Baker County Library District

Homework and Research Sites

General

Live Homework Help ®  for students and adult learners

 tutor.com

Online tutors are available on demand, every day from 2-10 p.m. for one-to-one help with  everything from homework to skills building and test prep.

Professionally trained and experienced tutors will help students in kindergarten through introductory level college with math, science, English and social studies.

Tutors will also help adult learners of all ages with their GED, adult education courses, grammar help with their resume or a work-related project, or more


The Homework Spot
You need it? They have it. A huge directory of homework resources by subject as well as project ideas and help with writing.

Internet Public Library Kids' Space
Search for your subject and get a list of resources chosen by librarians around the country.

Internet Public Library Teen Space
Links to topics and resources specifically of interest to teens.

Games
Find a game to play while you wait.

TeenReads
Recommendations on books to read.

Civics

Thomas.gov
Federal legislative information on the Internet.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

English

Merriam-Webster Online
How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Resources for Writers - the OWL Handouts
Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.

Sparknotes.com
Study guides for English literature.

Geography

United Nations
Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

CIA World Factbook
Facts and maps about countries of the world.

Flags of the World
Thousands of flags from around the world.

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
Huge resource for Greek Mythology.

History

American Memory
Historic photograph collections of United State's history.

USHistory.org
Hundreds of resources about American History

The American Civil War Home Page
Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

Civil War
http://www.bartleby.com/65/ci/CivilWarUS.html
Columbia encyclopedia summary of the Civil War including causes, battles and links to detailed information.

Civil War Maps
Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

Gettysburg Address
See a copy of the original Gettysburg Address writing by Abraham Lincoln and read about how it was written.

U. S. National Archives and Records
Get primary source documents for American history.

Mr. Dowling's History Passport
Links to information on counties, culture and history.

Math

Ask Dr. Math
A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

Math Reference Tables
Math tables, algebra formulas, and more.

Math.com
The World of Math online.

Graph Paper!
Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.

Oregon

Oregon Blue Book
The Oregon Blue Book is the official state directory and fact book about all levels of government in Oregon... and much more.

Oregon Historical Society
Historic photographs, maps, journals, and other online items from Oregon.

Oregon's Kids and Student Page

For students brought to you by the Oregon Department of Education.

Science

The Exploratorium Science Museum
The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

Respect Yourself

A website built by UK health ministries designed to engage with young people around issues of relationships and sex, especially the areas which young people indicated are lacking from contemporary RSE (relationship & sex education) that they receive in school.  This site aims to be a place where they can safely explore their emerging sexuality, without judgement and a place they can ask questions and receive open and honest answers. The FAQs are real questions from real young people as are the words in the Sextionary.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
Find out how to do a science fair project and get ideas of different projects you can do.

Science News for Kids
Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

The Why Files
Find out the science behind the headlines.

NASA
Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.