http://stats.bls.gov/k12/html/edu_over.htm Explore many possible jobs and careers by choosing from six groups of interests: Music/Arts, Math, Science, P.E./Outdoors, Social Studies, and Reading. Targeted to young children, but does contain good information and a ggod place to start.
http://www.bls.gov/oco/ "The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information, designed to provide valuable assistance to individuals making decisions about their future work lives."
Imagine that you are able to step back in time - back to the decade of America’s Great Depression, 1930-1939. Web links have been set up for you in order to aid your investigation. In order to be successful investigators, you will need to research the decade.
http://www.duke.edu/~crh4/vonnegut/sh5/index.html "In Slaughterhouse Five, Vonnegut delivers a complete treatise on the World War II bombing of Dresden. The main character, Billy Pilgrim, is a very young infantry scout who is captured in the Battle of the Bulge."
http://www.ipass.net/~brianrodr/vonnegut/bands.html "From Echo 7 to the cultural phenomenon of The Grateful Dead, all of the artists listed below appear to have been influenced by Kurt Vonnegut in some fashion."
http://helios.acomp.usf.edu/~dsargent/bestbulge2.htm "The Battle of the Bulge which lasted from December 16, 1944 to January 28, 1945 was the largest land battle of World War II in which the United States participated."
http://www.americanwriters.org/ "C-SPAN brings together writers, scholars, historians and actors to examine the lives and worfks of selected 20th Century American Writers who have influenced our nation's history."
http://www.ed.gov/free/s-lanart.html "Federal agencies partner with teachers to develop online learning materials and learning communities around agency resources." Language Arts topics covered: History, Literature, Reading, and Writing (Composition).
http://www.ipl.org/div/litcrit/ "The IPL Literary Criticism Collection contains critical and biographical websites about authors and their works that can be browsed by author, by title, or by nationality and literary period."
http://shakespeare.palomar.edu/ Features of this outstanding site are a Shakespearean Timeline, Works (synopses of plays, study guides, canons and more), Criticism, Critical Resources, a bibliography, and even a Shakespeare Biography Quiz.
http://www.espanole.org/ "Created by Florida's 2001 Spanish Teacher of the Year. At EspañOlé I hope you will find all you need for the study, teaching, and/or appreciation of the Spanish language, its literature, and the Hispanic arts, music, people, history, foods, and lands."
http://www.nd.edu/~archives/latgramm.htm "This useful web site allows users to type in word stems or endings then peruse a list of Latin words with the same elements, translate words from English to Latin, discover the meanings of 6000 Latin words, and use a Latin Grammar Aid."
http://www.ilovelanguages.com/index.php?category=Languages%7CBy+Language%7CLatin "iLoveLanguages is a comprehensive catalog of language-related Internet resources. This link shows 22 online resources related to Latin."
http://mathforum.org/pow/ "The Math Forum's Problems of the week are designed to provide creative, non-routine challenges for students. Problem-solving and mathematical communication are key elements of every problem."
http://www.whatudo.org/ "Choose from Learn (current AIDS statistics), Talk (interviews with teens involved in working to reduce the numbers of teens infected with AIDS), or Do (ideas for community." involvement) to give students information beyond the alarming numbers of new cases of AIDS.
http://www.collegedrinkingprevention.gov/ "Sections for parents, high school counselors, and students give the latest statistics and information about drinking and youth. For students, the materials are often interactive and show how alcohol affects different parts of the body, alcohol myths, and how much alcohol is costing you, in calories and in dollars."
http://www.nal.usda.gov:8001/py/pmap.htm The Food Guide Pyramid is an outline of what to eat each day based on the Dietary Guidelines. It's not a rigid prescription but a general guide that lets you choose a healthful diet that's right for you.
http://www.pecentral.org/ "Premier Web site for health and physical education teachers, parents, and students. Our goal is to provide the latest information about developmentally appropriate physical education programs for children and youth."
http://www.itdc.sbcss.k12.ca.us/curriculum/personaltrainer.html "In this WebQuest activity, students investigate exercise and nutritional habits that enhance and maintain health and well-being. In assuming the role of personal trainers, students must develop customized diet and exercise portfolios for clients of a fitness consulting firm."
This site, from the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School Research Guide, is an excellent and comprehensive site that will guide you step by step through the research paper project. It really covers everything--from planning, selecting your topic, gathering information, refining your topic, citing your sources--to turning the paper in.
The full name of this site is The Good, the Bad & the Ugly: or, Why It's a Good Idea to Evaluate Web Sources. This is an interactive site that helps you understand and evaluate Web pages for their Accuracy, Authority, Objectivity, Currency, and Coverage.
http://www.dist214.k12.il.us/users/asanders/chemhome2.html "This page links chemistry units to annotated web sites. Teachers and students can access these resources when planning or implementing unit activities and research projects."
http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/understandingviruses/ "Students work on a project in which they will suggest a useful purpose for a virus, but first they need to know more about how viruses work."
http://americanhistory.about.com/gi/dynamic/offsite.htm?site=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.cnn.com%2FEVENTS%2F1997%2Fmlk%2Flinks.html View this annotated timeline from CNN detailing the modern and the early Civil Rights movements.
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/civilrightstimeline1.html This U.S. Civil Rights timeline from Infoplease includes bibliographies and pictures of civil rights leaders. It covers the period from 1954 thru 2003.
http://www.firstamendmentcenter.org/about.aspx?item=First_Amendment_timeline "Significant historical events, court cases, and ideas that have shaped our current system of constitutional First Amendment jurisprudence." From Firstamendmentcenter.org.
http://www.law.cornell.edu/constitution/constitution.overview.html "This Cornell Law School version of the Constitution is divided into sections by article and amendment. Each section is annotated to identify the contents of that part of the Constitution."
http://www.thegateway.org Results from a search on WW I using Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM), the federal government's highly acclaimed educational resource. Most of the resources are eyewitness accounts.
http://www.ibiscom.com/w2frm.htm "Learn about World War II from those who were there. This page includes accounts of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Nazi occupation of Poland, and the censorship requirements on soldiers writing home."
http://www.archives.gov/digital_classroom/lessons/zimmermann_telegram/zimmermann_telegram.html "In January of 1917, British cryptographers deciphered a telegram from German Foreign Minister Arthur Zimmermann to the German Minister to Mexico, offering United States territory to Mexico in return for joining the German cause."
http://art.sdsu.edu/ceramicsweb/ Produced by the School of Art Design at San Diego State University. Houses databases of glaze recipes and material analyses, links to other ceramics Web sites, health and safety information, and a variety of educational materials related to ceramics.
http://www.diegorivera.com/ "DIEGO RIVERA (1886-l957), muralist painter, was one of the greatest artists in the XXth century. Born in Guanajuato Mexico, in 1892 he moved to Mexico City with his family."
http://www.videoccasions-nw.com/history/jack.html Online research of theatre throughout the ages. Links under Cultural Sites/Theatre Resources are very extensive; links are also grouped by historical period.