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Students should take 1 Arts Class and 1 Technology class to earn 5 credits in Arts and 5 credits in Technology.

Arts (Select One per Semester) 
Art History Resources on the Web
ArtsConnectEd: Minneapolis Institute
Designs by Mark: Tips & Tutorials
Digital Mastery: Photoshop Tips
Emmett Scott’s Drawing Cartoons
Famous Paintings Exhibition
Impressionism: European Paintings
Kodak: Taking Great Pictures
Metropolitan Museum of Art
MOWA: Museum of Web Art
National Gallery of Art
Ozone’s Hands-On Adobe Photoshop
Sanford: Explore Art & Artists
Screen Design: Web Design Resources
The Getty’s ArtEdNet
The Impressionists
The Kennedy Center’s ArtsEdge

Technology (Select One per Semester)
Applet Depot: Free Java Applets
Bare Bones Guide to HTML
Cut-N-Paste Javascript
CNET Web Building
Developer Shed: News & Tools
EarthWeb: Developer.com
Flash: Educational Applications
HTML Character Set | Web Colors
In Living Color: Science & Math
KingCode: The Coder’s Search Engine
Trivial Net: Computer Trivia Game
Visual Basic Tutorials (Gary Breene)
Web Developer’s Virtual Library
WebMonkey: Developer’s Resources
WebTools: Resources for Web Weavers
Yale Web Style Guide
ZDNet Developer

Students should take 3 classes in Science to earn 15 Credits of Science.

General Biology    DNA from the Beginning   Frontier High School Biology   Huskey’s Biology Lecture Slides   Investigate Biodiversity   Kimball’s Biology Text   MIT Biology Hypertextbook   Mr. Biology   NY Regents Exam Prep: Biology   Online Biology Book   The Biology Project   The Wonders of Microbes   Troy High Biology: The Skinny   UCDavis Biology Lecture Notes   UMBC Biology Lecture Notes   Why Files: Evolution

Human Biology   Anatomy of the Human Heart   Blazing a Genetic Trail   Gray’s Anatomy (1918)   Human Genome Resources   Mayo Clinic: Health Information   Merck Manual: Medical Information   Nutrition Analysis Tool   Nutrition.gov   Understanding the Immune System

Zoology   American Bald Eagle   Ants   Bears   Birdhouse Network   Butterflies   Ducks Unlimited   Frogs & Toads   Insects   New Zealand Birds   North American Tree Squirrels   Snakes of Massachusetts

Botany   Corn Growers Guidebook   Hort Corner   Plant Image Gallery   Plants Database   Rice: Facts & Figures   Wildflowers in Bloom

General Chemistry   Chemical Stuff by D. Dice   Erik’s Chemistry Notes   Frontier High School Chemistry   General Chemistry Online!   High School Chemistry Tutorial   Rader’s Chem4Kids   SPHS Chemistry Study Cards   Wilton High School Chemistry

Periodic Tables

Lenntech Periodic Table

  • Health Effects and Environmental Effects Provided

  David’s Whizzy Periodic Table   LANL’s Periodic Table of the Elements   Mark Winter’s WebElements   Printable Periodic Table   YOGI’s Periodic Table of the Elements

Molecular Structures   3-D Virtual Chemistry Library   Animated Molecular Shapes   C4 Molecular Playground   MDL Chemscape Chime Plug-in   Molecular Models: PDB Files   Molecular Models Tutorial

Chemical Reactions   Help with Predicting Reactions

Questions, Quizzes, Exam Prep   Ask the Experts: Chemistry   Chemistry Practice Exams   Chemistry Questions & Answers   Chemistry Tutorials, Drills & Quizzes   MAD Scientist Question Archives   NY Regents Exam Prep: Chemistry   Past Exams & Solutions (CHEM 13 News)

Laboratory Experiments   Bizarre Stuff in Can Make in Your Kitchen   Chemistry Lab Equipment & Procedures   Experiments You Can Do at Home   Laboratory Chemical Safety Summaries   Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards   The Science House: Countertop Chemistry

Learning Activities

Chemistry Questions   Common Chemicals Quiz   Periodic Table: Questions   Periodic Table: Drag & Drop   Periodic Table: Challenge

Very Interesting Stuff

BioChemLinks   Bill Nye the Science Guy   Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe   Chemistry as a Career   Detecting Art Crimes   Dihydrogen Monoxide   Flavor Chemistry: Fire & Spice   Molecules of the Month   pH Indicators: Water to Wine   Poisoned Needle Mystery   Toxic Chemical Scorecard   T.W.I.N.K.I.E.S. Project   Weekly Science Updates

Students should take 3 classes in Earth and Space Sciences and/or Physics to earn 15 units of Earth Sciences, Space Science and/or Physics

Astronomy
NASA’s Earth Observatory
Nine Planets: Tour of the Solar System
NIX: NASA Image eXchange
Skywatching Center: Tonight’s Sky
Solar System Exploration
To the Moon
Views of the Solar System

Ecology
Chemical Scorecard
Environmental Health Center
Environmental Protection Agency
Exploring the Environment

Geology   Earth History: Life through Time   Mineral & Gemstone Kingdom

  Gem Stone Displays and Prices   Physical Geology Lecture Notes   Rocks & Minerals Review   TerraServer: Aerial Imagery

Meteorology
Atmospheric Encyclopedia
Weather Channel
Weather Underground

More Resources
NY Regents Exam Prep: Earth Science
Mr. Nap’s Earth Science Regents Tips

General Physics
Exploratorium: Online Exhibits
Multimedia Physics Studios
Physics Central
Physics Classroom (Tom Hendersson)
Physics Lecture Notes (Peggy Schweiger)
Rader’s Physics4Kids
Visual Physics (ThinkQuest)
Why Files (National Science Foundation

The Science of Sports & Stuff
Amusement Park Physics
How Stuff Works (Marshall Brain)
How Things Work (Lou Bloomfield)
Skateboard Science
The Science of Baseball
The Science of Cycling
The Science of Hockey

Matter & Energy
Antimatter: Mirror of the Universe
CERN: The Heart of the Matter
Einstein Revealed: Relativity

Reference Tools
Physical Constants & Conversions
Unit Converter

Questions, Quizzes, Exam Prep
101 Physics Facts
NY Regents Exam Prep: Physics

Students should take 1 classes in Health to earn 5 credits of Health.

Students should take 1 classes in Nutrition to earn 5 credits of Nutrition.

Health Information
CDC: Health Topics for Teens
Health Finder: Health Information
Mayo Clinic: Health Information
Merck Manual: Medical Information
Real Age: Health Tools
Teen Health: Questions & Answers
Teen Matters

Nutrition
Fast Food Facts: Nutrition Data
Food & Nutrition Information Center
Nutrition Analysis Tool
Nutrition Navigator
Nutrition.gov

Students should take 8 classes in Physical Fitness or Physical Education to earn 40 credits in Physical Education.

Physical Fitness   Baseball | Basketball | Golf   Inline Skating | Soccer | Tennis   Fitness Training Workouts   Sports: Official NFHS Playing Rules

TOTAL SPORTS

BASEBALL   GENERAL   COLLEGE FOOTBALL    BOXING   COLLEGE  BASKETBALL

NFL    NBA    NHL    GOLF     SOCCER      TENNIS   AUTO RACING   FINAL FOUR

Students should select 6 classes in English to earn 30 credits in English

Literature (10), Grammar – Mechanics and Vocabulary (5), Composition (5), Poetry (5), Speech (5), 

Words: Spelling & Vocabulary
50 Commonly Misspelled Words
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary
Etymologic: A Tough Word Game
Dictionary | Thesaurus
Homographs | Homonyms
Jumble & Crossword Solver
New York Times Crossword Puzzles
Phrase Finder
Puzzlemaker: Create Your Own Puzzles
Reader’s Digest: Word Power
SAT Vocabulary Quiz
Word and Phrase Origins
Word of the Day: Dictionary.com
Word of the Day: Merriam-Webster
Word of the Day: New York Times
Word of the Day: Randomhouse
Wordsmyth: Dictionary-Thesaurus

Grammar & Writing Guides   Big Dog’s Grammar Guide   Common Errors in English   Daily Grammar: Lesson Archives   Elements of Style   Guide to Grammar & Writing   Inkspot: For Young Writers   MLA Documentation   MLA Style Guide   Oswego High School Writing Guide   Purdue OWL: The Writing Process   Purdue OWL: Grammar & Spelling   Purdue OWL: Research Papers   Purdue OWL: Resumes & Cover Letters   Research & Documentation   Research & Writing: Step by Step   Traditional Grammar: Interactive Book   UWM Writer’s Handbook  Language Resource: Nouns, Adjectives, and  Verbal Usage

Poetry
Academy of American Poets
American Verse Project
Bartleby Library: Verse
Bibliomania: Poetry Collection
High School Hub: Poetry Contest
Project Gutenberg: Public Domain
Representative Poetry Online
Rhyming Dictionary
Virtual Poetry Workshop

Literature
Authors & Literature: Matching Quiz
Bartleby Library: Great Books Online
Bibliomania: Fiction Collection
Bibliomania: Short Stories
Book Reviews: Classics
Complete Works of Shakespeare
Critical Reading: A Guide
Internet Public Library: Literature
Literary Criticism Collection
Literature for Young Readers
On-Line Books
Project Gutenberg: Public Domain

Public Speaking
High School Debate Topic: Education
NFHS: Speech & Debate Resources
Public Agenda: Opinion & Analysis
Robert’s Rules of Order

Poetry by Teens

Awakening, Bill Paterson  Because of You, Melinda LaBrie  Facing the Wall, Owen Handy  Fairytales, Jenna Barkley  I Stand and Wait, Amanda Lange  Lamb to Slaughter, David Bove  Light Blue, Kelly Paulicelli  Love Letter, Rebecca Jameson  Sam, Cortney Kirkpatrick  The Band, Brie Huemmer

Literature Study Guides

  1984   A Christmas Carol   Adventures of Huckleberry Finn   All Quiet on the Western Front   Animal Farm   A Tale of Two Cities   Brave New World   Catcher in the Rye   Frankenstein   Great Expectations   Lord of the Flies   Macbeth   Odyssey 1 | Odyssey 2   Of Mice and Men   Rip Van Wrinkle   Romeo and Juliet   The Crucible 1   The Great Gatsby   The Handmaid’s Tale   The Martian Chronicles   The Scarlett Letter   The Yellow Wallpaper   Things Fall Apart   To Kill a Mockingbird   War of the Worlds   Wuthering Heights

Select 6 classes in Mathematics to earn 30 credits in Mathematics

Algebra (10), Geometry (5), Trigonometry (5), Calculus (10)

Algebra
Algebra Problem of the Week
Algebra Worksheet Generator
Ask Dr. Math: Algebra
Interactive Algebra
Math A Questions Archive
PurpleMath: Algebra Lessons
Quadratic Equation Solver
Understanding Algebra
WebMath: Instant Solutions

Geometry
Ask Dr. Math: Geometry
Euclid’s Elements: Java Applets
Geometric Shapes: Matching Quiz
Geometry Problem of the Week
Manipula Math with Java
MathsNet: Interactive Geometry

Trigonometry
Ask Dr. Math: Trigonometry
Dave’s Short Trig Course
Discovering Trigonometry
Manipula Math: Trigonometry
Simplify Trigonometric Expressions
Trigonometry Problem of the Week

Calculus
Ask Dr. Math: Calculus
Calculus Topics (Schelter & Zou)
Graphics for the Calculus Classroom
Java Powered Calculus
Visual Calculus (Larry Husch

Featured Site
NY Regents Exam Prep: Math A

 More Fun with Math!

About Pi
Classic Chess Problems
Dave’s Math Tables
ExploreMath: Graphs
Famous Math Problems
Fibonacci Numbers & Nature
Fractals
Games & Puzzles
Java Games & Puzzles Gallery
Magic Squares
MathTrek Archives
MazeWorks: Math Puzzles
Pascal’s Triangle
Playing Card Games: Rules
Rubik’s Cube
Scientific Calculator
SPLAT! Estimate Angles
Tangrams
Transformation Golf
Wizard of Odds

Select 1 class to earn 5 credits

United States History, Geography, Government, Culture, Native Cultures

U.S. History
American Memory Timeline (LOC)
America’s Story (Library of Congress)
Biography of America (Annenberg)
Ellis Island Immigration Database
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
National Women’s Hall of Fame
Not For Ourselves Alone: Women’s Suffrage
NY Regents Exam Prep: U.S. History
Smithsonian: American History
The Concord Review: Student Essays
The History Place
Today in U.S. History (Library of Congress)
U.S. Chronology (North Park U)
U.S. Historical Documents (U of OK)
U.S. History: Article of the Month
U.S. History Timeline

American Culture
American Currency
Civil War Photographs
Images of American Political History
Language of the Land: Literature
National Archives Online Exhibit Hall
National Park Service: Online Exhibits
Popular Songs in American History

U.S. Maps
American Memory: Map Collections
Historical Maps of the United States
Rare Map Collection (U of GA)

U.S. Government
Access America for Students
Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government
Constitution Facts: Interesting Insights
FedStats: U.S. Government Agencies
FirstGov: U.S. Government Information
Government Information Sharing Project
GovSpot: Government Resources
Information USA
The Civic Mind: Law & Democracy
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Congress: THOMAS
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Government: Article of the Month
U.S. State & Local Governments
U.S. Supreme Court: Case Summaries
U.S. Supreme Court: Oyez Project

U.S. Presidents
American Presidency: A Glorious Burden
American Presidents: Life Portraits
POTUS: Presidents of the United States
U.S. Presidents: Matching Quiz
U.S. White House

U.S. Politics
ACLU: American Civil Liberties Union
Democratic National Committee
NOW: National Organization for Women
Open Secrets: Money in Politics
PBS Democracy Project
Policy.com: News & Information
Project Vote Smart
Public Agenda: Political Analysis
Republican National Committee

Native American Tribes of North America

Use Internet Search Engines to learn about the Tribes of each Region of the United States of America.

Select 1 class in Global Studies to earn 5 credits in Global Studies.

World Geography, World History, Economics, Community Service

Geography
Country Studies
Flags of the World
National Geographic
Population Reference Bureau
United Nations
World Fact Book
Xpeditions Atlas

World History
A Student’s Guide to the Study of History
Ancient Egypt
Avalon Project: Historical Documents
Concord Review: Student Essays
Egypt: Mysteries of the Nile
Footnotes to History: Forgotten Nations
Historical World Maps Collection
HistoryNet: Today in History
Holocaust: A Learning Site
HyperHistory: 3,000 Year Timeline
Middle Ages
Napoleon Bonaparte
NY Regents Exam Prep: Global History
Renaissance
The Victorian Web
Western Civilization Chronology
World History by Frank Smitha
World Studies: Article of the Month

Economics
Better Business Bureau
Consumer Education: Scam Alert
Consumer Reports
Motley Fool: Personal Finance
U.S. Internal Revenue Service
U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission
U.S. Small Business Administration
Yahoo! Finance

Community Service
AmeriCorps: National Service
Key Club International
National 4-H Council
ServeNet: Volunteering Opportunities
Youth Service America
Youth Venture

Learning Activities

Africa Geography Quiz   Central Europe Jigsaw Puzzle   Europe Geography Quiz   Global History Questions   New York Times News Quiz   World Capitals Matching Quiz   World Flags Matching Quiz   World History Quiz 1900-2000   Where Is That?

Current Events

AJR NewsLink   CNNfyi.com   C-SPAN   Los Angeles Times   Newsweek   New York Times   Time   USA Today   U.S. News   Washington Post   Washington Times

  ABC   BBC   CBS   CNN   FOX   NPR   PBS

Students should select 4 classes of one foreign language and 4 classes in a second foreign language to earn 40 credits in foreign languages.  Note: You must complete 20 credits in one language and 20 credits in a second language.

Students may use internet resources, recordings, video programs and native speakers to help them to learn to read, write and speak the language.  Evidence of the Student’s Mastery of the Language will be through a proficiency exercise with a native speaker of the language.  Students will have to write an essay discussing a work of literature in the language and they will have to submit a video tape of them discussing their work on the paper for a native speaker who will evaluate the video tape and essay.

Spanish

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

French

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

German

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Russian

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Chinese Mandarin

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Chinese Cantonese

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Japanese

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

An African Language

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Armenian

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Cherokee

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Navajo

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Other American Native Language

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Vietnamese

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Korean

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Arabic Language

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Yiddish

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Other language of your choice

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

Other Language of your choice

conversation, reading, writing, history, culture, literature

Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced, Literature

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Internet Resources: Religious Traditions

American Baptist

Buddhism

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)

Eastern Orthodox Christianity

Episcopal

Judaism

Lutheran

Methodist

Presbyterian

Roman Catholic

Unitarian Universalist

United Church of Christ

Religious Studies

  Islam

Locating Local Parishes and Congregations – Internet directories

New Religious Movements (NRM) Links

focuses on alternative religious and quasi-religious non-Judeo-Christian groups which are new to the U. S. and Canada, or have grown significantly since 1960. Some links to resources on Hinduism, Sikhism, Sufism, occult, metaphysical movements, neo-paganism, witchcraft, new age communes, feminist spirituality, and some human potential movements are included on this page.

Internet Resources: General Information

Ready Reference

Dictionaries, jobs, financial aid, libraries, schools, and more.

Electronic Journals

Grants Resources

Funding agencies, grants, and grantwriting help.

Internet Search Tools

Learning More About the Internet

Tutorials on using the Internet; help with web design and creation.

Learning Resources

An electronic learning resource center with links to self-paced tutorials on research and writing, educational technology resources

POWIE

the Patriarch Athenagoras Orthodox Institute Library Catalog

Internet Resources: Areas of Study and Research

Ancient Near Eastern Religions

Arts and Media

Biblical Studies

Christian Spirituality

Church History

Ecumenical and Interfaith Dialogue

Ethics and Society

Pacific Asian Theology and Resources

Pastoral Care

Philosophy

Religion and Education

Religion and Psychology

Religion and Science

Religious Studies

Theology, Theologians, and Philosophy of Religion

Women and Religion

Worship

 

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