Homework Help Online
Have a report to write? The library subscribes to this online database of seven encyclopedias. You’ll find information about everything from acute triangles to zookeepers. If you are using this from home, you’ll need your library card number to sign in.
The library subscribes to this service to help Washington County students in grades K - 12 with their homework. They are open from Mon - Sun 2:00 PM - 11:55 PM EST
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Find brain boosters, go on learning adventures, take the young scientist challenge, or get help with your science fair project.
Organized by grade level and subject area, this site offers web resources for all your homework questions.
National Geographic designed this site just for kids. You can watch really cool videos, play action-packed games, read amazing stories, or go on virtual interactive adventures.
The premier online reference source. With thousands of articles, state-of-the art multimedia, editor-reviewed Web sites, periodical content, and more!
Fascinating Facts and Reliable Research
The American Library Association’s Services for Children division has put together this in-depth list of websites suitable for kids. They even explain their criteria for selecting the sites.
A kids site from Information Please, Fact Monster has an almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia, thesaurus, as well as a homework center.
The Internet Public Library’s KidSpace offers a well-organized annotated index of websites for kids doing research, as well as how-to guides written by their expert staff. You can even learn how to make a webpage using HTML!
This kid-friendly, librarian-created index of websites is chock full of good sources and fun facts.
If you are looking for primary sources for your homework assignments, the LOC Learning Page is the place for you! You’ll find digitized documents, oral histories, artifacts, audio recordings, and photographs.