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Colleges & Universities

  • 2001 Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid Page - grouped by state, easy access to email addresses for the admissions offices of specific colleges & universities, free scholarship and financial aid information, and tips for preparing for admissions tests
  • College and University Rankings - developed by staff at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this site provides a list of links to four-year college and university rankings and includes a section entitled "Caution and Controvery" dealing with the debate over the accuracy and appropriateness of college rankings
  • College Board Online - a searchable site for information on scholarships, tests, and online college applications
  • CollegeNET - allows applicants to complete, file, and pay for their admissions applications entirely through the internet for 500 colleges and universities; includes a search feature which allows users to set several criteria and has hot links to college and university web pages
  • Colleges & Universities (All) - Links to college & university home pages from throughout the world
  • Embark.com - provides information on researching, preparing, applying, and financing for higher education
  • FAFSA on the web - apply for financial aid online
  • fastWEB! (Financial Aid Search Through the Web) - describes itself as "the Internet's largest free scholarship search." Individual students can set up personal profiles and receive information in the FastWEB mailbox.
  • FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page - describes itself as "a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid"
  • AcademicASSIST - a free browsable or searchable listing of financial aid souces for college based on specific keywords.
  • Peterson’s: Colleges and Universities - searchable information on undergraduate programs, application process, and financial aid
  • US News.com: Education - information on colleges, financial aid, graduate schools, and careers

Currency Exchange

Business/Stocks


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Fine Arts

Art

  • Artcyclopedia - contains a searchable database of 7500+ artists; searchable by title, artist, museum, medium, subject, and movement
  • FAMSF: Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco - features more than 70,000 images from the collections of the DeYoung Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor Museum in Lincoln Park.

Drama

Music


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Foreign Language

General

  • The Cook’s Thesaurus - Suggests substitutions for thousands of cooking ingredients, including ethnic foods
  • Global Gastronomer - links to recipes, food history & food lore throughout the world
  • Recipe Source - new home of SOAR: Searchable Online Archive of Recipes, a searchable and browsable database of over 38,000 recipes

French

Spanish


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Guidance

Careers

Colleges & Universities

  • 2001 Colleges, College Scholarships, and Financial Aid Page - grouped by state, easy access to email addresses for the admissions offices of specific colleges & universities, free scholarship and financial aid information, and tips for preparing for admissions tests
  • College and University Rankings - developed by staff at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, this site provides a list of links to four-year college and university rankings and includes a section entitled "Caution and Controvery" dealing with the debate over the accuracy and appropriateness of college rankings
  • College Board Online - a searchable site for information on scholarships, tests, and online college applications
  • CollegeNET - allows applicants to complete, file, and pay for their admissions applications entirely through the internet for 500 colleges and universities; includes a search feature which allows users to set several criteria and has hot links to college and university web pages
  • Colleges & Universities (All) - Links to college & university home pages from throughout the world
  • Embark.com - provides information on researching, preparing, applying, and financing for higher education
  • FAFSA on the web - apply for financial aid online
  • fastWEB! (Financial Aid Search Through the Web) - describes itself as "the Internet's largest free scholarship search." Individual students can set up personal profiles and receive information in the FastWEB mailbox.
  • FinAid: The Financial Aid Information Page - describes itself as "a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid"
  • AcademicASSIST - a free browsable or searchable listing of financial aid souces for college based on specific keywords.
  • Peterson’s: Colleges and Universities - searchable information on undergraduate programs, application process, and financial aid
  • US News.com: Education- information on colleges, financial aid, graduate schools, and careers

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Health & Physical Education


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Language Arts

Composition

American

British

World

  • Bulfinch's Mythology - searchable online version of Bulfinch's Mythology with links to other mythology search engines
  • Greek Mythology Link - "an independent site promoting the preservation of the spiritual heritage of the Classical World..[and] concerned with the creative, artistic, literary and inspiring aspects of the Greek Myths deriving from its tales" (based on Genealogical Guide to Greek Mythologyby Carlos Parada)
  • The Encyclopedia Mythica - over 4200 articles on world mythologies, folklore, and legends
  • Legends - a good site for exploring the history, literature, and lore on King Arthur, Robin Hood, and pirates
  • Mythweb - devoted to the gods, heroes, and monsters of Greek mythology

Poetry

  • Poet's Corner - "There are many works here, both obscure and familiar, from well and lesser known poets. Works range from medieval ballads in Middle English to traditional ballads, popular songs of centuries past, and interpretations of American Indian chants."

Motion Picture Reviews


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Mathematics


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Practical Arts

Agriculture

  • ARS Genome Database Resource -primarily a site for communication of Plant Genome data amongst scientists worldwide"
  • Chicago Board of Trade - includes historical information about CBOT as well as quotes & other reports & studies
  • Breeds of Livestock - "From the Dept. of Animal Science at Oklahoma State University comes an excellent collection of background and links to information on a wide variety of livestock breeds."
  • National Agricultural Library - major international source for agriculture and related information; provides access to NAL's many resources and a gateway to its associated institutions

Technical Education

  • From Now On - Educational Technology for Schools
  • webTeacher: Your Source for Web Knowledge - sponsored by National Cable Television Association & TECH CORPS; includes tutorials on a wide variety of web topics ranging from browser use, searches, and images to java scripting

Foods


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Science

General

Biology

  • Anthropology: Human Origins Website - numerous links related to anthropology; page is associated with a class offered at the University of Minnesota
  • The Human Genome - from the National Center for Biotechnology Information, includes a "physical map" of the human genome with the total genes on the chromosomes and the full name of the gene expression
  • Human Genome Project - from the US Dept. of Energy includes information about HGP, research, education, medicine and ethical, legal and social issues; also allows user to look up specific chromosome number and learn what afflictions or diseases are carried on that chromosome.
  • MendelWeb Homepage 97.1 - “an educational resource for teachers and students interested in the origins of classical genetics, introductory data analysis, elementary plant science, and the history and literature of science”
  • The Origin of Modern Humans: Multiregional and Replacement Theories - provides an overview of what is known, models of human origin and dispersal, cultural features of humans and their ancestors, and evidence dealing with human evolution.
  • Origins - features scholarly and popular resources concerning Darwinism and evolution.
  • Theory of Evolution and Creation Science - designed to help a person for his/her own theories on the creation/evolution debate; discusses three theories of origins - natural evolution, creation science, theistic evolution

Chemistry

Genetic Engineering

  • Genetic Engineering - sponsored by the University of Virginia and is devoted to the science, applications, public opinion, and policy issues surrounding genetic engineering. Includes a definition of genetic engineering, medical technology, agricultural aspects, human gene therapy, and the future of genetic engineering.
  • Genomics: A Global Resource - created by the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America and covers news, legislation, issues, databases, etc. concerning genetic engineering.

Physical Science

Physics


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Social Studies

Country Resources

  • CIA World FactBook - current issues, historical perspective, geography, government, people, economy, and other data
  • Country Studies - a continuing series prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army; some data may not have been updated so check “research completed” date at end of each report
  • Database Europa - information on the geography, culture, history, etc. of European countries
  • Electronic Embassy - information on all foreign embassies in Washington, DC
  • Exploring Ancient Cultures - designed as an online course supplement that features essays and primary texts and internet site, chronology, image, and electronic text indexes on the Near East, India, Egypt, China, Greece, Rome, Islam, and Europe
  • INCORE: Conflict Data Service - current list of links to informaiton about countries and regions of the world which are at war, have the threat of war, or need peacekeeping forces to prevent warfare.
  • Infonation - an easy-to-use, two-step database that allows you to view and compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations
  • Lonely Planet on-line - check out the “Destinations” section for information and down-to-earth travel information on most countries
  • U.S. State Department - Services - Travel Warnings & Consular Information Sheets
  • World Wide Holiday and Festival Site - searchable & browsable index of religious and national holidays; includes date(s) observed and often additional information about the holiday
  • World Wide Web Virtual Library: Indigenous Studies - links to sites on indigenous groups throughout the world

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