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Social Studies and Language Arts

Site Description 

Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925.

 

Op Ed Articles

npr2.JPG  National Public Radio offers current news, cultural events, and music.
The Atlantic Monthly's home on the Internet, featuring current issues online alongside web-specific content on travel, literature, politics, and digital culture. 
  EDSITEment! The best of the humanities on the web: history, social studies, the arts, culture, literature, and language.  Check out the student resources page.  
 

The authoritative weekly newspaper focusing on international politics and business news and opinion.

 

Op Ed Articles

  Forbes is a leading source for reliable business news and financial information. Read news, politics, economics, business & finance on Forbes.com. 
  The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material.
Property Taxes by County across the United States

 

NEWSELA is an innovative way for students to build reading comprehension with nonfiction that's always relevant: daily news. It's easy and amazing. 

 

 

Science, Tech, Engineering, and Math

Site Description 

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Features weekly articles, archives to past issues, and timelines of scientific importance.

Science news, articles, current events and future views on topics such as technology, space, environment, health and medicine. 
Your ultimate online portal to the future. Reporting on what's new and what's next in technology, science, gadgets, space, green tech and more. 
  National Geographic provides free maps, photos, videos and daily news stories, as well as articles and features about animals, the environment, cultures, and history.  
The West Point Bridge Designer 2013 will introduce you to engineering through an authentic, hands-on design experience.   You won't be able to download the program at school, but you can use it at home.  Windows  XP and 95 are supported by previous versions.
Popular Mechanics is a service magazine covering a variety of information on home improvement, automotive needs, electronics, and computers. 
 

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy is committed to preserving and sustaining the vibrant communities of the Eastern Shore and the lands and waters that surround it.  ESLC focuses on land conservancy in Maryland and environmental education resources.

This online chemistry curriculum offers ConnChem Simulations.  You won't be able to download the program at school, but you can use it at home. 
  Make (or MAKE) is an American bimonthly magazine published by Maker Media which focuses on do it yourself (DIY) and/or DIWO (Do It With Others) projects involving computers, electronics, robotics, metalworking, woodworking and other disciplines. The magazine is marketed to people who enjoy making things and features complex projects which can often be completed with cheap materials, including household items. 

 

 

Music and Art

Site Description 

 

Petrucci Music Project-- Public Domain Sheet Music for study and downloading.

 

The Mutopia Project – Public Domain Printed Music for study and downloading
  Band Music PDF Library – Public Domain Band Music for study and downloading

 

The Library of Congress National Jukebox Project – free listening of public domain and historical recordings.
  Music Practice Tips from NPR (National Public Radio) Music
  Practicing Tips for students and parents from Classics for Kids.
  The largest online sheet music store that also has thousand of sound files.
  Smarthistory offers hundreds of pictures, videos, and essays related to art and art history.   
American Art Research - photograph archives, outdoor sculptures, collections, webcasts, and more.

 

World Languages   Site Description
                             All of the news from the BBC en Español.   A great site for op ed articles and world news.
 

CultureGrams offers a plethora of resources on countries of the world and their cultures.   Topics include greetings, customs, languages, political, educational, and economic facts.

 

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