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The American Presidency Project This site has everything you need to write a report on a US president.
BBC Country Profiles A collection of information about countries around the world.
Career One Stop Explore different careers, improve your resume, and find local services to provide in-person help.
Code Academy Learn to code for free with interactive lessons.
College Navigator This national website allows you to use criteria to personalize your search and allows you to save search results.
Duolingo This program can help you keep up with the rest of the class with its online lessons. You can take a quick test to skip the basics.
ERIC Find full-text articles on a wide variety of subjects from trusted journals and other sources.
Fastweb Fill out a profile to get advice on colleges, scholarships and financial aid chosen specifically for you.
Get the Math Learn how people with all types of jobs use algebra in their daily lives.
Google Translate If you absolutely cannot get your hands on a bilingual dictionary, Google Translate can give you a rough idea of the translation.
Hackety Hack This website helps you go step-by-step through the process of computer programming.
HelpNow provides assistance with tutoring in elementary, middle school, high school, intro college, and adult education. Live online tutors will be available daily from 2:00-11:00 pm while you’re at the library or at home. HelpNow includes a writing lab, SAT/ACT/GED test prep, virtual group workrooms, and live help with English, Social Studies, Science, and Math.
LIFE Photo Archive Search this collection of photographs to use in projects on any subject throughout history.
P Table This enhanced periodic table allows you to explore groups of elements or individual elements in depth.
Poetry Tool Find full-text poems by subject, learn about poets and even listen to audio clips of famous poems.
Pro/Con This site looks at both sides of controversial issues.
Pub Chem Find extensive information about chemicals, compounds and more.
Purdue OWL This site provides tips for writing essays and is the best source for proper citation information.
Shmoop Study guides, test prep, an essay lab and more are available through this site.
Snag a Job Find job opportunities that are specifically for teens - no college degree required.
Son of Citation Machine Fill in the blanks as you go, and this site will generate the correct citation for whatever format you need.
Sweet Search Discover high-quality resources for your next project by using this search engine designed for students.
UN Data Search through a variety of statistics for countries around the world.
Visual Dictionary Use this site to browse pictures with labels to help you find the right words and definitions.
VolunteerMatch Register with your zip code to find local volunteer opportunities or have information sent straight to your email.
WebMath Get instant help with math problems.
Wolfram Alpha Try out this site whenever you are stuck with a tricky question in any subject.
Wordnik Look up a word or phrase to find entries from multiple dictionaries as well as related words, usage information and more.