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Kids and Teens: Books, Websites, and more

Homeless and Low-income Students Guide for Affordable College 

http://www.affordablecollegesonline.org/homeless-students-guide/

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Online Practice College Tests

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ACT, SAT, GED, Advanced Placement, Reading/Math/and Writing Skills Improvement...and more.

Online practice tests and skills tutorials, instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, answer explanations

Federal Student Aid Resources

Topic URL
The complete  detailed website www.StudentAid.gov
Free application and an early eligibility estimator www.fafsa.gov
View your student loan and grant data www.nslds.ed.gov
Basic FAFSA info: what is it and how do you fill it out www.StudentAid.gov/fafsa and
www.StudentAid.gov/complete
Dependency status for FAFSA purposes www.StudentAid.gov/dependency
Types of financial aid www.Student Aid.gov/types
Who can get federal student aid www.StudentAid.gov/eligibility
Finding and applying for scholarships www.StudentAid.gov/scholarships
Loan repayment www.StudentAid.gov/repay
College Preparation Checklist: academic and financial preparation for elementary through adult students www.StudentAid.gov/checklist
Info for parents (tax benefits, support your child, college costs) www.StudentAid.gov/parent
Graduate school funding www.StudentAid.gov/grad
Fact sheets, infographics, brochures on all topics www.StudentAid.gov/resources

General

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

Teen Reads
Recommendations on books to read.

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.

Texas

The Handbook of Texas Online
The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin.

Texas Online
Texas at your fingertips.

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.

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.