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Web Sites to Help Kids Study

General

www.howstuffworks.com
A guide to the workings of things, from the mundane to the complex

www.ipl.org
The Internet Public Library, sponsored by the University of Michigan, provides links to educational sites in the arts, sciences, and other fields.

Anatomy

www.bartleby.com
The unabridged, classic Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body includes nearly 1,300 etchings of body parts and systems

Archaeology

www.cyberpursuits.com/archeo
User-friendly index compiled by a Texas Web designer

Astronomy

www.skymaps.com
Free monthly sky maps

Biology

www.biology.arizona.edu
An overview of major topics

Chemistry

www.chemdex.org
Links to thousands of sites

www.webelements.com
A guide to the periodic table

 

Dictionary

www.m-w.com
A free dictionary/thesaurus from Merriam-Webster

History

www.metmuseum.org/toah/splash.htm
A work-in-progress timeline stretching from 20,000 B.C. to A.D. 1600

Literature

www.gutenberg.net
Thousands of public domain books

Math

www.algebrahelp.com

www.edu4kids.com/math

www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html

Psychology

www.psychology.org

Writing

www.bartleby.com/141
William Strunk Jr.'s classic Elements of Style (1918 edition)

World Facts

www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook
The CIA maintains this guide to countries, with information on their populations, governments, geography, agriculture, health systems, languages, etc.