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Get your log in and password from your teacher to use this wonderful library research resource. Encyclopedia, books, periodicals, newspapers, etc.

Merriam-Webster OnLine

A great place on the Internet to find authoritative information about the English language!
Includes a dictionary, thesaurus, word of the day, and word for the wise.

Encyclopedia Smithsonian

Links to Smithsonian Web sites with frequently asked questions and research guidance.

Eric Weisstein’s Treasure Trove of Science

Entries on astronomy, biography, chemistry, math, music, and physics. Browse by subject or search the database. Reading level 7+

Fact Monster

Sports, science, math and money, the World, and more

Info Please

Almanac, thesaurus, dictionary, atlas, timelines, country information, and information about disasters.
The site features a fact monster for kids, daily almanac, birthdays, word of the day, and summer reading lists.

Definitions, Thesaurus, word of the day, puzzles, and other quick references.

A Word A Day

Offers a new vocabulary word and its definition every day.

Kids Web

A digital library for kids.

Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition

Timely and up-to-the minute encyclopedic reference source. Cross-referenced.

Today’s Weather from WeatherBug

News and Current Event Sites

Discovery Channel

The History Channel



National Geographic

National Geographic for Kids

PBS Kids

Time for Kids

News magazine for K-6 kids.

Kids Discovery Network

Programming information. Fun links.

Library of Congress for Kids

Click and find numerous resources: history, portals to the world, fun science facts, music, dance, theater, maps and facts from around the world.

IPL=Internet Public Library for Kids

The Internet Public Library is a public service organization of the University of Michigan School of Information. A place to ask a question and get an answer.  :Click on Kids Space for links to encyclopedias to games to endless other topics.

Smithsonian for Kids

A place to explore by topic or ideas. Filled with fun facts.

Search Engines

Ask For Kids


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