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Web Poster Wizard


Web Path Express


Destiny Quest


Noodle Quest

One of the hardest parts about doing academic research on the Internet is figuring out where to start! A search engine or subject portal is usually the first thing to try, but which are the most useful for your research need? Fill in the short form, and Noodle Quest will point you in the right direction. For every question, you can check any number of boxes (or none).

Noodle Tools

NoodleTools provides innovative software that teaches students and supports teachers and librarians throughout the entire research process.
  • Search intelligently

  • Assess the quality of results

  • Record, organize and synthesize information using online notecards

  • Format your bibliography in MLA, APA, or Chicago/Turabian style


Public Broadcasting System

National Geographic Site Index

Explore the various topics that National Geographic has to offer.

NASA and Worldbook

NASA and World Book are working together to provide World Book content with information about space and Earth science, aeronautics and space exploration subjects.

Geography for Kids

Biology for Kids

Cosmos for Kids

Chemistry for Kids

Physics for Kids

The National Science Digital Library

NSDL is the Nation's online library for education and research in
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It has many resources for teachers, but some may be applicaple for students to review as they research their topic.

Science Net Links

Use the search button to explore your topic of interest and seek to find answers to your questions

Build a Body

A very cool interactive site that allows students to build a human body, system-by-system.
It is an easy to use, drag and drop interface, where students drag and drop the different systems, organs, and bones to build a body. Each system has descriptions and information and there are case studies about diseases.

Neuroplasticity

Neuroscience for Kids

Neuroscience for Kids has been created for all students and teachers who would like to learn about the nervous system. Discover the exciting world of the brain, spinal cord, neurons and the senses. Use the experiments, activities and games to help you learn about the nervous system. There are plenty of links to other web sites for you to explore.

Look for Yourself First, Before Asking for Help

PLEASE READ THE RULES...Or your request will be discarded!
-You must include your grade level and state
-Be thorough with your question.
-We will not do your homework for you so don't send us a lengthy assignment.
-Do not ask for any answer which is easily found at one of the reference links on the right side of this webpage. Look First!
-Help is sent to the reply address only.

iGeneration - 21st Century

“Teaching and learning in the 21st Century - meeting the challenges of digital learning and the iGeneration”
Curated by Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)

E Themes

To search the eThemes database for available topics, use the eThemes Search tool. This search option allows users to search by key word and/or by grade level. To refine
a search, select one or more grade(s) to limit the search. Be careful when selecting grades and the All values selected/entered (AND) Match option. If one or more
grades are selected and the All values selected/entered (AND) Match option is also selected, the search will display only resources that match every grade selected.
The Match list defines the type of search to perform.

Virtual Field Trips

Over the years TourMaker© has earned a reputation as the best tool for creating Virtual Field Trips and Web Tours, providing a host of navigation and orientation aids absent in other field trip formats. Many topics have already been created. View a list of them at this link.