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Below are some other sites where you can improve your skills, see a cool video, or otherwise expand your mind. Each column can be sorted by subject or if it is a video or funny by clicking the top.

Additionally, check out our Formula Sheets for various tests and courses including TACHS, SHSAT (Stuyvesant, Technical High Schools), HSPT (Regis test), Regents, AP, and SATs.

Scholarships for K-12 in Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx. Some ethnic scholarships have also been included.

Title Domain Summary Type
Free MIT Course Books http://mitopencourseware.wordpress.com/ocw-bookshelf/ 45 Free Textbook for MIT Courses Text Textbook
Chegg http://www.chegg.com/ Step by step solutions to textbook problems Text Textbook
Boundless – online textbooks+ https://www.boundless.com/ Online Textbooks Text Textbook
NYS Regents Home http://www.nysedregents.org/ Find practice tests, solutions, and reference tables for high school courses from Algebra I to Physics Tools Test Prep
Practice ELA TACHS questions www.saintjosephbythesea.com created by St . Joseph by-the-Sea of Staten Island Tools Test Prep
TACHS Handbook http://www.tachsinfo.com/PDF/Handbook.pdf Test for Admission to Catholic High Schools Handbook Tools Test Prep
Chewing gum helps you concentrate http://www.bps.org.uk/news/chewing-gum-helps-you-concentrate-longer Text Test Prep
AP Chemistry http://media.collegeboard.com/ Test Prep for the AP Chemistry exam Tools Test Prep
The Last Answer http://www.thrivenotes.com/the-last-answer/ by Isaac Asimov Text Short Story
The Last Question http://www.physics.princeton.edu/ph115/LQ.pdf by Isaac Asimov Text Short Story
The Library of Babel http://jubal.westnet.com/ by Jorge Luis Borges Text Short Story
Coursera https://www.coursera.org/ Free Online Courses Tools Self Teach
Duolingo https://www.duolingo.com/ Free language learning Tools Self Teach
Khan Academy https://www.khanacademy.org/ We will recommend problems for you. Enter Coach ID: D5H4DM Tools Self Teach
ThinkQuest http://thinkquest.org/pls/html/think.library Websites for students by students Tools Self Teach
Edx https://www.edx.org/ Take online courses from the world’s best universities Tools Self Teach
Mathigon http://world.mathigon.org/ A visually appealing place to explore the world of math Tools Self Teach
Equations that changed the world http://imgur.com/a/UoeFT I bet you don’t know them all Pic Science/Math
Wolframalpha https://www.wolframalpha.com Ask it anything…seriously Tools Science/Math
Harvard Intro to Computer Science http://www.openculture.com A learning to code site from openculture Tools Programming
Udacity https://www.udacity.com/ Videos to improve skills, mostly in computer programming Tools Programming
Entropy Concepts hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/heacon.html#heacon How does entropy relate to Chemistry and Physics? Text Physics
Mind bending advanced physics concepts http://imgur.com/a/CVbTk#0 Video Physics
Exploring other Dimensions http://unplugthetv.com/post/56458837867/exploring-other-dimensions What would a being that lived in 1 or 2 dimensions perceive? Video Physics
Ray Diagrams for Mirrors hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/geoopt/mirray.html Text Physics
Vacuum http://xkcd.com/669/ Funny Physics
Kidnapped physics problem http://imgur.com/iCz9Qe8 Funny Physics
Light Dispersion http://upload.wikimedia.org Insights into prisms Video Physics
Angular Momentum Visual https://www.youtube.com/ Demonstrating the conservation of angular momentum on a freely spinning wheel Video Physics
Double Slit Experiment (Cartoon Animation) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8M72pX5wlyE We thought we knew almost everything before this experiment and it just kept getting more bizarre from here Video Physics
Ray Diagrams for Lenses http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/refrn/u14l5da.cfm Text Physics
Learnerds http://www.learnerds.com/ One a day questions focused on Physics and passing the FE Tools Physics
Pouring water upside down http://i.imgur.com/BNYzyPd.jpg Funny Physics
XX and XY Axes http://xkcd.com/833/ Make sure you… Funny Math
Quotery http://www.quotery.com/ Looking for a quote, find it here Tools Humanities
World Digital Library http://www.wdl.org Makes significant primary maierials available from cultures around the world for free Tools Humanities
Chronozoom http://www.chronozoom.com/ Explore time Tools Humanities
Middle-aged http://imgur.com/yCQ7Xf8 Funny Humanities
Geoguessr http://www.geoguessr.com/ Game to guess where in the world the picture is Tools Humanities
Birds on Wires https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LoM4ZZJ2UrM Song made from birds perched on wires Video General
Toothpick Castle http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4QLgEcTq6Pg Video General
Universitas http://www.universitas21.com Center for academic research Tools General
Ted Talks http://www.ted.com/ Specialists talking about a variety of interesting subjects Video General
Physical Reaction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qSEfcIfYbw between hot nickel and water Video Chemistry
Triple Point Demonstration https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XEbMHmDhq2I#aid=P-r7CLddQZs One-third liquid, one-third solid, one-third gas all at the same time Video Chemistry
Chemical Reaction http://i0.wp.com/www.randominterestingfacts.com between Iodine and Zinc Video Chemistry
Atom’s First by Mark Bishop http://preparatorychemistry.com/bishop_atoms_first.htm Online Chemistry textbook with animations Text Chemistry
Popcorn kernel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXDstfD9eJ0 overheating in slowmotion Video Chemistry
Liquid Nitrogen explosion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GsXpt1etTnA Slow motion liquid nitrogen covered in ping pong balls Video Chemistry
Nanoputian http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanoputian Chemicals inspired by the civilization in Gulliver’s Travels Funny Chemistry
Metal Grinding Against Metal http://i.imgur.com/t7cdpg8.gif Video Chemistry
Pepto Bi smuth http://vimeo.com/52834485 An artistic rendering of the chemical process of isolating bismuth metal from Pepto Bismol. Video Chemistry
Tree of Life http://www.evogeneao.com/ Amazing Pic Biology
Time Tree http://www.timetree.org/ Find out when two organism shared a common ancestor Tools Biology
White Blood Cell Chases Bacterium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnlULOjUhSQ Video Biology
30 Mental Math Tricks http://www.glad2teach.co.uk/ Learn some mental math tricks Video Basic Math
Infinite Hotel Paradox https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uj3_KqkI9Zo An interesting thought experiment about infinity Video Basic Math
Math is fun http://www.mathsisfun.com/index.htm Practice and explanations for Prealgebra Tools Basic Math
Sin graph from a circle http://i.imgur.com/DWuA6Vn.gif Circle, square, hexagon Video >= Trigonometry
Dancing Math Functions http://i.imgur.com/2cFlr3Q.jpg Funny >= Trigonometry
Paranormal Distribution http://imgur.com/dNFvDBT Normal distribution or… Funny >= Trigonometry
Wave function from a heart http://25.media.tumblr.com/ Video >= Trigonometry
Paul’s Online Math Formula Sheets http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/cheat_table.aspx Great math resources Tools >= Trigonometry
Integral Tables http://integral-table.com/ Most of the Integrals you will ever need. If it’s not here, see wolframalpha Tools >= Trigonometry
Wave function from 3 connecting circles http://25.media.tumblr.com/ A regualr sin graph with some added complexity Video >= Trigonometry
Practice Math TACHS questions www.saintjosephbythesea.com created by St . Joseph by-the-Sea of Staten Island Tools <= Algebra
SHSAT Practice http://schools.nyc.gov/ ELA and Math Questions Tools <= Algebra
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