Useful Websites

General

www.usa.gov  Search the USA government
www.loc.gov  Search the Library of Congress
http://www.gutenberg.org/ Free electronic books

http://www.flelibrary.org/ Florida Electronic Library
http://www.si.edu/  Explore the Smithsonian Institute
http://library.howard.edu/library Howard University Library System

Historical/Social Sciences

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/ Database of 5000+ versions of public speeches, sermons, lectures, and other recorded media events
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/ National archives
www.floridamemory.com  Contains photographs, videos from the state library, audio recordings, exhibits, and historical collections for the state of Florida.
www.usa.gov  Search the USA government
http://www.si.edu/  Explore the Smithsonian Institute
http://www.history.com/  Historical information and videos
http://www.historicalsocietypbc.org/index.php?page=in-the-schools  Palm Beach Historical Society
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/history-by-era/military-history/interactives/battlelines-letters-from-america%E2%80%99s-wars Features 200 years of American conflicts
http://www.gilderlehrman.org/  Institute of American History
http://life.time.com/ Life Magazine's photo archive
http://www.census.gov/statab/www/  United States statistical atlas
http://www.wave.net/upg/immigration/flags.html Flags of all countries
http://www.un.org/en/  United Nations
http://cia.gov  Central Intelligence Agency
http://www.myhistro.com/ Watch and read thousands of fascinating timelines, or create your ownhttp://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/ftrials.htm Famous court trials
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/references/court_cases/court_cases.cfm Historically Significant Court Cases
http://www.streetlaw.org/en/landmark/home Landmark Cases of the Supreme Court
http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/exhibits/reconstruction/introduction.html America's Reconstruction

Culinary Arts

http://www.servsafeprep.com/  Realistic practice tests for the ServSafe Food Safety Exam
http://quizlet.com/ Site that lets you study anything, for free
http://www.foodsafetyandnutrition.com/Home_Page.html  Free ServSafe Practice exam
http://hospitalitytrainingcenter.com/  Hospitality Training Center

The Dust Bowl

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/general-article/dustbowl-mass-exodus-plains/  Mass exodus from the Plains
http://www.livinghistoryfarm.org/farminginthe30s/water_06.html  Farming in the 1030s
http://www.studsterkel.org/htimes.php  Interviews from the Great Depression
http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tsme.html   The migrant experience

Language Arts

www.citationmachine.net  Citation generator
http://www.easybib.com/  Citation generator
https://www.lexile.com/  Reading Lexiles

http://www.hawthorneinsalem.org/Literature/Hawthorne&Women/ScarletLetter/Criticism.html  Feminism in Hawthorne's works
http://gdc.gale.com/gale-literature-collections/literature-criticism-online/ Literature Criticism Online
http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/  Literary Criticism
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/
Poetry Foundation
http://www.writersmarket.com/  Where and How to sell what your write
Self Publishing with Amazon

Math

http://fabpedigree.com/james/mathmen.htm Biographies of mathematicians

Science

http://www.webelements.com  Periodic Table
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/  National Library of Medicine
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas.shtml  Science Fair project ideas

Educational

http://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/project/art-project Take a virtual tour at hundreds of art galleries and museums throughout the world
www.loc.gov  Search the Library of Congress
www.usa.gov  Search the United States government

Career, Test, and College Guides

http://mycollegeguide.org/ College Guide
http://www.ams.org/careers/  American Mathematical Society Career Builder
http://www.collegeboard.org/  SAT site
http://www.act.org/  ACT Site
http://www.military.com/asvab  ASVAB site
https://www.march2success.com/index.cfm ACT and SAT test prep
http://www.actstudent.org/testprep/  ACT online test prep
https://www.myfloridareadytowork.com/careercenter/  Career Center
https://www.khanacademy.org/  More than 236,000,000 free lessons
http://www.utexas.edu/world/univ/alpha/  Alphabetical list of United States universities

Teacher Help

http://www.umbc.edu/che/historylabs/ Historical labs for the classroom
Graphic Organizers:  http://my.hrw.com/nsmedia/intgos/html/igo.htm  Graphic organizers
                                    http://freeology.com/graphicorgs/ Graphic organizers
http://palmbeachschools.libguides.com/primarysources Teaching with primary sources
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/default.aspx  Educational videos
https://www.khanacademy.org/  More than 236,000,000 free lessons
http://academicearth.org/  Tutoring and test prep videos
http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/immigration/index.htm Teacher resources and lesson plans with immigration activities
http://www.educationalpress.org/  Create educational games and worksheets
http://poster.4teachers.org/  create a lesson, worksheet, or class page and immediately publish it online.
http://www.wordle.net/  Create a word cloud
http://www.smithsoniansource.org/display/topic/viewdetailshis.aspx?TopicId=1004  Primary Sources for Colonial America
http://sciencenetlinks.com/  Science lessons and tools
http://my.hrw.com/nsmedia/intgos/html/igo.htm  Interactive graphic organizers

Public Domain Pictures and Images

http://viintage.com/  Hundreds of thousands Copyright free graphics
Google "public domain images"
http://etc.usf.edu/clippix/ University of South Florida
http://www.freeimages.com/  Free Images 

Miscellaneous Cool Sites

http://cooltext.com/  graphic generator

Online Periodicals

http://www.floridawildlifemagazine.com/ Florida Wildlife Magazine
http://www.americanscientist.org/  American Scientist Magazine
http://www.voyamagazine.com/ Voice of Youth Advocates
http://www.cicadamag.com/  Young Adult Magazine for ages 14 and up