Maths, Computer Science, & Technology

cimt

Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching: St. George’s maths revision and online homework.

myimaths

MyiMaths: St. George’s Year 7-9 course material.

a plus click

A+ Click: More than 1000 challenging math problems and illustrations for Years 1-13.

get the math

Get the Math: Learn how professionals use algebra in music, fashion, video games, restaurants, basketball, and special effects.

cool math

Cool Math: Interactive site for sharpening math skills, play math-related games and explore math concepts. Pre-algebra, algebra, and pre-calculus.

engineering is elementary

Engineering is Elementary: Real-world engineering design challenges. Projects encourage problem-solving, inquiry, and innovation. Multimedia resources included.

engineer girl

Engineer Girl: Highlights the exciting opportunities that engineering represents for girls and women.

engineering go for it

Engineering, go for it! (EGFI): Student portal provides information about engineering concepts, famous engineers, videos, scholarship opportunities, and more.

how stuff works

How Stuff Works: How common “stuff” works (appendix, electricity, car engines, modems, etc.). Clear graphics and links to relevant information.

scratch

Scratch: Videos and guides for programming language developed by MIT for ages 8-16 (but used by all ages). Program, create, and share interactive stories, games and animation.

code

Code.org: Supports the learning and teaching of computer coding. Tutorials to learn Scratch, Hopscotch and Java programming languages.

code monster

Code Monster: Interactive introduction to basic programming concepts. Change the code and see the results immediately!

code academy

Code Academy: Teaches basics of JavaScript, HTML, Ruby, and Python with interactive online lessons. Start coding right away.

center for game science

Center for Game Science: Games that foster learning in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

app inventor

App Inventor: Helps beginners program mobile apps for android. The site offers tutorials with step-by-step directions, an on-line book, and a “course-in-a-box.”

apps bar

Apps Bar: Build free mobile apps. Video tutorials and a free, easy to use space. Apps can be created for different operating systems including Android, Apple, and Windows.

Sciences

spartici

Spartici: Collection of the best science content from around the internet including articles, videos, games, and activities.

national geographic animals

National Geographic Animals: Photos, videos, and facts about animals.

dino directory

Dino Directory: British National Museum’s guide to dinosaurs, with images, facts, and figures for over 300 dinosaurs.

ocean portal

Ocean Portal: Smithsonian of Natural History’s blog, videos, photos, and museum events about ocean life.

arkive

ARKive: Multimedia guide to world’s endangered species. Includes films and photos by filmmakers, photographers, conservationists, and scientists.

bbc earth

BBC Earth: Videos, articles, and photos of animals.

switch zoo

Switch Zoo: Virtual zoo: animal games and puzzles, guided tour, zoo quest, make new animals.

encyclopedia of earth

Encyclopedia of Earth: Earth, natural environments, and their interaction with society. Useful links and a list of further resources. Good for environmental topics.

ask a biologist

Ask a Biologist: Explore the fascinating world of biology through puzzles,quizzes, and games. A real biologist will also answer your biology questions.

biodigital human

BioDigital Human: Interactive 3D realistic way to examine the human body. Explore and manipulate the 3D images, zoom in and out of the various layers of anatomical animations.

chem 4 kids

Chem 4 Kids: Covers matter, elements, atoms, reactions, and describes different types of chemistry ranging from biochemistry to physical chemistry.

dynamic periodic table

Dynamic Periodic Table: Interactive periodic table with names, electrons, oxidation, trend visualization, orbitals, and isotopes. Search for compounds, formulas, elements, etc. Photos, videos, podcasts.

physics central

Physics Central: Find out how physics is part of your world. Answers questions about how things work, podcasts, latest research, and daily updates on physics in the news.

cern land

CERNland: Virtual theme park with games, applications, and videos developed to teach about research done by European Center for Nuclear Research ( CERN).

hubble site

Hubble Site: Learn about new Hubble discoveries, view photographs of stars and galaxies, and find out facts about this remarkable telescope.

jet propulsion lab

Jet Propulsion Laboratory: This NASA site has videos, games, and projects about outer space, the solar system, and space exploration.

nasa space place

NASA Space Place: NASAs Space Place includes games, animations, projects, and fun facts about Earth, space and technology.

amazing space

Amazing Space: Learn about astronomy, space, telescopes, stars, discoveries. Includes “Tonight’s Sky” constellations, deep sky objects and planets.

science buddies

Science Buddies: 1,000+ project ideas in many areas of science, which can be searched by topic. Projects are rated by difficulty, level, and popularity.

Literature & Languages

purdue owl

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL): Writing help for students in Years 7-13. Covers all aspects of the creative and academic writing process.

duolingo

Duolingo: A non-profit, free, language-learning program offering a choice of 16 languages for English speakers.

chillola

Chillola: A free foreign language learning site for children. Games, activities, and resources for learning vocabulary in English, French, Spanish, German, Italian, and more.

poetry foundation

The Poetry Foundation: Poems and articles about poetry and poets. Searchable by category, occasion, geographic area, first line, time period or popularity. Podcasts and audio poems.

spark notes

Spark Notes: Online study guides in literature, the arts and sciences. Literature section includes brief analyses of characters, themes and plots.

lexicool

Lexicool: 6000+ bi- and multilingual dictionaries and glossaries. Directory of translation/ interpreting courses and associations, resources, freeware, and links to currency convertors, text analysis, and language identification.

cliffs notes

Cliffs Notes: 180 literature guides. Also test prep for SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, and Praxis.

tv5monde

TV5 Monde: Television website for French language learners.

ayn rand

Ayn Rand: Material about Ayn Rand’s philosophy and its application in everyday life.

write the world

Write the World: Young writers are encouraged to find their voices in writing, polish their editing, and publish on an international platform.

poets

Poets: Poem-a-Day; curated collection of poems and biographies of poets; featured texts, books, audio, and video.

Geography

tsunami

Tsunami: Everything you want to know about tsunamis (tidal waves).

climatekids

Climate Kids: Answers to questions on global climate change. Weather, air, the ocean, fresh water, carbon, energy, plants and animals and technology. Games, activities, crafts, videos, information on green careers.

virtualfarm

Virtual Farm Walk: Hear farmers’ views on lots of important and topical issues surrounding how our food is grown and how this affects the countryside.

usatodayweather

USA Today Weather: Weather by USA Today news. (Information on Hurricane Harvey)

foodafactoflife

Food a Fact of Life: Website for kids about nutrition, food, cooking and farming.

usdaforkids

USDA for Kids: United States Dept. of Agriculture provides information and resources for kids related to agriculture.

world factbook

World Factbook: Maps and information about 267 countries: geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues. (CIA)

geohive

Geohive: Global statistics and reliable links to international statistical organizations.

govspot

GovSpot: US government information and links to news and government department websites.

encyclopedia of life

Encyclopedia of Life: Global access to knowledge about life on Earth.

national geographic kids

National Geographic Kids: Information about the world, its people, and its wildlife. Articles, contests, polls, games and virtual adventures.

jeux pour géographie

Géographie: Jeux didactiques avec Flash pour apprendre la Géographie.

glacierworks

Glacierworks: Photos and videos of the glaciers of the Greater Himalayan Region. History, importance, and changes of glaciers.

united nations

United Nations: Access to UN documents.

Economics

gapminder

Gapminder: An independent Swedish foundation with no political, religious or economic affiliations. Fights misconceptions about global development, and promotes a fact-based worldview.

index of economic freedom

Index of Economic Freedom: Annual guide of international economic freedom and opportunity based on: Business, Trade, Fiscal, Monetary, Investment, Financial, Property, Freedom from Corruption, and Government Spending.

global edge

GlobalEDGE: International business research tool for academics, students and businesspeople. Directory of 5000 resources. Connect with gE Network.

yahoo finance

Yahoo Finance: Business information: stock quotes, news, portfolio management resources, international market data, social interaction and mortgage rates.

bizkids

Biz Kids: Contains resources that teach the basics of financial literacy.

History

john d clare

John D Clare: Modern World History GCSE revision site.

history today

History Today: Publishes the world’s leading scholars on all periods, regions, and themes of history.

spartacus

Spartacus: A series of History encyclopedias with narratives, illustrations, and primary sources.

alpha history

Alpha History: Contains thousands of topic summaries, documents, images, maps, timelines, biographical profiles, historiographical information, and online activities.

loc treasures

Library of Congress Treasures: Permanent online exhibition of Library of Congress digital collection.

best history

Best of History Websites: Recommended history sites divided by topic and rated for usefulness and accuracy. Broad periods are further subdivided.

this day in history

This Day in History: Learn what happened on a selected date. Automotive, Civil War, Cold War, Crime, Entertainment, Literary, Old West, Vietnam War, Wall Street, and WWII.

ancient history

Ancient/Classical History: Learn about ancient history and culture.

odyssey

Odyssey: Discover Near Eastern, Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and sub-Saharan African cultures with puzzles and interactive games.

media history

Media History: Digital history of film, broadcasting, and sound recording. Provides a glimpse into the early years of movies, radio and television broadcasting.

bbc wwI

BBC WWI: Information on the First World War including interactive guides, a virtual tour of a WWI trench, and an animation of army movements from 1914-1918.

encyclopedia of wwI

Encyclopedia of WWI: Content from more than 1,000 authors, editors and experts across fifty countries.

Sport

olympic

Olympic: Winners of every event of every Olympics sine 1896, slide shows, videos, athlete profiles, virtual exhibitions of ancient and modern Games, news.

itf tennis

International Tennis Federation: Current information such as player biographies, results, rankings, Davis Cup, Fed Cup, and other team competition results.

sports reference

Sports Reference: Statistics for baseball, football, basketball, hockey, and Olympics history.

espn

ESPN: Scores, statistics, and schedules, pro and college athletes, jobs, nutrition, and commentary from reporters. Broadcasts of ESPN events and scores for major sporting events.

major league baseball

Major League Baseball: Official site of Major League Baseball: details on National and American Leagues, statistics, photos, and league leaders.

Current Issues

pro con

Pro Con: Pro and Con arguments for controversial issues.

world public opinion

World Public Opinion: Public opinions on international issues in specific nations as well as global patterns of world public opinion.

tween tribune

Smithsonian Kids/Tween/Teen Tribune: Articles on animals, fashion, entertainment, school, science, technology, national and world news written by kids and professional journalists. 4 age groups: Years 1 to 13.

open secrets

Open Secrets: Tracks money in politics, and its effect on elections and public policy. Information about contributions to political parties, and to US congressional and presidential campaigns.

allsides

AllSides: Provides news articles and an assessment of their political bias, from left to right.

fair observer

Fair Observer: A nonprofit media organization. Crowdsourced multimedia journal, with strong editorial processes, provides a 360° view to help you make sense of the world.

fact check

FactCheck: Use this site to check up on political claims.

politifact

Politifact: Pulitzer Prize-winning website that researches the claims of politicians and checks their accuracy.

hoax slayer

Hoax Slayer: A service that debunks or validates internet rumors and hoaxes.

cq researcher

CQ Researcher: Extensive overviews of hot topics.

Performing and Visual Arts

guggenheim

Guggenheim Foundation: Free online electronic books and catalogues documenting Guggenheim exhibitions and collections.

virtual museum canada

Virtual Museum of Canada: Online exhibits of Canadian heritage from Canada’s museums, educational institutions and heritage organizations.

artsedge

ARTSEDGE: Kennedy Center’s free digital learning platform for arts education. Resources include lesson plans, guides, audio stories, video clips, and more.

art for kids hub

Art for Kids Hub: Learn to draw, paint, and sculpt with the help of free videos featuring kids and adults creating art together.

kids think design

Kids Think Design:  Tools for design projects. Design news, interviews, and a showcase for original work. Clothing, buildings, books, graphic art, gardens, etc.

smart history

Smart History: Videos and essays about the history of art from Paleolithic period to present. Divided into sections by cultures, styles and themes.

classics for kids

Classics for Kids: Greatest classical composers and their music. History of music, games, and lots of multimedia content.

go classical for kids

Go Classical for Kids: Creative Kids Central encourages young people to explore power and beauty of classical music.

ny philharmonic kids zone

New York Philharmonic Kids Zone: Learn about classical music and instruments. Explore famous composers, play games, and create music of your own.

petrucci music library

Petrucci Music Library: Free access to public domain music (scores and recordings).

google arts and culture

Google Arts and Culture: Links to 1,000+ works of art at 17 art museums around the world. Virtually explore a museum, or click on specific works of art and zoom in for high resolution.

wiki art

Wiki Art: Free online repository of classical to modern art images, in both the public domain and those protected by copyright.

web gallery of art

Web Gallery of Art: Virtual museum and searchable database of European art. 30,000+ images, artist biographies, commentaries, and guided tours.

billboard

Billboard: Daily music news, charts, reviews, artist of the day, and more.