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Great websites for research and other educational purposes

 

Remember that clicking on a link will take you off this site, so you will have to back-arrow to return to the GHS Library site. To open a link below in a new tab, right click on it an choose "open link in new tab".

 

 The Library of Congress - Access to American Memory (millions of digital items documenting American history & culture), Portals to the World (resources on countries all over the globe), Places in the News (maps and facts), Everyday Mysteries of science, and much more.

 

Virtual LRC - A whole library of great links to sites on all school subjects, organized by topics for easy browsing.

 

Math  

Analyze Math - Tutorials , problems, and worksheets (with applets)

                       Includes ACT and SAT practice exams

 

 

Social Studies

 

Countries - Facts about the land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and foreign relations of countries from U.S. State Dept. and the CIA World Factbook

 

World Atlas  - Maps and facts about the world.

 

National Flags

http://www.theodora.com/flags.html#D

 

Blank Maps of Countries

http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxindex.htm

 (To print a specific map:  1.  Choose the desired map  2.  Under the map chosen, click on " Click the map above for a printable version" 3.  Copy and paste it to a blank Microsoft Word document.  4.  Modify size and location (if so desired) and print.)

 

 The 2000 Census Atlas of the United States online in PDF. Each section is many pages long, with hundreds of maps and charts - look up what you need, but please don't print!

 

Science

 

Cells Alive shows cell models, mitosis, meiosis, puzzles, and more.

 

http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/tutorials/meiosis/main.html

 

http://www.biology.arizona.edu/cell_bio/activities/cell_cycle/cell_cycle.html

 

http://discover.edventures.com/functions/termlib.php?action=α=A

 

http://dictionary.reference.com

 

http://nobelprize.org/educational_games/medicine/landsteiner/readmore.html

 

Nobel Prize winners' biographies and more

 

NASA - news, launch schedules, history, contests, career information, astronomy highlights from America's space agency

 

 

also see Works Cited made easy

 

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