Homework Help
Got homework?  Project due?  Not sure where to start?  Follow the links below for access to quality websites and databases sure to please your teachers!
 
Kennebunk Free LIbrary is not responsible for the information on outside websites.  We only provide links to them as a courtesy. 
 

Subject Specific Help
As we learn about specific assignments, we'll post helpful information here.  Let us know by emailing us!

Egypt Night
Eternal Egypt from the Egyptian Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CultNat) and IBM.  Virtual environments, 3-D images, timelines, museums and connections between everything make this one of the most useful sites I've found!  Flash and Quicktime needed for some aspects.
Quest for Immortality from the National Gallery of Art.  A virtual tour, streaming video and slideshow will bring Ancient Egypt to life!
Pyramids from NOVA
Egypt Eternal: The Quest for the Lost Tombs is a joint project of National Geographic and PBS.  Good ideas for projects are here!
Ancient Egyptians from the BBC
Art and artifacts from the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  Click on the "Tour" button!

Native Americans
Wabanaki Nations Information about all four Native peoples of Maine: Maliseet, Micmac, Penobscot and Passamaquoddy
Penobscot Indian Nation useful for Maine studies and Native American studies
Passamaquoddy Nation Pleasant Point useful for Maine studies and Native American studies
Maliseet Nation useful for Maine studies and Native American studies
Aroostook Band of Micmacs useful for Maine studies and Native American studies


Maine
Maine.gov has homework help for information about the great state of Maine!
Maine Memory Network Online exhibits, outreach, interactive tools, lesson plans, in-school demonstrations, and other resources compiled by the Maine Historical Society.  Includes primary source materials!
Malaga Island Referenced in Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary Schmidt, this is the true story of the elimination of a mixed race island community by the state of Maine.

Marvel Databases
Marvel Databases Marvel Databases offer Maine residents a collection of full text articles from magazines, newspapers, and reference books that are credible, reputable resources.

Because they originate as a print source, they count as a print source rather than an internet source for your project!

Click on the "Kids" or "Teens" link in the left column for resources that are best for your project!

Internet Resources
How do you know which websites are good for your project?  Let us help you narrow it down.  Click on the links below to find quality websites for your projects.

IPL2 for Kids
IPL2 for Teens
A balanced and broadly representative collection of websites for information, reference and research.  Each website is evaluated by librarians before it even goes up on the website so you can be sure it is information you can trust.

Multnomah County Library is known as a leader in Children's Services.  Click on the link to go to their collection of websites for homework help.  Choose a topic, and away you go!

 Portland Public Library offers links to resources about Maine, math, science, history, art and music!  Even some of your favorite authors and illustrators!

Getting Started Doing Research a guide to choosing a topic, developing a search strategy, and evaluating sources thanks to the University of Maine at Farmington.
Evaluating Information Sources How can you tell what information will be appropriate for your research? This tutorial from the University of Maine at Farmington provides tips for assessing information sources to help you decide if the information you have found is appropriate and reliable for your intended use.