Homework Resources on the Web

The following websites are ones that the Librarians recommend.

Great Websites for Kids

Tons of fun and educational sites, all appropriate for Kids up to age 14. Selected and reviewed 3 times a year by the Association for Library Services to Children, they are relevant, appropriate and accessible.

50 States of the United States

This site features all the help any student would need to write a state report.

American Memory This Library of Congress site provides documents and historical materials that portray the people and events that have made our nation what it is today.

Fact Monster

A comprehensive reference site for kids, this site is fully searchable and offers information by subject.

Homework Center

The Homework Center contains sites and resources for K–12 homework subjects. These resources are reviewed and maintained by the Multnomah County Library.

Internet Public Library Youth Division

This site, designed for children ages 4 to 11, includes an online story time, Dr. Internet, and a large Dewey Decimal Collection of sites.

Internet Public Library Teen Division

The Teen Site from the IPL has resources for homework, poetry, graphic novels, "the procrastinator" and more...

Smithsonian For Kids

The Smithsonian Institution’s site for kids offers an interactive look at the museum’s treasures.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for Kids

Find out how to get photos from space, see a launch, and more on this out-of-this-world site designed for kids.

STEM support Resources

A discussion of the importance of STEM and many resources for parents.

Our Story

American History from the Smithsonian Institute. For Grades K-12. Information, fun Online Activities, arts and craft projects,  book lists and lots more!

Science Buddies

The Kenneth Lafferty Hess Family Charitable Foundation
This site features a huge menu of project ideas and a helpful wizard that will guide young researchers as they select their topics.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide

This Internet Public Library site links kids to all kinds of science resources.

Try Science

New York Hall of Science. The New York Hall of Science and other science centers, in partnership with IBM, invite visitors (students, teachers, and parents) to investigate and sample a range of online and offline activities at this address.

Resources from your Library

Library Research Databases

If you need to find magazine or newspaper articles, chapters from books, pictures, maps, biographies, literary criticism and a whole lot more, you can start by searching our homework databases, right here. You will need your Library Card number and PIN to log in from home.

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