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Doing homework

ClassLink
Students from Monroe's public schools can use this link to access the programs and work you have saved on ClassLink.

chem4kids.com
Simple explanations of chemistry principles suitable for students or anyone looking for basic chemistry information.

Internet Public Library
This site is a directory to websites on many dfferent topics, as well as online reference materials such as dictionnaries and encyclopedias.

Citation Guides (Trinity College)
Offers correct citation examples for a wide variety of sources in every style.

Citation Machine
Creates a citation for you when you fill your information into a form.

KnightCite
Fill your resource information into a form and get a citation back in any style.

National Geographic Xpeditions
Printable maps from National Geographic's online atlas.

nationalatlas.gov
This online version of the National Atlas of the United States provides prinatable and interactive maps about America's people, history and rsources.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government
Information about our government provided by the U.S. Government Printing Office.

CIA World Fact Book
Select a country and find information on its geography, population, government, economy, and more provided by the Central intelligence Agency.

Library of Congress Country Studies
This presents a description and analysis of the historical setting and the social, economic, political, and national security systems and institutions of countries throughout the world.

WebElements
An interactive periodic table of the elements.

Ask.com
This search engine, which used to be known as Ask Jeeves, is an alternative to Google.

Finding something good to read

Edith Wheeler Memorial Library catalog
Search our library's catalog to find books, CDs, DVDs and videos.

Nutmeg Book Award Nominees
Find summaries on the books Connecticut teens can read and vote for as their favorite book.

Poetry Resources for Teens
This website provides poetry apps, discussion forums, links, poems, and opportunities to get involved in grassroots projects. The site's "Writing Help" section offers many resources for poets-in-the-making.

Teen Ink
Read published poems from other teens and submit your own for possible publication on this online version of this national teen magazine.

Read Alikes
Select Read Alikes from Nancy Keane's wiki to find the names of books similar to ones you have read and enjoyed.

Harper Teen
Get information about the newest teen books coming out from publisher HarperCollins from this site.

Choosing a career/Job Seeking

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Explore the career oppurtunities available to you based on what you like to do.

Connecticut Career Paths
The Connecticut Department of Labor provides information on about 150 occupations in the State with narrative descriptions, number employed, job openings, salary information, training required and education and training sites.

Kids.gov career information
A directory of several career related websites compiled by U.S. Federal Citizen Information Center.

The Fun Works
Math and science related career information and websites can be found on this site which is sponsored in part by the National Science Foundation.

The Alliance for Young Artists and Writers
An organization which promotes the creative development of young artists and writers through events, publications and activities.

CareerKids.com
A good place to go for help in creating your first resume.

LMI for Students
Everything from career information and scholarships to resume writing and interview techniques from the CT Department of Labor.

Pathways to the World of Work for Young Adults
Tips for interviewing, filling out job applications, resumes & cover letters, laws for young workers, and more.

Choosing a college

CollegeBoard
PSAT and SAT information along with information on finding and applying to college.

Tuition Break
The New England Regional Student Program (RSP) which enables New England residents, who enroll in an approved major that is not offered by the public college of their own state, to enroll at out-of-state New England public colleges and universities at a discount.

Managing your money

NEFE High School Financial Planning
Get answers about personal finance questions on this site developed by teens through the National Endowment for Financial Education.

Learning about your health

TeensHealth
This site provides easy to understand information about teen health issues.

CopeCareDeal
A resource to learn about mental health issues.

MedLine Plus
Dependable health information from the National Library of Medicine on a wide variety of issues.

MedLine Plus Encyclopedia
Information about health topics organized alphabetically.