E.J. King HS

    Online Resources

    Virtual High School

    • DoDEA Virtual High School
      DoDEA has a proud, 60+ year history of providing quality education for children of military families, the majority of which has been taught in traditional "brick and mortar" classrooms. As an organization dedicated to continually improving the education experience for our students.

    Homework Supplement

    General Homework Sites

    ClassBrain.com
    Provides students, teachers, and parents with quick, manageable access to information and educational tools.
     
    eLibrary
    eLibrary offers more than 1,500 full-text sources, with improved functionality, and a fun and easy-to-use search interface. Includes magazines, newspapers, books, television/radio transcripts, maps, pictures, and audio/video clips. See your school library information specialist for passwords
     
    Homework Spot
    Elementary, Middle and High School resources in various subjects as well as activities, tips and articles.
     
    MidLink Magazine: How to Cite Your Sources
    Links to information about evaluating and citing resources.
     
    Smithsonian
    Explore the exhibitions, take part in activities and more!
     

    Language Arts

    Bartleby Books
    A huge collection of free online books. Offers a brief biography for each author and a number of other services including lists of quotes and a thesaurus. Books are viewable online and are also downloadable.
     
    Guide to Grammar & Writing
    An online guide to grammar from word and sentence level to essay and research papers. Quiz yourself and watch presentations.
     
    INFOTRAC -- Student Resource Center
    The Thomason Gale collection consists of full-text articles from over 750 magazines and newspapers, hours of audio and video clips, 7,400 photos, and at least 2800 maps and charts, and hundreds of poems and plays. See your teacher for a username and password.
     
    Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
    Writing resources and instructional material.

    English & Literature

    Bartleby Books
    A huge collection of free online books. Offers a brief biography for each author and a number of other services including lists of quotes and a thesaurus. Books are viewable online and are also downloadable.
     
    Classic Short Stories
    A collection of and links to short stories.
     
    EDSITEment
    Humanities on the Web from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities, and the Verizon Foundation.
     
    Elements of Literature Site
    Elements of Literature Site includes extension materials for the adopted textbooks in grades 7-12.
     
    Language of Literature Site
    Language of Literature Site includes student and teacher resources for the Language of Literature textbook series.
     
    Literary Criticism
    Critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period.
     
    Wired for Books
    Collection of poems, stories, plays, essays, lectures and interviews for children to adults.

    Science

    ActionBioscience.org
    A non-commercial, educational website created to promote bioscience literacy by providing peer reviewed articles by scientists, science educators, and science students on issues related to six bioscience content areas: environment, biodiversity, genomics, biotechnology, evolution, and science policy.
     
    Genetic Science Learning Center
    Information and resources from the University of Utah.
     
    NASA
    NASA is taking bold steps at the K-12 grade levels to prepare the next generation of explorers. Building on previous accomplishments, NASA has established a series of innovative programs designed to stimulate student interest in order to motivate higher levels of study in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, subjects. These activities provide unique learning experiences for students, teachers, administrators and families.
     
    NOAA Education Resources
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) website designed to help students, teachers, librarians and the general public access the many educational activities, publications, and booklets that have been produced.
     
    NOVA
    Articles, interviews, and personal essays as well as slide shows, 360° panoramas, and regular interactive features—all of which strive to enhance or delve deeper into subjects covered in the television program.
     
    Ocean Explorer
    National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ocean Explorer is an educational Internet offering for all who wish to learn about, discover, and virtually explore the ocean realm. It provides public access to current information on a series of NOAA scientific and educational explorations and activities in the marine environment. The site provides a platform to follow explorations in near real-time, learn about exploration technologies, observe remote marine flora and fauna in the colorful multimedia gallery, read about NOAA’s 200-year history of ocean exploration, and discover additional NOAA resources in a virtual library.
     
    Science News for Students
    From the Society for Science & the Public (SSP)
     
    Smithsonian National Zoological Park
    Online habitat education, fact sheets, web cams, homework helper and more.
     
    The Franklin Institute
    Online learning resources from the Franklin Institute Science Museum.
     
    WISE
    WISE is a simple yet powerful learning environment where students examine real world evidence and analyze current scientific controversies. Curriculum projects are designed to meet standards and complement your current science curriculum, and your grade 5-12 students will find them exciting and engaging.

    Math

    AplusMath
    This web site was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively.
     
    Ask Dr. Math
    A question and answer service for math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions
     
    Cool Math
    Math lessons, practice, games and reference.
     
    Federal Reserve Education
    Financial Literacy resources and lesson plans for K - 12.
     
    Hippo Campus
    HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge.
     
    HomeworkSpot: Trigonometry
    Trigonometry resources.
     
    Math Forum @ Drexel
    Internet resources for math K-College.
     
    WebMATH
    Webmath is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment. The math answers are generated and displayed real-time, at the moment a web user types in their math problem and clicks "solve." In addition to the answers, Webmath also shows the student how to arrive at the answer.

    Social Studies

    50states.com
    Links to state home pages and information.
     
    Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
    This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben's Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.
     
    CultureGrams
    CultureGrams links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 190+ countries and all 50 United States.
     
    EDSITEment
    Humanities on the Web from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities, and the Verizon Foundation.
     
    Hippo Campus
    HippoCampus is a project of the Monterey Institute for Technology and Education (MITE). The goal of HippoCampus is to provide high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge.
     
    National Archives
    The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has billions of pieces of paper and millions of photographs that document the working of the Federal Government and U.S. history.
     
    National Constitution Center - Students
    Need resources for your government or American history class? Want to catch up on current events? The National Constitution Center provides many different ways to engage in the American experience.
     
    National History Day
    National History Day makes history come alive for America's youth by engaging them in the discovery of the historic, cultural and social experiences of the past.
     
    The British Museum
    Learning activities from the British Museum.
     
    The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
    Over 15,800 maps online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.
     
    The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
    A nonprofit organization supporting the study and love of American history through a wide range of programs and resources for students, teachers, scholars, and history enthusiasts throughout the nation.
     
    U.S. House of Representatives
    Official United States House of Representatives website.
     
    U.S. Senate
    Official site of the U.S. Senate
     
    United Nations Cyber School Bus
    The UN Cyberschoolbus captures the growing potential of the Internet as an educational tool and provides an effective medium with which to disseminate information and resources about international affairs, as well as bring together diverse communities of students and educators from around the world. Within the Cyberschoolbus site there are a number of activities and projects that teach students about global issues in an interactive, engaging and fun way.
     
    White House 101
    Learn about White House art and architecture, the Presidents and First Ladies, and how you can take a tour.

    Health and P.E.

    American Cancer Society
    Provides guidelines for diet and activity and find tips for a healthy lifestyle and community.
     
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides direct access to important health and safety topics, scientific articles, data and statistics, tools and resources-and over 900 topics in the CDC.gov A-Z Index.
     
    Choose My Plate
    Weight management and calories, physical activity, healthy eating tips and other information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture
     
    HealthyPeople.gov
    Challenges individuals, communities, and professionals to take specific steps to ensure that good health, as well as long life, are enjoyed by all.
     
    Powerful Girls Have Powerful Bones
    Find out about fun weight bearing activities and cool calcium rich foods that help you to stay strong and keep bones healthy.

    Keyboarding

    Typing Lessons
    Typing Lessons with reviews for each lesson, words per minute and grading.
     
    Typing Practice and Lessons
    A variety of preliminary information, typing lessons and exercises to improve your skill in keyboarding.

    Research Links

    Dictionary.com
    Reliable, free online access to millions of English definitions, synonyms, spelling, audio pronunciations, example sentences, and translations
     
    Encyclopedia.com
    Encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses, biographies and more.
     
    Google Scholar
    Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, universities and other web sites. Google Scholar helps you find relevant work across the world of scholarly research.
     
    InfoPlease
    A comprehensive reference source that combines the contents of an encyclopedia, a dictionary, an atlas, and several almanacs loaded with statistics, facts, and historical records. A single search engine allows you to search all these sources at once.
     
    Internet Public Library
    A public service organization and a learning/teaching environment hosted by Drexel University's College of Information Science & Technology.
     
    Library Spot
    A free virtual library resource center for educators and students, librarians and their patrons, families, businesses and just about anyone exploring the Web for valuable research information.
     
    MidLink Magazine: How to Cite Your Sources
    Links to information about evaluating and citing resources.
     
    National Archives
    The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has billions of pieces of paper and millions of photographs that document the working of the Federal Government and U.S. history.
     
    ProQuest Professional Education
    ProQuest Professional Education is a comprehensive reference collection for K-12 professional development and continuing education. See your school Information Specialist for passwords.
     
    RefDesk.com
    Indexes and reviews of quality, credible, and timely reference resources that are free and family-friendly.
     
    Thesaurus.com
    Sister site of Dictionary.com - a free reliable synonym search tool.
     
    U.S. Copyright Office
    Information about online copyright registration; key publications including informational circulars, application forms for copyright registration, links to the copyright law and to the homepages of other copyright-related organizations; and more.
    School Online I.C. Catalog

    I.C. Database Resources

    The websites listed below are dedicated to compiling age appropriate research and data sources for a wide variety of subjects. 


    ebscohost

    Ebscohost Search

    Grades 7-12

    EBSCOhost is an online reference system offering a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers. Please see your school Information Center Specialist for passwords and usernames.

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    gale

    Gale: Power Search

    Grades 7-12

    Search through multiple periodical and reference collections organized by subject.

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