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Arts & Entertainment

Arts Connected Search over 100,000 resources including works of art, texts, audio, video, and interactive resources

Philadelphia Museum of Art One of the world's great art museums.

PHOTONHEAD Beginner's Guide to Photography Film or digital camera, the basics of photography stay the same. Good starter guide to cameras, exposure and photographic concepts; has some text ads.

Environment & Ecology

The Appalachian Mountain Club AMC promotes protection, enjoyment, and stewardship of the mountains, forests, waters, and trails of the Appalachian region. Claims to be nation’s oldest outdoor recreation and conservation organization.

Earth 911 Just about everything you need to know to "go green" at home and at school

Recycle City
Totally COOL interactive recycling info site that includes a great SimCity-like online game.

Teens Health web site

TeensHealth TeensHealth offers teens "honest, accurate information and advice about health, relationships, and growing up".From the Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media.

General Teen Interest

Smart Girl Providing girls with a safe, entertaining and educational online community

Teen Ink Teen Ink magazine offers some of the most thoughtful and creative work on a variety of subjects, generated by teens for teens.

Homework Help & Reference

America's Story "America's Story from America's Library" wants you to have fun with history while learning at the same time. AWESOME web site!

Bartleby Web publisher of freely accessible literature, reference and verse. Includes Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body, Harvard Classics & Shelf of Fiction, Bartlett's Quotations, King James Bible and many more.

National Geographic SUPER web site with great articles, photos, videos, games, activities and much, much more. Don't miss it!

Science a GoGo TOTALLY entertaining and informative online science resource. A must!

The Why File Science, math & technology behind the news! The Why Files produces new stories each week, alternating longer features with shorties. Includes series of interactive science animations, “Cool Science Images,” and a series of Teacher Activity Pages linked to the national science teaching standards.

Literacy, Books & Authors

Reading Rants
Book reviews and recommendations for teens by very hip NYC Greenwich Village school librarian. Includes interactive space for teens to comment or write their own reviews. Extensive teen guide to authors, books, and book clubs. Includes an "Ultimate Teen Reading List" with more than 300 titles, reviews and a newsletter, but also has some advertising.

Web Safety

NetSmartz Thorough, super-informative and very entertaining internet safety site, for parents and kids, from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.

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