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These are some of the best homework sites for kids. They are not guaranteed, however - you should be aware that because of the nature of the Internet, it is possible to access a series of links that may take a child to potentially inappropriate sites. Advertising should be viewed as particularly suspect. Parents should consider supervising their children while they browse the Web. In addition, information on the Internet may not be authentic, valid, or correct. Consider trying to verify information gathered from the Internet using another source.
Sites with an overview or links to all subject areas:
If one or more of your sources must be a magazine article, try Indiana's virtual library on the Internet.
Tippecanoe County Public Library offers remote access to several databases that are useful for homework assignments, including World Book Encyclopedia Online, Facts.com, and Gale's Biography Resource Center.
Since 1996, BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper has been the curator of the best free education and homework resources for students, teachers and parents.
Fact Monster is a kids' reference website brought to you by the editors at Information Please.
HomeworkSpot.com is a free homework information portal that features the very best K-12 homework-related sites together with engaging editorial in one high-utility, educational spot.
The Internet Public Library's "For Kids" section has resources on a variety of topics.
Game Classroom has created a vast library of lesson plans, homework help and problem sets as an additional resource for students, teachers and parents.
Countries, States, & Flags:
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
This site has descriptions and images of state flags, as well as basic information about each state. Also includes links to related web sites for each state.
Ben Franklin is your guide to information about our government for all grade levels. You can also find out about Ben Franklin's life.
The American President
Biographies, facts, images and information on staff supporting each of our country's presidents. By the Miller Center for Presidential Study at the University of Virginia organized this site on all things presidential.
Search for flags by country. Check out historical flags and find flag protocol.
These sites are helpful for some of the assignments we know about in the schools in the Greater Lafayette area.
Conner Prairie, a Living History Museum, offers many online educational resources.
Find out about Fort Ouiatenon and the Feast of the Hunter's Moon.
An excellent site maintained by the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology. Contains information about a large number of species, including taxonomy (kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species).
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's database for the taxonomy of plant life.
A comprehensive multimedia tour of the solar system.
A learning center for young astronomers.
Information on hundreds of saints, including biographical information and feast days.
MadSci Network represents a collective cranium of scientists providing answers to your questions. For good measure we provide a variety of oddities as well.
Ask Dr. Math is a question and answer service for math students and their teachers.
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