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Teen Resources

 


Brainfuse Homework Help has extended their live tutoring hours. Live help is available in all major subject areas every day from 10:00 AM to 11:00 PM EST.

Teen Community Service Opportunities-Here is an updated list of our community service opportunities available to North Babylon teens, 6th -12th grade only.

Teen Research Center

General Resources

Britannica School Edition– Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources for Middle and High School.

Culturegrams-Provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture.

National Archive-Resources for At-Home Learning. Resources for all levels, weekly webinars and activities.

ReadWriteThink-Provides a wide variety of study materials and interactives to help students with key literacy areas including writing, reading, arithmetic.

Smithsonian Learning Lab-The Lab is a free, interactive platform for discovering millions of authentic digital resources.

Test Prep-Websites and online resources to help students prepare for the big test or project.

Biographies
Biography Reference Center-you’re looking for Andrew Jackson or Michael Phelps, this resource will provide you with in-depth information about well-known public figures.

Book Help
Reading Shakespeare and having trouble understanding the language? In the middle of “Of Mice and Men” and need help interpreting the symbolism? Although they cannot replace reading a book, these resources will help to guide you through the classics!

Health Projects/Social Issues
Opposing Viewpoints-Full-text articles, audio clips, video clips, images, and interactive maps are available on a variety of topics. This resource is especially helpful when having to complete pro/con papers.

History/Government
Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government
History Reference Center-Comprehensive, full text, history reference database designed for secondary schools and undergraduate research. Features full text for 2,000 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.

Magazines/Newspapers
General OneFile(magazine articles)
Newsday
Newsday Historical
New York Times Historical

Science Experiments/Science Fair Projects
Science Online-Provides a comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines. Access biographies, diagrams, experiments, timelines, articles, a dictionary, and a conversion calculator.
Science Reference Center<-Access science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and more.

Additional Research Tools
Access all of the databases that the Library has to offer. Browse by subject or search by database.