Sites for 7 - 12 students
These sites are arranged alphabetically by subject heading,
except for Reference. If you need help with any of these
sites or finding information, please come see or email
Mrs. Miller. Please let me know if there is a site you
would like to have considered for this page.
World Factbook 2009 This resource has up-to-date
information on most countries of the world. There
are great maps and lots and lots of statistics.
Education for Teens This site was developed by
teens for teens to teach techniques for becoming wiser
and better shoppers, including items like advice on
joining music clubs, car buying, and school scholarships.
School Ace High School Ace is a free resource
center for teens. It features subject guides, reference
tools, news, puzzles, quizzes, and college information.
Please Online reference source which comes from
Information Please print sources: examples are
The Information Please Almanac, The ESPN Information
Please Sports Almanac, and The Information Please
Internet Public Library
Landmark Project Citation Machine
and click the source you used. Type in the bibliographic
information. Click "make citations". Copy
and paste the citation into your document and you are
Center for Education Statistics: Create a Graph
Part of the Students' Classroom section, this site
allows creation of five different types of graphs.
So if you need to make a graph, click this
OmniBiography.com is the largest directory of biographies
available on the Web containing information on more
than 110,000 important people from antiquity to the
Citation Maker Use this site, produced
by the Oregon School Library Information System, to
help you set up your works cited list (a bibliogrpahy).
It is simple to use and will get it right every time
as long as you have the information that is required.
Wide Web Virtual Library
Cool Sites The Mead Public Library in Sheboygan,
WI has designed a great page for teens including Cool
A great site for teenagers with a little bit of everything
and lots of teen appeal. There is information on music,
relationships, health, teen rights, and things to read
Believe It or Not All kinds of weird and interesting
stuff and some games.
Legends Reference Page This great site has all sorts
of interesting and weird information on urban legends,
old wives tales, celebrity gossip, and strange facts.
Big This site looks at construction by the type of
structure, bridges, dams, skyscrapers. It is based on
the book by David Macaualy and the PBS television show.
At this site you can create models from digital straws
and then animate them, using your "engineering skills".
Clip Art Server
is an online learning center for high school students.
It features interactive learning games, puzzles, quizzes,
all sorts of reference tools, and subject guides to
most all courses offered in high schools.
of the Ordinary Books for Teens! "A
website featuring out of the ordinary booklists for
teens, has been an online presence since 1998. Written
by Jennifer Hubert and designed by Andrew Mutch, Reading
Rants has become a popular book review source for teenagers
as well as their grown-ups." (from the web site)
Fitness, and Safety
An interactive site which features Egypt, Greece,
Rome, and several other ancient civilizations.
Political Fact Check: Holding Politicians Accountable:
Interesting facts about the candidates for 7th grade
World Factbook 2002 Good source for information
on countries of the world.
The U.S. Government's web portal
Online World history is covered through the use
of graphics, lifelines, maps, and timelines.
Web A digital library for kids which gives access
to maps, information about the U.S. Government, and
materials on a range of history topics.
of Congress - The American Memory Collection
of the Lost Empires: Medieval Siege This site for
upper elementary and middle school students has a lot
of information about castles, life in Medieval times,
and catapults as well as a couple interactive activities.
Institution Home Page
States Congress Online If you need to find information
on one of your federal representatives, check here.
Just type in your zip code and up they pop.
History Resources This site divides its links into
three main categories: megasites, mostly women in American
history, and then resources in history outside the United
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