Mrs. Sharp's Word of the Day
Find A Book GA
GaDOE is encouraging our students, parents, and teachers to use the Lexile Find A Book website during the summer and all through the school year. For that reason we have created a Find A Book GA page. For more information, visit http://georgia.lexile.com or click here.
Additional Internet Links
MLA Citation Guide Excellent source for writing bibliographies with an Interactive link for creating citations.Other Websites: APA Turabian
AskA+Locator Search for experts by subject
Biographies Short biographies on over 20,000 personalities
Consumer Information Consumer protection information from the Federal Trade Commission
Ditto Picture Search Engine Thousands of pictures and photographs
Encyclopedia Britannica Online Encyclopedia
High School Hub Sites for Science, World & US History, Math, Literature, and more...
Infoplease Almanac Almanac with facts and current statistics
Internet Public Library Links to the arts, health, leisure, science, technology, government
Library of Congress Official site of the United States Library of Congress
Magazine Directory Extensive list of general interest magazines
Merriam-Webster Dictionary Type in a word and get its definition
Refdesk.com Collection of online reference sources
WWW Virtual Library: International Affairs Resources Links to major magazine & news articles
Bartlett's Quotations Find quotations by author or keyword
Encyclopedia Mythica Encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and legend
The English Server Collection of full text books, poems and plays>
Eserver Online collection of full-text books, poems and plays
Gale Literary Index Title and author search for student studies
Guide to Writing a Basic Essay Guide for writing an essay
Iliad and Odyssey History, criticism and Greek culture
Literature Resources for the High School StudentAuthors by century
Online Literary Criticism Criticism and biographies of world authors
WebMath Everyday math, personal finance, unit conversions, solving equations, word problems
Interactive Mathematics Online Algebra, geometry, and trigonometry help
Totally Tessellated M.C. Escher, history of tessellations, & how to create & modify patterns
Science and Health:Center for Disease Control
Health topics and diseases A-Z with many related linksDiscovery Channel
Science news and programmingEarth Trends
Data on countries, issues, ecosystems, population, energy, & agricultureHealthfinder
Hot opics, health news, online journals & health search enginesMEDLINE
Information on hundreds of diseases, conditions, and wellness issuesNASA
National Aeronautics & Space AdministrationNational Geographic
News, photos, feature stories and mapsNational Weather Service
Official weather data and forecastsThe National Wildlife Federation
Issues and trends in conservationPeriodic Table & Elements
History, sources, uses and properties of all elementsScience News Online
Full text articles from a weekly science magazineScience Q & A
Archive of information on scientific phenomenaScientific American
Online magazineSierra Club
One Earth, One Chance Information on current threats to ecosystemsWorld's Biomes
Introduction to the major biomes on earth
CIA World Fact Book Country facts, maps, and flags
Flags & Maps of the World Large, printable flags and maps for most countries
50 States and Capitals Facts & flags for all 50 states
North Georgia resources History, travel &am; adventure in the North Georgia mountains
State of Georgia Official web site of the state of Georgia
U.S. Cities Index of city web sites in the US and some other countries
American Memory Collections Multimedia museum of US culture and historyWorld History:
American West Gunslingers, outlaws, pioneers, facts, trails, and music
Civil War Homepage Index of civil War websites
Colonial Hall Biographies of America's Founding Fathers
U.S. Presidents Information & links about all the U.S. Presidents
U.S. White House Official web site of the White House
Ancient World Web Ancient civilizations: Aztec, Greek, Roman & Egyptian
Hyper History Online World History timeline with hyperlinks to detailed information
Mr. Jenkins' History Resources Ancient, medieval, modern, US, Asian, Latin American, & African
Mythology of Ancient Societies Encyclopedia of mythology & legend from around the world
Roman Civilization Ancient Roman culture and life
World War I History of "The Great War"
Constitution of the United States of AmericaAmmendment updates
GovSpotInformation on federal, state, and local governments
Supreme CourtCurrent decisions & 600 historically significant decisions
Supreme Court Opinions Collection of Supreme Court opinions
U.S. CongressHouse of Representatives, Senate, pending bills, & past legislation
U.S. Department of Education Official site
White House Info on current administration & biographies of past presidents
Family and Consumer Science:
Lender’s Home Buying GuideCyber Diet's Home Page
Diet, nutrition, exercise and fitnessDining Etiquette
Advice on manners, table settings, guest etiquette, and entertainingFood Resource
Scientific information, images, and web linksKitchen Link
Recipes and cooking linksMeals for You
Meal planning advice on diet and nutrition & recipe searchMrs. Salipante’s Foreign Food Recipes
Foreign food web sitesNational Parenting Center
Guidance from the world's renowned child-rearing authoritiesParenthood.com
Education, nutrition, development & caring for childrenScreenIt.com
Entertainment reviews for parentsTufts Nutrition Navigator
A rating guide to nutrition websites
Teacher ResourcesMedia Services AV Catalog
Video collection supporting Fulton County curriculumGeorgia State UniversityKennesaw State University Kennesaw State University Technology Training Center North Georgia UniversityState University of West Georgia Georgia Association of Educators - GAE Georgia Teachers Organization International Reading Association Professional Association of Georgia Educators - PAGE National Science Teachers Association National Council of Teachers of Mathematics National Council of Teachers of EnglishEducation Gateway
Teacher's Place Curriculum development and lesson plansEducation World
Where Educators Go to LearnGeorgia Department of Education
Official DOE web siteGeorgia Learning Connections
Official QCC web site, with lesson plans & web linksKathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Index of educational web sitesPuzzlemaker
Create your own crosswords, word finds, and other puzzlesTeacher Files
Educator's resource for units, lessons and clipartTeachNet
Smart Tools for Busy TeachersTouchstones
Discussion Projects that bringing the Classroom to life
A&E | Discovery Channel | Georgia Public Television |The History Channel
Evaluating Web Sites
Who is the author?
What credentials does this person have?
Why should this information be considered reliable?
What are the sources of the information?
Is there a bibliography?
Has the information been updated recently?
Is there a common link to the page from a recognized authority?
Does the page provide other sources that could be used to validate the information?
Does the information appear biased?
Does the author present multiple viewpoints of a controversial issue?
Are you positive the information is true?
What can you do to prove the information is true?
What influences your opinion about the validity of the information?
What evidence does the author give to support the claims or conclusions?
Would you have gotten the same information from an encyclopedia or other reference book?
Does the page lead you to other useful Internet sites?
Why is the information on the Internet? Scholarly publication or Entertainment purposes?
Internet access is available at your school in support of the instructional program. The Fulton County School System complies with the Children’s Internet Protection Act. Filtering is in place that blocks access to material that may be inappropriate for your child. Web sites are permitted or denied upon review of the school Media Committee. Acceptable use of the Internet is established in Board Policy / Procedure IFBGA, Electronic Network Access. The policy and procedure may be viewed in the school media center or on-line at http://www.fulton.k12.ga.us.
Executive Director,Fulton County Schools
(404) 763 - 5506