Nesmith Library

Suggested Internet Resources for Students

Compiled by the Youth Services Librarian

| General Information Sites | Math Help | Homework Help |
| Search Engines | Literature and Booklists | Internet Safety |
Lots of Fun | Maps | Homeschool Information |

General Information Sites

www.nypl.org/branch/kids   The On-Lion site for the New York Public Library- loaded with useful information.

www.getnetwise.org/kidsites

 Math Help

 www.mathleague.com  Help with your math homework.

http://mathforum.org/dr.math/dr-math.html  Ask Dr. Math

www.mathpower.com  A great site for kids with math anxiety. 

Homework Help

www.ipl.org  Internet Public Library Youth Division – lots of helpful information, including a science fair project resource guide.

Presidents of the United States

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

Stately Knowledge

 www.kids.gov    GIX  Kids’ Corner Government Sites for Kids

 www.britannica.com  Links to full text journal articles, web sites, plus the good old encyclopedia we all secretly love.

www.holidayfestival.com/  Information on holidays around the world, crafts, recipes, more..

Search Engines

www.hotbot.com

www.lycos.com  

www.askjeeves.com  Kids’ search engine.

www.google.com

www.yahooligans.com

Literature and Booklists

 www.storyplace.org  The Children’s Digital Library

 www.series.net/links.html  The Series Bookcase

 www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/bestbooks.html  Best Books of the Year (a bit dated, but still good reads!).

 www.seemore.mi.org/booklists  Booklists for Young Adults.

 www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/storfolk.html  Folklore, Myth, and Legend

Young Adult booklists and information.

 Internet Safety

www.smartparent.com Internet Safety Information 

www.getnetwise.org/safetyguide/danger   Internet safety for kids.

Parent's Guide to Internet Safety from the F.B.I.

Lots of Fun

 www.funbrain.com Educational games 

www.nationalgeographic.com/features/index.html  Interactive learning site from National Geographic

NASA for kids

www.nytimes.com/learning  NY Times Learning Network (Grades 6-12)

www.whitehouse.gov/kids   The White House for kids

The National Zoo in Washington, D.C.  Tune in at 11:30 (E.S.T.) and see the elephants being fed!

The Official Harry Potter page.

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/  Today in History.

Maps

 www.lib.utexas.edu/maps  An enormous collection of online maps arranged by continent.

 www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/  Online atlas.

 www.eduplace.com/ss/ssmaps/index.html  A small, but nice collection of continent/hemisphere outline maps.

The Central Intelligence Agency’s World Factbook 2012 country information and maps.

 www.50states.com/maps   Information on states plus blank state outline maps.

 Homeschool Information

www.nheon.org/frameworks/frameworks.html  New Hampshire Education Standards

www.census.gov/mso/www/educate/edstan.htm   Other State Standards

www.worldbook.com  (click on Students, then Typical Course of Study) World Book Typical Course of Study.

www.midnightbeach.com/hs  A home education mailing list (sign up under Jon’s Home school Resource Page.

www.home-school.com   “Homeschool World”.

  

In case of delayed opening or closing due to inclement weather, check WMUR-TV or WMUR.com for information.

Calendar Online Databases Youth Services Favorite Websites Web Search Engines
Business Resources Museum Passes Genealogy Just for Fun College Bound
FLOW Services Resources NH Government Nesmith History
Library Newsletter Windham Schools Salem High Town of Windham Library Information
"Unofficial Town of Windham Website"
     Index to the Windham Independent 1969 -           Windham Vital Records 1887 -  

 


Updated 05/08/12

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