• Research Tools

    Search Engines
    Reference Online
    Databases
    KidsClick
    A search engine specially designed to help students find websites at their reading level.
     
    Another great search engine for students with sites that have been evaluated by experts
     
     
    Merriam-Webster's Word Central has a thesaurus, and rhyming dictionary, as well as word games.
     
    Fact Monster
    From Information Please, this site is an almanac with a thesaurus, dictionary and encyclopedia as well.

     

     

    The photographic dictionary illustrates over five thousand common words with beautiful photos, and has many more common words sorted into categories.
     
    *Please see your librarian for the required passwords*
     
     
    A database with Social Studies, Science, Biography and Animal modules. Ideal for researchers in grades K-3. 

    Britannica School
    An online encyclopedia for students of all ages. Includes text to speech options and can be adjusted by reading level. 
     
    A simple and easy to navigate online database. 
      
    Included in these databases are 10 ebook versions of Eye Witness Books.
     
     
    Kids Info Bits features modules on a variety of content areas and a student friendly dictionary. Students may search by keyword or browse the subjects that interest them.