Research Links

Informational Links

To use these resources at home, please ask your librarian for a handy-dandy bookmark providing you with the login and password information.

  • PebbleGo – This easy reading database has great information on famous people and animals, as well as Earth and Space and Social Studies topics.
  • PebbleGo Next – A family of databases that help students in Grades 3-5 learn about key concepts related to Social Studies, Science, States, and American Indians.
  • World Book Encyclopedia –   Online version of the complete reference work along with dictionary, atlas, links, magazines, historical documents, audio, video, images, and 3D photographs.
  • Enchanted Learning – produces children’s educational web sites and games which are designed to capture the imagination while maximizing creativity, learning, and enjoyment.
  • Grolier – A winning combination of encyclopedias published by Grolier: Encyclopedia America, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, and The New Book of Knowledge.
  • EBSCO – This magazine database is geared to primary students who are looking for current information on a wide-range of topic. Included at this site are a children’s general encyclopedia and an animal search tool.
  • CultureGrams – This online interactive site is great for information about countries, states and territories, with details of the cultures and people all over the world.
  • Bookflix – An online literary resource that pairs video storybooks with related non-fiction ebooks. Student page – click here.
  • Launchpack Social Studies – A social studies database filtered by grade level that contains topic “packs” of articles, images, videos, web sources, primary sources, and more!
  • Launchpack Science – A science database filtered by grade level that contains topic “packs” of articles, images, videos, web sources, primary sources, and more!

Search Engines

  • Google – Currently the world’s largest and most used search engine.
  • Bing – Like Google, you can search for websites and also do a very nice image search. This one was developed by Microsoft.

    Writing Your Bibliography

  • BibMe – a bibliography maker tool that will guide you step-by-step to make your bibliographic entry.
  • Cyberbee – Not sure what copyright is? Click on the students in this website to get simple and clear answers to your questions.

Online Typing Program