Teen's Page

Surf the Web

Teen Space - Information to help you with life, school, friends, and work.
Cyberteens - Links, hot topics, and more.
AtomicTeen - Teen search engine and web zine.

Just for Fun

Comics.com - Home of comics on the web.
How Stuff Works - Easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works.
Mystery Net - For everyone who enjoys a mystery...
Name that Candybar - How well do you know your candy bars?
Olympics - Official site of the Olympic Movement.

Homework Help

Ask a Librarian - An online reference service from Library of Congress.
Awesome Library - Online resources for teens including a search engine.
Internet Public Library - A collection of reference resources, organized by librarians in traditional categories.
Refdesk.com - A great source for reference, facts, and news.
Student Research Center - Use your library card # to access this great resource searchable by keyword or topic.

College Resources

FAFSA - Federal Application for Student Aid
Campus Corner: WA - Washington Colleges & Universities
CollegeBoard.com: SAT - Sign up and prepare for the SAT test. Also provides information about getting ready for college, college costs, careers, and jobs.
Colleges.com - Offers a listing of colleges, scholarship search, college rankings, and other education resource tools.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - The OOH describes careers by the training and education needed, expected job prospects, working conditions, and more.
Colleges and Universities - Sites listed here link you to information for colleges and universities located in the United States. You can also access a database of hundreds of college programs provided by Peterson's and an index of private and public colleges and universities organized by name, state and program of study.

Research by School Subject

Art

National Gallery of Art - Collections of art illustrating major achievements in painting, sculpture, and graphic arts from the Middle Ages to the present.
Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture - The MAC in Spokane.
Web Gallery of Art - A virtual museum and searchable database of period paintings and sculptures.


English/Literature

Help for Writing Papers - Resources for students by St. Ambrose University Library.
NoveList - Use your library card # to access this searchable guide to fiction for young adults, books for adult readers, and more.
Merriam Webster: WWWebster Dictionary - Look up any word online; a thesaurus is also available.


Geography

Color Landform Atlas - Maps and other online information about each state.
World Factbook - A comprehensive website with country information, by the CIA.


Math

Coolmath - Math is cool, learn why.


Language

Learn a Language - Learn a language right here with hundreds of free language-learning lessons, games, and activities.


Science

Biology Project - An Interactive Online Resource for learning biology.
Physlink - Ultimate physics resource site.
The Why Files - This site features in-depth explorations of the science behind the headlines.


Social Studies/History

Native American History - Links and resources, maintained by the University of Washington.
United States Historical Documents - A chronology of US Historical documents arranged by century including inaugural addresses.
The Smithsonian Institution - An establishment for the increase and diffusion of knowledge.