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Useful Internet Resources

Art Links

  • View art from many periods in history including prehistoric, ancient Egyptian, ancient Roman, the Middle Ages and more by following this link
  • Visit Artcyclopedia to read art news, see beautiful art images, and learn about the various art movements in history.
  • Visit the Currier Museum of Art site to find out more about the exhibits, the collection, and demonstrations at the museum in Manchester, NH.
  • The National Gallery of Art website will show you sculpture, decorative arts, beautiful paintings and much more. 

Citing Sources

  • Follow this link to learn how to cite your sources using the APA style of citation.
  • The Citation Machine website allows you to plug in all of the information that you need to cite your sources and choose the format that you wish to use such as MLA, APA, etc. and then creates your citations for you.
  • High School students will enjoy using the Citation Maker website when citing their sources.
  • Easy Bib is another great tool for creating your citations for reports.

English and Grammar

  • Learning how to use correct punctuation and grammar is an important life skill.  Visiting this site will help young people with the tricky grammar and punctuation questions that they often encounter.
  • Learn about abbreviations, capitalization, contractions, and more.  This Grammar Tutorial site is written at an elementary level. 
  • The IPL website gives step-by-step hints for writing a research paper.
  • Rules for grammar, capitalization and punctuation, confusing words and homonyms, and even writing numbers can be found at the Blue Book of Grammar website.

Government

  • The A-Z List of Government Departments will teach you the responsibilities of each of the U.S. government agencies.
  • The Library of Congress website will take you to information on current legislative activity, information about the Supreme Court, the legislative process the U.S. Constitution, and will also allow you to view various historic documents.
  • At the U.S. House of Representatives website, you will be able to find out what legislation is now on the floor, who our representatives are, the laws of the land, and much more.
  • The U.S. Senate website provides links to senators, committees, legislation and records, statistics, and even art and history.

History and Social Studies

  • At the Historical Text Archives website you will find links to all sorts of things such as rock and roll music scores, historical maps, general history, women's history and much more.
  • Visit this site to find the inaugural addresses of all of the presidents of the United States of America.
  • Need to find out about one of the fifty states in the United States?  This is the place to look.
  • American Memory from the Library of Congress provides access to written and spoken words,sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that documents the history of the United States.
  • The full text of the Constitution of the United States can be found at this site.
  • You can find out more about Constitutional Law here.
  • At the Country Studies site, you will find a description and analysis of the historical setting, and social, economic, and political aspects of different countries. 
  • The Early American Historical Documents website offers primary source material from 18th century America.
  • At Fact Monster U.S. you will find links to timelines for U.S. history, landmarks, education, government, all fifty states and much more.
  • Flags of the World give you flags from all over the world.
  • Homework Center: Social Studies links to geography, history, and social studies are found at this useful website.
  • Historical Year-by-Year timelines can be found at this at this site.

Current Events

  • The NewsELA website offers current news articles on a wide variety of subjects.  You can choose a grade level and the site will adjust the articles accordingly.  Articles can be printed to read or can be read online.  Teachers will like the fact that there is a brief quiz at the end.  
  • If you want to find out what is going on in the local area, you could check out the Colebrook Chronicle which is online each week.
  • You can read top news stories for the local area each week in The News & Sentinel.
  • The North Woods Weekly will also tell you about news in our local area.
  • NH news can be found at the WMUR site.
  • Do you want to know the current weather in Pittsburg or the long-term forecast?  Why not check out JohnsNHWeather?  It is created right here in Pittsburg.

Homework Help

  • If you need to create a chart, you might want to try using the Chartle website.  It's faster and easier to use than Excel, and allows you to create maps, graphs, charts, etc.  
  • Try the FactMonster site to find an online reference desk, and links for help in math, science, sports, and much more.
  • Visit the Multnomah Library's Homework Center for hundreds of links for to help you with your research.
  • The kid-friendly KidsKonnect site provides links to subjects such as social studies, math, science, health, fun, games, and much more.
  • The Quiz Hub: K-12 Educational Games site provides educational games for subjects such as geography, multiplication, biology, foreign languages, and much more.  Some of the games are even iPad compatible.

Healthy Living Resources

  • Visit the MyPlate website for games and information on healthy eating.  This site was created by the US Department of Agriculture.  
  • At Nourish Interactive kids can find information on meal planning, food safety, creating healthy goals, and much, much more.
  • Indoor Physical Activity ideas lists lots of fun games to play when you are stuck inside.  Think about juggling, playing "fitness with the leader", and much more.  There is a list of links to other ideas at the end of the article.
  • Lots of ideas that make exercising fun for kids can be found at Kid Exercise..
  • Looking for some good food and nutrition information or activities?  Check out Healthy Diet Archives for some healthy snack suggestions, meal planning ideas, recipes, and much more.

Library Links

  • Pittsburg School's library card catalog is available through Destiny Card Catalog and is available through any computer with Internet connection.

Math Links

  • Dan's Math at Home Lessons provides help for basic math skills, algebra, pre-calculus, trigonometry, and much more. 
  • Figure This!  Math Challenges provides fun math games for the whole family.
  • The Homework Center: Mathematics site provides help for number calculations, formulas, money, measurement, fractions, and lots of other math work.

Music Links

  • The Eric Weisstein's Music Treasure Trove site will help you to learn more about musical instruments, chords, scales and modes, and much more.
  • The Popular Songs in American History site provides tunes, lyrics, and the history of songs in America.
  • The Classical Music site will help you to learn about classical music and read biographies of some famous composers.

NH Links

  • Just for Kids tells youngsters about people and places in the state of New Hampshire.
  • New Hampshire Almanac will help you to find information about the NH census, tax data, income data, and community profiles,  You can learn about the state's flora and fauna, a brief history of the state of NH, and short biographies about some of the famous people from our state, among other things.
  • New Hampshire Fish and Game will teach you about hunting and fishing in NH, some of the game you will find here, and outdoor recreation in NH.
  • NH House of Representatives provides you with information regarding New Hampshire's elected officials.
  • NH State Senate provides you with information about the history of the Senate, bills on the Senate floor, and who the Senate members are.
  • The NH Gov website is the official website for the state of NH.  Find information about NH's state government, NH's laws and rules, NH's officials and much more.
  • The NH Executive Council site provides information on the history, duties, and responsibilities of the Executive Council, the five council districts, and the individuals elected to the Council.

College Planning

  • You will find a handy guide for taking college classes online at Online Colleges in New Hampshire.  There is an overview on higher education in NH, the best online colleges in NH, affordable online NH colleges, and information on scholarships and financial aid in NH.
  • Fill out your FASA form here.  Using this form helps you to determine if you are eligible for federal student aid.
  • The NHHEAF (the New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Foundation) is an awesome website with lots of resources to help with your college planning.  You will find advice to help you with choosing high school classes, information on study skills, advice on applying to college, and much more.
  • Online U will help you to find rankings for top online colleges and affordable degrees worth pursuing, 

Reference Links

  • At the Atlapedia site you will find full-color physical maps, political maps, key facts and statistics about countries around the world.
  • Bartlett's Familiar Quotations is your online source for quotations.
  • The Biography Center is a good resource for brief biographies about famous people.
  • The CIA World Factbook is your online source for information with country profiles, statistics, and more.
  • The Dewey Browse website created and maintained by a NH librarian, will allow you to browse for information according to the Dewey number.
  • At the Information Please Almanac website you can find an atlas, a dictionary, a thesaurus, and lots of almanac information.
  • The Merriam-Webster Online site is an all-purpose site that provides a word-a-day, spelling bee games, and a standard dictionary and thesaurus feature as well.
  • Online Encyclopedia has more than 100 trusted sources such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauruses, with definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, abbreviations, and much more.  

Science Links



Updated 05/23/17