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• Test Preparation and College Opportunities
Test prep, financial aid, SAT strategies, essay & resume help.
Inside source for connecting students to college opportunities and success.
• History/Social Studies
A comprehensive list of newspaper, broadcasting and magazine media from all over the US. Organized with top 25 new sites and a search tool. Updated daily.
Official web site for the White House and the president. Contains interviews, news, photos, etc.
National Geographic Kids
NC Kids magazine with activities, experiments, kid news and homework help.
Portals to the World
Links to electronic resources for every country (Library of Congress).
National Archives & Records Administration
Primary sources and actual documents.
Huge variety of government web sites and services.
News and live briefings from the U.S. Dept. of Defense.
Decisions, business, etc.
State and Local Government
Directory of official state, county and city government web sites.
Smithsonian Institution Library
Galaxy of knowledge on the topics of science, industry and technology, art and design, and American discovery. Primary sources include documents, photos, letters, and other firsthand resources.
Curious and Useful Math
Tricks and rules for quickly calculating certain types of math problems.
Purplemath - Your Algebra Resource
Algebra topics are broken down into workable categories with tips and examples with problems for you to try.
Posts challenges for problem solving and categorized by grades K-3, 4-6, 7-9. Challenges and solutions for scoring can be submitted.
Children’s Literature Web Guide
Resources related to books, author links, stories, and reviews.
Design Your Own Personal Newspaper
The system allows users to get information on whatever they want--weather, news, sports, even comics and then you create your own paper.
Crime Scene Investigation
A site that offers articles, evidence collection and photography, training, employment, and resources.
Amusement Park Physics
Design your own roller coaster and discover how the laws of physics affect it.
Hatfield Marine Science Center and OSU provide tide table predictions for Yaquina Bay and beaches north of this area.
Easy to navigate, weather around the world.
• Natural Disasters
Reports on recent eruptions, images, virtual field trips, and historical data on volcanos around the world.
Cascade Volcano Observatory
Monitors and reports on volcanic activity in the area and around the country.Pacific Northwest Earthquakes
The Avalanche Center
Links to sites with information on avalanches worldwide. There are bulletins, news collections of incidents, educational information, and more.
Up-to-date information about droughts with related maps.
The Tornado Project
Includes past tornadoes as well as recent ones along with tornado myths, tornado chasing, tornado safety, and personal experiences.
National Hurricane Center
Located in Miami, Florida, the NHC monitors and distributes warnings and watches for hurricanes over the Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and Eastern Pacific.
US Geological Survey
Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment.
Image Search Engine
Features pictures of aircraft, US cities, animals, dinosaurs, famous people, 20th century world leaders, and much more.• Gameshttps://www.titlemax.com/resources/brain-games-riddles-to-play-in-the-car/ .Brain games, riddles, and general memory type activities
Contains games, contests, and book activities.
Games, jokes, travel the world.
Brain teasers, games, contests, and other subjects.
Quizzes and puzzles for fun and education.
Puzzles for Mind Challenges
Crossword, math, brain teasers, tangrams and more. Click on “puzzles” to play.
Discovery Education ’s Puzzlemaker
Create your own word searches, crossword puzzles and math puzzles. Includes mazes, brain boosters, and a clip art gallery.