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Middle School Resources






For certain internet links listed below, suggested age ranges or grade levels are provided.

Multidisciplinary Subjects

Homework Spot

Internet Public Library - Teen Space

I.S.A.T. Exam (Illinois Standards Achievement Test)

Kidport [For K-8th]

KOL Homework 

Learning Disabilities Online

Quiz Hub [For K-12th]

Smithsonian Education

Smithsonian Kids

Study Beat

Think Quest


A Lifetime of Color

Causes of Color

Hands on Craft

Origami Club

Pigments Through the Ages

Smithsonian Education - Everything Art


Art Institute of Chicago

Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

The Louvre

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art - Explore and Learn

Museum of Contemporary Art

National Gallery of Art

National Gallery of Art - For Kids

National Museum of African Art

National Portrait Gallery

Smithsonian American Art Museum

State Hermitage Museum


Countries and Their Culture

My Hero

National Geographic

Peace Corp Challenge

Saints & Angels

Smithsonian Education - History and Culture

Smithsonian Education - Peoples and Places 

United Nations - Cyber School Bus

What the World Eats, Photo Essay Pt. 1

What the World Eats, Photo Essay Pt. 2

World Around You

World Culture Open

World Heritage Centre


Encyclopedia Mythica (Multi-cultural)

Mythweb (Greek)

Theoi Greek Mythology


American Museum of Natural History

Anacostia Community Museum

Field Museum of Natural History

Latino Virtual Museum

National Museum of African American History and Culture

National Museum of Natural History

National Museum of the American Indian


Daily Grammar

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary

Word of the Day


Basic Essay Writing

Citation Machine

Keeping a Journal

Research Helper

Write Source



50 - Illinois

CIA World Factbook (Central Intelligence Agency)

CIA World Factbook - Flags of the World (Central Intelligence Agency)

CIA World Factbook - Regional Maps of the World (Central Intelligence Agency)

Country Reports

Field Museum of Natural History

Google Maps


National Geographic

United Nations - Cyber School Bus

U.S. Census Bureau - State & County Quick Facts


CDC Body and Mind (Centers for Disease Control)

CDC - Kids' Quest:  On Disability and Health (Centers for Disease Control)

Dr. Pedi

FDA - Food Safety (Food and Drug Administration)

Girl's Health

Inner Body - Human Anatomy

Kids Health - For Teens

Kids Health - Medical Dictionary

Kids' Quest on Disability and Health

Learning Disabilities Online

Living with a Chronic Illness

My Pyramid

NIDDK (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

Pediatric Oncall

President's Challange - For Teens


Black History

African American Mosaic

Biography - Black History

History - Black History

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Local History

Chicago History Museum

Encyclopedia of Chicago

Illinois Digital Archives

Illinois State Museum

U.S. History

America's Story

Canton Public Library History Links

The Henry Ford Museum

National Museum of American History

Native American History Resources

Today in History

U.S. Historical Documents Chronology


World History

Canton Public Library History Links

Mr. Dowling's History Passport


ABC Teach [For preK-8th]

Ask Dr. Math

Basket Math

BBC Math

Figure This Math Challenge

Internet Math Library

Kids Courier Math

Math Advantage [For K-8th]

Math Dictionary

Math Forum - Problem of the Week

Math League [For 4th-8th]

Math Reference Tables

NCES - For Kids (National Center for Education Statistics)

Number Nut

Time for Time



Gallery of World Banknotes

Investing for Kids

The Mint - Money Management

U.S. Mint - H.I.P., Pocket Change

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing - Education

U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing - Money Factory

World Coin Gallery

World of Money

Young Investors

Community Involvement


Boy Scouts of America

Campfire USA

Girls Scouts of America

Kiwanis International Foundation

Kiwanis Builder's Club

Youth Service America


American Jazz Museum

Billboard Charts

Blues and Legends Hall of Fame

Carnegie Hall Listening Adventures

Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Creating Music

E-Notes Music Encyclopedia

Lyric Opera of Chicago

Music Theory

National Hip-Hop Museum and Hall of Fame

National Music Museum

N.Y. Philharmonic Kids

PBS Kids - Jazz

Piano Nanny

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame



CDC - Body and Mind (Centers for Disease Control)

F.B.I. Kids - Safety (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

FDA Food Safety (Food and Drug Administration)

Fire Safety

Girl's Health

Household Chemicals

McGruff the Crime Dog

Police Safety Notebook

Stop Bullying Now

Web Safety

Education Place - Using the Web

Net Smartz - For Teens


BBC Science

Beakman's World

Bill Nye the Science Guy


Franklin Institute

Guinness World Records

Museum of Science and Industry

Science News for Kids

Science Q & A

Smithsonian Education - Science and Nature  

Why Files


Adler Planetarium


Cosmos 4 Kids

Earth Observatory

NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)

National Air and Space Museum

Old Farmer's Almanac

Spacecraft Engineer

Atmospheric & Earth Sciences

E.P.A., You, and Your Environment (Environmental Protection Agency)

FEMA - Earthquakes (Federal Emergency Management Agency)

Geography 4 Kids

Old Farmer's Almanac

ISGS (Illinois State Geological Survey)

USGS - Earthquakes for Kids (United States Geological Survey)


Biology 4 Kids

Kids Gardening

Microbe Zoo

Old Farmer's Almanac

Going Green

Chicago Recycling Coalition

Grass Roots Recycling Network

Kids Recycle [For K-12]

Recycle City


Famous Inventors & Inventions

National Inventors Hall of Fame


National Geographic

National Park Service - Ranger Zone

PBS Nature

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum

Yellowstone National Park - For Kids

Science Fair

Discovery Channel - Science Fair Central

Internet Public Library - Science Fair Info

Science Bob

Science Buddies

Try Science


Brookfield Zoo (Chicago Zoological Society)

Defenders of Wildlife

Georgia Aquarium

John G. Shedd Aquarium

Lincoln Park Zoo

L'Oceanografic De Valencia

National Geographic

National Geographic - For Kids

National Zoological Park

San Diego Zoo


Dino Dictionary


Discovery - Dinosaur Central


Auto Racing

Indy Car Racing

NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing)


MLB (Major League Baseball)

MLB - Kids' Dugout (Major League Baseball)

National Baseball Hall of Fame

Chicago Cubs

Chicago White Sox

Negro League Baseball

Negro Baseball League

Negro League Baseball Association

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum


NBA (National Basketball Association)

NBA - Juniors (National Basketball Association)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Chicago Bulls

WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association)

Chicago Sky


Arena Football League

NFL (National Football League)

NFL Rush (National Football League)

Professional Football Hall of Fame

Chicago Bears


American Hockey League

Chicago Wolves

Hockey Hall of Fame

NHL (National Hockey League)

Chicago Blackhawks

IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation)

U.S.A. Hockey


FIFA (Federation Internationale de Football Association)

U.S. Soccer

MLS (Major League Soccer)

Chicago Fire



Olympics - Education

Special Olympics

Team U.S.A. - U.S. Olympic Committee

U.S.A. Gymnastics

U.S.A. Swimming

U.S.A. Track & Field

U.S.A. Volleyball

U.S.A. Wrestling

U.S. Cycling

U.S. Figure Skating Association


Disabled Sports USA


FIVB (Federation Internationale de Volleyball)

Illinois High School Association

International Tennis Federation

U.S. Professional Tennis Association

NCAA (National College Athletics Association)

PBA (Professional Bowlers Association)

PGA (Professional Golfer's Association)

LPGA (Ladies' Professional Golfer's Association)

Sports Illustrated

Sports Illustrated - For Kids

Street Play

World Pool-Billiard Association

Women's Professional Billiard Association

X Games

U.S. Government

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government [For K-12th]

FBI - For Kids (Federal Bureau of Investigation)

National Postal Museum

PBS Kids - Democracy Project

PBS Vote 2008

Branches of Government

Who Represents You?

Judicial Branch

U.S. Supreme Court

Legislative Branch

U.S. House of Representatives

U.S. Senate

Executive Branch

The White House

U.S. Presidents

U.S. First Ladies