Baldwin County Public Schools
Gulf Shores High Gulf Shores, AL


Contact: Marsha Graham 968-4747 Email
  Mary Lynne Williams 968-4747


Library

Academic Websites
Alabama Virtual Library
Alabama Virtual Library
Connects you to the Alabama Virtual Library. All students and staff should have passwords which enable AVL usage at home or on any computer.
http://www.avl.lib.al.us
Family And Consumer Science
Fine Arts
ArtsEdNet
From the Getty Museum
http://www.artsednet.getty.edu/
Eyes on Art
Appropriate for beginning primary level as well as advanced art students
http://www.kn.pacbell.com/wired/art2
Joseph Wu's Origami Page
Learn Japanese paper folding and browse through origami figures
http://origami.vancouver.bc.ca
Metropolitan Museum of Art
http://metmuseum.org/
MusicNet
The online guide to Music education
http://tqd.advanced.org/3306
Foreign Language
Online Dictionaries and Translators
list of links to translating dictionaries for over 40 languages
http://www.word2word.com/dictionary.html
General Reference
Alabama State Department of Education
State Department of Education Homepage
http://www,alsed.edu
Area Code Search
At this site, you may plug in an area code and find out in which city it is located or enter a city name to find out the area code.
http://www.decoder.americom.com
Encarta Schoolhouse
http://www.msn.com/schoolhouse/default.asp
Infoplease
General information and reference site
http://www.infoplease.com
Information Please Almanac and Encyclopedia
offering millions of useful and interesting facts on a wide range of topics. Also includes a dictionary and encyclopedia.
http://www.infoplease.com/
Internet Public Library
Great site for lots of information on every subject.
http://www.ipl.org
Marco Polo
This guide is designed for busy teachers who want to utilize Internet resources as part of their students' overall educational experience. The MarcoPolo web sites ovver standards'based lesson plans, links to opt web sites, search engines, and rich supplemental resources.
http://www.wcom.com/marcopolo
Public Records
This site brings public records to the general public.
http://knowx.com
The Ask ERIC Library
National information system supported by the U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ericir.syr.edu
The Why Files
http://whyfiles.news.wisc.edu
Yahoo
One of the largest ssubject indexes available on the Web
http://www.yahoo.com
Health
Fast Food and Nutrition
At this site, you will find nutritional information about more than 1,000 fast-food items.
http://www.olen.com/food
History
A & E Classroom
Helps teachers plan discussions and research projects based on A&E's programs.
http://www.aetv.com/class
Alabama History On-Line
Features lists of current and past state officials, county histories, state emblems, symbols and more
http://asc.edu/archives/agis.html
Being Informed
This site contains an analysis of current events and world happenings.
http://www.mediastudies.org
Encyclopedia Mythica
http://www.pantheon.org
Exploring Ancient World Cultures
Links to information on ancient times in Egypt, China, Gree, Rome, India, early Islam and medieval Europe
http://eawc.evansville.edu/index.htm
HM 64th Regiment of Foot
Life of the British soldier during the Revolutionary War
http://views.vcu.edu/-tcrabb/lxiv.html
Inaugural Speeches
From George Washington to Bill Clinton, you will find all of their inaugural speeches here.
http://www.bartleby.com/124/index.html
Library of Congress
Searchable website
http://marvel.loc.gov
National Park Service Home Page
Has an extensive listing of Revolutionary War sites
http://www.nps.gov
Odyssey in Egypt
Interactive archaeological dig in the Egyptian desert
http://www.scriptorium.org/odyssey
Smithsonian Institute
http://www.si.edu
Social Studies Bookmarks
http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/ss.bookmarks.html
Take Me To Your Leader
Who runs the countries of the world? Find out here. You can also obtain mailing addresses and Web sites.
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/1058/rulers.html
Washington's Mount Vernon Home Page
http://www.mountvernon.org
Homework
Homework Help Site
A homework information guide that features the very best K-12 homework-related sites.
http://homeworkspot.com/
Internet, Technology, and Business
Internet Tourbus
Learn how to avoid the pitfalls of the Web, master the search engines, debunk urban legends, and more.
http://tourbus.com/
Technology Reviews and Helps
A comprenhensive list of technology help-sites and resources.
http://reviews.cnet.com/
Literature
Aha! Poetry
http://www.faximuj.com/aha/
American Writers
Examine the lives and works of the 20th century American authors who have influenced our nation's history
http://www.americanwriters.org/
Anne Frank On-line
http://www.annefrank.com
Essay Finder
If you are not accessing this site from school, you may have to go to the AVL main page and insert your password
http://www.litfinder.com/essayfinder/search_essay_finder.cfm
Gutenburg Project
If a book is in the public domanin, it is probably located, in its entirety, at the Gutenburg Project.
http://www.gutenberg.net
Planet English
Index of resources for teachers and students
http://planetenglish.com
Poem Finder
If you are not accessing this site from school, you may have to go to the AVL main page and insert your password
hhttp://www.litfinder.com/poemfinder/search_simple.cfm
Scribner's Writers Series
Scribner's assists students with detailed information on a variety of American and British writers.If you are not accessing this site from school, you may have to go to the AVL main page and insert your password
http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/Scribner;$sessionid$XMU45FQAAAGE5JOBNJRQAAA?locID=avl_bald
Short Story Finder
If you are not accessing this site from school, you may have to go to the AVL main page and insert your password
http://www.litfinder.com/storyfinder/search_simple.cfm
Twayne's Writers Series
Twayne's offers in depth information on a wide array of authors and their works.If you are not accessing this site from school, you may have to go to the AVL main page and insert your password
http://galenet.galegroup.com/servlet/Twayne/form;$sessionid$XMU45FQAAAGE5JOBNJRQAAA?u=TUSA&u=TEA&u=TWA&t=KW&s=1&o=DocTitle&n=10&l=1&locID=avl_bald
Math
Ask Dr. Math
Swarthmore College students answer your K-12 math questions
http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math/dr.math.html
Geometry Center
Interactive web sity designed to help with K-12 math education
http://freeabel.geom.umn.edu/
Math Helps
Comprehensive list of math-related links for teachers and students compiled by the Exploratorium, San Francisco's museum of science, art and human perception.
http://www.exploratorium.edu/learning_studio/cool/mathematics.html
Online Dictionaries
Cambridge International Dictionaries
search separate dictionaries of English, phrasal verbs, or idioms.
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/
Dictionaries on the Web
List of links to various online dictionaries ... Cambidge Dictionaries Online. DICT Free Online Dictionary. ARTFL Project: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, 1913 ... The Newbury House Online Dictionary. Wordsmyth The Educational ...
http://www.helsinki.fi/~hkantola/dict.html
Dictionary.com
features a variety of tools including thesauri, translator, and writing resources.
http://www.dictionary.com
Merriam Webster Dictionary
Webster's Dictionary online. Also contains a "word of the day" section
http://www.m-w/cp,
Merriam-Webster Dictionary
http://www.m-w.com/
Onelook
Tihs site has over 500 dictionaries on many topics including technology, business, and more.
http://www.onelook.com
Online Medical Dictionary
OMD is a searchable dictionary of terms relating to biochemistry, biology, chemistry, medicine, molecular biology, physics, plant biology, radiobiology, and zoology.
http://cancerweb.ncl.ac.uk/omd/
Rhyme Zone
rhyming dictionary, thesaurus, spelling checker, and word finding tool.
http://www.rhymezone.com/
Travlang's Translating Dictionaries
multilingual online dictionaries including German, French, Spanish, English, Dutch, Danish, Afrikaans, Esperanto, Frisian, and more.
http://www.dictionaries.travlang.com/
yourDictionary
provides online dictionaries in 150 different languages, grammar for 70 languages, and pages of linguistic fun.
http://www.yourdictionary.com
Online Encyclopedias
Britannica Online
If you are not accessing this site from school, you may have to go to the AVL main page and insert your password
http://school.eb.com/
Encyclopedias: Encyclopedia Britannica, Encarta, Columbia Encyclopedia & more at LibrarySpot.com
Find the best online encyclopedias at LibrarySpot.com. ... Encyclopedias. Kids | Science & Nature | Humanities ... Encyclopedias. Britannica.com - Nearly boundless research tool. Columbia Encyclopedia - Full text at Bartleby.com. Encarta Online
http://www.libraryspot.com/encyclopedias.htm
Grolier Online
http://go.grolier.com/ -
YAHOO Online Encyclopedias
... features the entire 1911 edition online with 29 volumes and articles written by more ... illustrated topics and themes. Spartacus Encyclopedias - including British history 1700-1950, and ...
http://dir.yahoo.com/Reference/Encyclopedia
Online News and Newspapers
Being Informed
Contains an analysis of current events and world happenings
http://www.mediastudies.org
CNN
CNN Homepage
http://www.cnn.com/
Internet Public Library-Newspapers
Books. Magazines. Newspapers. KidSpace. TeenSpace. Special Collections. Searching Tools ... All of the IPL. Advanced. Online newspapers from around the world. ...
http://www.ipl.org/reading/news
New York Times
http://nytimes.com
News Central
http://www.all-links.com/newscentral
Newslink
http://www.newslink.org
Newspapers.com
Find Local and International Newspapers and other Publications with ease with Clickable Maps, Text Listings or Media Specific Search Engines. ... Our user definable Specific Search makes finding US newspapers online fast and convenient ... Clickable Maps for US Newspapers Online. or text listings make it easy
http://www.newspapers.com/
Online Newspapers
links to online editions of newspapers from around the world.
http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/
Paperboy
http://www.thepaperboy.com
USA Today
http://usatoday.com
Washington Post
http://washingtonpost.com
Science
Bill Nye the Science Guy
http://nyelabs.kcts.org
NASA's SpaceLink
http://spacelink.nasa.gov/index.html
Volcano World
All the information you need about volcanoes
http://volcano.und.nodak.edu
WeatherNet
Compare forecasts with actual reports and link to other weather information sources
http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/exnet/
Travel And Tourism
Best Places
A great site to help you choose the best places in the world to live, work, play or retire.
http://www/bestplaces.net
Weather
Works Cited pages
Citation Machine
A wonderful interactive Web tool disigned to assist teachers and students in producing reference citations in both MLA or APA style.
http://landmark-project.com/citation_machine/index.php
MLA
Online MLA Handbook
http://www.mla.org