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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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Ask Jeeves is a trademark of Ask Jeeves, Inc., Copyright 1997 Ask Jeeves, Inc.

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

Get multi-subject help
Great site that includes a web search and many categories from "current events" to "weird and mysterious" to "machines and transportation."
Wide variety of subjects and categories sorted according to the approximate appropriate grade level. Kids' Almanac
Includes almanacs, dictionary and encyclopedia.

Search for magazine articles
Search over 300 magazines and journals dating back to 1998 for full-text articles. 

Find maps
Atlapedia Online
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
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
Science information for grades K-12

Look up words
Easy to use and easy to remember the address.
Dictionary of Difficult Words
If an ordinary dictionary doesn't have it....
Roget's Thesaurus
Also easy to remember!

Translate text
Online Dictionaries and Translators
Non-English dictionaries
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
The familiar resource now on the web.

Consult an encyclopedia

Encyclopedia Britannica includes the complete, updated Encyclopędia Britannica, and selected articles from more than 70 magazines.

Get help for upper grades
Many categories for grades 7 and up.
High School Hub
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

Includes an Idea Directory, Research Central and Writing Center.

Find scholarships

Financial aid search through the web.

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Last updated December 31, 2012 .