Homework Help For Kids

 

        

 

If you can't get to the library and you need information, check out these websites. But remember that anyone can put anything on the Internet. Check your sources and make sure your websites are reputable. Websites with the words '.edu' (educational) and '.ac' (academic) in the domain names (website addresses) can usually be trusted.

 

Have a look at these great websites - Click on the underlined links

 

Online Librarian         

 

 

 

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anyquestions1Anyquestions.co.nz - Online help with homework, librarians answering your questions, 1.00pm-6.00pm Monday to Friday

 

Many Answers - Here you can search for answers to populate homework questions asked at AnyQuestions.co.nz

 

Ask.com - Put in your question and gets lots of answers

 

Howstuffworks - How Stuff Works is an award-winning source of reliable and easy-to-understand explanations of how the world actually works

 

Ask Jeeves Kids - Ask Jeeves Kids is a search engine designed exclusively for young people ages 6 to 12 years old. It's free, safe and a fun way for kids and their parents to quickly and easily research school topics like Science, Maths, Geography, Language Arts and History in a search environment that's safer and more age-appropriate than traditional adult search engines

 

New Zealand Websites

 

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Famous New Zealanders - From sports people to scientists and singers

 

Children's Authors - New Zealand authors

 

Stuff - New Zealand news website for current affairs

 

Wikipedia - Encyclopedia written by anyone

 

Te Ara - Encylopedia of New Zealand. This website has topics and themes

 

 Maori/English Online - Online English to Maori and vice versa dictionary

 

New Zealand History

 

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Dictionary Of Biography - Dictionary of New Zealand Biography (only New Zealanders who are deceased)

 

Papers Past - New Zealand newspapers from 1839 to 1920

 

New Zealand Edge - Contemporary site with New Zealand biographies, including the top ten heroes

 

New Zealand Disasters - Find out about the Napier earthquake

 

New Zealand History Online - Information about New Zealand History
 

Maths

 

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Dr Maths  - Browse the questions and answers on a wide range of mathematical problems, from arithmetic and geometry through to measurement

 

Cool Math For Kids - An amusement park of maths especially designed for kids .Loads of fun !!

 

 Grand Slam Math  - An interactive programme designed to help you become better at solving word problems

 

 

Encyclopedias

 

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Britannica Online - World famous encyclopedia. choose which level of help you want from junior, student (high school level) or standard which is for adults - you must be a member of the library to access Britannica
 
  
BBC Schools - Select the primary ages 4 to 11 option. Improve your keyboard skills with dance mat typing or find information about musical instruments, art or science
 
 
Fact Monster - Try the kids survival guide to see what you should do if a disaster strikes or use the homework centre to answer your questions about anything and everything
 
  
 

Geography

 

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National Geographic For Kids - Information on animals and geography. Great Pictures!
 
 Google Maps - Find and explore places or make your own map
 
 ABC Pacific And Places - Charting the Pacific. Information on the 28 Pacific nations (including New Zealand)
 
 
CIA World Factbook - Select any country in the world and find all the information you need
 
 Atlapedia - Search any country and get loads of information about it

General Help

 

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Info Blitz - Online resources for students and New Zealand schools. Great website which covers so much. Fantastic for those assignments

 

 Internet Gateway - The Internet gateway through Christchurch City Libraries has great information for any topic. This is also an excellent site for those assignments

 

How Stuff Works - Everything from car engines to making igloos
 

Recycling

 

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Just For Kids - Learn about recycling, water and air

 

Ollie Recycles - This website teaches kids all about recycling, reusing, reducing rubbish

 

 Recycling All You Can - How to reuse your rubbish

 

 Dr Energy's Lab - Kids saving energy