Blanco Library

Homework and Research Sites

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The Homework Spot - You need it? They have it. A huge directory of homework resources by subject as well as project ideas and help with writing.

Typing Games - Practice your typing and have fun too!

TeenReads - Recommendations on books to read.

Civics - Federal legislative information on the Internet.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids - Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

FBI - Kids Page Federal Bureau of Investigation website for students of all ages.


Merriam-Webster Online - How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Purdue Writing Lab - the OWL Handouts - Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more. - Study guides for English literature.


United Nations - Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

CIA World Factbook - Facts and maps about countries of the world.

Flags of the World - Thousands of flags from around the world.

Theoi Greek Mythology - Huge resource for Greek Mythology.


Library of Congress - Historic photograph collections of United State's history. - Hundreds of resources about American History

The American Civil War Home Page - Civil War resources including battles, biographies, medicine and more.

Civil War Maps - Search for maps by location, subject or alphabetically.

Gettysburg Address - See a copy of the original Gettysburg Address writing by Abraham Lincoln and read about how it was written.

U. S. National Archives and Records - Get primary source documents for American history.

Mr. Dowling's History Passport - Links to information on counties, culture and history.


Ask Dr. Math - A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

Math Reference Tables - Math tables, algebra formulas, and more. - The World of Math online.


The Handbook of Texas Online - The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin.

Texas Online - Texas at your fingertips.


The Exploratorium Science Museum - The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

NASA - Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.