Homework Help Sites
Published on Friday, 12 September 2008 01:00
Homework Help 411
Why not bookmark these now? You'll need them when your homework is due!
General Information on Everything
Dig right in to suggested web sites arranged by subject and age group, plus sigh with relief as you notice links to frequently downloaded items like blank outline maps of the states. Don't miss the writing tips or the science fair suggestions. (9+)
Need a quick word definition, a date in history, or a math formula? It's in here! This fun-to-use site may not answer all your questions but it's a great start! (9+)
This dictionary gives you much more than just the meaning of a word—it lets you hear how the words are pronounced. There's also a thesaurus to help you choose the most exact, accurate, precise, proper, and right word for your essay. Try the link to the "Word Central" site, featuring word games and experiments just for kids. (9+)
Arithmetic and Math
This site really adds up when you count all its features: tutorials that really do start right at the beginning, plus games to spark your interest in arithmetic and math. (9+)
Math Homework Help
Many short videos on addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. There is also a very good list of suggested links to other sites. (10+)
Looking for help with pre-algebra, algebra, trigonometry, statistics, or calculus? Try here. There’s also a section on basic math concepts. (12+)
English, Reading, and Writing
English & Language Arts
The Discovery Channel presents short videos on the parts of speech, punctuation, writing and revising, and research skills -- all for grades k-12.
Science Fair Central
Possibly everything you need to plan that winning science fair project this year!
Pick a state and learn all about it! You'll also find links to encyclopedia articles and each state's "official" pages, including their tourism departments. Most offer free maps and other information that they will send for free! The Internet Public Library's site is also great for researching Presidents of the United States (POTUS) and many other topics. (8+)
The CIA World Factbook
At this comprehensive government site you'll discover facts, flags, and maps of all the nations, territories, and dependencies of the world. There is also information on and maps of the planet's oceans. (10+)
When all you need is an outline map of a country, region, or state, this is your destination. (10+)