This site focuses on U.S. history for kids, including information about the states, biographies of famous Americans, and other materials from the Library of Congress.
Online resources to help with homework.
This site provides child-appropriate information on the branches of government, founding documents, national symbols, and more.
Explore the world of reading with 135 animated stories paired with nonfiction ebooks, including 35 Spanish pairs. Build early literacy skills with interactive activities that support… more
Includes hundreds of eBooks. This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Comprehensive general interest resource providing periodical and news information. Also includes Fodor travel guides, NPR programs and more than 20 reference sets on a wide range of… more
Authoritative content on the development of emerging green technologies and issues on the environment, sustainability and more. Includes news, unique commentary, audio, video, primary… more
Gale In Context: High School provides:
- A database of 18,000 topic overviews, 29,000 biographies, and over 13,500 pieces of literary criticism
- 8 million full-text… more
Created with the middle-school and high school student in mind, Research in Context combines reference content with videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more.… more
Topic overviews, pro & con articles/ reference material, primary documents and more... on current social & political issues.
A complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues and current information using a broad collection of full-text periodicals, reference works, primary… more
This periodical database is designed for high school students, with access to a variety of indexed and full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books for information on current… more
This non-profit educational website provides free video tutorials and interactive educational lessons.
Part of the National Park Service website, this page provides educational videos, printable coloring sheets, and information about the Junior Rangers program.
Kids InfoBits is designed to serve two distinct groups: children in kindergarten through grade two, and the more research-savvy kids in grades three through fi ve. It contains full-text… more
For ages 6-14. Authoritative, age-appropriate content lets users explore the world for homework or for fun. National Geographic Kids takes kids on amazing adventures in science, nature,… more
Skill-building resources for classroom and homework success.
Access free study guides on literature, poetry, math and other subjects.
StopBullying.gov provides information on what bullying and cyberbullying are, who is at risk, and how kids, parents, and teachers can prevent and respond to bullying.
This site from the Smithsonian Institute provides regular news stories for kids in grades K-12, including articles in Spanish.
ZOOM provides free educational activities for kids based on the PBS television show. Also includes resources for parents and teachers.