Homework Help for Teens

General Help  superstickies

  • Tutor.com Open from 2pm-10pm EVERY DAY (including SUNDAY!), connect with live tutors to help you with your toughest homework questions. Get your essays done early and  you can turn them in for proof reading…You can totally get an “A”!
  • Britannica Schoolarticles, high-quality images and videos, Merriam-Webster dictionary entries, EBSCO journals and periodicals, and primary source texts.
  • Explorastudent research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
  • Gale in Context: High School (temporary subscription)

Biographies

  • Gale in Context: Biographysearch for people based on name, occupation, nationality, ethnicity, birth/death dates and places, or gender as well as keyword and full text.

Social Studies

  • Opposing Viewpoints – Have to take a stand on a controversial subject? Find your subject in this database, and find opinion pieces that argue for either side.
  • CIA World Factbook – Includes economic, military, geographic and more information on any country in the world that is recognized by the United Nations- this is a U.S. government website.
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library – REAL BOOKS digitized for you to look at.
  • Gale In Context: US History– contextual information on hundreds of the most significant people, events and topics in U.S. History.
  • Gale In Context: World Historyreaches back to the ancient world – and forward to today’s headlines – to deliver a chronicle of the great cultures and societies that have formed the history of the human race. Rare primary sources, reliable reference and multi-media content
  • Constitutional Conversations from the Constitution Center – offering daily live constitutional conversations for middle school, high school, and college students, available through Zoom, and accessible on home computer, laptop, or phone.

College Classes

  • Online Ivy League classes –  Free online courses from  Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Penn, Princeton, and Yale

 Science

  • Physics.org – type in the subject you are having trouble with. Then fill out your age and knowledge level (basic, intermediate, advanced) and this website will find you the leading sites to answer your question!
  • Interactive Periodic Table of Elements – click on an element for its atomic structure, basic info, isotopes, and interesting facts.
  • Gale in Context:Science – millions of full-text articles that includes national and global publications as well as 200+ experiments, projects, and top reference content.

Test Prep

  • Regents Exam Prep Center -Math, Science, English and History regents exams, plus overviews that cover all of the important parts of the curriculum.
  • Learning Express Library – Your username is your library barcode and your password is whatever you make it! Search SAT and you’ll find courses, e-books and practice tests! ACT, AP practice tests and more!

Math

  • Tutor.comLive one-on-one help for elementary school, middle school, high school, and beginner college students as well as adult education students 
  • Convert it! – Measurement conversions and calculators.
  • Algebrahelp – Everything you ever needed to know about Algebra.
  • Ask Dr. Math – Advice from the doctor to keep your math grades healthy!

Literature

  • Literature Resource Center – Literary criticism, author biographies, work overviews, primary sources and multimedia links. You can search by author, or title of work

Need Current Event Articles?

  • General One File is a great database of recent articles from a wide variety of journals and magazines. 
  • NYS Newspapersarticles from newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-Star, New York Times, New York Observer, New York Post, and Newsday.