Click for a quick guide to some of the Web’s best free homework resources.
You’ve got papers to write; the web has books. You’ve got presentations to make; the Internet has free photos you can use. You’ve got studying to do; there are tons of resources online. We’ll help match you and those sites up.
Sources: Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE); “Study Smart With These Sites,” by David Colker, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 21, 2005; RefDesk.com
Biography of America: Interactive timelines of the complete history of the United States.
OurDocuments.gov: Download hi-res PDFs of 100 documents like the Constitution and the Federalist Papers.
FREE U.S. Government Resources: Hundreds of pages on American history, the presidency and free images from the National Archives.
The Artchive: Famous artists' bios, galleries of their work and descriptions of styles from art nouveau to surrealism.
The Artcyclopedia: A fine art search engine that lets you find images by the artist's name, title or museum.
FREE Art Resources: Hundreds of painting, sculpture, photography and art history pages for students.
Project Gutenberg: The full text of more than 16,000 books, including classics like "Jane Eyre" and "The War of the Worlds."
Reference.com: Get dictionary, thesaurus and encyclopedia information all from the same search box.
FREE Language Arts Resources: Hundreds of writing, grammar and literature pages for students.
Langenberg.com: Translation tools for English, French, German, Danish, Spanish, Finnish, Czech and Italian.
UCLA Language Materials Project: Multimedia resources like magazines, maps and audio samples in more than 100 languages.
FREE Foreign Language Resources: Dozens of sites to help you with speaking, reading, grammar, culture and history.