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Khan Academy can help with AP-Classes

Khan Academy's free AP videos, articles, and practice exercises are designed to build the knowledge and skills needed for AP-level courses. Teachers can use them as part of their class, and students can use them anytime for extra help. Check them out:


Khan can help with other homework as well!

Explore fascinating historical events, meet the “father of geometry”, and marvel at the phenomenon of light this month with Khan Academy.

Happy learning!
The Khan Academy team


Freading eBooks for School Help

There is no need to worry about school if your prepared. More reading to make this school year a great one includes:
 
Mathematics Minus Fear
Does the thought of a math exam make you freeze with fright? Your not alone. 'Mathematics Minus Fear' can help. It covers concepts such as fractions and percentages with humor and clear language.
 
Be The Best At Science by Rebecca Risman
Award-winning children's author Rebecca Risman offers this fun and fascinating introduction to science for younger children. It's an an excellent way get younger students interested in the importance of science.
 
Up Your Score SAT 2016-2017
This SAT guide is written completely by students who have received top scores on the SAT's. It gives tips on everything from the most effective methods of preparation to ways to relax at exam time. Because its written by students, it's as fun to read as it is helpful. 
 
The Naked Roommate
This New York Times Best Selling Guide is a must read for all college students. It gives advice on how to deal with roommates, tips on getting through difficult classes, and much more. 
 
"This was recommended by a counselor at my son's college. He is not a big reader but he loved this book and said it helped him a lot."
-An Amazon. com reader review

 Click here to go to the FREADING site


Great Science Links!

Read about fascinating scientific news and developments.

http://www.sciencenews.org/
http://www.newscientist.com/
http://www.popsci.com/
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
http://www.scientificamerican.com/
http://discovermagazine.com/
http://naturalhistorymag.com/
http://www.nasa.gov/news/index.html
http://www.space.com/
http://scienceblogs.com/
http://www.sciencedaily.com/
http://www.sciencenow.org/


Research Help

Do you have a big project coming up at school? Check out these web resources - they can get you information or point you in the right direction!

  • From NoodleTools : If you're not sure where to start, this chart can give you some direction on which web sites or search engines can provide you with the best information on your topic.

  • KidsClick! : Broken down by category, this site provides a list of web resources on every subject imaginable - designed by librarians.


More Homework Help Websites...

Shmoop

A lot of resources here. From practice tests to making and using your own flashcards. A must-see site.

 

FreeBookNotes

Find study guides and summaries from 20+ content providers.

 

Chegg

Get homework help and expert answers to your toughest questions in math, calculus, algebra, physics, chemistry, science, accounting,

Awesome Library
Over 17,000 on-line resources organized by topic. Levels for children and teens and available in five different languages.

B.J. Pinchbecks's Homework Helpers
A homework help site arranged by homework topics from Art and Music to Social Studies.

High School Ace
Has quizzes and resource materials for several subjects.

Dewey Browse A collection of web sites classified by the Dewey Decimal Classification System for grades k-12.

EasyBib.com A free online bibliography & citation generator.

Education Index
An annotated guide to education related web sites.

Fact Monster
From Information Please this kids almanac has an atlas, almanac, dictionary and searchable encyclopedia.

First Gov for Kids
This site provides links to many Federal Kids' sites along with kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by topic.

Great Sites
700 great sites for kids from the American Library Association.

Homework Spot
Links to subjects for elementary, middle and high school students.

Internet Public Library Youth Division
Organized by subject, this digital library offers information about topics such as author biographies, science projects and creating webpages.

Zoom School
This site offers an on-line classroom with subjects ranging from geography to language arts to early childhood activities.

MythWeb
Information about gods, heroes, and monsters fo Greek mythology.

SchoolAtlas.com
Includes links to ready reference sites as well as hard-to-find topics such as economics, psychology languages and religion.
 

People and Places

Atlapedia Online
Maps and information on countries of the world.

Biographical Dictionary
Brief biographical entries on over 16,000 notable figures from ancient times to the present day.

Arizona Almanac
A collection of information about Arizona

POTUS - Presidents of the United States
Resource on the U.S. Presidents created by the Internet Public Library.

Stately Knowledge
Information about each of the 50 states, including basic facts and historical dates.

Zoom Explorers
From Enchanted Learning.com, this site offers information about explorers and their journeys.
 

Science and Math

A+ Math
An interactive site that allows children to improve skills in adding, subtracting, multiplying and other math concepts.

All About Nature
Information about all kinds of animals including facts about habitat.

Ask Dr. Math
This site enables school students to ask questions of math experts.

 

Hubble Space Telescope
A wealth of information, including pictures, from the Space Telescope Science Institute.

A+ Research + Writing
Step by step help with writing a research paper.

Ask the Experts
Provides links to experts in a number of fields from science and math to language arts.

 

HyperHistory Online
Information about the science, culture, religion and politics of 3,000 years of world history.

Math2.org
This site includes reference tables on algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus.

WebElements
Information about the Periodic Table of the Elements.

StarChild
From NASA, a learning center for young astronomers.

Your Science Fair Project Guide
Developed by the Internet Public Library, this site guides you web resources and leads you through the steps to successfully complete a science experiment.

Wonder How To

A one-stop shop for answers to how-to questions and guides on everything from the latest phones to scientific discoveries—has a collection of attention-grabbing How-to Science Experiments appropriate for middle, high school, and undergraduate audiences. 


College info

Are you trying to decide which college you'd like to attend? http://Study.com has basic admissions information on major colleges and universities in each state. They offer statistics on the colleges themselves as well as the cities that surround them.  Check out the stats here.

If you're looking to take some free online courses, check out the list Education-Portal.com has put together. Listed by general subject area - including business, technology, science, and liberal arts - this site lists free online courses from some of the country's top universities.


Looking for scholarships?

GoodCall offers a database filled with available scholarships! Check out their site here.