World Book Online – Accurate and authoritative articles from The World Book Encyclopedia. Extensive graphic and multimedia enhancements, including photographs, maps, illustrations, tables, animations, and audio/video clips. You will need your Easton library card to access this resource.
Fact Monster – provides concise facts and information on a myriad of subjects, including science, math, social studies, sports, popular culture, and more.
Internet Public Library for Teens – staffed by volunteer librarians and library students, this site provides answers to reference questions on a variety of topics.
History and Geography
American Memory Project – straight from the Library of Congress, find great primary source materials!
Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame – an online companion to the educational outreach organization whose mission is to honor publicly the achievement of Connecticut women.
Eyewitness to History – contains annotated links to over 1,200 history websites, as well as links to history activities, games, and quizzes.
Global Road Warrior – provides global information in the fields of culture, travel, language, trade, business, logistics, security, and communication.
History Link 101 – contains an extensive amount of resources on world history and cultures, including many photographs.
History Channel – companion website to the TV channel, provides information on many aspects of history.
Information about the US States – includes links to many websites with information for each state.
Outline Maps – A collection of outline maps, both physical and political, of a variety of regions. Includes maps of the U.S. in 1776 and 1860. Easy to print for use in reports.
Literature and Language Arts
Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations – Find quotes to spice up your paper! Search for quotes by specific people or by subject.
Purdue Owl Online Writing Lab – provides writing-related resources such as grammar and style guides, as well as information on resumes, plagiarism, and ESL.
SparkNotes: Literature – Get great summaries, character lists and author biographies.
Math and Science
The American Experience – companion website to the PBS series, allows browsing and downloading of the entire American Experience series, featuring over 250 films.
Chem4Kids.com – contains information on basic chemistry, including atoms, elements, the periodic table, reactions, and biochemistry.
Cool Math – provides homework help and fun math games and puzzles.
Government and Politics
Kids USA – Includes a section for teens with information on many topics, including exercise and nutrition, health and safety, jobs, and money.
United States Legislative Information – the official source for federal legislative information, including information on Senators and Representatives.
National Paralegal College – Presidential Powers – A breakdown of the powers of the president, including appointments, veto power, domestic affairs and foreign policy.