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-- Online almanac, dictionary and encyclopedia.
-- Look up topics in various magazines. Some articles
give the full text, others briefly summarize the article and refer you
to the magazine. Click on the Searchasaurus link for the Middle
School magazine database. If you are accessing this from your
home computer, you must have a CLUES library card to use this databases.
here if you are outside of the Vineland Public Library.
- The Daily
Journal -- Online version of our local newspaper.
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Other Homework Help Sites
African American History
Luther King Jr. Day/Black History Month -- Louisiana State University
Library site featuring links to various websites on Dr. King's life
including a timeline and the text of the "I Have a Dream"
- Martin Luther
King Jr. Day on the Net -- Site celebrates the birth, the life,
and the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In addition information
about Rosa Parks and the civil rights movement is provided.
Consumer Scrapbook-- Government site for teens that was developed
by teens. The site was designed "to help teenagers (a group commonly
targeted by businesses and scam artists) become educated consumers,
as well as giving them somewhere to turn if they have questions or get
ripped off." Topics include tattoos, credit cards, car buying and
and the Pacific in Figures -- Lists statistics, including number
of hospital beds per person, for a variety of Asian countries.
Health Profiles -- Site sponsored by the Pan American Health Organization
includes statistics on number of hospital beds, doctors and more for
a number of countries in the Americas.
Fact Book -- Extensive CIA source on country profiles, including
maps, population, government, economy and other statistics.
Ink --Online publication
with more than 17,000 pages of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, reviews,
art and photos, all by teens. Anyone age 13-19 is eligible to be published.
Government (Federal, State and Local)
County -- Official website of Cumberland County.
Census.com -- Provides statistical information for a wide variety
of categories pertaining to the United States of America, its 50 states
and its 3,000 plus US counties.
Jersey -- Official state of NJ website.
-- Official website of the City of Vineland.
House -- Official site on the White House.
Health -- UMDNJ
Healthy NJ site provides links on teen health issues.
Frank Museum -- This
is the official website for the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, and includes
biographical information on Anne Frank.
- Cybrary of the
Holocaust -- Site dedicated to educating people about the Holocaust,
with links to other sites.
Story Elements -- Halifax Regional School System site that features
the parts of a short story, with explanations of setting, plot, conflict,
character, point of view and theme.
- HNH - Naxos
Classicals -- Site devoted to classical music which includes an
alphabetical listing of composer biographies.
-- World mythology site with a multitude of information on gods, goddesses
and Mythology -- Links to full text of many folktales and myths,
including Aesop's Fables.
Mythology -- Site
provides information on all subjects of Greek Mythology, including details
on Greek Gods and Greek Goddesses, Greek Myths and Greek Heroes. It
also has full text of Greek Mythology and Literature books, including
Mythology -- About.com site links to various helpful sites on gods
and goddesses in Greek Mythology.
Mythology -- Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology site has links to a
variety of gods and goddesses.
Mythology -- Site from Luminarium provides links on Irish history
Mythology -- Grand
Valley State University site faculty site describes the history of the
New Jersey Wildlife
New Jersey -- --
NJIT site that features information on various endangered species in
of the NJ Pinelands
-- Georgian Court University site provides photos and brief descriptions
of Pinelands plants.
Jersey Bird Records Committee
--The New Jersey Bird Records Committee collects records of rare birds
reported in the state of New Jersey, and maintains a State List of all
species seen in the state.
Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife: Amphibians --
This site lists amphibians in NJ and their status (endangered, threatened,
Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife: Birds -- This
site lists birds in NJ and their status (endangered, threatened, stable,
Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife: Mammals
-- This site lists mammals in NJ and their status (endangered, threatened,
Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife: Reptiles -- This site lists
reptiles in NJ and their status (endangered, threatened, stable, etc.)
-- Garden State Seafood association site designed to educate the public
about the commercial fishing industry.
Paper Airplanes -- Scroll down for instructions on how to make six
different paper gliders.
Airplanes -- Site
operated by Ken Blackburn, a Guinness record-holder for time aloft for
paper airplanes, provides instructions for a variety of planes, an explanation
of paper airplane aerodynamics and links to more paper airplane sites.
Atoms Family -- Fun site which covers various science topics. Sponsored
by the Miami Museum of Science.
- How Stuff
Works! -- From computers to toilets to weather systems,
this site explains in detail (and with pictures) how almost everything
St. Helens -- Describes the volcano before and after its 1980 eruption.
-- Sciencebuddies is a non-profit organization focused on developing
science enrichment tools for students in grades K-12. The site offers
information on science fair projects.
World - The Web's "premier source of volcano information"
sponsored by NASA's Learning Technologies Project. Click here
to access the index of Volcanoes by name -- includes Surtsey, Vesuvius
and Mount St. Helens.
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Comments or suggestions? Contact Head of Children's
and Young Adult Services Helen
Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Avenue, Vineland,
(856) 794-4244, ext. 4246
This page was last updated 8/27/08.