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Homework Tools

Merriam-Webster Online (www.merriam-webster.com/)

  • Search dictionary, thesaurus, and Spanish/English dictionary.

Explora (Explora for Middle School Students)

  • Search and browse full-text articles from encyclopedias, magazines, dictionaries, image collections, and more. Designed for students in grades 6 through 8 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.

Explora (Explora for High School Students)

  • Search and browse full-text articles from encyclopedias, magazines, dictionaries, image collections, and more. Designed for students in grades 9 through 12 with a focus on the Arts, Literature, Biography, Business and Careers, Current Events, Geography and Culture, Health, History, Math, Science and more.

Biographies

Biography.com (www.biography.com)

  • Search for biographies for famous people of the past and present.

The Presidents of the United States (www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/index.html)

  • Includes information for U.S. presidents and first ladies.

English & Literature

Bartleby.com (www.bartleby.com)

  • Provides access to books and information online, free of charge.

Cliffs Notes (www.cliffsnotes.com)

  • Get several Literature Notes free online.

Guide to Grammar and Style (http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/writing/contents.html)

  • Use this guide to learn when to use ‘a’ instead of ‘an’, where to put those commas, and more.

OWL at Purdue (http://owl.english.purdue.edu)

  • Purdue’s Online Writing Lab (OWL) includes APA and MLA style
    guides and more.

Shakespeare Resource Center (www.bardweb.net)

  • This site includes information about William Shakespeare as well as links to other helpful websites.

SparkNotes (www.sparknotes.com)

  • This site provides free online study guides for several classic novels, works by Shakespeare, and poetry.

Health

Choose My Plate (www.choosemyplate.gov)

  • Includes information about the food pyramid and nutritional tips.

Drugfree.org (www.drugfree.org)

  • This site provides a wealth of information about drugs for both parents and teens.

US Food and Drug Administration (www.fda.gov)

  • Information and news on current United States trading and safety standards in the food and drug industries.

History & Government

Indiana State Government (www.in.gov)

  • Indiana’s government web page includes information about Indiana,
    business, tourism, labor, licensing, taxes, and more.

U.S.A.gov (www.usa.gov)

  • Includes government information by topic.

U.S. Census Bureau (www.census.gov)

  • The U.S. Census Bureau web site includes information on the United States Census and other topics such as People & Households, Business & Industry, Geography, Newsroom, Special Topics, and much more.

U.S. House of Representatives (www.house.gov)

  • The U.S. House of Representatives web site includes several legislative
    resources as well as an A-Z list of representatives’ web sites.

U.S. Senate (www.senate.gov)

  • The U.S. Senate web page includes a virtual reference desk, information
    on votes, nominations, and statistics & lists.

The White House (www.whitehouse.gov)

  • The official site of the White House includes information on issues in
    focus, current news, government, and appointments.

Year by Year (www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html)

  • Provides information on the most important events from 1900 – present, year by year.

Math & Science

Calculator.com (www.calculator.com)

  • This web site includes an online standard calculator, fractions calculator,
    Scientific calculator, graphing calculator, and more.

Chemical Elements.com (www.chemicalelements.com)

  • This site allows you to click on elements in the periodic table to learn
    more about them.

How Stuff Works- Science Channel (http://science.howstuffworks.com/)

  • This site provides explanations and information on how things work in a
    variety of subjects including earth science, engineering, life science, and
    more.

Math.com (www.math.com)

  • Includes information for several math subjects and has a Homework Help feature.

Mega Converter 2 (www.megaconverter.com/mega2/)

  • The Mega Converter 2 provides an easy to use converter for several measurements.

NASA (www.nasa.gov)

  • Information from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for
    kids, students, educators, media, researchers, and more.

Homework Hotline (www.askrose.org)

  • The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Homework Hotline provides
    Free math and science homework help to Indiana students in grades 6-12.

Time & Date (www.timeanddate.com)

  • This web site includes a world clock, time zone calculators, information
    about time zones, sun and moon calculators, and more.

College Prep

The ACT (www.actstudent.org)

  • Site of the American College Testing assessment. Register for the test, prepare for your test day, and see when the next ACT testing centers are located.

The SAT (https://sat.collegeboard.org/home)

  • Site of the Scholastic Aptitude Test assessment. Practice for the test, register, and send your scores to colleges. See where the next SAT testing centers are located.

FAFSA (https://fafsa.ed.gov/)

  • Electronically submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All students interested in financial aid for college will need to complete this form.

College Board (www.collegeboard.org/)

  • SAT, AP, PSAT practice testing. College planning tools and advice. Research colleges around the country or outside of the United States.

The Princeton Review (www.princetonreview.com/)

  • Find college rankings, prepare for college testing, research colleges around the country and outside of the United States.

U.S. News Education (www.usnews.com/education)

  • U.S. News provides nearly 50 different types of numerical rankings and lists to help students narrow their college search.