- Writing Prompt Generator
- Magnetic Poetry – Drag and drop words to create poems
- Etymology – Test yourself with word puzzles
- 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
- 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 & adult
- Writing Contest for grades 1-12 – from the Kansas Authors Club
- Spelling Bee (HomeworkSpot.com) – Start Practicing for the big bee
- 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
- Maps of the World – Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
- Time Measurements and various subjects on solar time – atomic time, time zones, legal time, navigation, computer time zone protocols
- 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
- Kids Health
- 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.
- Health & Wellness Resource
- Health & Fitness
- 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.
- 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 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
- 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
- 50 States.com – Information about college in the 50 States
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 it 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