This almanac covers many subject areas, and offers great information for homework
Yahooligans! - Kids' Almanac
Not your usual almanac! This site has information on unusual subjects like fantastic
creatures and favorite children's book characters.
Welcome to Almanac.com
The Old Farmer's Almanac
web site has information on this year's weather, sunrises and sunsets, phases of
the moon, and other facts and advice.
Dictionaries and Thesauri
Matisse's Glossary of Internet Terms
Get the latest buzzwords for computer and internet terms.
Click on "B" to see lots of different things that start with "B" like baby, bag,
bagel, brontosaurus. There are also dictionaries for French, Spanish, German, and
This is the on-line version of the diva of dictionaries. Use the student dictionary,
catch the buzzword of the day, or play games. You may also search the standard edition
of WWWebster Dictionary.
Roget's Thesaurus Alphabetical
Cheerful, happy, felicitous....You'll definitely be overjoyed to find the right
Encarta(R) Online Home
The free concise encyclopedia gives short articles on traditional subjects. This
site is easy to use with great information. You may also register for a free trial
of the full encyclopedia.
Encyclopedia.com from Electric Library
This site puts the third edition of The Concise Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia
at your fingertips. Links to pictures and other sites are also included.
Maps And Gazetteers
This site has excellent
physical and political maps of the countries of the world. The history and statistics
on these countries is only updated to 1993. http://www.atlapedia.com/
Type in a place and state or zip code, and find a map for that area. You can choose
the type of map and whether you want to see streets, cities, railroads, parks, etc.
on the map.