Websites for Students K-12

Authoritative, free websites recommended by Booklist Magazine. Blanchester Public Library neither endorses nor guarantees the content or availability of external links.

  • Astronomy Picture of the Day  NASA site features a different daily image or photograph of the universe with a brief explanation.
  • Awesome Library Consists of 37,000 "carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education," organized by user type and topic.
  • Bartlett's Familiar Quotations Has more than 11,000 quotations from the 1919 tenth edition, searchable by subjects, titles, and authors.
  • Citation Machine Aims to "make it easy for student researchers to cite their information sources."
  • College Board's Full Practice Test Offers the official SAT practice test.
  •  Lessons and help with pre-algebra, algebra, pre-calculus, and calculus.
  • Information Please Almanac A quick reference destination for a variety of topics.
  • WORD! A Glossary of Medical Terms Easy-to-use children's medical dictionary
  • Mother Goose  In addition to an alphabetical master list of rhymes, users will find rhymes grouped by themes.
  • Nova Provides teachers and students access to articles, audio slide shows, audio stories, expert Q&A, interviews, time lines and more related to this TV series.
  • Study Guide Zone Focusing on improving standardized test scores, this site covers a wide variety of standard college and professional tests.
  • Virtual Frog Dissection Kit  Users dissect Fluffy the frog and can also play the "Virtual Frog Builder Game."
  • Voice of America (VOA) Offers VOA's popular articles, with language exercises that include videos, vocabulary and listening practice.
  • A.Word.A.Day  This can help build vocabulary via a daily e-mail or weekly visit to the site.