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Jobs, Internships, and VolunteeringBack to top
Useful tips and information for the serious babysitter. (University of Illinois Extension)
Learn about this national service organization, which offers young adults aged 17 and older the opportunity to make a difference in agencies and communities across the United States, while gaining job experience and earning money for education.
Helpful information on how to start babysitting, tips on taking care of children, suggested fun activities to do with children, and more. (Nemours)
Change.org offers the opportunity for average people to create a petition, seek out like-minded folks, and find support for their ideas.
Search for a job based on the criteria that work for you. (State of Utah)
Find out how you can make an impact on a cause close to your heart without needing money, an adult, or a car!
Your one-stop shop for finding out more about your dream job. (United States Department of Labor)
Get the money smarts you'll need to live the life you've dreamed about. (Northwestern Mutual Foundation)
Explore this website to take the mystery out of taxes. (Internal Revenue Service)
Use this search form to find volunteer opportunities in and around Weber County. (State of Utah)
Local job listings. (Standard Examiner)
Find local volunteer opportunities at a variety of nonprofit organizations for people your age.
Health, Safety, and the EnvironmentBack to top
Find drug facts and information about dealing with peer pressure. (Office of National Drug Control Policy)
An award-winning teen girls' health website featuring health guides, quizzes, and more. (Boston's Children's Hospital)
The U.S. government's dietary guidelines. (United States Department of Agriculture)
As stated on the website, "The Government Accountability Project is the nation's leading whistle-blower protection and advocacy organization." Includes an excellent timeline of U.S. whistle-blowers from 1773 to the present. Topics are broken down by issue (e.g. food integrity, government, and environment).
Learn how to navigate the Internet safely. (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)
Information for teens about their health. (Medline Plus)
Social Network by teens, for teens where youth across the world can join to learn more about conservation and join local projects. (Wildlife Conservation Society)
Information for teens on staying healthy. (Nemours Foundation)
Prepared by Senior Fellow Judy Nadler and Communications Director Miriam Schulman, this well-written resource offers a quick and concise definition of whistle-blowing, makes connections between whistle-blowing and ethics, and asks some intriguing questions for students to think about and discuss.
A website for teen boys and young men featuring state-of-the-art health information. (Boston's Children's Hospital)
Learn how to make environmentally sound choices about the products and natural resources you use, the waste you create, and the environment in which you live. (Environmental Protection Agency)
College PrepBack to top
Try the useful ACT practice tests. (ACT, Inc.)
A blog featuring college rankings and features on life outside of the classroom for the colleges covered. (Best College Reviews)
Information on planning and paying for college. (College Board)
This website is designed to help students navigate the process of selecting, applying to, and being successful in college. (Oklahoma State University)
Create a profile and let Fastweb match you with personalized scholarship opportunities, completely free of charge. (Strayer University)
The official site for the Department of Education Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
A free, award-winning source of student financial aid information, advice, and tools.
Based on official tests, this site provides access to over 300 online practice test and skill building courses. Covered tests include the SAT, ACT, ASVAB, and GED.
Free online test preparation for the ACT, SAT, and GRE exams. (XAP Corporation)
Find excellent and free test preparation resources. (College Board, Inc.)
Information about paying for college, college rankings, and more. (U.S. News and World Report)
A listing of all Utah colleges and universities, as well as links to Utah financial aid resources. (State of Utah)
Access free education and career information. (State of Utah)
Dictionaries & EncyclopediasBack to top
Type in a question and this website will give you an answer, using information from world news organizations and reliable reference resources.
Easy to use online dictionary, thesaurus, and reference center.
This collection of online e-book encyclopedias covers medicine & health, American history, biography, religion, world cultures, occultism, science, and clothing & fashion. Titles may be searched or browsed individually, or searched as a group. Click on "show all" to see the entire list of titles.
A comprehensive English dictionary, as well as up-to-date bilingual dictionaries in French, German, Italian, and Spanish. (Oxford University Press)
Magazines & NewspapersBack to top
Look up full-text articles from over 140 popular magazines for junior high and high school students, and 30 U.S. and international newspapers.
Homework HelpBack to top
A resource developed specifically for high school students, with a simple search interface that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays and primary source documents to help students feel successful in their research.
This e-book encyclopedia was written for students and non-specialists. It has over 2,500 articles covering all major areas of science, including astronomy, physics, biology, geology, chemistry, genetics, etc. Updated in 2014, it provides a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology.
Free educational resources, including test prep and video lectures, for middle school, high school, and college students. (Monterey Institute for Technology and Education/National Repository of Online Courses)
Whether you are in kindergarten or high school, this site offers the best homework help sites on the web, all in one convenient place. (StartSpot Mediaworks)
A one-stop reference/homework help site. (Pearson Education)
Preschoolers through 8th graders can get free practice in core curriculum skills in math and English. (IXL Learning)
Free tutorials on math, science, economics, computer science, and the humanities.
Find hundreds of language-learning lessons, games, and activities for the following languages: Spanish, Italian, German, Russian, French, Japanese, Chinese, and English. (Visual Link)
Pioneer is a virtual library created by the Utah State Library Division in cooperation with Utah's public libraries. On this section of the site, Public Pioneer offers an array of homework help resources for students in elementary through high school, all in one place.
Learning is fun with this website that features flashcards, quizzes, and games. Choose any subject!
Clear, up-to-date information on countries around the world, with statistics and maps. (CIA)
Cite it right! A list of different citation styles with examples. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Books and ReadingBack to top
A literacy program created by children's author Jon Sciezka that offers lists of popular titles, along with resources for parents and teachers, to help boys and young men enjoy reading.
Looking for a book to read? Check out the Grab and Go Booklists or the "If You Like..." suggestions.
A poem for every day of the school year. (Library of Congress)
A library of electronically stored books, mostly classics, that can be downloaded for free and viewed offline.
Check out the teen booklists and reviews on this site: Home Fries, Riot Grrrl!, Nail Biters, and more.
A magazine for teens, by teens. (The Young Authors Foundation)
Find out about upcoming books, enter into contests for free books, and read interviews with your favorite authors. (Bookreporter)
Have an iPod Touch, an iPhone or an iPad? YALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone. (The Android version will be available in 2014.) (Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association)
Looking for something to read? Start your search here. (Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association)
LifestyleBack to top
From cooking to 3d printing, to making just about anything fly, Instructables tells you how to do it! (Squid Labs)
Find out more about your favorite movies and celebrities.
Find out the latest in video game news.
Ogden's community and recreation center offers many classes, such as boxing, dance, and karate, for teens.
A website for young people who want to know more, do more, and say more about the world to learn about issues related to human rights and social change. (UNICEF)