Merriam Webster Online Dictionary and Thesaurus
Offers not just access to an online dictionary and thesaurus, but word games and a word of the day, too!
Over 42,000 spelling words and customizable sentences, games, and practice tests; practice with your own spelling words!
A free site that allows students in grades 4 to 12 to build vocabulary through word lists and games; provides link to other vocabulary websites.
Fact Monster: Homework Center Writing Skills
Tips on how to write essays, research papers, bibliographies, letters and more; includes information on grammar and sentence structure.
List of 23 basic steps in the research process with links to more help and explanations.
Reading Resources for Kids
Links to reading websites for kids that teach phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension!
Hundreds of pages of basic math skills with interactive practice, explanations of skill and fun, yet challenging games.
Cool Math for Kids
Games, fun math lessons, puzzles and brain benders, flash cards for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, geometry, fractals and more.
Math is Fun
Examples are given for how to do basic math using text and diagrams.
You can create a quiz and select the range of numbers you'd like to use. Students can grade the quiz online and generate new problems for more practice. Useful for teachers and students.
Animal Diversity Web
Online database of animal history, distribution, classification and consveration biology provided by the University of Michigan Department of Zoology.
From A to Z
Descriptions of hundreds of animals; including diet, geological range, and social structure; all with bibliographic information.
The NASA Kid Space
Links to games, activities, and facts about space.
Factual information about everything you want to know about our solar system and beyond.
A brief overview of chemistry, the study of matter and how it changes and interacts with other matter. Covers matter, elements, atoms, reactions, and describes different types of chemistry ranging from biochemistry to physical chemistry.
With an interactive periodic table and alphabetical listing of elements, as well as a chemistry dictionary, this site is for anyone needing or wanting to know all about the elements that make up our world. Detailed information about each, including the atomic weight, state of matter, characteristics, uses, abundance, and approximate cost make this site a great place to start a search on a particular element.
Centers for Disease Control: Body and Mind
Games and facts about nutrition, exercise, disease, safety, bullying, and more!
The Human Body
A comprehensive guide to the human body with anatomy charts, models, and diagrams.
Plants and Our Environment
Find informations about plant growth, anatomy, and plant/animal relationships here.
A Science Fair Project Resource Guide
The Internet Public Library's step-by-step guide to science fair projects, from choosing a topic to making a winning display.
Tons of science fair project ideas, answers, and tools.
Weather for Kids
Weather for Kids where we hope you learn about the fascinating weather that affects us day to day. This is a great learning resource for parents and teachers. Includes links to worksheets and quizes.
CIA World Fact Book
US government profiles of countries and territories around the world. Information on geography, people, government, transportation, economy, and communications.
National Geographic Maps for Kids
Provides online and downloadable maps and atlases, with links to educational sites for volcanoes, earthquakes, climate, currency, flags, languages, time changes, and the solar system.
A handy way to graphically compare nations from a vast compilation of data.
Government for Kids
Provides links to hundreds of government websites for kids.
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Teaches kids from kindergarten through 12th grade about the federal government, from the U.S. Government Printing Office.
Time for Kids
The latest news from around the world for kids in grades K-6. Includes related polls, games, and websites.
United Nations Cyber School Bus
A website about global issues and the UN, for students ages 5-18 and their teachers.
Elementary school students to adults can access practice tests and skill builders designed to help users reach their goals.
Ohio Education Tests
Practice tests for Ohio students in 3rd-12th grade.
This site makes learning and writing more fun and relevant for students in the digital age. Learn to
understand and love literature, poetry, mythology, U.S. history, civics, economics, music, pre-algebra,
biology, and more! Explore both sides of an argument and develop your writing skills. Study for exams
including the SAT, ACT, PSAT, and AP exams. Educators from Ph.D. and Masters programs at Stanford,
Harvard, UC Berkeley (and other top universities) contribute their expertise and the vast majority of the
writers have taught at the high school or college level. Take the online Shmoop tour and explore what
you can do on Shmoop.
The Best of Children’s Books:
This site is a book finding service for school teachers, librarians, parents, and homeschoolers. Only
highly rated and award winning books are selected and organized by specific curriculum topic and age
level. Booklists include books for teaching math, science, language arts and more.
Lists are also organized by award as well and the site includes lists of books for commemorative days by
month. Input from teachers across the nation was compiled to create the lists and more topic additions
will be added in the future.