Homework Help and Cool Links

General Resources

Marvel! Databases with up-to-the-minute knowledge. Miss Sam can help you navigate these.

Reading Level Comparison Chart- Helps you compare Lexile to Rigby to AR. 

KidsClick! A search engine designed by librarians for kids!

Kidspace  The Internet Public Library for Kids

Khan Academy Math help, science help, history help and more! 

How Stuff Works Wondering how something works? This is a great website to get started with. 

Mrs. Pomerleau's Awesome List- Great websites for you to explore from WES 4th Grade teacher Mrs. Pomerleau. 

 

English 

Maine Student Book Award- A look at everything MSBA! Sam is on this committee, so if you ever need help nomiating something, she's your go-to gal! 

Chickadee Award- A look at the Chickadee Award, Maine's picture book award. 

Dictionary.com The dictionary online. It also has links to a thesaurus and a translator if you need it.

KidsReads  For when you need a new book to read

Storyline Online Picture books read to you by celebrities

Lexile A way to find out Lexile levels of any book. 

 

Math

Math Links Fun websites from the Winslow Elementary School 

WebMath Math help from Discovery Education. 

AAA Math Interactive arthimatic lessons. 

A+ Math Another great math help website

Math Cats Fun math games 

 

Science 

Minerals  Help identifying minerals.

Popular Science  The entire archives of Popular Science magazine.

American Museum of Natural History Lots of cool stuff to explore on the American Museum of Natural History's website

Science Fair Ideas Ideas from the Discovery Channel for your science projects!

Adventures of Herman the Worm Cool worm facts 

 

History and Social Studies

American History A look at American history from the Library of Congress. 

Native American Resources An index of sources about Native Americans.

The World Factbook A great resource for projects and information about countries around the world. Maintained by the CIA. 

Geography Awareness Week Curious about maps or where food comes from? Check out this great site from National Geographic. 

 

Cool Stuff 

Great Websites for Kids- Looking for something fun (and maybe even educational?) Check out one of these great sites, curated by the  Association for Library Services to Children.