Practice ASBAB tests
ART & CLIP ART
EncycloZine - Eluzions section has a great
collection of optical illusions.
Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco
Kaleidoscope Painter - Click
and hold mouse to create variety of designs. Fun and easy to use.
How to Make a Pop-up Book - Directions for a very simple pop-up book.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
About.com - A-Z Subject
All Free Clipart - Select category on
left column and then arrow down to page to view. CAUTION: Do not click on Message
AltaVista Images - Can sort images by color or black and white and can also
specify size of image.
Barry's Clip Art - can search by
subject or keyword
- Serch the directory for free clip art images available for educational purposes.
Clip Art Index - Free clip
art arranged by topic. Especially useful for holiday and cartoon
Clip Art Gallery - Original
school and classroom- related clipart images from the Discovery Channel website.
Fun with Photos - Free photo archive from Oswego
School District. Site is searchable by keyword.
Free Clip Art - can search by subject
or keyword. However, beware of the ad loops.
Microsoft Design Gallery Live - Easy to search by subject
and easy to download.
Pics4Learning - Copyright-friendly
images donated by teachers, students and amateur photographers. Nicely
- Celebrity Almanac - Includes
photos and autographs. Profiles not organized for easy use.
- Lives: the biography resource - Links to
thousands of biographies. Organized and easy to use. Many websites list
resources for the biographies.
COLLEGE & CAREERS
- About.com's College Admission's Page -
Annotated links on college admission process. Be prepared for annoying pop-ads.
Career INFONET - Provides general information
on careers as well as specific labor market outlook.
- Career Toolbox
- Section on creating a resume includes an interactive resume builder. Examples are
given for how to create resumes and cover letters.
- NJ Higher Education Assistance Authority - Guide
to financial aid in New Jersey
- NJ Transfer - Assists
students transfer community college courses in New Jersey. Students can evaluate
courses using the Recommended Transfer Programs with participating 4-year colleges in New
- Occupational Outlook
Handbook - Gov. handbook with employment
outlook and statistics for specific careers.
- Answers questions on education, careers and military service. Includes information
on how to pay for education.
- Workforce New Jersey - One Stop Career
Center: Provides thorough coverage on locating a job and research in career areas and
- Club Drugs - Facts and
statistics from the National Criminal Justice Reference Service on club drugs
- See the Issues section (School vouchers, environment, death penalty, gun control)
- Issues and Conflicts from
IPL (Topics such as Abuse, Gangs, etc.)
- Social Issues - Multnomah
County Library (abortion to world population topics)
- Stones at Home - Stone
activities and experiments - See the Rock Cycle Experiments and the Sedimentary Sandwich
- Weather World 2010 Project
- Online Guides: Meteorology, Reading and Interpreting Weather Maps (can print
B&W or color maps), and Classroom Activities
Science current events
- Literary Reference Resources
- The Busy Teacher's Website -
Many English Reference Tools
Wedding Feast - View the pathfinder to websites.
Figment is a community for
teens to writing, connect with other readers, and discover new stories
and authors. Whatever you're into, from sonnets to mysteries, from
sci-fi stories to cell phone novels, you can find it all here.
- French Songs - Traditional
and contemporary song recordings. Features streaming mp3s and lyrics.
- Guide to Grammar and Writing
- LibriVox - Free audiobooks to download available
through public domain.
Ages - View the pathfinder to websites on Middles Ages.
- Free downloads of audio books.
- RocketBooks - provides videos study guides with
summaries and detailed literary analyses of classic literary works. It's a free
website and looks cool. In addition to the videos, offers Wiki-Notes, PDF files and
MP3 guides that are all free. It does include an advertising introduction but it's
very short and then the video plays.
- Teen Ink Magazine - Submit your original stories,
essays, artwork, poems, photographs.
with Compassion - Test your vocabulary and donate rice to U.N. World Food Program.
Each correct vocabulary answer donates 20 grains of rice. Freerice.com
- Witchcraft in Salem Village
- Wordplay - Dedicated to
amusing quirks, peculiarities, and oddities of the English language. Has over 500 pages of
word puzzles, games, amazing lists, and fun facts including anagrams, tongue twisters,
Puzzlemaker - Design your own
crossword puzzles, word searches or other types of puzzles or have students use to design
[Top of Page ] GOVERNMENT
- America's Story from America's
Library - Am. trivia about people, places and inventions. No index -
strictly for browsing.
- Black History Past to Present
- Brown v. Board of Education - Commemorates
the 50th anniversary of Supreme Court ruling through primary sources and
photographs. Organized into 4 areas including Supreme Court cases, busing and
Factbook - Very current information. Updated regularly. Information is
presented in list format
- Civil Rights Pathfinder
- Links to many different Civil Rights websites
Civil Rights -
Teacher's Domain (User name: hdepartment, Password: history. Open Civil Rights
Folder) Video and audio clips of interviews and other first-hand accounts of time
period as well as photographs and news clips.
Civil War in Miniature - Thorough
coverage of Civil War with primary source materials, trivia, quizzes and chronology.
- Encarta Encyclopedia
- Fifty States and Capitals
- From Revolution to Reconstruction
- History - The 20th Century
- History Channel
- InfoNation -
Compare statistics from United Nations member countries. Statistics sections:
geography, economy, population and social indicators.
International Database - (US
Census Bureau) Statistical tables of demographic and socioeconomic facts for 227
- Internet Public Library: Encyclopedias
- Library of Congress American Memory - Primary source materials
- About.com's collection of printable black-line maps
- Maps -Continent and hemisphere
outline maps. Maps will print on one page. Includes a variety of US maps -
climate, political, physical and history.
- Military History Podcast
-"Bringing you the strangest anecdotes, innovative technology, and most significant
events of Military History".
- Oregon Trail - See All About
the Trail and Fantastic Facts
- State of New Jersey
- State of Pennsylvania
- Social Studies Sources
- The West - PBS Special on The American
Math - Flashcards, games and worksheets to improve skills. Create your own math
- MacTutor History of
Mathematics - Includes biographies
- History of Mathematics
- MathLeague Help Topics - Online
math textbook. Definitions and explanations are followed with examples.
- Mathematics Lessons that are fun! -
Contains explanations and interactive problems. Also, provides links to other math
lessons related to topic.
- MathPower - See the Math Anxiety Bill of Rights
and view the tutorials for math help.
- Introduction to stock market for teens.
- Practical Money Skills for Life
- Special features include interactive quizzes and games, "Countdown to
Retirement," "Money Management Intelligence," and "Quiz
Show." There are online calculators for money skills such as Mortgages, Credit
Cards, and Budget Planners. Site is well organized and easy to navigate.
- Recreational Mathematics -
Includes 13 categories of puzzles and the newest puzzle, Sodoku
- Welcome to Zona Land - Filled with
visual tools to explain basic geometry, trigonometry and physics concepts. Divided into
More Science, More Math sections. Included are pages to print a sheet of graph paper and
other graphing tools. A VRML plug-in is needed to view 3-D graphics; a link for plug-in is
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Page ] NEWSPAPERS
- Here's an opportunity to run or derail a roller coaster.
- ENature - Provides field guides with pictures and descriptions of plants and
animals. Learn the local animals through the local guide (just enter zipcode).
In addition, view the sky guide and send an e-card.
BioInteractive Lab - Very cool. Site has
interactive learning modules with animated clips. Check out the 3D heart.
- How Stuff Works - Includes a search option. Provides links to related websites.
- NASA Homepage
- National Wildlife
- Animal and nature sounds. Very cool.
- Periodic Table of Comic Books
- Links elements to comic book characters. Click on the element symbol to get
information on the element.
Odyssey - Interactive games & stories related to scientists and discoveries
Science current events
- Wilton High
School Chemistry - Comprehensive listing of chem.
deomonstrations and experiments. All are divided into categories of
experiments. Also, includes tutorials.
SEARCH - Divided into 3
categories: Directories, Search Engines, MetaSearch Engines
See Search Tool Chart
for full descriptions.
Directories - Divided into broad subject categories. Selected and sometimes rated.
Yahoo Caution - Useful for general not specific
search. Results will contain a higher proportion of commercial sites than most other
- KidsClick- Organizes information into subject areas and directs to specific
information sites. No commercial sites are included.
- Librarian's Index to
Internet - Evaluated and annotated by librarians. Can search by topic pages
Search Engines - Sites selected by computer
- Google - Can
search for PDF files. Useful for phrase searching (will locate phrase in
webpages.) Can be used to discover plagiarism.
- Meaning-based search engine. For example, a search on "heart" brings
results dealing with emotion, "heart."
- Hotbot -Useful
for searching for pictures, sound files, shockwave or other technologies.
Yellow Pages, People Pages and City Pages
- Visimo - Automatically sorts search results into
- WiseNut - Automatically sorts search results into
- FindSpot- Includes
Basic Search Engines, Directories and MetaSearch Engines. Can also use their search
- Mamma- Organizes by subject categories and limits searches for images, video
and audio files.
- Profusion - Intelligent
searching (can determine heart - emotion vs. heart -physical). Can select search
engines to search.
De Mayo: Celebration of Mexican Heritage - Topics include History of Mexico, Modern Life and Culture, Hispanic Americans.
- Learn About Flamenco! -
Sections include What is Flamenco?, Musical Foundations and Write Your Own Music.
Users can listen to music excerpts, clap along with rhythms and compose their own songs.
[ Top of
REMINDER: The Internet and the Web contain
many different types of information and links can lead in unexpected directions. The
links contained on the Delsea High School Media Center Web Page are provided as an
information service and do not imply an endorsement. The Media Center cannot be held
responsible for the links from these websites. Parents: Please be aware of what your children are viewing with their "Net
Surfing". The best web sites for children are the ones viewed with you!
Mary Moyer, Media Specialists
Delsea Regional High School
Questions or comments? firstname.lastname@example.org
Update and reviewed: 11/12/2009pLast modified: May 12, 1999
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