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Web English Teacher
Super site for language arts.
Grades: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced, Professional
Web English Teacher is an online directory of K-12 English/Language arts teaching resources including lesson plans, videos, e-texts, classroom activities and more. 12/17/03

Free math help online, and much more.
Grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
Go Math offers free online assistance with mathematics for k-12 students and their parents. It includes online tutors that will answer questions and give step-by-step solutions, games, tutorials, and interactive tools. There are also products for sale but the free area is well worth a visit. 12/15/03

AP Central
The 4-1-1 on Advanced Placement.
Grades: 9-12, Advanced, Professional
AP Central was created in association with the College Board as a resource for AP professionals but the information would be useful to students who are taking the courses and their parents as well. Registration is required for full use but it is free. 12/12/03

An artificial-intelligence genie searches search engines for you.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12, Advanced
KartOO is a metasearch tool that searches many different search engines and returns results as a "graphic map of information, demonstrating visually the relationship between websites and related topics." 12/10/03

Jefferson Lab -- Science Education
Highly interactive science and math site.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
The Jefferson Lab: Science Education provides lesson plans, hands-on activities, worksheets, games, and puzzles to supplement the math and science curriculum. 12/08/03

Face to Face -- Stories from the Aftermath of Infamy
Comparing Japanese American and Muslim American experiences post-Pearl Harbor and post-9/11.
Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Face-to-Face explores the similarities in the thoughts and emotions of Japanese Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the Arab and Muslim Americans after the 9/11 tragedy. "These are real stories of fear, anger, hatred, loyalty and trust." 12/05/03

Math Cats
Fun site for elementary kids on math concepts.
Grades: 3-5, 6-8
Math Cats is an interactive site devoted to giving students practice with math concepts that promote open-ended exploration. 12/03/03

Web Elements
Popular site focused on the periodic table.
Grades: 9-12, Advanced, Professional
Web Elements is a multimedia site developed by Dr. Mark Winter, University of Sheffield, England that offers students, teachers, and professional scientists chemistry information relating to the periodic table. 12/01/03