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The information is out there somewhere on the Internet - but where? Here's a collection of reputable sites that will answer your questions on subjects from doing a research paper to finding the correct time.  The Homework Helper isn't just for kids.  It includes a dictionary, thesaurus, and encyclopedia.  And Information for Everyday  isn't just for adults.  It includes sites for sending online cards and television listings.  

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Use a kids' search engine

Ask Jeeves is a kids' search engine with an encyclopedia.  You can ask questions in natural language.  Jeeves will even double-check your spelling.  Do your search directly from this page.  

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This search engine is for the lower grades.  If you get few results try an adult search engine.

Get multi-subject help
KidsClick!
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/
Great site that includes a web search and many categories from "current events" to "weird and mysterious" to "machines and transportation."
StudyWeb
http://www.studyweb.com/
Wide variety of subjects and categories sorted according to the approximate appropriate grade level.
Infoplease.com Kids' Almanac
http://kids.infoplease.com/
Includes almanacs, dictionary and encyclopedia.

Search for magazine articles
FindArticles.com
http://www.findarticles.com/PI/index.jhtml
Search over 300 magazines and journals dating back to 1998 for full-text articles. 

Find maps
Atlapedia Online
http://www.atlapedia.com/index.html
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.

Find biographies

Biographical Dictionary
http://www.s9.com/biography/
This dictionary covers more than 28,000 notable men and women who have shaped our world from ancient times to the present day.

Get science help

SciQuest Foundation
http://www.sciquestfoundation.org/k12/index.html
Science information for grades K-12

Look up words

Dictionary.com
http://www.dictionary.com
Easy to use and easy to remember the address.
Dictionary of Difficult Words
http://www.lineone.net/dictionaryof/difficultwords/
If an ordinary dictionary doesn't have it....
Roget's Thesaurus
http://www.thesaurus.com/
Also easy to remember!

Translate text
Online Dictionaries and Translators
http://rivendel.com/~ric/resources/dictionary.html
Non-English dictionaries
Free Translation.com
http://www.freetranslation.com
Use this site to get a translation where you can get the "gist" of foreign language text and web pages.  For an exact interpretation you'll need an interpreter!

Find a quotation

Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
http://www.bartleby.com/quotations/
The familiar resource now on the web.

Consult an encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica
http://www.britannica.com
Britannica.com includes the complete, updated Encyclopędia Britannica, and selected articles from more than 70 magazines.

Get help for upper grades
Schoolwork.ugh!
http://www.schoolwork.org/
Many categories for grades 7 and up.
High School Hub
http://highschoolhub.org/hub/hub.htm
Features interactive learning activities, an ongoing poetry contest, a reference collection, college information, and subject guides for English, mathematics, social studies, science, global languages, arts, and technology.

Do research papers

Research Paper.com
http://www.researchpaper.com/
Includes an Idea Directory, Research Central and Writing Center.

Find scholarships

Fastweb
http://www.fastweb.com/
Financial aid search through the web.

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Last updated December 31, 2012 .