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Health, Safety, and the EnvironmentBack to top
Above the Influence
Find drug facts and information about dealing with peer pressure. (Office of National Drug Control Policy)
Center for Young Women's Health
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)
Learn how to navigate the Internet safely. (National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)
Information for teens about their health. (Medline Plus)
Information for teens on staying healthy. (Nemours Foundation)
Young Men's Health
A website for teen boys and young men featuring state-of-the-art health information. (Boston's Children's Hospital)
Your Environment, Your Choice
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
ACT Test Prep
Try the useful ACT practice tests. (ACT, Inc.)
Best College Reviews
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)
College Prep 101
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)
Federal Student Aid
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.
Free online test preparation for the ACT, SAT, and GRE exams. (XAP Corporation)
Find excellent and free test preparation resources. (College Board, Inc.)
U.S. News Education
Information about paying for college, college rankings, and more. (U.S. News and World Report)
Utah Colleges and Universities
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)
Jobs, Internships, and VolunteeringBack to top
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)
Find out how you can make an impact on a cause close to your heart without needing money, an adult, or a car!
Get the money smarts you'll need to live the life you've dreamed about. (Northwestern Mutual Foundation)
Understanding Taxes: Student
Explore this website to take the mystery out of taxes. (Internal Revenue Service)
Utah Commission on Volunteers
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.
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.
Homework HelpBack to top
Explora: High Schools
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.
Gale Encyclopedia of Science (Ebook)
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.
HippoCampus: Homework and Study Help
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)
Homework Help for Kids & Teens
Utah's Online Public Library is a virtual library created by the Utah State Library Division in cooperation with Utah's public libraries. On this section of the site, Utah's Online Public Library offers an array of homework help resources for students in elementary through high school, all in one place.
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)
IXL Math and English
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.
Learn a Language
Find hundreds of language-learning lessons, games, and activities for the following languages: Spanish, Italian, German, Russian, French, Japanese, Chinese, and English. (Visual Link)
Learning is fun with this website that features flashcards, quizzes, and games. Choose any subject!
The Writer's Handbook: Documentation Styles
Cite it right! A list of different citation styles with examples. (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
LifestyleBack to top
From cooking to 3d printing, to making just about anything fly, Instructables tells you how to do it! (Squid Labs)
Internet Movie Database
Find out more about your favorite movies and celebrities.
Find out the latest in video game news.
Marshall White Center
Ogden's community and recreation center offers many classes, such as boxing, dance, and karate, for teens.
Voices of Youth
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)
Books and ReadingBack to top
A poem for every day of the school year. (Library of Congress)
A library of digitized 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)
YALSA Teen Book Finder
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)
YALSA's Book Awards and Booklists
Looking for something to read? Start your search here. (Young Adult Library Services Association, a division of the American Library Association)