Curriculum Links    

ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Information on art history, archeology, and architecture
 
 
The official site of this famous museum, home of the Mona Lisa (in French).
 
 
 
 
 
Resources from the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.
  
 
A virtual museum and searchable database of European paintings and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque period.
 
GEOGRAPHY
 
Country Information Background Notes
Information from the US State Dept. on geographic entities and international organizations which are updated periodically. Background Notes for some countries are currently unavailable.

CIA World Factbook
Provides basic country information including climate, population, area, language, currency, government, politics, history, economy, and people.

Maps
Maps for most countries and regions of the World, many in color, from the UN Cartographic Section.
 
 
 
 
 
 
GOVERNMENT
 
 

 
The latest statistics from the US Census Bureau on housing, health, crime, population, education, elections, government, etc.
 
USA.gov
Information about whatever you want or need from the U.S. government.


 
HISTORY
 
A brief summary of the history of Ancient Greece from approximately 1200 B.C., the period when Mycenaean civilization perished, to 323 B.C., the death of Alexander the Great from Tufts University.

Theatrehistory.com: Ancient Greek theater
Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes and other Greek dramatists as well as additional information about Greek theater.

 
Links to England, thought, Descartes, Pascal, Scientific Revolution, 18th century, Rousseau, women, monarchy, industrial revolution

American Civil War Homepage
This collection of online resources about the Civil War includes graphics, letters, information about specific battles, and more.

The American Memory
Site offers 7million digital items from over 100 historical collections. Documents, oral history, sound, photos; over 90 collections of primary source material in American History.
 
History, Politics, Government, Military, and many other interesting sites.
 
 
 

LATIN

Some Useful Latin Websites
Latin grammar, literature, homework helpers & more
 
 
LITERATURE / POETRY

Chaucer: Feudal Life
Learn what it was really like to live in the Middle Ages. Includes information on feudal life, religion, clothing, health, homes, town life, arts and entertainment.

Geoffrey Chaucer Home Website
A wide range of Middle English texts and translations of analogues relevant to Chaucer's works, as well as selections from relevant works by earlier and later writers, critical articles from a variety of perspectives, graphics, and general information on life in the Middle Ages.

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet
A complete annotated guide to the scholarly Shakespeare resources available on the Internet.

Shakespeare's Life and Times Homepage
Information about the stage, society, history & politics, background of ideas, drama, literature, art and music found in Shakespeare's time.
 
 
 
 
 
 
American Literature A place to find short stories and classic literature.
 
 
 
 
MATH
 
 
A complete mathematical resource assembled over more than a decade by Eric W. Weisstein. Searchable by keyword or by broad subject area: algebra, geometry, applied mathematics, statistics, calculus, etc.

Math Forum
Math and math education Web sites including Ask Dr. Math, Problems of the Week, and Lesson Plans for teachers.
 
Wolfram Alpha
Enter your question or calculation, and WolframAlpha uses its computational power and ever growing collection of knowledge to compute the answer.
 
 
RELIGION
 

 
 
SCIENCE
 
 
Biochemistry, cells, molecular biology, developmental biology, chemicals and human health, immunology, and genetics information.
 
Periodic Table: Web Elements
The periodic table

Physics Web
Weblinks for physics, including articles from PhysicsWorld.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

SPAIN/SPANISH

Best Spanish Language Sites
General interest Spanish language sites, news, Mexican and Latin American search engines, music, art, culture, and more.

Lanic: Latin American Newspapers in Spanish
Links to newspapers in Latin America and around the world. Major newspapers are listed first. All are in Spanish.
 
Writing and Research
 
Purdue Online Writing Lab
Great source for assistance with devoloping a topic, understanding the research process, and writing a paper. 
 

Helpful advice and direction for writing an academic research paper.  Help with writing a thesis, finding a topic and advice on discipline-specific papers.  
 
TEACHER & LIBRARIAN SITES
 
Skills needed for research and information problem solving
 
Librarians Index to the Internet
A searchable, annotated subject directory of more than 7,000 Internet resources selected and evaluated by librarians for their usefulness to users of public libraries.



 

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