High School Resources

Winston County Schools Testing Information

iCivics is an excellent source of educational games that offer lessons in civics.  All of the games require students to take on a decision making role. To succeed in the games students have to apply their understanding of the rules and functions local, state, or Federal government. Some games require an understanding of the U.S. court system and or the Constitution.

Moonbase Alpha is an online game developed by NASA to be played on the Steam online gaming platform. Moonbase Alpha is a game in which players assume the role of an astronaut working to repair equipment in order to restore oxygen delivery to a settlement on the moon. The game can be played by up to six players at a time who communicate using voice over communication.

The World Digital Library hosts more than 10,000 primary documents and images from collections around the world. Sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, the mission of the World Digital Library is to promote the study and understanding of cultures. The WDL can be searched by date, era, country, continent, topic, and type of resource.

eSkeletons is a great website produced by the Department of Anthropology at the University of Texas at Austin. eSkeletons features interactive models of mammal skeletons. Select a model from the menu on the home page then click on any bone in the model to view it in detail. After select a bone to view you can choose from a menu of viewing angles. In many cases eSkeletons offers a short video display of the bone you've selected from the menu.

bookboon.com - Download free ebooks

Copyright Free Music - Large list of music resources.

Copyright Free - Image generators and clipart

Encyclopedia of Alabama is a free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment.

Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds.

With Movie Maker, you can create, edit, and share your home movies right on your computer.

Any Video Converter Freeware- the Free Video Converter - This FREE video converter software can clip any segments and optionally merge and sort them to make a creative movie.

Prom Health and Safety Tips - Look and feel great, stress less, protect yourself and have fun.

Grad Exam Links to videos and tips from Central High School. Choose the subject from left menu.

How-to-Study.com Notetaking, Studing, College Planning, Test Taking Tips, etc.

 WatchKnow has videos to learn from with categories such as Literature, Mathematics, Science, History, Computers, Hobbies, etc.

 HippoCampus provides high-quality, multimedia content on general education subjects to high school and college students free of charge.

 ipl2: information you can trust is a merger of resource collections from the Internet Public Library and the Librarians' Internet Index

 The Metropolitan Museum of Art 5,000 years of art

 alabama.gov is a service of Alabama Interactive. Alabama Interactive offers state and local entities the expertise to automate routine, time-consuming tasks into interactive web-enabled applications for both citizens and businesses, saving taxpayer dollars as well as streamline government processes.

Math

 MathWorld is a free service to the world's mathematics and internet communities as part of a commitment to education and educational outreach by Wolfram Research, makers of Mathematica.

 HomeWork Spot for High School Math including Algebra, Calculus, Geometry, Probability, Trig, and Word Problems

 The Math Page created by the Manhattan Community College and the City University of New York.

 WebMath can solve your General Math, Algebra, Plots & Geometry, Trig & Calculus problems

 QuickMath is an Automated service for answering common math problems.

 The Geometry Center for the Computation and Visualization of Geometric Structures.

 Math Fun Facts Hosted by the Harvey Mudd College Math Department

 PurpleMath helping students gain understanding and self-confidence in Algebra

 CoolMath lot of games for all areas of math

 Long Division of Polynomials Type in your problem and it will find the answer for you

 Print your own graph paper Full sheet or x-y Axis

English & Literature

 Jack London Read over 150 short stories online.

 Guide to Grammar & Writing Sponsored by the Capital Community College Foundation Hartford, Connecticut

SparkNotes Also includes Test Prep and Practice Quizzes

 PinkMonkey Large library of free online Literature Summaries, with over 460 Study Guides / Book Notes / Chapter Summaries online currently, and so much more.

 Speech Tips for speech writing and public speaking advice

 Grammar Book use the online guide for Grammar Rules

 Guide to writing a basic essay very basic information

 Poetry Archives Choose by Author or Poem

 Eighteenth-Century Studies This collection archives works of the eighteenth century from the perspectives of literary and cultural studies. Novels, plays, memoirs, treatises and poems of the period are kept here (in some cases, influential texts from before 1700 or after 1800 as well), along with modern criticism.

 The Library of Congress Many resources for everyone at this site

 StudySpanish.com Pronunciation, Grammar, Vocabulary, and other resources.

 OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects.

 The Writing Center from The University of Wisconsin

Shakespeare Online Everything you can imagine about Shakespeare

Science

 Extreme Science The Extreme Science website is the brainchild and labor of love of Elizabeth Keller, who has poured her passion for science and dedication to igniting the fires of inspiration for budding young scientists into this fun and informative website.

 BioMEDIA Learning programs for biology education

 Building Big Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, Tunnels

 HubbleSite See what is new with the Hubble Telescope

 NASA for students

 National Science Foundation where discoveries begin

 Science Magazine News, Multimedia, Blogs, etc.

Scientific American News

 Jefferson Lab Science Education Student Zone

US Geological Survey - Science for a changing world

Space Shuttle PowerPoint

 Exploratorium is the museum of science, art, and human perception


MIT students produce short videos teaching basic concepts in science and engineering to K-12 students.

History

 Digital History Maps, Images, Games, Documents, Videos, Biographies, etc. developed by The Museum of Fine Arts, Chicago Historical Society, University of Houston, The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and the National Park Service.

 HistoryTeacher.net Podcasts, Webquests, PowerPoints, Quizzes, etc.

OurDocuments.gov - 100 milestone documents from history

WWII Resources

WWII Documents from Yale Law School

The History Place

US Army Center of Military History

American Women's History WWII

Abraham Lincoln Online.org

Selected Civil War Photographs

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Other

NASDAQ - The stock market

E-Trade - Stock Plans

Standards and Poor

Better Business Bureau - Check the rating of businesses

New York Stock Exchange

SBA - Small Business Administration

CFTC - US Commodity Futures Trading Commission

SEC.gov - Securities and Exchange Commission

Financial Football is an electronic football game in which students answer finance-related questions to earn yardage and score points.