Great Links for High School
This gallery of art lets students looks at classics by some of the most famous artists in the world.
BLS Career Information
Bureau of Labor and Statistics
The Bureau of Labor and Statistics has put together a comprehensive list of career options for students. Each job link includes information on average pay, education needed, job outlook as well as a description of the job responsibilities.
CIA World Factbook
Central Intelligence Agency
This factbook profiles countries around the world with information from political unrest to air pollution.
Discovery Education provides images, videos and articles on a variety of topics to users.
FBI Kids Page
Federal Bureau of Investigation
The FBI kid’s page covers a variety of frequently asked questions. It is divided into two sections, one for elementary aged students and the other for secondary students. Both sections include games for students to play.
Issues and Controversies
Facts on File
Facts on File’s Issues and Controversies covers a variety of topics that are relevant to student both academically and socially. Articles are added daily as events happen and organized into subjects and issues
National Gallery of Art
NGA kids is sponsored by the National Gallery of Art. It features art from the national collection with information on the author and time period. In addition, it offers a comprehensive database of art.
Science Reference Center
EBSCO Science Reference Center is a great database for all science curriculum. It contains both a search tool that will allow users to look for specific information and a category section that organizes the information by the type of science
Student Resources in Context
GALE Cenage Learning
Student Resources in Context is a font of knowledge on a variety of topics.
This site would be a great place to start a study on slave trade or slave narratives.
British Broadcasting Company
This online art gallery is a great place to start for art students. With hundreds of thousands of paintings on display it is a great place to gain inspiration or study a specific artist.
Auto Repair Reference
The huge database contains specific information for thousands of make and models of cars. The user starts by imputing the type of car they are interested in and then is provided with repair info, diagrams, and diagnostic and maintenance information.
The Commons on Flickr
With thousands of images from over 50 museums and organizations that are free to use it is a great place to start when doing presentations for class.
CultureGrams allows students to travel around North America and the world using a comprehensive database of statistics and culture.
Library of Congress
This database takes readers through the real life tales of people who have survived war. The website is broken down into themes to help students find the war and type of survivor they are looking for.
Students can use this database to pull up newspaper articles from past historical events. Each record contains an original image of the primary document.
The Museum of Online Museums
The Museum of Online Museums is a great place to start when looking for information on everything from math to useful things. The main page provides links to museums all over the world that feature online galleries of their physical content.
Salem Health is a database that answers a variety of medical questions through a database of medical e-books. Schools can access as many or few of the e-book topics available based on their student and curricular needs.
SIRS Decades is a great historical resource for both primary and research documents. It covers historical events from the 20th century and is organized by decade. Students are able to look up specific events using the search engine or to look at event by decade.
Treasury Direct Kids
Bureau of Public Debt
They use colors and shapes to organize information about public debt and securities. There are quick links to games, random trivia and fun videos
With three different options for age and content, the encyclopedia can be used in any school. The Student edition, most appropriate for middle and lower high school students, includes multiple ways to find information including topic, keyword, and alphabetical. Each version fits the needs and pedagogy of its target audience.
Light bulb attribution Olivier Guin, from The Noun Project