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BHS Library Media Center -- The "LMC"

LMC Resources/Quick Links... scroll down for more

Research Links (find articles)

 Britannica
 (encyclopedia)
Explora  
 (all topics) 
MAS
 (magazines etc) 
NewsSource
 (newspapers)
  Points of View
   (Opp viewpoints)

 

Reference Centers (explore topics)

Biography
Health  
History 
Literary
Science

 

A1 Research & Works Cited Helps

"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"
-- Albert Einstein


"In any research, you must give credit to both the direct words and the ideas of your source."
-- BHS Works Cited Form

PDF DocumentBHS WORKS CITED FORM -- Based upon MLA format (see also OWL)
PDF DocumentBHS WORKS CITED w EASYBIB -- Step-by-step directions using EasyBib
External LinkCitation Machine APA -- Use this when you need APA format
PDF DocumentCRAAP -- A handy acronym to evaluate a source
PDF DocumentDatabases -- What they are and why you should them
External LinkEasyBib -- a fast, easy way to createyour Works Cited form (MLA format)
External LinkMeL eJournals -- Find a specific magazine by title or subject
External LinkOWL (Online Writing Lab) -- Purdue University shows how to do a research paper right.
External LinkParenthetical References -- How to "quote" sources within your paper 
PDF DocumentSource Sheet   -- An interactive form to use when taking notes. (When completed, be sure to Re-Name & Save OR Print.)
PDF DocumentWeb Site Evaluation Form  -- an interactive form that helps you to judge a Web Site's quality, authority, accuracy and usefulness.  (When completed, be sure to Re-Name & Save OR Print.)

Art, Band, Choral, Drama, Orchestra Links

Art Links

ArtCyclopedia - A great search engine for the arts
Art on the Web -- 1200+ links to all aspects of art
Art History Resources on the Web -- The history of Art throughout time
Art Jewelry -- Jewelry resources from Art Jewelry Magazine
Ganoskin -- Gem and jewelry resource
Google Arts & Culture -- links to art, exhibits, biographies & more
Interweave -- Arts & crafts projects
National Gallery of Art -- The USA's  art museum

Music Links 

Berkley Orchestra Association -- BHS Orchestra: what's happening and support
BHS Choir Boosters -- Find out what's happening and show support for vocal music
BHS Instrumental Boosters -- Find out what's happening and show support for the BHS Band
Free Online Metronome -- All you need to develop rhythym and tempo
GoodEar -- Online ear training
Michigan School Band and Orchestra Association -- Festivals, awards, and more
Michigan School Vocal Music Association -- Festivals, awards, and more
Music Tech Teacher -- Online games and other 'helps' to enhance your musical skills

Performing Arts Links 

BeDrama -- BHS Theater Home Page: schedule, tickets & more

Business & Career Links & Drivers Ed Test

Cyborlink -- Business etiquette as practiced around the world
Driver's Education Test -- Sample quizzes, prep tools to get you on the Michigan roads
Entrepeneur.com -- Many ideas for small businesses and franchises
Financial Facts Tool Kit -- Everything a beginning investor needs to know
Investment FAQs -- Frequently-Asked-Questions on investing
LinkedIn -- Career, college network and your 24/7 resume (must be 16 to register)
LinkedIn information -- More details on this network service
Marketing: Know This -- Find all aspects of marketing here
Michigan DECA
Oakland Schools Technical Campus of SE Michigan -- "OTEC" great training in many fields
Practical Money Skills for Life -- Info for students and teachers
Start-up  -- A guide to all of the stages of starting your own business

 

English & Language Arts Links

Beyond Plagiarism -- Finding, understanding and using sources responsibly from U-M
Grammar & Writing -- A guide to help you write better from Capital Community College
Moodle -- Mr. Cierpial's Film Studies students start here
Newsela -- World news presented in a new way: you choose your own reading level. Must register/log-in
OWL (Online Writing Lab) -- Purdue University shows how to do a research paper right  
TurnItIn.com -- Responsible research starts here
Web English Teacher -- Great links on authors, books, writing & more for students and teachers

See also Books & Reading on left

 

French, Spanish, Chinese -- World Language Links

French Language Links

Casa de Joanna -- French web sites, arranged by subject
Famous French Links -- Great French sites from the University of Tennessee
Internet Picture Dictionary (French) -- Vocabulary, flash cards, word scrambles & more

Spanish Language Links

Casa de Joanna -- Spanish web sites, arranged by subject
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos (World Book Kids en espanol) -- visual dictionary, articles & more
Study Spanish -- online tutorials in Spanish culture and language

Chinese Language Links

Chinese links from Omniglot -- Culture and language information
Mandarin Chinese Resources & Links -- Chinese language US high school offerings
Travel China Chinese Language Guide -- Useful phrases and basic expressions

Mathematics Links

ClassZone.com  -- Algebra and Geometry students find your texbook lessons here! user name & password = bhsmath
Good Calculators -- Free online calculators for math, science & social studies figures
Math.com -- Everyday math, algebra, geometry, statistics, calculus & more
Math Forum -- Links to great Math sites, including "Ask Dr. Math"
Practical Money Skills -- Games, lessons, etc. on budgeting & investing
Trigonometry Tutorial -- Try here for help with Trig

Physical Education, Health & Fitness Links

Centers for Disease Control -- Disease info from the US Dept of Health & Human Services
Exercise & Physical Fitness -- Tips on staying in shape from Medline
Mayo Clinic -- Magazine & links to diseases, disorders, and more
MedicineNet -- Articles & sites on drugs and medicine
Sports Medicine Information -- First stop for sports medicine info (from the UK)
WebMD -- Health information from major insurance companies

Science Links

Centers for Disease Control -- Search for specific disease from the US Dept of Health & Human Services
Constellations: Windows2Universe -- Stars and their stories from National Earth Science Teachers Association
Energy.gov -- US Department of Energy overview on energy sources
Exploring Earth -- Earth Science investigations, visualizations, news & resources... need key code from your textbook
Good Calculators -- Free online calculators for math, science & social studies figures
How Stuff Works -- Information on various natural and mechanical things
Ice Age Mammals -- Enchanted Learning takes a look at  prehistoric beasts
Medline -- The National LIbrary of Medicine's best resources on diseases, treatment, wellness & more
National Geographic -- Explore the natural wonders of the world
National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) -- Type in, or search for, disease of interest
PhET -- Online simulations in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, & Earth Science from the University of Colorado
Physics Classroom -- Includes a tutorial and multi-media presentations
Science Learning Network -- National Science Foundation site

Social Studies Links

American Memory --  Great US history primary sources from the Library of Congress
Ben's Guide to the US Government -- All aspects of the American government
CIA World Fact Book -- Information on countries of the world
Civic Action Plans -- National Association of Student Councils looks at ways to get involved
Country Studies -- Library of Congress information on countries of the world
Econ-Ed-Link -- Articles and links on economics
History Channel -- Search engine for US & world history, timelines, 'This Day in History'
iCivics -- Games and other interactive activities to make us good citizens
Michigan Government -- News from Lansing
Newsela -- Articles by levels to meet your reading ability
Opposing Viewpoints -- Information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues; from MeL

LinkedIn


https://www.linkedin.com/ ]

* a business- and job-oriented social network

* a good virtual resume
   (place to record your activities and awards) 

* a way to reach out to colleges and universities

* one means to develop a positive web presence 

 

NOTE: You must be at least 16 years old to register.

 

PDF DocumentLinkedIn introduction slides

PDF DocumentLinkedIn Step-by-Step directions