Academic Resources

Online Academic Resources

UNDER CONSTRUCTION; NEW SOURCES ADDED DAILY

All information on this list has been organized by department and course

Click on category. Website descriptions provided throughout ODP

HOMEWORK, EBOOKS, GENERAL RESOURCES & DATABASES

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ABC-CLIO Ebooks: (requires login and password)
Awesome Library: 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education
ESchool Homework Access Center: (requires your student computer login & password)
Google Books (use advanced search and look for items in full or limited preview)
INFOMINE: scholarly internet resource collection UC Riverside
Intute: A free online service providing access to web resources for education and research, selected and evaluated by a network of subject specialists
JSTOR: (requires login and password)
Learning Express Library: (requires LAPL Library card)
Mamma.com: Helpful mega search site.
Open Directory Project: a web directory of “human edited” resources
Project Gutenberg: free public domain books available to read on computer or download to eReaders.
Virtual Learning Resource Center (VLRC): visual search directory by subject

LOCAL AND UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES

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Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL): includes local and region branches for Granada Hills, Northridge, Porter Ranch, Mid-Valley, and Chatsworth.

Click here for the LAPL catalogue

Click here for LAPL databases

Click here for LAPL Teen Web

Click here for LAPL Online Live Homework Help

Burbank Public Library: click here for catalogue
County of Los Angeles Library system
CSUN Oviatt Library, Northridge, CA
UCLA Library, Los Angeles, CA

CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

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Auto Repair Reference Center: Auto repair, installation of automotive parts, wiring diagrams, maintenance and care information covering most import and domestic automobiles. Step-by-step procedures intended for "do-it-yourselfers" and professionals (requires LAPL library card)
California Direct Connect--Links to Your Future: CDE website with New Resources to Link Students and Workers to Jobs, Careers, and beyond.
Career Transitions: Create a new user account. Then follow the self-paced online resources that walk job-seekers through the entire process from discovering interests, exploring careers, preparing a resume, improving chances, and finding a job. (requires LAPL library card)
College Source Online: Online library with 44,815 college catalogs and over 37,600,000 course descriptions. Cover-to-cover, original page format with 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools. (requires LAPL library card)
Vocation, Careers & Technical Education (Gale/InfoTrac): Collection of nearly 400 journals from career guides to specialized industry journals on searching for and maintaining a career. (requires LAPL library card)
Casey Fashion Plate Collection Index (LAPL): Index to The Joseph E. Casey Fashion Plate Collection, which contains over 6,000 handcolored fashion plates from British and American magazines dating from the 1790s to the 1880s. All of the plates are indexed here, and available for online viewing. (requires LAPL library card)
College Source Online: Online library with 44,815 college catalogs and over 37,600,000 course descriptions. Cover-to-cover, original page format with 2-year, 4-year, graduate, professional and international schools. (requires LAPL library card)
Contemporary Fashion: Gale Virtual Reference e-Book. Covers over 450 designers, milliners, footwear designers, and fashion houses that have been active throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. (requires LAPL library card)
Cookery Ephemera Collection Index (LAPL): Index to over 2,500 promotional booklets on food and cooking from commercial and non-commercial sources. The booklets date from the late 19th. century and show the development of advertising art as well as the stated purpose. Call the Rare Books Department at (213) 228-7350 for an appointment to view the booklets. (requires LAPL library card)
Culinary Arts Collection (Gale/InfoTrac): Collection provides 150 of the major cooking and nutrition magazines that include thousands of searchable recipes, restaurant reviews, and industry (requires LAPL library card)
Food Network
Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure Collection (Gale/InfoTrac): Collection of over 500 industry journals with coverage of the hospitality and tourism field including cultural aspects of travel, leisure activities, and economic aspects of tourism. (requires LAPL library card)
Info Trac Vocational, Careers & Technical Education: Collection of nearly 400 journals from career guides to specialized industry journals on searching for and maintaining a career. (requires LAPL library card)
Learning Library Job Search and Workplace Skills Center: (requires LAPL library card)
National Center for Education Statistics College Navigator: free consumer information tool designed to help students, parents, high school counselors, and others get information about over 7000 universities, colleges and institutions of higher learning.
Nursing and Allied Health Collection (Gale/InfoTrac): Collection of nearly 400 titles that cover all aspects of the nursing profession. (requires LAPL library card)
Occupational Outlook Handbook: Bureau of Labor Statistics on specific occupations including required education/training, expected earnings, job prospects, and working conditions.
ODP Construction and Maintenance web directory: includes DIY, architecture, landscaping, construction, and historic preservation.

WORLD, AMERICAN & BRITISH LITERATURE

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GENERAL

 

Bibliomania: Free online literature and study guides, including novels and short stories, biographies, poetry, plays, and religious texts
English Literature Essays - Essays on various aspects of English literature.
GHCHS Literary Analysis CSE: Custom Search Engine of world, British and American literature websites created and updated by the Compese Library
Lit Finder: Access to thousands of full-text poems, stories, essays, plays and speeches. (LAPL library card required)
Literary Analysis CSE: a collection of over 600 academic and educational websites on world, British and American literature created by LMC for GHCHS students.
Literature Network: Poetry, biography and analysis of world literature organized by author
Literature Resource Center: Broad range of subject content containing criticisms, biographies, primary sources, reviews, and multimedia on writers and works around the world. (LAPL library card required)
MIT Libraries: Literature Resources - A collection of internet resources devoted primarily to English and American literatures searchable by subject, national origin or time period.
NoveList K-8: Reader's advisory for selection of fiction titles for children, pre-K through eighth grade with a student focused interface. (LAPL library card required)
NoveList: A fiction reader's advisory database. Find books by the same author, or similar books by another author. Browse by subject, genre, and theme for over 125,000 titles. Reviews, book discussion guides and annotated book lists constantly updated. (LAPL library card required)
Oxford English Dictionary: The online version of the 20 volume Oxford English Dictionary Second Edition, plus the 3 Additions volumes. (LAPL library card required)
PAL: Perspectives in American Literature – Created by Paul Reuben (CSU, Stanislaus). Includes images and bibliographical and biographical information on American writers from Anne Bradstreet and Cotton Mather to Langston Hughes and Kurt Vonnegut. The guide has links and study questions.
The Paris Match Interview Archives: Interviews with famous authors and playwrights from the 1950’s to the present.
Voice of the Shuttle: online humanities portal provided by Dr. Alan Lui and the English department of UC Santa Barbara.

AMERICAN LITERATURE

 

American Authors: provides biographical and critical material on about 100 American authors. Also includes a timeline of U.S. political and literary history and a good deal of background information.maintained by Donna M. Campbell at Washington State University. (MIT summary)
American Verse Project: electronic archives of American poetry published prior to 1920 created by University of Michigan
Brief Timeline of American Literature and Culture, Pre-1620 to 1920 - Includes events in American history and literature, with links to pages on literary movements, bibliographies, and individual authors.
C-Span American Writers-Features movements from the founding of the land up until the revolution, the advent of the new nation, slavery and the Civil War, rebuilding and Gilded Age as well as the progressive era. (BOTW summary)
Library of Congress Poetry Archives: This site is a comprehensive guide to locating poetry resources available on the Library of Congress's Web site. Major areas of the Library's Web site that include poetry resources are listed at the right. Select a link to view a description of and links to poetry resources available through each area. (LOC site summary)
Literary Resources-American: index of resources created by Ruther’s University for American Literature
Modern American Poetry: database designed by English department at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign searchable by individual poet.
Perspectives on American Literature (PAL): A research and reference guide to American literature created by Paul P. Reuben for California State University at Stanislaus.
Storytellers Native American Authors Online: "This site was conceived ... to make the writings of Native American authors, particularly poets, both more visible and more widely available." (MIT summary)
The American Literature Archive - Literature from the late 19th to early 20th century includes full text of several novels.

 

BRITISH LITERATURE

 

18th-century British novel : This website was produced in order to host class work by graduate students researching the 18th- and early 19th-century novel. The page offers links to the class syllabus, the course material used in teaching the subject, and the sites produced by the students as a result of their study. (intute summary)
Absolute Shakespeare: the essential resource for William Shakespeare's plays, sonnets, poems, quotes, biography and the legendary Globe Theatre.
Arthurian resources : Arthurian Resources' is a website dedicated to the study of medieval legends of King Arthur. The essays that appear here are presented on the site (in PDF format) in a scholarly way with extensive bibliographies of great use to anyone studying one of the many aspects of the legend of Arthur. (Intute summary)
A-Z interviews: This website is an archive of audio interviews which are available online (using the RealPlayer media player). It forms part of the BBC Four television channel website. The clips cover a wide range of people, including major novelists, poets and playwrights. (Intute summary)
British Council of the Arts: searchable web index of resources. Use Google search box at the top right hand side of the webpage.
Brittania Panorama: British literature resources from Beowulf to James Joyce
Charles Dickens Page: David Perdue's Charles Dickens Page is an attractively designed site dedicated to the life and work of the novelist Charles Dickens, 1812-1870. The site provides a clear, simple outline of the major events in Dickens' life as well as a useful selection of timelines highlighting key historical events of the period. (Intute summary)
Early Manuscripts at Oxford University - Digital facsimiles of complete manuscripts, scanned directly from the originals: Ancient papyri (from Herculaneum), Celtic and other medieval manuscripts.
English Literature Essays - Essays on various aspects of English literature.
First World War Poetry Digital Archives: free, unprecedented access to primary source material from some of the major British First World War poets. This archive consists predominantly of correspondence and manuscripts from the poets: Wilfred Owen; Edward Thomas; Robert Graves; David Jones; Roland Leighton; Isaac Rosenberg; and Vera Brittain (Intute summary)
Luminarium - Texts, biographies and criticism of authors from the Medieval, Renaissance and 17th Century periods.
Norton Anthology of English Literature: website companion to 8e of Norton Anthology of English Literature
Prentice Hall British Literature Textbook: online version of the textbook for English 12. To learn how to access this book, click here.
The English Collection: collection of free-access video resources for the study of British and American literature including lectures and performances.
The English Literature Collection at the Electronic Text Center, UVa - Listed by period and author.

 

WORLD LITERATURE

 

Norton Anthology of World Literature - Provides links to anthologies that cover diverse timelines and cultures. Includes a section index, audio glossary, instructor resources, and quizzes.

Words Without Borders - Working to promote international communication through translation of the world's best writing.

World Literature Reviews - Reviews of some fifty works, by writers from a broad range of countries.

World's Greatest Classic Books - Features a selection of classic books from the past 4000 years, and biographies of the greatest authors.

 

WORLD MYTHOLOGY

 

Atlas of Myths - Illustrated essays on the mythologies of peoples of the world, by teacher and artist Alex Fantalov.

Classical Myth: The Ancient Sources - Drawing together ancient texts and images concerning the major figures of Greek and Roman mythology, by Laurel Bowman, University of Victoria. (ODP summary)

Classical mythology: This is an excellent companion website for Morford and Lenardon's best-selling book Classical Mythology, now in its seventh edition, which offers a wide range of resources for teachers of classics and ancient history. (Intute summary)

Encyclopedia Mythica [ ] - On-line encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, and legend.

Gods, Heroes and Myth: This site is primarily a source for mythologies of various lands...also called religion. (website summary)

Greek Mythology : Devoted to the early Greek mythology from the Iliad to the fall of the last tyrant.

Mythic Rhythm - Mythic Rhythm is a website and companion weblog that addresses myth and culture in relation to the rhythms of modern life. The site explores myth, film, story, folklore and music of cultures all over the world.

Mythman Greek Mythology [ ] - Modern-style retelling of the Greek Myths. A new one each month. Illustrated and in a fun style. Also includes a homework help section.

MythNET - A source of information about Greek and Roman Mythology. Learn about the Gods, Mythical Creatures and Monsters, the Heroes and their stories and genealogy. (ODP summary)

Mythopedia - Proposing a theory of unity of human mythology, listing the common motifs in mythology, ritual, and symbolism, with an encyclopaedia of gods and myths from all corners of the world.

Old Greek Stories on Windsor Castle - Old Greek Stories Retold. (ODP summary)

Oxford Classical Mythology Online! - Retells the myths and legends of Greece and Rome enabling students to explore and appreciate the most significant ancient sources of classical legends and myths. (ODP summary)

SoYouWanna Learn the Basics of Greek Mythology? [ ] - Walks readers through the fundamentals of Greek mythology, including gods, heroes, and remnants of mythology in modern life.

Study Guide for Homer's Odyssey - By Robin Mitchell-Boyask, Temple University. Book-by-book review of characters and key events, as well as general chronology, a thematic structure for Odysseus' wanderings, and links to e-texts.

MATHEMATICS

Hotmath: Login required. Look for your math textbook and go to page and specific problem for assistance. Works with general Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and Geometry Textbooks.

SOSMath: Resources and support for all mathematics levels up to Calculus and Trigonometry

Math Forum: The Math Forum is the comprehensive resource for math education on the Internet. Some features include a K-12 math expert help service

Math: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics lesson plan site uses games and interactive projects to help students use mathematic standards and practices in everyday situations.

Math TV: Instructor lead videos for math organized by topic. Some videos are also available in Spanish.

Brightstorm Videos (Maths section): video tutorials created by math teachers explaining mathematics equations and concepts for all levels of math (contact Mr. A.. Jones for expert advice on using the site in your classroom)

 

ALGEBRA 1 & ALGEBRA 2

 

Algebra Notes - Includes common algebra rules and formulas for a quick reference.

Algebra Review in Ten Lessons - Review of (high school) algebra. Acrobat Reader required.

Algebra Story Problems - A collection of simple Word Problems illustrating concept-based problem solving.

Math for Morons Like Us: Thinkquest math site from Algebra 1 to Pre-Calc with formula database, quizzes, message board and links for student and math teachers.

Miss Lindquist: The Online Algebra Tutor for Word Problems - An intelligent tutoring system funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation to build software that is more like human tutors. This program will tutor students presenting them with progressively harder problems and will help me when needed. Site is free but login is required

Paul's Online Math Tutorial and Notes - Algebra - Tutorial explains how to work with exponents, radical expressions, solving equations, inequalities, functions and graphing. Includes practice exercises and formula lists.

Purplemath - Includes illustrated tutorials, categorized links, homework guidelines, and a study skills survey.

Quadratic Equation Solver - Solves a quadratic equation in standard form to obtain real and complex roots.

Revolution Prep: mathematics service for Algebra 1. This system requires a login and password to access. Please contact GHCHS Maths department for this information

Stroh MathPage - Organized, easy to understand, help with math, specifically algebra

WebMath - A set of tutorials on various topics in introductory mathematics, as well as free software.

GEOMETRY

 

A Gallery of Interactive On-Line Geometry - At the Geometry Center.

Ask Dr. Math Geometry Archives: Click on subcategories to go to area you need help. Ask Dr. Math also includes information on correct methods of creating a proof and explanations to FAQ regarding Geometry.

Cut the Knot - Features articles about specific problems, illusions, and puzzles. Includes diagrams.

Fundamentals of Geometry - Free online book on geometry in pdf format. Contains material not easily found elsewhere from detailed exposition of elementary absolute geometry based on Hilbert's axioms to more advanced topics.

Geometry Activities - By Ephraim Fithian.

Geometry Page from Interactive Mathematics Miscellany - Includes articles on topics in elementary and not so elementary geometry, many with interactive Java illustrations and multiple proofs.

Go Geometry - Offers a variety of resources for teaching and learning about geometry. Problems and theorems are presented with step-by-step solutions for each proof.

Math Forum: Search geometry-forum - Those interested in examining the previous incarnation of the Math Forum may search the archives of the Geometry Forum.

Paul Bourke's Geometry Page - Includes formulas, definitions and three dimensional image illustrations.

Student Resources for Geometry: formulas, review sheets, games, study guides and strategies Also includes textbook sites for Geometry books.

TRIGONOMETRY & MATH ANALYSIS

 

Free Trigonometry Tutorials: Free tutorials and problems on solving trigonometric equations, trigonometric identities and formulas can also be found. Java applets are used to explore, interactively, important topics in trigonometry such as graphs of the 6 trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, unit circle, angle and sine law.
Pearson Education My Math Lab: look for your student access kit. The course kit is located inside your Trigonometry book (Lial/Hornsby/Schneider)
Trigonometry Help

 

CALCULUS & STATISTICS

 

Calculus Primer - Explains the derivative and integral formulas by using approximation methods with chart illustrations. Page includes an introduction to some basic formulas.
Calculus-Help.com - Features a new practice calculus problem every week with complete solutions. Includes an archive of prior weeks' problems and solutions.
Mr. Calculus - Hints on your calculus/mathematics questions." Contains links to AP resources, tables for derivatives, logarithms, exponentials, convergence tests for infinite series, and sequence limits.
Probability and Statistics Ebook: wiki formatted eBook from UCLA Statistics
S-Cool Ltd: Functions - Provides an introduction to functions, sketching graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, transformations and inverse functions for UK A levels in Maths. AP Statistics at the College Board - The College Board's official AP Statistics page. Course description, sample exam questions, teacher resources and contact information.
How to Do Everything in Elementary Statistics - A guide for topics in elementary and AP statistics. Includes calculators, tables and a forum.
Resources in Statistics, Quantitative Methods and Experimental Design - Statistics-related exercises and humour, for courses from high school to graduate level.

PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH

BBC - Health: Health calculators [ ] - Calculate Body Mass Index (BMI), life expectancy, and calories burned in favorite activities.
Cool Nurse [ ] - Information for teens on sex, birth control, fitness and nutrition, substance abuse, mental health, suicide, stress management, rape and abuse, and looking good. Includes a discussion forum, hot lines for teens in crisis, and a monthly feature.
eHealth for Teens [ ] - Information for teens about fitness, nutrition, sex, drugs and alcohol, and tobacco. Includes hotline numbers and links to school-based health centers in Multnomah County, Oregon state, and the United States.
Familydoctor.org [ ] - Provides health information, written especially for teenagers, on drinking, eating disorders, sex, smoking, STDs, and stress.
Get Fit [ ] - Handbook from the President's Council on Physical Fitness helps kids and teens, ages 6 to 17, learn about warming up, aerobic exercise, muscular strength and endurance, and cooling down. Includes information about awards and programs. [PDF]
GirlsHealth.gov [ ] - Provides information about fitness, nutrition, relationships, drugs and alcohol, safety, and emotions. Includes news, free stuff, and a page where girls can share their thoughts on posted topics. (Some free stuff requires Adobe Reader.)
Health & Wellness Resource Center: Full text medical encyclopedias, nearly 400 health and medical journals, more than 800 pamphlets and nearly 2,100 health articles from general interest publications. (requires an LAPL library card).
Let’s Move: America’s move to create a healthier generation of kids. Campaign to combat obesity in children and teens created through the Office of the First Lady, Michelle Obama
National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) [ ] - Offers information on how to plan a safe party, stop bullying, and youth safety projects. Includes email lists and daily news and information.
President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports - Promotes, encourages and motivates Americans of all ages to become physically active and participate in sports. Includes details of the President's Challenge award programs for students, and the Presidential Sports Award Program for ages 6 years old and up.
Talking Kid to Kid [ ] - Read true stories, from other teens, about dealing with AIDS, alcohol, bullying, depression, tobacco, body image, and parents.
Teen Growth [ ] - Information for teens about health and emotional well-being. Includes drugs, tobacco, school, alcohol, body changes, and family.
Teen Health [ ] - A collection of health related facts every teenager should be familiar with pertaining to social concerns, nutrition, substance abuse, sexual and emotional health.
Teen Resource Guide [ ] - Offers information for teens about sexual issues, alcohol and drugs, values, mental health, and pregnancy. Includes links to support agencies in Rapid City, South Dakota.
Teenagers: How to Stay Healthy [ ] - Answers questions about what to do and what to avoid, vaccinations, specific teen concerns, and talking to the doctor. [English and Spanish]
Teens First for Health [ ] - Health advice and information from the UK's children's hospital, Great Ormond Street. Includes illnesses, allergies, real stories, what to expect at the hospital and health Q and A.
TeensHealth [ ] - Created by doctors, with honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up.
Tone Teen: Take Charge of Your Health [ ] - Article tells how genes affect weight, how to get active, ways to watch what you eat, and staying healthy from U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. [PDF]
What if I Don't Like Sports? [ ] - Article explains why some kids don't like sports and other ways to get exercise.
What's the Right Weight for Me? [ ] - Explains why some kids weigh more, what a healthy weight means, when to see a doctor, and tips for eating and exercise. AdolescentHealth.com [ ] - Providing education, clinical care, research, and health care information for adolescents.
Young and Healthy [ ] - Articles look at physical and mental health, sex, and communication. With games, puzzles, and answers to teens' questions.
Healthfinder.gov - Healthfinder.gov is one of the best places to find government-related health and human services information on the Web. Over 1500 health-related organizations are represented here.
Medical Information on the Invisible Web.
NCHS Vital Records - If you are wondering how to obtain vital records, then the National Center for Health Statistics is the best place to start. Every state is represented here, with detailed information on how to go about getting what you need.
Student's Guide to Good Health (Nursing School): http://nursingschool.org/the-students-guide-to-health/.

All site summaries provided through ODP.

SCIENCE

GENERAL BEST SCIENCE SITES

(Information comes directly from the World’s Best Enterprises (WBE) webpage for Science located at http://www.worldbest.com/science.htm.)
AAAS - GO - American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Beyond 2000 - GO - window on the future.

Closer To Truth - GO - wonderful minds deliberating the deeper issues of life & our times.

Discover Magazine - GO - science news, web picks, feature stories & NeuroQuest mini lessons on how the mind & brain work.

Discovery Online - GO - rich site full of news & articles about human behavior, history, planet earth, space, tech issues & much more.

EurekaAlert - GO - recent postings by research institutions & scientific organizations.

Exploratorium - GO - museum of science, art & human perception.

Explore Science - GO - great demonstration of the usefulness of interactivity in science education.

Great Thinkers & Visionaries - GO - big bunch of troublemakers.

How Things Work - GO - useful science site built around intriguing questions.

Mad Scientist Network - GO - get your questions answered by the collective cranium of a bunch of mad scientists, run some crazy experiments or browse the collection of oddities.

Nature - GO - international weekly journal of science, includes science update.

New Scientist - GO - good quality science news, articles & reports.

NICEM - GO - national information center for educational & training media - films, audio, DVD, kits & more.

Popular Science - GO - fuel for the curious mind.

Public Library of Science - GO - promoting free access to the world's scientific & medical literature.

Science & Technology News Network - GO - fascinating science news & in-depth articles on general science, the environment, genetics, space, health & technology.

Science Daily - GO - breaking news & the latest in scientific research.

Science Magazine - GO - highly respected scientific journal.

Scientific American - GO - science news, resources & reviews.

Scirus - GO - speciality search engine for scientific literature.

Smithsonian Magazine - GO - read the magazine, explore art, science & history - vsee the image gallery & visit the kid's castle.

The Invention Dimension - GO - MIT's invention resources include The Inventor's Handbook, video library, Inventor of the Week, awards program & a tons of toys for gadget fanatics.

The Science Museum - GO - rich entertaining & educational exhibits from the London Science Museum.

The Why Files - GO - learn the science behind the news.

Try Science- GO - fun science experiments for kids, in six languages.

 

BIOLOGY

American Museum of Natural History

Astrobiology Life in the University: NASA website on life in space

Biology Online - Dictionary, links and tutorials on cell biology, genetics, genetics and evolution, control of growth and development, regulation of biological systems, adaptation and freshwater ecology

BioScience - Provides a biological encyclopedia, dictionary, search facility, lab manual and links to organize biological science information and make it universally accessible.

California Academy of Sciences Free Ejournals: searchable of free academic scientific journals.

Public Library of Science (PLOS): Non-profit organization of scientists committed to making scientific and medical literature freely accessible to scientists and to the public around the world. Promotion of free access online journals and eprints archives.

CHEMISTRY

American Chemical Society - Science for Kids [ ] - Learn through activities about solids, liquids, gases, the earth, and human body processes. Also, find out what it's like to be a chemist. (ODP summary)

Chem4Kids.com [ ] - Learn about chemistry including matter, atoms, and reactions. Includes online quizzes. (ODP summary)

Chemistry - An Introduction [ ] - Information, quizzes and activities that provide an introduction to chemistry. Topics include atoms, molecules, gases, liquids, formulas, and the periodic table. (ODP summary)

Chemistry in the Community, 5th edition: Interactive lessons portal for chemistry textbook.

Chemistry Resources [ ] - Find links to quizzes, tutorials, periodic tables, and chemical safety. (ODP summary)

ChemShorts for Kids [ ] - Learn about chemical reactions with some fun projects. From the Chicago section of the American Chemical Society. (ODP summary)

High School Chemistry Forum: online group for high school and college preparatory chemistry. Post question on concepts, labs, tutoring, etc.

Java Applets for Chemistry [ ] - Java and Shockwave programs allow students to conduct virtual experiments. (ODP summary)

Learn Chemistry [ ] - Tutorials, tests, problems, and tools for learning basic and organic chemistry. (ODP summary)

Mirror Molecules [ ] - Some molecules come in mirror-image pairs: a right-handed one and a left-handed one. This Smithsonian site helps kids grades 5 and up learn more about the structure of molecules. (ODP summary)

Science for Kids [ ] - Chemistry activities provided through the education division of the American Chemical Society. (ODP summary)

Science Geek Chemistry Homepage: information for CP and AP level chemistry. Use left hand toolbar to find reviews, videos and presentations.

VC2: Your Virtual Chemistry Club [ ] - Introduces high school students to the challenges and excitement of the molecular science. (ODP summary)

Virtual Dating [ ] - Java introduction to different kinds of radioactive dating, including radiocarbon and isochron dating. (ODP summary)

What's That Stuff? [ ] - Explains the chemistry behind food, cleaning products, and everyday items like lipstick and paper. (ODP summary)

PHYSICS/EARTH SCIENCES

American Institute of Physics Online History Exhibits [ ] - Offers online exhibits about famous physicists and important discoveries. (ODP summary)

An Inquirer's Guide To The Universe [ ] - Helps young people investigate planets and the universe.

Astrobiology at NASA - GO

- searching for the origins, distribution & future of life in the universe. (WBE summary)

Bite-Size Physics [ ] - Offers videos, puzzles and experiments about different topics. Paid subscription is required for lesson plans, but all other content is free. (ODP summary)

Fear of Physics [ ] - An interactive, visual, and non-technical site that shows some laws of physics in action. (ODP summary)

Fizzics Fizzle! [ ] - An interactive guide featuring three levels of topics: beginner, intermediate, and advanced. (ODP summary)

From Mercury to Pluto [ ] - Information on planets, the universe at large, and exploration. Offers quizzes and interactive image galleries.

Fu-Kwun Hwang's Personal Page [ ] - A virtual laboratory with more than 30 physics-related Java applets covering a wide variety of topics. (ODP summary)

Learn Physics Today! [ ] - Designed to help learn the main concepts and the mathematical calculations involved. Lessons deal with topics such as mechanics, lights and waves, and electricity. (ODP summary)

Lessons on Waves, Light, and Sound [ ] - Notes, interactive labs, Java applets, and illustrations. (ODP summary)

Little Shop of Physics [ ] - Perform fun physics experiments in your home using common household items and experiments you can perform on your computer. (ODP summary)

Math and Physics Help [ ] - Understandable explanations on a variety of math and physics topics at the high school and college level. (ODP summary)

Physics [ ] - Contains information, links, and interactive quizzes on the basic concepts of physics. (ODP summary)

Physics 2000 [ ] - An interactive journey through modern physics. Java applets are used to show how various devices work. (ODP summary)

Physics Formulas [ ] - General physics formulas are explained. Includes illustrations. Has overviews of some current theories. (ODP summary)

Physics Forums [ ] - A place for advanced teen physicists to discuss any topic of physics other science/math issues. (ODP summary)

Physics Life [ ] - Interactive cartoon street from the Institute of Physics illustrating the physics all around us. Enter the buildings and play with the animations to see what you can discover. (ODP summary)

Significant Event Imagery - GO - stunning satellite images of the world's big events. (WBE summary)

The Atoms Family [ ] - Contains educational activities relating to different forms of energy, and are presented by famous gothic horror characters. (ODP summary)

The Physics Classroom [ ] - Tutorials and practice exercises for high school physics. Includes animations, diagrams, and multimedia examples. (ODP summary)

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

American Medical Association: Atlas of the Body [ ] - Links to images, graphics, and information about various body systems, and health issues affecting each. (ODP summary)

Artificial Anatomy [ ] - Papier-mache anatomical models of the human body from the Smithsonian Natural Museum of American History. (ODP summary)

BBC Science - Human Body [ ] - Find out where organs are within the body and learn about the different aspects of the body such as the nervous system, muscles and skeleton. Also looks at instincts, obsessions, and the life of a teenager. (ODP summary)

Dr Pedi - Human body anatomy [ ] - Dr. Pedi gives a guided tour of the human body. Includes the different systems and parts, their anatomy, and their functions. (ODP summary)

Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body [ ] - Features 1,247 engravings, many in color, from the classic 1918 publication. (ODP summary)

Guided Tour: Visible Human [ ] - Uses images and animations based on the Visible Human Project at the Washington University Medical School. Thousands of images provide an introduction to human anatomy and physiology. (ODP summary)

Human Anatomy On-line [ ] - Fact-filled tour of the human body for students in middle school and above. Covers the digestive, skeletal, muscular, reproductive, lymphatic, nervous, endoctrine, cardiovascular, and urinary systems. (ODP summary)

Inner Learning [ ] - Interactive, clickable maps of the human body, including the skeletal, digestive, muscular, lymph, endocrine, nervous, circulatory, reproductive, and urinary systems. (ODP summary)

KidsHealth.org: My Body [ ] - Collection of illustrated articles provide an in-depth look at the human body. Articles explain what various parts of the body are supposed to do and how they operate. (ODP summary)

Medical Information on the Invisible Web

Organ Systems [ ] - Looks at different organs in the human body, and what they do. (ODP summary)

SOCIAL STUDIES

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT

 

 

The Avalon Project : Constitution - Shown are history, development, documents from states related to ratification, interpretation and amendments.

Constitution Facts - The entire text of the Constitution, Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence, with details about other facets of American government.

Federal Government Funding - Unofficial index and guide to U.S. federal government funding for individuals and organizations.

History of the Federal Judiciary - Comprehensive reference source for the historical study of the federal courts released by the Federal Judicial Center (FJC). Includes a biographical database of Federal Judges since 1789, legislative histories of courts and circuits, and statutes related to the administration and organization of the judiciary.

Data.gov - Official U.S. government site providing increased public access to federal government datasets. Includes metadata, how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage them.

THOMAS (Library of Congress) - Government Resources - Collection of resources for current and historic government information including House of Representatives and Senate links; executive, judicial, and legislative resources; and historical documents in American history.

USA.gov - Official web portal of the US government. Contains comprehensive information on government resources, services and forms for citizens, businesses and government.

Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Search for information on members of the US Congress from 1774 to the present day by entering a name, position or state.

The American National Election Studies (ANES) - A collaboration of Stanford University and the University of Michigan, producing data on voting, public opinion, and political participation.

The Green Papers - Facts, figures, and tidbits about caucuses, primaries, delegate selection, state conventions, party conventions, and the candidates.

Library of Congress - Elections & Voting - Selected collection content available online at the Library of Congress, related to national elections and voting.

Government Finance Officers Association - Professional association of state, provincial and local finance officers in the United States and Canada.

Political Database of the Americas - Links to constitutions, laws, and government and political sites for all independent nations of the Western Hemisphere, maintained by the Center for Latin American Studies at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. In English, Spanish Portuguese and French.

 

ECONOMICS

Econedlink: “online economic & personal finance lessons & resources for educators, students and afterschool providers” Click on student link to get current events, videos and activities.

Contemporary Economics Textbookwebsite: Students can access chapter practice tests, activities, chapter summaries and other information by using login and password. This information is located on page ii of your Economics textbook.

The Eastward Enlargement of the Eurozone - Provides description and results of an international three-year research project on the eastward enlargement of the eurozone (2001-2004).

Global Macroeconomics - Academic research as well as links to issues related to global macroeconomics.

New Macroeconomic Model - Develops a macroeconomic model based on a new price theory.

Real Business Cycles - Papers on real business cycle theory and quantitative macroeconomics.

Adam, Klaus - Home page at the University of Frankfurt provides vita, abstracts of published papers, and downloadable working papers.

DeLong, J. Bradford - Home page at U.C. Berkeley of former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy (1993-1995).

Roubini, Nouriel - Home page at New York University's Stern School of Business includes course resources.

IMF Staff Papers - Journal description, editorial committee and articles.

Journal of Monetary Economics - Publishes research in the broad field of monetary economics. Provides tables of contents with abstracts; full text by subscription.

Macroeconomic Dynamics - Macroeconomic Dynamics publishes theoretical, empirical or quantitative research of the highest standard. Papers are welcomed from all areas of macroeconomics and from all parts of the world.

Macroeconomics by J Bradford DeLong - Support site for textbook includes quizzes, errata, and relevant news items.


PSYCHOLOGY

Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies - Rich set of resources for research, professional advancement, and applications to education, industry, and special populations. Sections on aging, autism, parenting, behavioral safety, organizational behavior, pets and animals, and verbal behavior.

Human Intelligence - Resources for studying the historical development of intelligence theory including biographies, articles, and a timeline, hosted by Indiana University.

BrainSource - Informational site about the brain and neuropsychology.

Personality and Consciousness - Personality theories, processes and disorders. Maslow, Freud, Jung, Adler, Rogers, Skinner. Quotations, descriptions of work, links.

Discover Your Mind - Various articles on mind, emotions, abreaction, links, replies to questions, readers' articles

Legal, Ethical and Professional Issues in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy - Articles on ethical, legal and professional issues in psychoanalysis and psychotherapy.

Mini-Course in Psychoanalysis - Provides free video lectures on psychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychiatry.

Organic Mental Disorders - Online book by Dr. Shahul Ameen discusses the diagnosis and management of conditions with organic causes, including dementia and other cognitive disorders, traumatic brain injury, and delusional, mood, and anxiety disorders.

The Manifold of Sense - A survey of the discourse regarding emotions, sensations, and an attempt at producing an integrative approach to sensation and perception.

Archives of Sexual Behavior - The official publication of the International Academy of Sex Research is dedicated to the dissemination of information in the field of sexual science. Table of contents and abstracts.

Gender Stereotypes and Sexual Archetypes - An analysis based on C.G. Jung, Camille Paglia, Deborah Tannen, and John Gray.


EUROPEAN HISTORY

 

EuroDocs: Online Sources for European History - Links to sites with primary historical documents for European countries and regions. Includes prehistoric and ancient Europe.

Modern European History Website - Collection of links to sites covering the history of all European countries.

Periodical Historical Atlas of Europe - Political maps of Europe from 1 AD 1 to 2000 AD, in 100-year increments from 100 AD.

Renaissance - Features articles and information about the Elizabethan period.

Euratlas [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Maps showing the history of Europe as a whole. Photographs of modern Europe and of European artifacts.

Collapse: Why Do Civilizations Fall? [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - Explore the fall of civilizations in ancient Maya, Mesopotamia, Anasazi, and the medieval African empires of Mali and Songhai. Learn about the archeological concepts of interpreting evidence and dating artifacts. Search for clues in activity site.

Exploring Ancient World Cultures [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Guide to web resources on ancient Egypt, India, China, Greece, and Rome.

The Perseus Project [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - An evolving digital library of resources for the study of the ancient world, including archaeology, atlas, texts and translations.

Historical Atlas of the 20th Century [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Includes socio-economic trends, population and war statistics, and listings of world leaders.

Imperial War Museum [ Teens/Mature Teens ] - Tells the stories of how the wars of the twentieth century have affected people, covering all aspects of life in wartime. Includes online exhibitions.

People's Century [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] - History of the people, for the people, as told by the people who lived it. From PBS.

European History Primary Sources Online access to primary sources for historians

Modern History Sourcebook from Fordham University: http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/modsbook06.asp

Hanover Historical Texts Collection: http://history.hanover.edu/project.php

 

U.S. HISTORY

The American Pageant, 13thed. (AP): Companion website to 13thedition text of the AP US History textbook. Contains chapter summaries, pre-tests and activities. This is not a digital textbook.

History Matters

America's Story - Presented by the Library of Congress, a site with information about American people and historical events, and each of its states.

American Lives - True tales of life, death and other adventures in US history.

American Memory - Primary source and archival materials relating to American culture and history from the Library of Congress, as part of the National Digital Library. Research tools, educational resources, and related LOC collections provided.

History Buff's Home Page - Devoted to press coverage of events in American history; containing an extensive, searchable library. Categories include the Civil War, baseball, journalism hoaxes, old west characters, crime figures, and the Inaugural Addresses of all U.S. Presidents.

History of the United States of America - Provides a history of the United States of America from ancient times to the modern era.

The History Place - Informative website focussing on American history from the Colonial period to present-day. Many on-line exhibits include timelines, photographs and famous speeches.

Lectures on American History - The events that shaped the thinking of the American people.

U.S. History Research Links - Links to sites that cover a broad range of topics from the Revolutionary War to Reconstruction. Includes information databases, such as The Smithsonian Institution and the American Treasures of the Library of Congress.

U.S. History Resources - A resource site for high school students in American history with outlines, quizzes, chronologies, and terms

VL: United States History - Extensive collection of links sorted by topic and historical perdiod and maintained by George Laughead, Jr., from the Virtual Library History Network.

The Library of Congress American Memory collection: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/index.html

The Price of Freedom: Americans at War

EdSitement Student Resources for Social Sciences: http://edsitement.neh.gov/student-resources?grade=All&subject=22&type=All

WORLD HISTORY

World History Connected: http://worldhistoryconnected.press.illinois.edu/

All Empires - A database and online community dedicated to historical empires and cultures of the world.

Five Epochs of Civilization - Book by William McGaughey about world history as emerging in five civilizations. Provides some brief descriptions and timelines, relating four of them to changes in communication technologies.

History of Humanity - Information on a seven-volume history of Scientific and Cultural Development published by UNESCO. Includes a sample chapter and full table of contents.

History of the World - Offers an essay giving an overview of world history. Created by history teacher Jeff Coons.

Ian's World of History - Database of essays and entries on different periods of history.

International Migration - Information on migrations throughout history, particularly those in Europe and the western world.

MacroHistory: Prehistory to the 21st Century - A narrative on trends, successes and failures across the ages in power conflicts, religion, philosophy, and political institutions. Also, monthly commentaries with a historical perspective.

Mr. Braman's World History Homepage - A collection of vocabulary words, reading syllabi, and short articles covering world civilizatiosn from ancient to modern times, aimed at secondary school students.

Odin's Castle of Dreams & Legends - An Archive of History and Historical Resources. All time periods from dawn of man to today.

Western Civilization: From Adam to Atom - Lecture notes from retired history professor, Dr. Raymond Jirran.

World History - "HyperHistory Online navigates through 3 000 years of World History with links to important persons of world historical importance; civilization timelines; events and facts; and historical maps."

World History circa 1200 A.D. - Selection of short articles about world figures and events in the early thirteenth century.

Student Handouts, Inc. Free World History Lesson Plans, Handouts, and Worksheets

World History Matters

The TimeMap of World History - World History Atlas

HistoryWorld

World History For Us All– (Christian) World History Model Curriculum


 

SPECIAL PROGRAMS

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

ART HISTORY

GHCHS Custom Search Engine for Art History

AP Art History (College Board): offers online links to free response, image questions and long essay prompts from 1999-present with sample student responses and official scoring guides used in the assessment of each question

Art and Art History documentaries: http://www.factualtv.com/videos/art-history/1

Art and Film Documentaries Online: http://topdocumentaryfilms.com/category/art-artists/

Art History Resources on the Web – created by Dr. Christopher Witcombe, this web index is organized by time period and geographical location with numerous links to museums and individual art history resources

Art History Resources on the Web - In-depth hyperlinked lists divided by period and maintained by Chris Witcombe, Professor of Art History at Sweet Briar College, Virginia.

Art in the Picture-Online guide to art history. Includes a gallery of paintings as well as links to related resources.

Art Millennium - This art encyclopedia contains pictures and biographies many artists, style descriptions, and explorations.

Artchive – Mark Harden’s Artchive provides brief analysis of major works, high quality images and biographical information. Artworks are organized by artist, art style and art historical period

Artcyclopedia: The Guide to Museum-Quality Art on the Internet – searchable web database that provides individual information on specific artists including the location of their works (in museums) and access to high quality images through Flickr

ArtLex – The lexicon of art. A complete art historical dictionary with samples of techniques, styles and other associated mediums and concepts associated with art history

Colossal Art and Visual Ingenuityhttp://www.thisiscolossal.com

Dictionary of Art Historians - Online biographical dictionary of major art historians in the world. Includes bibliography on works by the historian as well as works about his/her life.

Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture - Collects electronic resources for study and research, with a focus on Early America.

Documentary Tube: http://www.documentarytube.com/category/art/

Draw A Stickman http://www.drawastickman.com/

Gardner's Art Through the Ages Book Companion site: online study guides, glossary and image bank for Gardner's Art History textbook (13th ed.) searchable by chapter number

Google Art Project http://www.googleartproject.com/

History Link 10: Art History - Lessons and links organized by culture.

LLEK Bookmarks: Art and Art History - Scientific resources and media worldwide but especially in German and English: Journals, search engines, and additional starting points and sites of special interest.

Michelli's Art History Browser - Directory of resources with helpful commentaries.

Mother of All Art History Links Pages - A group of internet art links based at the University of Michigan.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston http://www.mfa.org

Pearson A Level Art and Design: http://www.edexcel.com/subjects/Art-Design/Pages/Default.aspx

PhotoSeed19th through 21st century photography archives http://photoseed.com/

Robert A. Baron - Essays and publications in intellectual property with respect to art history, museology, image resources and computerization. Papers on Mona Lisa and Monalisiana.

Rodin Museum – Paris http://www.musee-rodin.fr/

Site Officiel du Musée du Louvre – official website for the Louvre (make certain to choose English option). Includes full background information on the collection and high quality images

SmartHistory: created through the Khan Academy, Smarthistory is an online textbook that includes discussions of major works of art history organized by time period, style, artist and theme in video and podcast form.

Smithsonian American Art Museum – Smithsonian American art collection including photography, the National Gallery, and African-american and Native American art collections

Stokstad Bridge page: companion website to Art History 3ed by Marilyn Stokstad. Includes diagrams, quizzes, study guides, vocabulary and online pronunciation guide searchable by chapter.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art – online access to MET museum and museum collection with Heilbrunn’s Timeline of Art History and individual information on specific works

TheMasterpieceCards.com-Publisher of art history flashcards analyzing famous paintings made between the 1400s - 1960s. Includes blog entries on specific artists and individual works

Timeline of Art History-Interactive site from the Metropolitan Museum of art offering details on various periods and people in art history. Includes essays and links to other areas of the MET collection

Voice of the Shuttle: Art and Art History Page - Chronology with artist, biography, and gallery links, art theory, and scholarly papers.

Walker Art Center http://walkerart.org

Web Gallery of Art: searchable website of sculpture and painting from Medieval through Romantic Eras with brief biographies. Images are oriented up to 200% of original size and can be downloaded as part of free use.

WorldArt Web Kiosk

CERAMICS

A Glance At: The History of Mexican Ceramics - A very brief history of Mexican ceramics from pre-Hispanic times to contemporary art. Illustrated.

A History of Pottery - Article discussing types of wares, decorating techniques and major traditions of the west.

Catawba Valley Pottery of North Carolina - Provides information about the region's folk art potters and their wares. Includes brief biographies of some of the artists such as Burlon Craig and Charles Lisk.

Ceramic History for Potters - Comprehensive collection of historical information covering ceramic objects, pottery, glazing and firing techniques. Compiled and written by Victor Bryant.

Early Islamic Tiles - An exhibition of tiles, with references, from the 14th-17th century collected by Lockwood de Forest in 1880-86 while in partnership with Louis Comfort Tiffany.

Goodfellow Potteries - The history of the potteries of Thomas Goodfellows I and II, father and son, both master potters at Burslem and Tunstall, in Stoke-0n-Trent, Staffordshire, England.

Greek Vase Museum Replicas - Reproductions of five types of Greek vases geometrical, Corinthian, black or red figure vase, and white ground vases. Site provides magnificent color galleries of sample work.

History of Australian Pottery - Online gallery of ware from the Diana Pottery, Marrickville Australia (1940-75).

Kutani Ceramics - History of kutani kilns from origin up to now. History of most famous kutani painters. Kutani library and virtual museum.

Maria Julian Pottery - Providing detailed historical data of Maria Martinez's family and the San Ildefonso pottery heritage.

Marshall Studios - Provides resources for collectors of pottery, lamps, tables and housewares designed by Jane and Gordon Martz at Marshall Studios of Veedersburg, Indiana.

NativeTech: Pottery & Clay - Topically organized educational information emphasizing the Eastern Woodlands region.

DANCE

Library of Congress: Dance Instruction Manuals - Facsimiles and SGML versions of social dance manuals from 1490 to 1920. Also includes video clips and an essay giving an overview of the collection.

Library of Congress--Performing Arts

National Museum of Dance – Information and exhibits on dance

Society of Dance History Scholars (SDHS) - Organization dedicated to Western and non-Western dance history, with working groups in early dance and reconstruction. Includes information about publications and conferences, and links organized by subject.

Open Directory List of Ballet Companies – List with links to 164 ballet dance companies in the United States.

The National Dance Council of America (NDCA) - Governing Council of NDCA sanctioned events, representative of the WDC in the USA. News, press releases and event information

USA Dance - A nationwide organization of competitive, college and social Amateur Ballroom dancers that functions as the governing body in the USA for amateur ballroom dancing.

Dance/USA - National service organization for professional dance that works with its membership of professional dance companies, artists, presenters, service organizations and individuals to advance the art form of dance.

International Dance Council - CID - The only official world-wide umbrella organization for all kinds of dance. Founded 1973. Based in the UNESCO, Paris

Red Bull BC One Breakdancing Tournament – Includes news and videos about breakdancing

DRAMA

GHCHS Custom Database for Speech and Drama

AisleSay - The Internet Magazine of Stage Reviews and Opinions, covering New York, Boston, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Melbourne, and more, with frequent updates and additions. It's been around for almost as long as this guide.

Ancient Greek Theatre- Ancient greek theatre, the playwrites, their works. Relation between theatre and the cult of Dionysus.

Changing Stages - PBS series that explores the influences, inspirations, and conflicts that have shaped the course of theatre in the Twentieth Century. Site includes biographies of significant people, timeline of important theatre events, and links to other theatre resources.

History of Theatre – Interactive timeline on the history of theatre from 8500 B.C. to the year 2000 by McGraw-Hill/Glencoe textbook company

History of Theatre – Written by Dr. Eric W. Trumbull of Northern Virginia Community College for his Introduction to Theatre course. Contains detailed history of theatre from Ancient Greek to Modern. Click on “Next Section” at the bottom of the page to go through the site.

Musicals 101 - This "Cyber Encyclopedia of Musical Theatre, TV, and Film" by John Kenrick is a great site to begin an exploration of musical theatre as an art form. With papers on history, reviews, essays on a variety of topics, and even some "how-to" guides, it's far more than a fan site or list of links.

Playbill - Includes a directory of Theatre Professionals on the Internet (email addresses, bios, etc.), casting news, production listings, and even a journal.

Records of Early English Drama compiled by the Centre for Research in Early English Drama, this site offers links to a wealth of information about theatre, music and dance in the Middle Ages

The Internet Broadway Database - All about Broadway, and is a great source for statistics on productions appearing there.

The World-Wide Web Virtual Library: Theatre and Drama - A collection of theatre links, whose scope aims for the multi-cultural and multi-lingual. Its most remarkable features are its index to plays available on the internet (in several languages) and a (very modest) syllabus bank.

Theatre History: American Theatre History - Timeline by Professor Arthur Dirks of Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Massachusetts

TheatreHistory.com- Online database covering a wide range of theatre history topics. A very fascinating aspect of this site is a "Today in Theatre History" update, which appears on the website's main page

FILM AND ANIMATION

GHCHS Custom Database for Film Scripts

Buckey's Film History and Resources Page - Provides articles, news and commentary on film history, include sections on film preservation and conservation.

Cinema History - Chronicles the history of motion pictures and films from the silent era to the end of the 20th century.

CinePhoto.co.uk - Photographs of technical equipment associated with cinema projection, over a 45-year period.

Earlycinema.com - An introduction to the first decade of film, with biographies, filmographies, technology, films, essays and additional resources.

Film History By Decade - Series of web articles to provide a comprehensive survey of the history of cinema.

Film Notes - Focuses on foreign film and early cinematic history. Reviews and information pages on films and directors along with links to related sites. Also includes a discussion forum.

Greenbriar Picture Shows - This site provides rare images, original ads, and behind-the-scenes glimpses of classic Hollywood films, along with insightful commentary.

Hollywood Lost and Found - Hollywood history, film facts, movie props and sound effects trivia.

Hooray for Hollywood - Dedicated to the actors and actresses from Hollywood's "Golden Era" of film during the early part of the 20th century.

Inventing Entertainment - The Library of Congress' online exhibit of the early motion pictures and sound recordings of the Edison Companies. Includes biography and information about Thomas Edison and his experiments in motion pictures.

Library of Congress - Motion Picture and Television Reading Room - Information about the library's motion picture collections and archival materials.

MIC (Moving Image Collections)

Movie Movie - A chronology of world cinema from 1878 to the present day, indexed by year and country. Welcomes content submissions from users.

Museu del Cinema - One of the few museums where you can journey through the 500 years of the history of images, seeing what were the predecessors and the origins of the cinema.

National Film Preservation Foundation

Origins of Animation - Development of early American animation represented by collection of 21 animated films and 2 fragments, spanning the years 1900-1921. Part of the American Memory Project, Library of Congress.

Public Moving Image Archives and Research Centers

The Film Foundation

The Film Foundation (Martin Scorsese, President)

The Greatest Films - Interpretive, descriptive review commentary and historical background for hundreds of classic Hollywood and other American films in the last century.

The Production Code of the Motion Picture Industry (1930-1968) - For four decades, American theatrical movies were governed by a self-policing agency which restricted the content that audiences would see. This web site catalogs instance of content that was shaped by "The Code" or which circumvented or violated the restrictions.

Video Aids to Film Preservation (VAFP)

Vitaphone - Devoted to early sound and color movies and late silents from the period 1925-1935. Includes feature films, animations, shorts, and soundtracks.

MUSIC AND MUSIC THEORY

19th Century Sheet Music Digitization Project - (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) "Approximately 2250 titles...have been indexed approximately 1200 [of these] have been fully scanned and are available on this site."

A Level Music Theory http://www.musictheory.org.uk/: Interactive checking of very basic fundamentals

African-American Sheet Music, 1850-1920 - (Brown University Library) "1,305 pieces of African-American sheet music..., includes many songs from the heyday of antebellum black face minstrelsy in the 1850s and from the abolitionist movement of the same period."

Arts Alive: http://artsalive.ca/en/

Band Music from the Civil War Era - (Music Division, Library of Congress)

ClassicalNet Composer Data – Large index of composers with biographies and list of their works.

Eric Wieland Music Theory www.northern.edu/wieland/theory/tt.htm: Miscellaneous worksheets and explanations of fundamentals; pointers to musical examples of various features; dictation, rhythm, harmony, part-writing and form.

G Major Music Theory www.gmajormusictheory.org: Tutorials and exercises (fundamentals, harmonic dictation, contextual listening) with downloadable workbooks, by a long-time AP Music Theory instructor. Very useful!

Google Music http://music.google.com/about/tour/

International Society for Performing Arts (ISPA): http://www.ispa.org/.

Library of Congress – Music Division - See, hear, and explore the Library's unsurpassed collections of scores, sheet music, audio recordings, films, photographs, and other materials.

Music Dictionary www.music.vt.edu/musicdictionary: Vir. Tech. dictionary of terms with audio illustrations; also quizzes, etc.

Music Hall - Provides links to music education sites, organized by topic, instrument, style and geographical area

Music Resources on the World Wide Web – Music resources from the Yale University Library

Music Theory Lectures Online www.sfcmtheory.com/analysis_lectures/analysis_lectures.htm: Notes and score/audio examples on intermediate topics: motives, phrases, periods, forms

Music Theory Net www.musictheory.net: Lessons and trainers for introductory theory skills, and a quick source of staff paper

NPR Music: http://www.npr.org/music/

Online Music Information (Brigham Young University Site) - Search engine for finding websites, journal articles and books on any type of music

Pearson A Level Music Theory: http://www.edexcel.com/subjects/music/Pages/default.aspx.

Pearson Theatre and Performing Arts: http://www.edexcel.com/subjects/Performing-Arts/Pages/default.aspx.

Philips Obsessed with sound http://www.award-entry.nl/2011/we...

Search Copyright Records: Registrations and Documents - Search records of registered books, music, art, and periodicals, and other works from 1978 and on

Southern Methodist University http://smu.edu/totw/: A complete fundamentals to intermediate web textbook with audio examples illustrating each concept.

Spotify: http://www.spotify.com

Stanford University Music Library – Music library from Stanford University with many resources and information on music and the history of music.

TED Live Music http://www.ted.com/themes/live_music.html

TED Spectacular Performance: http://www.ted.com/themes/spectacular_performance.html

Teoria Music Theory www.teoria.com: Building and identifying intervals, triads, scales, and modes. A European fixed “do” option is offered in identifications, so if your students use moveable “do” for sight singing, you’ll need to explain the difference.

The American Symphony Orchestra League (ASOL) - The American Symphony Orchestra League website provides information on the orchestra world and also provides online viewing of their Symphony magazine.

The Beethoven Gateway - The Beethoven Gateway is a free online resource that helps direct people interested in Beethoven to books, articles, scores, and other sources on the composer.

The Metropolitan Opera International Radio Broadcast Information Center - "Find opera synopses, biographies for singers, conductors and composers, production photos, sound clips, background information, and teacher study guides for each opera in our broadcast season."

The Smithsonian National Museum of American History: American Music Collections - Emphasizes late 19th & 20th centuries including Big Band jazz, Gospel and African American sacred music, and folk music includes the Duke Ellington Collection & the Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

The Tonality Guide www.tonalityguide.com/exercises/php: Intermediate-level exercises in chord analysis, embellishing tones, figured bass, cadences, plus fundamentals skills. Printable and savable (on a server) exercises.

The University of South Carolina Music Library Sheet Music Collection - Access to bibliographic records and (for public domain works) digitized images of "over 10,000 pieces of pieces of classical, popular, and sacred music from the 19th and early 20th centuries".

WORLD LANGUAGES

AMERICAN SIGN LANG

ARABIC

FRENCH

ITALIAN

KOREAN

SPANISH

RESPONSIBLE RESEARCH

The Owl at Purdue Writing Lab: information on correct citation and formatting usage for MLA, APA and other formats.

EasyBib.com - Automatically formats, alphabetize, and prints bibliographies for free. System will not save prior bibliographies unless user creates a paid subscription account>

BibMe: Automatically formats formats, alphabetize, and prints bibliographies for free. System will save prior bibliography lists

Turn It In: GHCHS account users should sign in using their Gaggle email account (@ghchs.gaggle.net)


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