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DATABASES

Facts on File – Science, history, multicultural studies and health. 
Topical entries of biographies, maps, timeline entries, primary source documents, images and videos.
Britannica for Kids – Britannica Encyclopedia for kidsBritannica Encyclopedia (inside library) 
Britannica Encyclopedia (outside library)
 Novelist K-8 Plus – comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction
 
 Ebsco Searchasaurus
Magazines, Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Reference Books for Primary Grades.
 EBSCO Kids Search
GENERAL REFERENCEIPL2 for Kids  –  online resources for all kinds of reference questions
World Fact Book
Created by the CIA. Information about the geography, people, government, economy, etc. of every country in the world including maps and flags..
National Geographic Kids (link changed)
Find out facts, photos, maps, flags of different places and countries from National Geographic.

Kid Info A site for students, young children and parents. Find homework help, fun sites, parenting tips, and much more. You have to check this out!Kids.gov 
Find government sites on all sorts of subjects like the arts, computers, plants, animals and more  The Homework Spot  This is divided into categories of Elementary, Middle, High School, Reference, and Parent/Teacher for easy clicking to where you are and what you need help with. You can find help with almost any homework problem here

 

BIOGRAPHIES

Catholic Saints (link changed)
Biographical information for Catholic Saints.
American Presidents

Life Portraits of American Presidents.

Distinguished Women

Biographies of women who contributed to our culture in different ways.

 

LITERATURE

Kidsreads.com  A site with biographies of authors, book reviews, series titles and more.

Children’s Literature Authors and Illustrators
Read about your favorite authors and illustrators of children’s literature recommended by Association for Library Service to Children.

Art Safari
This Museum of Modern art site lets you choose a famous painting and then helps you write a story about it.

Stone Soup Magazine An online version of the magazine where children contribute the articles and the art.br

 

MATH
IXL  Math Activities for kids from pre-K to 8th grade.

 

Math Fact Café  Math worksheets for 1st – 4th graders

 

HomeschoolMath.net  A comprehensive math resource site that emphasizes understanding of concepts instead of mechanical memorization of rules.

SCIENCE

General Science 

PBS Science
Links to information on archaeology, anthropology, digital technology, the Earth & space, general science, inventions, life sciences, physics and science mysteries.

 

Science Fair Projects on the Web
Information on the steps of a science fair project, the scientific method, what science is, what are judges looking for and hundreds of science project ideas for all ages.

 

Evergreen Project
Answers questions about each biome and talks about the different animals who live in each from Missouri Botanical Garden.

Weather Channel for Kids You can find everything you need to know about the weather and  how climate changes affect our environment in this site.

Dinosaurs

Zoom Dinosaurs  A comprehensive on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs for students of all ages and levels of comprehension.
Smithsonian Institution’s Virtual Exhibit of Dinosaurs

Space
Starchild
A learning center for young astronomers from NASA.

 

NASA for Kids
Who knows more about space and space travel than NASA? Nobody!

Geology

Savage Earth
With stunning visuals and a focus on volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis, learn just how fragile the earth and its crust are.

 

United States Geological Survey 

Information and satellite images on biology and geology including ecosystems, maps, plate teconics, rocks and minerals, natural disasters and more…..

 Physics

How Things Work
A look into the physics of everyday life and the “why” or “how” things work.

 

Biology

 

Cool Science for Curious Kids
A collection of simple biology activities and crafts suited to younger elementary students from Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

 

Holidays on the Net
Includes information on various holidays that are celebrated in the United States.
.

Brooklyn Expedition: Latin America
This site is a springboard to discussions to ancient and modern Latin American cultures, history and animals.

 

Ethnologue

A site which lists all languages spoken in each country of the world and gives links to the websites of each country as well.

 

U.S 50, Inc
Learn more about the 50 states with categories like fast facts, state history, tourism and more.

 

InfoPlease
Profiles of all 50 states including the capital, population, median age, elected officials, history, economy, points of interest, famous natives, and much, much more.

HISTORY

Ben’s Guide to US Government for Kids
Information about basic aspects of the United States and its government for K-12 such as how a bill becomes law.

 

The Whitehouse
Biographical information and links to speeches and photographs, information on the Whitehouse and the President including e-mail (yes, YOU can e-mail the President!), a What’s Happening page and the Whitehouse for Kids link!!

 

Pioneers in America

This web page will provide information on the stories and their adventures of all early American Pioneers.

 

African-American Inventors

A quick look at different inventors, what they invented and when the patent was filed.

 


Middle Ages
 This site answers the question, “What was it really like to live in the Middle Ages?” with examples of clothing, homes, entertainment and more.






 

 

Databases

Facts on File – Science, history, multicultural studies and health. 
Topical entries of biographies, maps, timeline entries, primary source documents, images and videos.

Learning Express Library

Britannica for Kids – Britannica Encyclopedia for kids

Novelist K-8 Plus – comprehensive reading resource for fiction and nonfiction

Searchasaurus – Magazines, Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Reference Books

EBSCO Kids Search – dictionary, encyclopedia, magazines, photos, flags, etc.

BrainFuse –Live online homework help daily 2pm – 11pm


 

General Reference

 

IPL2 for Kids  –  online resources for all kinds of reference questions
World Fact Book
Created by the CIA. Information about the geography, people, government, economy, etc. of every country in the world including maps and flags..
National Geographic Kids (link changed)
Find out facts, photos, maps, flags of different places and countries from National Geographic.
 

 

 

Kid Info A site for students, young children and parents. Find homework help, fun sites, parenting tips, and much more. You have to check this out!

 

Kids.gov 
Find government sites on all sorts of subjects like the arts, computers, plants, animals and more.

 

 

 

 

The Homework Spot  This is divided into categories of Elementary, Middle, High School, Reference, and Parent/Teacher for easy clicking to where you are and what you need help with. You can find help with almost any homework problem here

 

BIOGRAPHIES

Catholic Saints (link changed)
Biographical information for Catholic Saints.
American Presidents

Life Portraits of American Presidents.

 

 

 

Distinguished Women

Biographies of women who contributed to our culture in different ways.

 

Literature

 

Kidsreads.com  A site with biographies of authors, book reviews, series titles and more.

 

 

Children’s Literature Authors and Illustrators
Read about your favorite authors and illustrators of children’s literature recommended by Association for Library Service to Children.

 

Art Safari
This Museum of Modern art site lets you choose a famous painting and then helps you write a story about it.

 

Stone Soup Magazine An online version of the magazine where children contribute the articles and the art.br

 

MATH
IXL  Math Activities for kids from pre-K to 8th grade.

 

Math Fact Café  Math worksheets for 1st – 4th graders

 

HomeschoolMath.net  A comprehensive math resource site that emphasizes understanding of concepts instead of mechanical memorization of rules.

SCIENCE

General Science 

PBS Science
Links to information on archaeology, anthropology, digital technology, the Earth & space, general science, inventions, life sciences, physics and science mysteries.

 

Science Fair Projects on the Web
Information on the steps of a science fair project, the scientific method, what science is, what are judges looking for and hundreds of science project ideas for all ages.

 

Evergreen Project
Answers questions about each biome and talks about the different animals who live in each from Missouri Botanical Garden.

Weather Channel for Kids You can find everything you need to know about the weather and  how climate changes affect our environment in this site.

Dinosaurs

Zoom Dinosaurs  A comprehensive on-line hypertext book about dinosaurs for students of all ages and levels of comprehension.
Smithsonian Institution’s Virtual Exhibit of Dinosaurs

Space
Starchild
A learning center for young astronomers from NASA.

 

NASA for Kids
Who knows more about space and space travel than NASA? Nobody!

Geology

Savage Earth
With stunning visuals and a focus on volcanoes, earthquakes and tsunamis, learn just how fragile the earth and its crust are.

 

 

 

 

 

 

United States Geological Survey 

Information and satellite images on biology and geology including ecosystems, maps, plate teconics, rocks and minerals, natural disasters and more…..

 Physics

How Things Work
A look into the physics of everyday life and the “why” or “how” things work.

 

Biology

 

Cool Science for Curious Kids
A collection of simple biology activities and crafts suited to younger elementary students from Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

 

Holidays on the Net
Includes information on various holidays that are celebrated in the United States.
.

 

 

 

 

Brooklyn Expedition: Latin America
This site is a springboard to discussions to ancient and modern Latin American cultures, history and animals.

 

 

 

Ethnologue

A site which lists all languages spoken in each country of the world and gives links to the websites of each country as well.

 

 

 

U.S 50, Inc
Learn more about the 50 states with categories like fast facts, state history, tourism and more.

 

 

InfoPlease
Profiles of all 50 states including the capital, population, median age, elected officials, history, economy, points of interest, famous natives, and much, much more.

HISTORY

Ben’s Guide to US Government for Kids
Information about basic aspects of the United States and its government for K-12 such as how a bill becomes law.

 

The Whitehouse
Biographical information and links to speeches and photographs, information on the Whitehouse and the President including e-mail (yes, YOU can e-mail the President!), a What’s Happening page and the Whitehouse for Kids link!!

 

Pioneers in America

This web page will provide information on the stories and their adventures of all early American Pioneers.

 

African-American Inventors

A quick look at different inventors, what they invented and when the patent was filed.

 

 


Middle Ages
 This site answers the question, “What was it really like to live in the Middle Ages?” with examples of clothing, homes, entertainment and more.