Homework Help

Tue, 12/12/2017 - 10:03am

Circles, squares, pentagons, octagons, polygons, angles, rays, points, and lines, there are so many names to learn in geometry. They may sound strange and new, but geometry is all around you. Your computer monitor's surface is more or less a rectangle, your pencil is roughly a cylinder, and, viewed from the top, the cable from your mouse to the computer, is a line segment.  Once you start thinking about geometric shapes, you'll find them everywhere.

Mon, 11/13/2017 - 9:16am

When creativity is harnessed for useful ends, that is when we get amazing inventions. Can you think of a better computer? Somebody did. Otherwise there would only be a few of them; they would be really slow—and they would take up entire rooms! Or, how about a cell phone? Those were inspired by the communicators on the original Star Trek series.

Virginia educators (and librarians!) are very interested in helping kids realize their potential in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Indeed, Virginia has a history of producing some very inventive people.

Tue, 10/31/2017 - 9:49am

The tribes who lived in the Western Hemisphere before the coming of the Europeans were as different from each other as the countries that came to claim their lands. The many stories of the people who farmed, hunted, and herded in the plains, forests, deserts, and hills of what we call North America tell how they saw the Universe and the wisdom that they found in Nature.

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 9:20am

In 1800, the land held by the new United States was small compared to what was called Louisiana. Louisiana was named for King Louis XIV of France. It was part of a large claimed area in the New World called New France. It stretched from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Appalachian Mountains to the Rocky Mountains.

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:07am

In the beginning

Rome grew from a small band of villages in central Italy to the greatest empire of its time. Roman law and sciences spread throughout the Western World, changing forever the ways of the Europeans and North Africans. Romans built coloniae (colonies) on their western frontier by very strict standards, making certain that the people who lived there knew they were a part of the Empire. The ruins of Roman forts and bath houses can be found in England, at the edges of Roman rule, and the parts of the great Roman roads can still be seen today.

Pages

Connect with a Tutor


Online Tutoring from Credo Online Reference

  • Live Homework Help for Grades 3–12
  • Regular hours: Monday–Thursday, 3:00–9:00; Saturday, 9:00–3:00
  • Holiday hours: Closed December 23, 25, 30, & Jan 1; December 26-28, 9:00-3:00. Regular hours resume January 2, 2018
  • Tutoring in science, math, social studies, reading, and writing
  • SAT prep

Research

Our research tools are the answer to all your research-paper needs.

Click here for full-text articles and online encyclopedias. You will need your 14-digit library barcode to log in.
 

Ask Us a Question

You don't have to leave home to get homework help from your librarians! You can . . .

  • Email us your question
  • Chat with us online (during normal branch hours)
  • Or simply pick up the phone and talk to us!

Ask us a question now!