Homework Websites for Teens

Multi-Subject | Biography | College & Career | History | Literature | Math | News & Social Trends | Primary Sources | Research & Writing | Science | Study Skills | Technology

Multi-Subject Collection


Study Skills


  • Biography.com – Over 7,000 biographies of people past and present.
  • Nobel Prize – Biographies of Nobel Prize recipients and laureates.
  • Gallery of Achievers – Read about individuals who have shaped the 20th century by their accomplishments.
  • Miller Center – In-depth information on each U.S. President and administration and presidential speech archive.
  • More! – Spotlights historical figures and distinguished women.



  • Shmoop – For all your assigned reading, summaries, themes, quotes, characters, and analysis to spark critical thinking.
  • Free Book Notes – Book summaries and study guides for thousands of books, compiled from several major study guides.
  • No Fear Shakespeare – Shakespeare’s plays with page-by-page translation into modern English. More Shakespeare links.
  • Poetry Foundation – Browse classic and contemporary works, by subject, style, period, or poet. More poetry links.
  • More! – Links to literary classics, poems, short stories, plays, films, and reference works – all free and online.


  • Webmath – Step-by-step answers to hundreds of math questions and the option to type in your own problem.
  • Dr. Math – Q&A to commonly asked math questions. Browse the archive by level or search by keyword.
  • Purplemath – Need help with algebra? This is the place for illustrated step-by-step examples and videos.

News & Social Trends

  • PBS NewsHour Extra – World news and reports written for students.
  • The Guardian – Online newpaper covering American and international news.
  • Pew Research Center – Nonpartisan reports about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
  • ProCon.org – Today’s controversial issues presented in a balanced, comprehensive, straightforward pro-con format.
  • Channel One – News stories, hot issues, and student opinions.

Primary Sources

Research & Writing


  • Science.gov –  Search across 15 federal agencies with just one query for science articles, news, studies, data, and more.
  • Explain that Stuff – Easy to understand articles on how things work, cutting-edge science, cool gadgets, and computers.
  • Classification of Animals – Amphibians, invertebrates, birds, mammals, reptiles and the conservation of animals.
  • The Physics Classroom – Physics concepts explained and quizzes to test your understanding.
  • Rader’s Chemistry – Basic information on matter, atoms, elements, the periodic table, reactions, and biochemistry.


  • Codeacademy – Learn javascript, html, CSS, how to make an interactive website, and Camore.
  • Hour of Code –  Intro designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics (and beyond.)
  • TED Talks Technology – Over 500 video talks on topics of technology.
  • CNN Tech News – News and video covers the internet, business and personal tech, video games, and more.

College & Career

  • Occupational Outlook Handbook –  Career information and statistics about hundreds of occupations.
  • My Future – Career insights featuring education & training, salary, trends and advice for job seekers.
  • Career Colleges – Find programs to enter into specific trades or services: tech, law, healthcare, culinary, automotive, etc.
  • Free SAT Prep – Practice with hundreds of questions from unreleased SATs and 200+ videos with step-by-step solutions.
  • Colorado Colleges and Universities – Answers to commonly asked questions about attending college in Colorado.
  • College Answer Guy – Articles, checklists, and resources on everything you need to know to prepare for college.
  • NCES College Navigator – Search for colleges and universities by location, programs and majors, or institution type.
  • Your Future – Resources for college, financial aid, GED, apprenticeship, military, and careers. (Denver Public Library)

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