Grafton Public Library

Teen Resources for Home, Work and School

LOCAL

Grafton High School

Grafton Middle School

Blackstone Valley Regional Vocational Technical High School

Holy Name Junior/Senior High School

GENERAL REFERENCE

Encyclopedia Britannica – Public Library Edition
Information in many formats, plus an online dictionary and thesaurus

How Stuff Works
Try this enlightening and entertaining site for those tough to answer questions.

Internet Public Library
Here is a great link for homework help, as well as other resources, at the Internet Public Library.

ENGLISH and LANGUAGE ARTS

Copyright Law
Need information on Copyright? This web site explains the basics of copyright law.

Spark Notes
Summaries and more

Visual Thesaurus
Online tool for finding synonyms and antonyms, presented in a map format. Audible pronunciation guide too!

FOREIGN LANGUAGES

Mango Languages
Create a profile with your library card # and email address to learn a new language, or practice French and Spanish

Google Translator
Translate to and from over 7o different languages

GOVERNMENT & POLITICAL SCIENCE

Ben’s Guide to Government
This is a great resource about how government works.

Kid’s Government Agency Pages
Check out the government at work. This is a list, with links, of government agencies and programs.

Kid’s House of Representatives
Want to learn more about the legislative branch of our government? Topics covered include the role of the U.S. House of Representatives, the legislative process, and House history. This site is good for all ages/grades.

Rock the Vote
Get political! Register to vote, find out about elections, and more

US Justice Dept Kid’s Page
Want to step inside a Courtroom?

HEALTH

Teen Health & Wellness Database
Information on everything from alcoholism, budgeting, green living, stress management, and more, presented in articles, videos and Q&A format from physicians and psychologists.

Go Ask Alice
Top place online to get honest, accurate health info for teens.

MATH

SOS Math

Math Goodies

READING

Teen Reads
What to read next

Reading Rants
Out of the Ordinary teen booklists

 

SCIENCE

Science Fair Central
Great site for science fair project information and ideas!

Eureka Science
All you need to know about DNA, RNA, cells, protein and cloning.

TECH

QR enCoder
This site has great links for help in all subjects (also has info on QR codes)