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Grants and Foundations

Find the grant you need using the Foundation Center resources.

Featured Databases

Science Online - Includes Science Experiments

Need help deciding on a science fair experiment? Want to watch a video of the lunar landing? Interested in seeing how a cell operates? The answers to these questions and more can be found in Science Online. It includes over 6,000 diagrams, thousands of essays, definitions and biographies of famous scientists. Under Science Standards information can be searched for by 6-12 grade levels. Check it out- you won’t be sorry.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages offer conversational learning at two levels. "Mango Basic" is designed to teach simple, practical and polite conversational skills for beginners. "Mango Complete" courses offer 100 lessons on each language for a more in-depth learning experience. Both methods allow you to customize your experience to learn a new language or to brush up your skills. A text translator is also provided.

"Mango Basic" courses are offered in over 35 languages. Once you click on the language you are interested in, you will see if that language is available in "Mango Complete”. ESL courses are offered for Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese), Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese speakers. Learn in a user-friendly environment at your own pace in a fun way combining audio clips and written text.

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