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MEL.org is a Michigan Department of Education repository of information – search on many topics here or click on M.O.R.E. for educational subject searches (click on the plus sign to open the folder, then click the icon next to the topic).

Accounting

American Sign Language

  • American Sign Language site with demonstrations of words from an index of words from ASL University.
  • ASL Pro site supports the ASL Education Community.

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Anthropology

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Art

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Astronomy

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Automotive Technology

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Biology

  • Taxonomy Browser from the National Center for Biotechnology Information.
  • Plants Database from the United States Department of Agriculture.  Search by scientific name, by state, by characteristics.
  • BioZone is a nice starting point to topics in biology including animal behavior, animal biology, cell biology, ecology, genetics, microbiology, and plant biology.
  • Cirrusimage digital images and information on North American Insects and Spiders
  • The Complete Works of Charles Darwin Online  This site “contains Darwin’s complete publications, thousands of his private papers and the largest Darwin bibliography and manuscript catalogue ever published.”  Also contains reference materials and other documents pertaining to Darwin.
  • Darwin Digital Library of Evolution includes original manuscripts and other materials related to Darwin’s theory.
  • Functional Genomics presented by Science Magazine. Includes current news on genome research.
  • Nearctica presents the natural world of North America. This site deals with mother of the family Noctuidae. Established by Dr. Robert W. Poole and Dr. Patricia Gentili.
  • All the Virology on the Web for microbiology students. Provided by Tulane University School of Medicine.
  • Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections This site contains images and information from one of the world’s largest collections of well-preserved, sectioned and stained brains of over 100 different species of mammals.
  • Anatomy of the Human Body as presented by Henry Gray in 1918. The searchable site includes over 1200 drawings.
  • General Biology section from the Michigan Electronic Library.  Click on Science then click the icon next to one of the biology topics.

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Business

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Chemistry

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College Success Center

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College Success Seminar (CSS)

Communications

Computer Information Systems

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Criminal Justice

Dance

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Drafting

Economics

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Education

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Electronics / Electrical

 

 

Emergency Medical Technology

 

Engineering

  • Engineering provided by Internet Public Library/Librarians’ Index to the Internet.
  • Engineering site provided by the National Society of Professional Engineers

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English

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  • Poetry

    • Representative Poetry Online provided by RPO Editors, University of Toronto Department of English, and University of Toronto Press. This a comprehensive site covering many aspects of English poetry. Included is a glossary of poetic terms, a searchable database of poetry, and a timeline of poets and poetry. Contains nearly 3,000 poems by 400 poets.
    • A Timeline of English Poetry
    • Rhyming Dictionary
    • The Academy of American Poets includes biographical information, discussions, and real audio clips of poems.
    • Modern Poetry Archive sponsored by the University of North Carolina Press and the North Carolina Arts Council.
    • American Verse Project provided by the University of Michigan Humanities Text Initiative
    • Bartleby.com Includes several anthologies. Poems by Dickinson, Eliot, Frost, Keats, Sandburg, Shakespeare, Whitman, Wilde, Wordsworth, Yeats and many others.

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Foreign Languages

  • Foreign Language Resource Center provided by New Hampshire Department of Education. Includes 14 Resource Centers in various language groups, including Central Asian, Slavic, East European, African, Middle East and South Asia as well as language research centers.
  • DuoLingo free language learning site. Includes Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, French, German, Irish, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Ukrainian.
  • Language provided by Michigan Electronic Library. Click on one of several Language categories.

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Geography

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Geology

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Graphic Reproduction/Photography

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Health

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  • Nutrition

    • Searchable USDA Nutrient Database provided by the U.S. Agricultural Research Service. Information on food contents include vitamins, minerals, lipids, amino acids, and caffeine. The site also includes information on retention factors, isoflavones, carotenoids, Vitamin K, trans fatty acids, and sugar.
    • Tufts University Nutrition Navigator

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History

Humanities

  • Annotated Webliography of Humanism provided by Dr. Peter Derkx, associate professor history of humanism at the University for Humanist Studies (Universiteit voor Humanistiek) at Utrecht in the Netherlands. This page was last updated in 2007.
  • Arts & Letters Daily a news source for the humanities. Includes articles and links to book review sites, newspapers and other news sources.
  • Humanities websites from the National Endowment for the Humanities

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Hydraulics / Pneumatics

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Library Skills

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Machine Technology

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Massage Therapy

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Mathematics

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Music

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Nursing

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Philosophy

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Physical Education

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Physical Science

Physics

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Political Science

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Psychology

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Real Estate

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Respiratory Therapy

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Sociology

  • A Sociology Timeline from 1600 by Ed Stephan at Western Washington University.
  • Online Dictionary of the Social Sciences provided by Athabasca University and the International Consortium for the Advancement of Academic Publication.
  • Dead Sociologists’ Index includes additional links to sociology sites. Created by Larry Ridener at James Madison University.
  • U.S. Census Bureau provides a wealth of statistical data. They make hundreds of reports available on their Publications site. Topics cover agriculture, business, housing, population and other areas. Included under Population are reports on marriage and divorce, health insurance coverage, poverty, labor, and many other topics.
  • AmeriStat U.S. population data on marriage and family, health, poverty, labor, migration, education, fertility, children and mortality.
  • State of the Cities 2000 provides information on population, employment, crime and other variables.

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Theater

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Welding

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 Women’s Studies

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