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A&E Biography
The Arts & Entertainment Channel's Biography web site which features biographies of 25,000 of the greatest lives.

Biographical Dictionary
This dictionary covers more than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day. The dictionary can be searched by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords.

President's of the United States
Get the official biographies of the Presidents of the US straight from the government. Biographies within the site are from the book The Presidents of the United States of America written by Frank Freidel and Hugh S. Sidey (contributing author), published by the White House Historical Association with the cooperation of the National Geographic Society.


50 States
Find out everything you need to know about any of the 50 states in America from the state bird, to the economy, and even the zip codes and state songs!

Country Watch
CountryWatch, Inc. is an information provider for schools, universities, libraries and individuals needing up-to-date news and information on the 192 countries of the world.

Flags of All Countries
Find the flag of any country big or small, all around the world!

Maps On Us
Maps On Us provides advanced mapping and driving directions throughout the United States.


Kahn Academy
Free math videos, workshops, and more! You may also get a coach for one-on-one help. Other subjects included such as Sciene, Finance, Humanities, and test preparation for SAT, GMAT and more.

Internet Mathematics Library
Find all the math answers here from algebra to topology and calculus.

Stuck on a math problem? Then get help at Webmath.com! You'll find over 100 instant-answer, self-help, math solvers, ready to provide you with instant help on your math problem.


Foreign Word
The language site. Includes tools, translators, forum, and more.

Kahn Academy
Providing free videos, workshops, and more! You may also get a coach for one-on-one help. Subjects included such as Math, Sciene, Finance, Humanities, and test preparation for SAT, GMAT and others.

Library of Congress
The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as the research arm of Congress. It is also the largest library in the world, with more than 130 million items on approximately 530 miles of bookshelves. The collections include more than 29 million books and other printed materials, 2.7 million recordings, 12 million photographs, 4.8 million maps, and 58 million manuscripts.

Library Lingo
Ever feel that the library staff are speaking a different language? Find out the meanings of some common terms used in the library.

North Rockland Schools
The place to go to find out about any of the North Rockland Central Schools.

Pics 4 Learning
Need a picture? Find what you need in a neatly categorized collection of images that are copyright-friendly for educational purposes.

Get a full indexing of saints and even angels.

U.S. Government
This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers.

College reviews by college students. See if the college of your choice stands up to those who are actually attending it!


Metropolitan Museum of Art
5,000 years of art located in one place: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (aka The Met).

Modern Museum of Art
The Modern Museum of Art (aka MoMA) is home of the world's preeminent collection of modern and contemporary art.

National Air and Space Museum
The museum for anything and everything related to air and space travel.

The Smithsonian Institution is the world's largest museum complex and research organization. Composed of 16 museums and the National Zoo in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, and two museums in New York City, the Smithsonian's exhibitions offer visitors a glimpse into its vast collection numbering over 142 million objects from treasured icons of our past, the vibrant art of the present, and the scientific promise of the future.

U.S. Holocoust Memorial Museum
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum is America's national institution for the documentation, study, and interpretation of Holocaust history, and serves as this country's memorial to the millions of people murdered during the Holocaust.


Acronyms and Abbreviations
An acronym is a label formed from the beginnings of words such as NY stands for "New York". Stumped to what a certain acronym stands for? Then this is the site to find out!

Dictionary.com is a multi-source dictionary search service. Look up English words, computer terms, place names, biblical names, & US ZIP codes.

Miriam-Webster Dictionary
An online version of the Miriam-Webster Dictionary.

The definitive online encyclopedia.

Find answers to everything at this site.

Find synonyms & antonyms quickly in this one-stop reference area. Just type in the word, and get instant results!


Dinosauria On-line
Dinosauria On-line gives readers a broad exposure to dinosaur science. Includes dictionaries, maps, and lists aid enthusiast, amateur, casual researcher and professional alike by defining important terms, listing known genera, and clarifying the technical information presented both here and in publications. Pictures are used where possible to clarify or emphasize important points.

Exploratorium contains over 15,000 Web pages exploring hundreds of different topics from ancient history to current topics.

How Stuff Works
Find out how things work the way they do at How Stuff Works, covering mulitple subjects from money to health and auto.

Inventor's Hall of Fame
Invent Now showcases and honors the women and men responsible for the great technological advances that make human, social and economic progress possible.

Kahn Academy
Free science videos, workshops, and more! You may also get a coach for one-on-one help. Other subjects included such as Math, Finance, Humanities, and test preparation for SAT, GMAT and more.

Liberty Science center
Liberty Science Center is an innovative learning resource for lifelong exploration of nature, humanity and technology, supporting the growth of our diverse region and promoting informed stewardship of the world.

Periodic Table of Elements
View the periodic table (professional edition) complete with detailed stats on each element.

Weather Channel
Get the scoop on the current weather around the world plus information on how the weather affects your life.

Search the Internet

The most widely used search engine on the net, find what you need from web sites, images, and more!

Refdesk is a free and family-friendly web site that indexes and reviews quality, credible, and current web-based resources.

Search everything you ever wanted to know about at Yahoo!

Yahoo! en Espanol
Yahoo as you know it but in Spanish.

Search the net with this kid-friendly version of Yahoo!

Sites in Spanish

ESL Quiz Center
Get quized on various topics from geography and history to writing and grammer.

Excelente Biblioteca
Impresionante La biblioteca organiza la tela con 22.000 recursos cuidadosamente repasados, incluyendo los 5 por ciento superiores en la educación.

Recursos Electronicos


A+ Research & Writing
Need to write a research paper and you need help? Get help with A+ Research & Writing for high school and college students.

Creating a Bibliography
When you write a research paper, it is important that you credit the scholars and critics who have contributed to your ideas. Find out how to properly credit them with examples from Citations, APA Style Guides, and more.

Elements of Style
Asserting that one must first know the rules to break them, this classic reference book is a must-have for any student and conscientious writer. Intended for use in which the practice of composition is combined with the study of literature, it gives in brief space the principal requirements of plain English style and concentrates attention on the rules of usage and principles of composition most commonly violated.

A rhyming dictionary that will turn up search results based on six rhyming types: end rhymes, last syllable rhymes, triple rhymes, double rhymes, beginning rhymes and first syllable rhymes.

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