Homework Help for Teens

Check out the links below to find assistance in different areas you may need. Also, don’t forget to try Learning Express, our database that lets you practice tests such as the ACT, the SAT, AP exams, and many more.

African-American History

Africans in America

America’s journey through slavery presented by PBS.

Civil Rights Digital Library

Primary sources and other educational materials from and about the civil rights movement.


Khan Academy Algebra

Complete lessons from beginning to advanced Algebra


Biography Channel

Search over 25,000 biographies of well known people, many entries include multimedia features.

African American Registry

Biographical information on influential African Americans.

National Inventors Hall of Fame

Short biographies of many influential inventors.


Khan Academy Biology

Learn all about the science of Life!

Cells Alive

A visual tour of cells, bacteria, viruses and their interaction with one another.


Clear and helpful information on genes and cells including interactive and video features.

Animal Diversity Web

Biological information for thousands of animal species including habitat and scientific classification.


Khan Academy Chemistry

Did you know that everything is made out of chemicals? Chemistry is the study of matter: its composition, properties, and reactivity.


Easy to understand chemistry explanations.

What’s That Stuff?

The chemicals behind common items like silly string and nail polish.

Vision Learning Chemistry

High quality tutorials on a variety of chemistry subjects.

Countries of the World

InfoPlease: Countries of the World

“All the Knowledge You Need” All for free.

CIA: World Fact Book

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

English & Literature

Grammar Khan Academy

Grammar is the collection of rules and conventions that makes languages go.

Project Gutenberg

Free ebooks of many classics.


Free online study guides for many assigned titles old and new.


Geometry Khan Academy

Learn high school geometry for free—transformations, congruence, similarity, trigonometry, analytic geometry, and more.

Government & Civics

The White House

Current information on the executive branch of government.

Thomas (Library of Congress)

Detailed reference on all parts of the federal government.

The Electoral College

Explanation and history of the electoral college.

The Supreme Court

Biographical and procedural information for the Supreme Court of the United States.

Project Vote Smart

Information about candidates and ballot issues.


Transparent Language Online

This language-learning resource offers instructional courses for over 100 languages and is provided by Musser Public Library.


Learn a language for free. Forever.


Essentials of Music

Information about composers, eras, and muscial terms.

Music Theory

Lessons on music theory basics and beyond.

All Music

Artist information and discographies for all types of music.


Theoi Greek Mythology

Exploring Greek mythology and the gods in classical literature and art.

SurLaLane Fairly Tale

49 annotated fairy tales, including their histories, similar tales across cultures, modern interpretations and illustrations.

King Arthur: History & Legend

The fact and fiction of Arthurian legend.

Urban Legends Reference Pages

Not all myths are ancient, get the facts on urban legends.

Encyclopedia Mythica

Encyclopedia of mythology, folklore, and religion.



Information on poets, their work, and more from The Academy of American Poets.

Poetry (Library of Congress)

Poetry information and webcasts.


Full text works of many well known poets.

The Poetry Archive

Information about poets and their works including audio clips.

Youth Speaks

Performance poetry for teens.


The Physics Classroom

Physics tutorials including practice quizzes.


Handpicked database of physics sites that have been checked for accuracy.


Understand the fundamentals of physics.

Physics Khan Academy

Learn about the basic principles that govern the physical world around us. Solid understanding of algebra and a basic understanding of trigonometry necessary.

US History

U.S. History Khan Academy

The United States of America is a nation with a rich history and a noble goal: government of the people, by the people, for the people. Its citizens’ struggle to achieve that goal is a dramatic story stretching over hundreds of years.

History Matters

Large collection of primary documents and an extensive and carefully chosen list of online history resources.

Library of Congress American Memory

Materials about the historic places, people, events, and ideas that make America.

American Experience: PBS

Watch episodes online covering many key events in US History.

Visual Arts

Google Arts & Culture

Explore collections from around the world with Google Arts & Culture.

Art History Khan Academy

We understand the history of humanity through art. From prehistoric depictions of woolly mammoths to contemporary abstraction, artists have addressed their time and place in history and have expressed universal human truths for tens of thousands of years.


Large collection of art information links searchable by artist name, name of work, and museum name.

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History|The Metropolitan Museum of Art

A chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection.

Web Gallery of Art

A virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture from 11th to mid-19th centuries.

The Figge Museum

Located 25 miles from Muscatine, the Figge Art Museum is the premier art exhibition and education facility between Chicago and Des Moines.

World History

World History Khan Academy

From the earliest civilizations to the modern world, geography, religion, trade, and politics have bound peoples and nations together — and torn them apart. Take a journey through time and space and discover the fascinating history behind the complex world we inhabit today.