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The Homework Spot
You need it? They have it. A huge directory of homework resources by subject as well as project ideas and help with writing.

Internet Public Library Kids' Space
Search for your subject and get a list of resources chosen by librarians around the country.

Federal legislative information on the Internet.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

Justice for Kids & Youth
Federal Justice Department website for students of all ages


Merriam-Webster Online
How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Resources for Writers - the OWL Handouts
Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.
Study guides for English literature.


CIA World Factbook
Facts and maps about countries of the world.


American Memory
Historic photograph collections of United State's history.
Hundreds of resources about American History

The American Civil War Home Page
Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

Civil War

Civil War Maps
Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

U. S. National Archives and Records
Get primary source documents for American history.


Ask Dr. Math
A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

Math Reference Tables
Math tables, algebra formulas, and more.
The World of Math online.

Graph Paper!
Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.


Colonial Williamsburg
Kids Zone - Learn about people in the 18th-century.

State Fact Sheets: Virginia
US Department of Agriculture Economic Research Service

Virginia Climate

Ever wonder what the average seasonal temperatures are here, and how much that varies across the state? Check out why the air is so humid here!

Virginia's First People
Learn more about the people now called Virginia Indians.

Constitution of Virginia
Virginia General Assembly Legislative Information System

Virginia Memory
Library of Virginia


Science Fair Project Resource Guide

Find out how to do a science fair project and get ideas of different projects you can do.

Science News for Kids
Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

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