Library & Internet Resources

books

The Library Media Center at Woodrow Wilson Middle School is a very active place for students and teachers. There are 31 computers available for student use as well as a large collection of print materials - books, magazines and newspapers. Students may visit the library media center by asking their classroom teacher to sign their pass to let them leave their class.
See Powerpoint Library Orientation

Roller Coaster research

Roller Coaster: www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/coaster.html

History: www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/coaster2.html

Ride safety: www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/ridesafety.html

Motion sickness: www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/pendulum2.html

CITATION MAKER

There are several online sites for making citations. The Landmark Project's site, http://www.citationmachine.net/ is designed to help students cite sources and avoid plagiarism.

Mr. Geary's Project

Search for your topic

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/ushistory.htm

http://www.rosenlinks.com/ctah/

Connecticut Digital Library Online (subscription)

A pilot site launched by the state to provide newspaper, periodical and reference articles to schools and public libraries. Includes indexing and articles from Hartford Courant from 1992-present, full text New York Times from 1999 and science, health, social studies, literature and biography research databases. Includes ReQuest a database of all materials available to borrow from Connecticut libraries. Reformat text in this database before printing ACCESS AT http://www.iconn.org/ For home access login is your Russell Library card number or see Wilson library staff for WWMS ID #.