Internet Resources

Internet Resources

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THE BEST

 

www.ipl.org  The internet Public Library is a public service organization and learning, teaching environment that provides library services to internet users.

 

www.sparknotes.com  This site features study guides to novels and non-fiction.  There are also free reference guides to topics such as biology, math and physics.

 

www.howstuffworks.com  Provides credible and easy to understand explanations of how the world works.  From car engines to stem cells. No topic is too big or small.

 

www.ask.com  Ask any question in plain English to get answers.

 

www.google.com  It’s the most popular search engine available. Search news, images, video, maps and more!

 

 

ANATOMY

 

www.anatomyatlases.org  An anatomy digital health sciences library that offers fantastic images of the human body.

 

www.bartelby.com/107  Offers the .com edition of Gray’s “Anatomy of the Human Body”.  This site features many pictures from the classic 1918 publication as well as a subject index.

 

www.innerbody.com  Interactive site used to identify body parts & learn the functions of the following systems: skeletal, digestive, muscular, lymphatic, endocrine, nervous, cardiovascular, reproductive and urinary.

 

 

ARCHEOLOGY

 

archnet.asu.edu   An Arizona State University site with links to museums and other resources organized by topic.

 

www.cyberpursuits.com /archeo    A Website that features links to sites and features of different regions.

 

 

ART HISTORY

 

www.metmuseum.org/toah  The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s timeline of art history.  From 20,000 BC to 2001 history from around the world is explored.

 

witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHLinks.html  A site featuring extensive links to different art periods, artists and museums.

 

www.artchive.com  This online guide provides images of works by prominent artists from around the world.

 

 

BIOLOGY

 

www.biology.arizona.edu   The University of Arizona’s site with links organized by topic.

 

www.mnstate.edu/weibust/internetresbiostu.htm A Minnesota State University – Moorhead site with Biology links organized by topic.

 

 

CENSUS

 

www.factfinder.census.gov  Site featuring official U.S. population numbers, by Zip Code, from the Federal Census Bureau.  It breaks information down by race and other factors.

 

 

CHEMISTRY

 

www.chemicalelements.com  A particularly well designed site that began as an eighth grade science project.  It features an online, interactive Periodic Table of Elements.

 

www.chemdex.org  A site featuring more than 7,000 links in the area of chemistry.

 

antoine.frostburg.edu/chem /senese/101/index.shtml  Quizzes, glossaries and tutorials from Frostburg State University in Maryland are included.

 

 

CONVERSION TOOLS

 

www.sciencemadesimple.com/conversions.html    Metric conversions of distance, weight, speed, temperature and more are included in this site.

 

www.xe.com/ucc/full.shtml  This site features Conversions for more than 180 world currencies. 

 

 

LANGUAGES

 

www.translation.langenberg.com  This site translates words and phrases in 13 languages.

 

http://www.verbix.com/webverbix   This site conjugates verbs in many languages.

 

www.ethnologue.com  Information on 7,000 languages is included at this wonderful site.

 

 

LITERATURE

 

www.gutenberg.net   A collection of over 18,000 books that can be downloaded here.

 

Vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=3  World literature links are included.

 

www.cliffsnotes.com  Study guides to hundreds of books that can be read for free are available here.

 

 

MATH

 

www.algebrahelp.com  A site consisting of Algebra practice problems.

 

www.mathplayground.com /flashcards.html  This is the popular online version of flashcards.

 

 

MUSIC

 

www.music.indiana.edu /music_resources  Many lists of links organized by music genre, composer and performer can be found here.

 

www.carolinaclassical.com /links.html  You can find many links here that are organized by era.

 

www.classical.net/music  Thousands of CD reviews and recommendations are organized here.

 

 

PHILOSOPHY

 

Plato.stanford.edu/contents.html  Provides short essays on nearly 1,000 names and concepts.

 

www.epistemelinks.com/index.aspx  Many links organized according to philosophers, eras and topics

 

www.philosophypages.com/dy  Dictionary of names and terms.

 

 

PHYSICS

 

www.aip.org/history  Interactive exhibits from the American Institute of Physics.

 

www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/index.pl  Interactive site that demonstrates physics principles behind microwave ovens, lasers and more.

 

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

thomas.loc.gov  Library of Congress site includes updates on pending legislation.

 

www.psr.keele.ac.uk/official.htm  Links to government sites worldwide.

 

 

PSYCHOLOGY

 

www.allpsych.com  Glossary of basic terms is included as well as a timeline feature.

 

www.psychology.org  Find links to publications and resources

 

 

REFERENCE

 

Dictionary.reference.com  Type a word and get a definition.

 

www.encyclopedia.com   Brief entries from the Columbia Encyclopedia.

 

www.infoplease.com  Almanac of statistics and information on politics, business, sports weather and entertainment

 

 

WORLD FACTS

 

www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook  The CIA’s public directory of countries includes such information as a nation’s population, government type, terrain, agriculture, health systems and more.