Science & Math

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PowerKnowledge: Earth & Space Science

  

Watch a volcano erupt! Play games, find project ideas, and have fun learning about ecosystems, space, energy and matter, maps, climates and more in Power Knowledge.

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PowerKnowledge: Life Science

  

Worried about polar bears? Study them and other animals, adaptation, habitats, the human body, food chains, green living, extinct species, and more in Power Knowledge.

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PowerKnowledge: Physical Science

  

What goes up must come down. You’ll find more about gravity, atoms, motion, temperature and more, with videos and games to explain it all in Power Knowledge.

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Learning Express Library

  

Learn new skills or prepare for exams of all kinds in one of the many learning centers:

  • Adult Learning Center - Improve your basic skills in math, reading, writing, speaking, and grammar, or prepare to become a U.S. citizen.
  • Career Center - Learn about careers, prepare for entrance and occupational exams, like the civil service or ASVAB, or even the TOEIC if you're an English language learner.
  • Popular Software Tutorials - Expand your skills and claim some self-study time with common computer software from Adobe and Microsoft.
  • School Center - Find extra lessons and practice exams for elementary, middle and high school students on topics ranging from reading comprehension to trigonometry.
  • High School Equivalency Center - Build your basic skills and prepare for the GED test.
  • College Prep Center - Study up before you take standardized tests for college such as PSAT/NMSQT, AP Exams, SAT and ACT.
  • College Center - Strengthen your academic skills in science, grammar and writing, reading, or math; and prepare for placement tests and graduate entrance exams.
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Khan Academy

Watch tutorials online and practice a wide variety of life skills and academic subjects, from computer programming to printmaking or 3rd grade math to entrepreneurship.

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KidsHealth from Nemours

Find current, accurate health information. Topics include how the body works, puberty, staying safe, illnesses, feelings, health problems of grown ups, and more.

(Also available in Spanish.)

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National Geographic Virtual Library

  

Browse articles, explore topics, and find images. All the National Geographic resources are at your command, without the big stacks of yellow magazines.

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Smithsonian for Students

Explore topics related to most school topics and find resources for homework assignments and entertainment. Sources provided by Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access.

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Starfall

Learn reading and math from the basics--ABCs and 123s all the way up to basic reading and arithmetic.

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