Websites for Middle School Students

  • Odds & Ends

    How Stuff Works

    A guide to great art online.

    Smithsonian Institution
    Discover the world's largest museum complex and research organization. Includes nineteen museums and the National Zoo.

    National Air and Space Museum

    A "toy" for generating "word clouds" from text you provide. Very fun!

    The Khan Academy
    A free online collection of more than 3,600 micro lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube covering a wide variety of academic subjects.

    Libraries and Homework Help

    Internet Public Library TeenSpace
    Information to help you with life, school, friends, and work. Articles written especially to help you solve problems, links to websites you can use for homework, and a place to ask questions. There's lots more, too. Explore!

    Internet Public Library TeenSpace: A+ Research and Writing

    Fact Monster
    Online almanac, dictionary, encyclopedia and homework help

    Encyclopedia, Almanac, Atlas, Dictionary and more.

    Help with Words

    Merriam Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus

    Avoiding Plagiarism
    Designed to help educators and students develop a better sense of what plagiarism means in the information age, and to teach planning, organizations, and citation skills essential for producing quality writing and research.

    How To Recognize Plagiarism
    This tutorial will help you understand and recognize plagiarism.

    Easy Bib

    Free Bibliography Maker