Rylander Memorial Library

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Civics

Federal Government for Kids
Federal legislative information regarding our branches of government for youngsters.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Choose a grade level then review information on how the US government works.

Federal Justice for Kids
Federal justice information regarding our judicial system for youngsters.

English

Merriam-Webster Online
How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Resources for Writers - the OWL Handouts
Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.

Sparknotes.com
Study guides for English literature.

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
Huge resource for Greek Mythology.

Geography

United Nations
Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

CIA World Factbook
Facts and maps about countries of the world.

Flags of the World
Thousands of flags from around the world.

History

American Memory
Historic photograph collections of United State's history.

US History.org
Hundreds of resources about American History

U. S. National Archives and Records
Get primary source documents for American history.

Mr. Dowling's History Passport
Links to information on countries, culture and history.

Math

Ask Dr. Math
A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers.

Math.com
The World of Math online.

Print Graph Paper
Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.

Texas

The Handbook of Texas Online
The Handbook of Texas Online is a multidisciplinary encyclopedia of Texas history, geography, and culture sponsored by the Texas State Historical Association and the General Libraries at UT Austin.

Texas Online
The official website for the Great State of Texas and provides instant access to almost 800 state and local government services.

Science

The Exploratorium Science Museum
The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

Science Fair Project Resource Guide
A detailed guide of how to use the steps of the scientific method  to complete a science fair project.

Science News for Kids
Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

NASA
Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.