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Here are some Databases and Websites to help you at school.

Databases

BookFlix

BookFlix

Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.

CultureGrams

CultureGrams

A leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on countries across the globe.

Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning

A resource from World Book recommended for early elementary. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Explore the Know It encyclopedia designed especially for early readers. Includes materials for educators.

eLibrary Elementary

eLibrary Elementary

Students, find the answers you need from more than 130 magazines, newspapers, books, transcripts, maps, images and more! You'll need your library card number in order to use this database.

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

A bilingual visual dictionary from World Book including thousands of images and more than 12,000 labels in the categories of Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, and World Religions. Also includes a World of Animals section. To change the language to English, select the Ingles button at the top right of the page.

Grolier Online

Grolier Online

Access America the Beautiful, Lands and People, The New Book of Popular Science, The New Book of World Knowledge amd Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia. You'll need your library card number in order to use this database.

Kids Infobits

Kids Infobits

A database developed especially for beginning researchers featuring a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface

Novelist K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more.

PebbleGO

PebbleGo

PebbleGo Animals, Earth and Space, Biographies, and Social Studies are intended for early elementary students. Each database features expertly-leveled text and navigation specifically designed for your beginning researchers. Enriched with spoken-word audio, text highlighting and audio and video clips, PebbleGo builds a foundation of research skills for every learner.You will need your library card to access this database.

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone

Offers courses in 30 languages with opportunities to read, write, listen, and speak.

SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer

Helps students in grades 1-9 develop their research, writing, language, and computer skills.

World Book Kids

World Book Kids

Recommended for young learners. Contains eight major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions. Has three sets of activities divided into: Make It! Think It! and Be It! Has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos. Also includes a section for teachers.

Websites

ALA Great Websites for Kids website

ALA Great Websites for Kids

www.ala.org/greatsites

"Great sites for Kids from the American Library Association, including a site of the month and links by category (Animals, Sciences, The Arts, Mathematics and Computers, etc.)."

CIA - The World Factbook

CIA - The World Factbook

www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

"Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world countries."

San Francisco's Exploratorium website

Exploratorium

www.exploratorium.edu

"...over 18 thousand award-winning Web pages exploring hundreds of different [science] topics..."

Fact Monster's website

Fact Monster

www.factmonster.com

"Fact Monster and its Homework Center have unbeatable reference materials, fun facts and features, and individualized homework help."

Kidsclick.org

Kids Click

www.kidsclick.org

Kids Click is a web search engine for kids, maintained by librarians at the Colorado State Library.

Math Homework Health

Math Homework Help

school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp

Watch videos on addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

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