Online Resources

Online Student Resources



LPS's Destiny (online library)

Destiny 
This is our online library resource which allows you to search our school libraries.

Almanacs, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Guides, etc.


American Sign Language Dictionary
This site combines text and graphics to provide word definitions and basic numbers.

Babel Fish Translation
Tool used to roughly translate blocks of text or entire web pages from one language to another.

Encyclopedia Britannica
Online version of one of the world's most trusted sources of information on every topic imaginable.

How Stuff Works
Covering much more than electronic gizmos, How Stuff Works has information about how all kinds of things work.

How Things Work
How Things Work is a page on the EnergyQuest site, created by the California Energy Commission.

InfoPlease
Online almanac, atlas, encyclopedia, dictionary, and thesaurus all rolled into one site.

iTools
Quick query access to a variety of online search, language, and research tools.

Word2Word Language Resources

Contains links to online language courses, language dictionaries, translators, and more language tools.


Homework and Research Tools


Ask Dr. Math
This site includes archives of questions and answers. It's also possible to submit a question and receive an answer back through email.

Ask Jeeves for Kids
At Ask Jeeves for Kids, users ask complete questions, rather than search for keywords. The site helps the user clarify the question; it then returns one site that answers the question.

Biographical Dictionaries
This reference includes biographies of more than 33,000 notable men and women.

Fact Monster
A good site to use for research, Fact Monster has an atlas, almanac, dictionary, and encyclopedia.

KidsClick!
Compiled by librarians, KidsClick! features pre-screened sites, well organized by category. Users can search for keywords, and perform advanced searches.

RhymeZone

At RhymeZone, you can type in a word and find its rhymes, synonyms, definitions, and more. Also search Mother Goose, Shakespeare, Famous Quotations, and Famous Documents.

Webopedia

Webopedia is a free online dictionary for words, phrases and abbreviations that are related to computer and Internet technology.


Search Engines and Metasearchers


About.com

Ask.com

All the Web

Alta Vista

Beaucoup!

Dogpile

Excite

Go.com

Google

Lycos

MetaCrawler

Northern Light

WebCrawler

Yahoo!