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AlabamaMosaic
AlabamaMosaic is a repository of digital materials on Alabama's history, culture, places, and people.
http://www.alabamamosaic.org/

Encyclopedia of Alabama
The Encyclopedia of Alabama is a free, online reference resource on Alabama's history, culture, geography, and natural environment.
http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Home.jsp



America 1930s

America in the 1930s
http://xroads.virginia.edu/~1930s/front.html

EyeWitness to History - America in the 1930s
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/snprelief.htm

Library of Congress - America from the Great Depression to World War II
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/fsowhome.html



America (Roaring 20s/Jazz Age)

PBS KIDS GO! JAZZ
http://pbskids.org/jazz/

Sacco-Vanzetti Trial
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTrials/SaccoV/SaccoV.htm

Warren G. Harding
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/wh29.html

Warren G. Harding
http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/harding

Calvin Coolidge
http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/cc30.html

Calvin Coolidge
http://millercenter.org/academic/americanpresident/coolidge

The Ohio Gang
http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry.php?rec=2086

Teapot Dome Scandal
http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/history/minute/Senate_Investigates_the_Teapot_Dome_Scandal.htm

Teapot Dome Scandal
http://www.americanheritage.com/people/articles/web/20080103-teapot-dome-scandal.shtml

Henry Ford
http://www.hfmgv.org/EXHIBITS/HF/

Flappers
http://students.umf.maine.edu/mccormka/public.www/history/index.htm

Flappers
http://history1900s.about.com/od/1920s/a/flappers.htm

Film History of the 1920s
http://www.filmsite.org/20sintro.html

Hollywood Images 1920s
http://www.trinity.edu/jdunn/oldhollywood.htm

Baseball Hall of Fame (Babe Ruth)
http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/hofers/detail.jsp?playerId=121578

Baseball Almanac (Babe Ruth)
http://www.baseball-almanac.com/players/player.php?p=ruthba01

Harlem Renaissance
http://www.jcu.edu/harlem/#

Library of Congress (Great War & Jazz Age 1914 - 1928)
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/jb/jazz

19th Amendment (Women's Right to Vote 1920)
http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?flash=true&doc=63

19th Amendment
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/featured_documents/amendment_19/

Digital History (The American 1920s)
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/subtitles.cfm?TitleID=67

Al Capone
http://www.chicagohs.org/history/capone.html

Federal Bureau of Investigation (Biography of Al Capone)
http://www.fbi.gov/libref/historic/famcases/capone/capone.htm

Scopes Trial
http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/scopes/scopes.htm



Biomes

World's Biomes (University of California Museum of Paleontology)
http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/index.html

WorldBiomes.com
http://www.worldbiomes.com/

Biomes of the World (Missouri Botanical Gardens)
http://www.mbgnet.net/

Major Biomes of the World (Fact Monster)
http://www.factmonster.com/ipka/A0769052.html



Civics

Our Courts: 21st Century Civics
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor welcomes middle school students and teachers to explore free interactive civics resources.
http://www.ourcourts.org/



Electromagnetic Spectrum

NASA's Imagine the Universe! Electromagnetic Spectrum
http://imagine.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/science/know_l1/emspectrum.html

Electromagnetic Spectrum
http://www.lbl.gov/MicroWorlds/ALSTool/EMSpec/EMSpec2.html

The Electromagnetic Spectrum
http://science.hq.nasa.gov/kids/imagers/ems/index.html

What Wavelength Goes With a Color?
http://eosweb.larc.nasa.gov/EDDOCS/Wavelengths_for_Colors.html

Catch the Wave!
http://amazing-space.stsci.edu/resources/explorations/light/ems-frames.html



Holocaust

Encyclopaedia Britannica's Reflections on the Holocaust
http://www.school.eb.com/holocaust

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005143



Genectic Disorders

National Human Genome Research
http://www.genome.gov/

Medline Plus Encyclopedia
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html

Genetic Disorders Library (University of Utah)
http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/content/disorders/whataregd/

The Basics on Genes and Genetic Disorders (TeensHealth)
http://kidshealth.org/teen/your_body/health_basics/genes_genetic_disorders.html



International Studies

International Gourmet Recipes for Kids
http://www.kids-cooking-activities.com/international-gourmet-recipes.html

World of Tastes
Recipes from select countries around the world.
http://www.topics-mag.com/foods/world-of-food.htm

The World Factbook
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com



Inventors/Inventions

National Inventors Hall of Fame
http://www.invent.org/hall_of_fame/1_1_search.asp

MIT Invention Dimension
http://web.mit.edu/invent/i-archive.html

The Great Idea Finder
http://www.ideafinder.com/history/index.html



Just for Teens!

Flamingnet Book Reviews
U.S. CIVIL WAR BOOKS AND MORE Learn More Flamingnet is a nonprofit website where students review preteen, teen, and young adult books for you. Who better to tell you if a book is worth reading, than those for whom the book is written.
http://www.flamingnet.com/

TeenReads
Teenreads.com brings teens info and features about their favorite authors, books, series and characters. Thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, literary games and contests, and more with readers every week. Teenreads.com is THE place online for teens to talk about their fave books --- and find the hippest new titles!
http://www.teenreads.com/

New York Public Library Teen Link
http://teenlink.nypl.org/index.html

Internet Public Library TeenSpace
http://www.ipl.org/div/teen/

Digital Book Talks
http://www.digitalbooktalk.com/

Guys Read!
http://www.guysread.com/

Teen Ink
http://teenink.com/

NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)
http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/



Pirates!

Queen Anne's Revenge
http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/qar/

Expedition Whydah
http://www.whydah.com/

National Geographic Pirates!
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/pirates/

Pirates: Fact & Legend
http://www.piratesinfo.com/

Time Pirate Adventure National Maritime Museum
http://www.portcities.org.uk/london/server.php?show=ConPackage.20

The Pirates Realm
http://www.thepiratesrealm.com/

Pirates by Celia Rees
http://www.celiarees.co.uk/



Poetry

Favorite Poem Project (Americans Saying Poems They Love
http://www.favoritepoem.org/

Poetry 180
A poem a day for American high schools
http://www.loc.gov/poetry/180/

Giggle Poetry
http://www.gigglepoetry.com/

The Children's Poetry Archive
http://www.poetryarchive.org/childrensarchive/home.do

LitFinder on the AVL
http://www.litfinder.com/home.asp

Poem Hunter
http://www.poemhunter.com



Presidents (United States)

About the White House Presidents
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/

Library of Congress: Presidents of the United States: Resource Guides
http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/presidents/index.html

Encyclopedia Britannica Profiles the American Presidents
http://school.eb.com/presidents

C-SPAN's American Presidents: Life Portraits
http://www.americanpresidents.org/

Internet Public Library: POTUS (Presidents of the United States)
http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/

History Channel: American Presidents
http://www.history.com/presidents

Presidents of the United States
http://www.presidentsusa.net/



Research/Reference Tools

Alabama Virtual Library
The Alabama Virtual Library is a research tool funded by the state of Alabama.  You must have an AVL card with username and password to access AVL resources from your home computer.  AVL cards are free and can be issued at your school or public library.
http://www.avl.lib.al.us

Live Homework Help
Free online help from real tutors. Click on the link to see a powerpoint presentation that describes what "Live Homework Help" is and how it can be used.
http://aplsnew-web.apls.state.al.us/aplsnew/patrons/homework/index.html

Alabama Mosaic
http://www.alabamamosaic.org/index.php

Library of Congress American Memory
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/

SIRs Discoverer Database
http://discoverer.prod.sirs.com/discoweb/disco/do/frontpage

Merriam-Webster Dictionary
http://www.merriam-webster.com/

The Internet Public Library
http://www.ipl.org/

America's Story
America's Story from The Library of Congress
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi

The Library of Congress
http://www.loc.gov/index.html

Merriam Webster
http://www.merriam-webster.com/

BrainyQuote
http://www.brainyquote.com/



Science Fair

Science Buddies
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/mentoring/project_ideas.shtml

All Science Fair Projects
Science Fair Projects with complete instructions.
http://www.all-science-fair-projects.com/

Super Science Fair Project Ideas, Topics, & Experiments
http://www.super-science-fair-projects.com/

Science Fair Projects World
http://www.sciencefair-projects.org/

Science Fair Central
http://school.discovery.com/sciencefaircentral/

Cool Science Fair Projects
http://www.cool-science-projects.com/index.html

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
http://www.ipl.org/youth/projectguide/gettingstarted.html

Mad Science Network
http://www.madsci.org/

How Products are Made
http://www.madehow.com/



Search Engines & Subject Directories

Google
http://www.google.com

Good Search
http://www.goodsearch.com

Ask
http://www.ask.com

Ask for Kids
http://www.askforkids.com

Yahooligans
http://www.yahooligans.com

Kids Click
http://www.kidsclick.org



September 11, 2001

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
http://www.9-11commission.gov/

September 11 Digital Archive
http://911digitalarchive.org/

September 11 News
http://www.september11news.com/

National September 11 Memorial & Museum
http://www.national911memorial.org/site/PageServer?pagename=New_Home



Space

NASA
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/index.html

Exploring the Planets (Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum)
http://www.nasm.si.edu/research/ceps/etp/etp.htm

Astronomy "Picture of the Day" Archive
http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/archivepix.html

Space.com
http://www.space.com



World War II

World War II Timeline
http://history.sandiego.edu/gen/WW2Timeline/

World War Two
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/

The Second World War
http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/mmh/ww2/index.cfm

The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/?gclid=CKvJ-u-d-5ACFTaEOAodYw022A

Women Come to the Front (Journalists, Photgraphers & Broadcasters During WWII
http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0001.html

Eyewitness to World War II
http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/w2frm.htm

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/article.php?lang=en&ModuleId=10005143

Reflections on the Holocaust
http://www.school.eb.com/holocaust