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Student Research Databases

Recommended Resources for Grades K-12

 

 

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Elementary (K-6)  
Britannica Learning Zone - Grades Pre-K to Grade 2

Britannica Learning Zone: An interactive and highly visual learning resource for Pre-K through Grade 2. Covers letters, words, numbers, time, sound, geography, and more.

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Britannica Encyclopedia for Middle School Students

Britannica Encyclopedia Online: A comprehensive encyclopedia organized by topic and grade level. "Learning Materials" section has additional activities and more.

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GALE Kids Info Bits for Elementary Students

Kids InfoBits: This database is especially for elementary students. Use this for science, social studies and other school projects.

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Biography in Context

Biography in Context – Elementary students might need some assistance with this database, but it's a great resource for pictures and basic biographical information.

Use for the Great Americans Research Project!

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World Book Early Peoples

Early Peoples: Learn all about early civilizations and cultures: Romans, Greeks, Aztecs, Ancient China, Ancient Africa and more.

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World History in Context

World History in Context - Working on a social studies project? Look here for articles, primary sources, videos and more.

Great for the Ancient Civilization Project!


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Popular Magazines database

Popular Magazines Collection – Find articles in magazines such as National Geographic, Smithsonian, Calliope and more.

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Britannica Spanish Encyclopedia for Grades K-8

Spanish Reference Center: A Spanish elementary encyclopedia for Grades K-8. A resource for Spanish-language students and native speakers alike.

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 Middle School
Britannica Encyclopedia for Middle School Students

Britannica Encyclopedia Online: A comprehensive encyclopedia organized by topic and grade level. "Learning Materials" section has additional activities and more.

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Research in Context Web image

Research In Context: Grades 5-8 – Use this database to get started on social studies and science projects. Use your keywords.

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Biography in Context

Biography in Context – Search by name, occupation, nationality or browse special topics! You'll find articles, pictures, primary sources, recommended websites and more.

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World History in Context

World History in Context - Working on a social studies project? Look here for articles, primary sources, videos and more.
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Popular Magazines database

Popular Magazines Collection – Find articles in magazines such as National Geographic, Smithsonian, Newsweek, Forbes, and more.

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Britannica Spanish Encyclopedia for Grades K-8

Spanish Reference Center: A Spanish elementary encyclopedia for Grades K-8. A resource for Spanish-language students and native speakers alike.

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Science in Context

Science in Context - Need science information? You'll find videos, articles, primary sources and lots more here.
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 High School  
Britannica Encyclopedia for High School Students

Britannica Encyclopedia Online: A comprehensive encyclopedia organized by topic and grade level.

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Britannica Online Public Library Edition

Britannica Encyclopedia Public Library Online: A comprehensive encyclopedia meeting the research needs of all ages.

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GALE Info Trac Student for High School Students

Student Edition: Grades 9-12 - A good general database for high school projects. You'll find articles and information on everything from news to science and technology.

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Biography in Context

Biography in Context – Search by name, occupation, nationality or browse special topics! You'll find articles, pictures, primary sources, recommended websites and more.

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World History in Context

World History in Context - Working on a social studies project? Look here for articles, primary sources, videos and more.
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Need more Social Studies information?
Click here for more databases!

   
Popular Magazines database

Popular Magazines Collection – Find articles in magazines such as National Geographic, Smithsonian, Newsweek, Forbes, and more.

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Science in Context

Science in Context - Need science information? You'll find videos, articles, primary sources and lots more here.
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Need more Science information?
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 Literature Resource Center

Literature Resource Center - Looking for information on a story, poem or author? Find full text poems, plays and speeches as well as criticism and biographical information.
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