The resource links contained in this website are intended to provide students easy access to information that can be used for educational purposes. These links will be updated on a regular basis.
Please note: these links are not part of the Channahon School District 17 website. They will open in a new window.
|Dictionaries, Thesauruses, and Encyclopedias:|
Artcyclopedia - the online encyclopedia of museum quality art. Search artists by name, artworks by title, or art museums by name and place.
Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition - Containing nearly 51,000 entries (marshalling six and one-half million words on a vast range of topics), and with more than 80,000 hypertext cross-references, the current Sixth Edition is among the most complete and up-to-date encyclopedia ever produced.
Encyclopedia.com - Newly updated and expanded with more than 50,000 articles plus links giving you access to millions of articles and pictures in Electric Library, Encyclopedia.com puts tons of information right at your fingertips.
Merriam-Webster Online Language Center - Use the Merriam-Webster online collegiate dictionary and thesaurus to look up words. Also, check out the word of the day!
Rhyme Zone - Use the Rhyme Zone to find rhyming words, synonyms, and much more. Formerly the Semantic Rhyming Dictionary.
Wordsmyth - the educational dictionary-thesaurus online.
Kahn Academy - Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more.
Science Fair Central from DiscoverySchool.com - A comprehensive guide to creating your science fair project!
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