Reference Sites

index

Search Engines
  Google
  Google Advanced Search

Children's Search Engines
  Aga-Kids (Visual Search Engine)
  Ask Jeeves
  Choosito (plus Reading Age Filter)
  Dib Dab Doo And Dilly Too
  Google Safe Search for Kids
  Instagrok (Includes journal for children's notes)
  Internet Public Library - Kidspace
  Kiddle
  KidRex
  KidsClick!
  Primary Safe Search
  Searchy Pants (With Customisable Interface)
  Sweet Search 4 Me

An Ghaeilge
  Abair (An Focal Scríofa go Caint Bheo!)
  Acmhainn.ie
  eDIL
  Focal.ie (Téigh go dtí Téarma.ie)
  Foclóir.ie
  An Foclóir Beag
  Forvo (Gaeilge)
  Google Translate
  Irish Dictionary Online
  Logainm - Bunachar Logainmneacha na hÉireann
  Pota Focal (Foclóirí agus Gluaiseanna Gaeilge)
  Pronunciator (Multi Language)
  Rainn Agus Amhráin
  Seanfhocail (le Audio)
  Songs in Irish
  Téarma.ie
  Teanglann - Leabharlann Teanga agus Foclóireachta
  Vicipéid (Wikipedia trí Ghaeilge)

Abbreviations
  AbbreviationZ
  Acronyms and Slang

Maths Calculators/Conversion
  Age Calculator (at Maths Cats)
  Calkoo (Set of Advanced Calculators)
  Convert
  Convert Plus
  Convert World
  Converticious
  Decifractator (Fractions to Decimals)
  ECalc
  Fraction Calculator
  Fractulator
  Instacalc
  Long Division Tool
  Math Tools (at Miniwebtool.Com)
  Mega Converter 2
  Metric Conversions
  Mighty Number
  Online Conversion
  Online Fraction Calculator (at Help With Fractions)
  Random Number Generator
  Talking Calculator (at PBS Kids)
  Temperature Conversion Calculator
  XE - Universal Currency Converter
  Web Math (Solve Your Math Problems)
  Web 2 Calc (Scientific Calculator)
  World Wide Metric Conversion Calculator

Other Calculators/Convertors
  Auction Repair (Pixels to Inches)
  Human Footprint Calculator (at Nat. Geographic)
  Kids' Carbon Calculator
  Personal Energy Meter (at Nat. Geographic)

English Dictionaries
  Alphabetimals (Animal Dictionary)
  Collins Dictionary
  Define It Fast
  Definr
  Dictionarist (Talking Dictionary)
  Dictionary.Com
  Glossarist.Com
  Google (Put Define: before word in Google search)
  Graph Words (Visual Thesaurus)
  Historical Thesaurus of English
  Idiomsite
  Little Explorers Dictionary
  Meaning of Names
  Memidex
  Oxford English Dictionary
  Snappy Words (Visual Dictionary)
  Synonyms For
  Thesaurus.Com
  Visual Dictionary Online
  VocabAhead (Vocabulary Videos)
  Wolfram Alpha
  Word Central
  Wordnik
  Words Like
  Wordsmyth (Illustrated Dictionary for Kids)
  Your Dictionary

Word Tools
  Alphabetizer (Alphabetical Ordering Tool)
  Anagram Server (at Wordsmyth.org)
  Confusing Words
  Describing Words (Adjective Finder)
  Homonym List
  Lexical Free Net (Word Connections)
  Misused Words (at Daily Writing Tips)
  Newswordy (Explains Words in the News)
  One Look (Wildcard Dictionary Search)
  Online Etymology (The Origin of Words)
  Opposites
  Phrase Finder
  Phrase Up (Half-remembered Phrases)
  Tip Of My Tongue
  Word By Letter
  Word Counter.com (Word Frequency Analysis)
  Word Counter.net (Total Word Counter)
  Word Detective (Word Origins)
  Word Finder
  Word Source

Readability Tools
  Jellymetrics Readability Grader
  Juicy Studio Website Reading Level Checker
  Leveled Books (Reading Level Checker for 9000+ books)
  Readability Score.com
  Readability Test Tool
  Wordie (Vocabulary Level Checker)

Rhyming Dictionaries
  RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary
  Write Express Rhyming Dicionary
  Write Rhymes

Other Languages/Translation
  BBC Quick Fix (Essential Phrases in 40 Languages)
  Bing Translator
  European Language Translator
  Forvo Language Pronunciation
  Google Translate
  Hieroglyphics Translator
  Hieroglyphics Typewriter
  Language Guide
  Lexicool (Directory of Bilingual/Multilingual Dictionaries)
  Nice Translator
  Pronunciator (Multi Language)
  Tradukka Translation

Other Dictionaries
  Illustrated Maths Dictionary
  Math Dictionary
  Math Glossary of Terms
  Maths Dictionary for Kids
  Musical Dictionary
  Periodic Videos (Every Element Explained)

Internet Statistics
  Font Reach (Font Usage on the Web)
  Internet Live Stats
  Internet World Stats
  Irish Internet Statistics (CSO Figures 2014)







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Encyclopaedias
  Artcyclopedia
  Ask About Ireland
  Biography.Com
  Breeds of Livestock
  Cool Kid Facts
  Composers Gallery (at NY Phil Kidzone)
  DK Find Out
  Encyclopaedia Britannica Foundation (Age 5-11)
        (with Text-to-speech function)
  Encyclopaedia Britannica Intermediate (Age 12-18)
        (with Text-to-speech function)
  Encyclopaedia Mythica
  Energy in the Air
  Explania (Animated Explanations)
  Fact Monster
  Instrument Storage Room (at NY Phil Kidzone)
  Irish Coinage
  Mashpedia
  Pantheon (Famous People)
  Q-Files (Children's Encyclopaedia)
  Qwiki (Multimedia Encyclopaedia)
  Royal Timeline
  Saints By Name
  Vikidia (for 8 to 13 year olds)
  Wikipedia
  Wikipedia (Simple English Version)
  World Almanac for Kids
  World Book for Early Years (free for schools)
  World Book for Kids (free for schools)
  World Book for Students (free for schools)
  World Digital Library (10000 Digitised Documents)

News
  Clic News (News Site for Primary School Children)
  Irish News Archive (Free for schools)
  Radio Garden (Worldwide Radio Stations)
  Today's Front Pages

Quotations
  Brainy Quote
  Famous Quotes and Authors
  Famous Quotes 123
  Quote Garden
  Quotery
  Quotes.net
  Shakespeare Quotes

Atlases/Geography
  Animals by Continent (at Enchanted Learning)
  Antipode Map
  Atlas of Plucked Instruments
  Beautiful Maps
  Breathing Earth
  Christmas Music Map
  C.I.A. World Factbook
  Climate Commons (Global Warming Stories across U.S.)
  Climate Hot Map (Global Warming Effects Around The World)
  Comparea (Country Size Comparisons)
  Country At A Glance
  Country Reports
  Earth at Night
  Earth Calendar
  Factbook
  Flag Identifier
  Gea Cron (Country Borders since 3000BC)
  Geo-Genealogy of Irish Surnames
  Geopedia (Map/Wikipedia Mashup)
  Global Forest Change Explorer
  Good Country Map
  Google Cultural Institute
  Google Maps
  Google Maps Distance Calculator
  Google Newspaper Archives
  If It Were My Home (Country Comparisons)
  Knoema Atlas
  Langscape - Interactive Language Map
  Languages of the World
  Logainm - Placenames Database of Ireland
  Local Lingual - Language and Dialect Map
  Map Fight (Compare Country Sizes)
  Nature Sound Map
  NOAA Visualisations of Environmental Data
  Overlap Maps (Comparison Tool)
  Scribble Maps
  Show World
  Spotzi (Visual Global Stats)
  Stat Planet
  Travel By Drone
  The True Size (Country Comparison)
  What Tree Is It?
  Wildfinder
  World Atlas
  World Bank Data
  World Clock (Running Counts)
  World Cup of Everything Else (at WSJ)
  World Flags Database
  World Mapper
  World Population History

Time
  Chinese Horoscopes (at Nat.Geog.Kids)
  Clock Tab
  Time and Date.com
  The Time Now
  World Time Engine

Colour Reference Tools
  Colours in Culture
  Colours in Culture (Interactive Version)
  The Color Thesaurus
  Itten's 12-part Colour Wheel







Updated: 18 April 2017