You may be stuck at home but the internet is a great resourse! Here you'll find some fun links and some educational links. Newest links are at the top of each section. **New "Games" category added!
For the Fun of It
- National Jukebox - From the Library of Congress, check out historical recordings.
- Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Home - "Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light."
- Chordify - Simply plug in the YouTube viedo of a song you want to learn and get mostly accurate chords.
- Music Map - If you're bored of the same old music, type in a band you like and get a bunch of similar artists!
- Muscle Wiki - Click on the muscle group and get a bunch of exercises for each one.
- Radio Garden - Spin the globe to listen to radio stations from all over the world.
- Find the Invisible Cow - She's hiding behind the screaming.
- The Magic iPod: 2007 Forever - The songs might be old but it's still TONS of fun to see how things mix!
- How Stuff Works - Learn how everything works!
- True Size - I have spent HOURS playing with this, comparing different places to see what size they really are.
- Tii.me - If you plan on binging a show while you're off, this site will tell you exactly how long it will take you.
General Info/Multiple Subjects
- Smithsonian Magazine- Eight digital education resources and 1.7 million onlibne tools for students and teachers.
- Hippocampus - High qulaity, multimedia content for high school and college students
- MIT OpenCourseWare - Most of MIT's undergraduate and graduate courses at your fingertips
- Open Culture- Free cultural and education resources, including books, audiobooks, courses, and more.
- The Ikabog by J.K. Rowling - Rowling is releasing this book for free online as a serial!
- Free Audiobooks SYNC - Every summer Sync offeres select audiobooks for teens.
- Epic Reads - Reviews, giveaways, and a blog with tons of book content! Check out their YouTube too!
- TeenReads - This site doesn't seem to be updated anymore but it has a number of book lists and reviews worth checking out.
- How Long to Read - This handy website will tell you how long it will take you to read that book you've been meaning to get to.
- Complete Works of William Shakespeare - All of the Bard’s works
- Encyclopedia Mythica - Answers about all the gods and goddesses
- Bibliomania - did you leave your book at school and you have a quiz tomorrow? 2000 books,plays, poems for you to read online.
- Ask Dr. Math - A great site for any math question
- Algebra Help - A collection of lessons, calculators, and worksheets created to assist students of algebra
Social Studies and History
- Citation Style for Research Papers - Gives examples of how to cite references (book, journal, web site, etc.) in APA, MLA, Turabian, Chicago, AMA
- Citation Machine - Type in your information and the citation is automatically put in APA or MLA style.
- OWL at Purdue - Online Writing Lab for all your questions about formatting in different styles, while you write as well as in the references
- Writing Guide for Undergraduates Great information to help with your college applications, and then for writing once you get into college.
College Prep/Standardized Testing
There are significant changes to testing for Michigan students from 2015/16. Find out all you can so you are well prepared.