Places to start:
Note: you’ll need a Library card for access. In our classroom, our classroom card and password will be saved.
- Browse by topic! http://library.eb.com.ezproxy.hclib.org/levels/children
- Browse photos and video! http://library.eb.com.ezproxy.hclib.org/levels/children/browse/media
- Compare countries! http://library.eb.com.ezproxy.hclib.org/levels/children/compare
- Browse ANIMALS! http://library.eb.com.ezproxy.hclib.org/levels/children/browse/animals
- Are You an EXPLORER? Prove it by playing this game: http://library.eb.com.ezproxy.hclib.org/levels/children/geography-explorer
- more tools: http://library.eb.com.ezproxy.hclib.org/levels/children/students
Some websites that have lots of information on a variety of things:
This website has some distracting advertisements. However, if you can look past that, there’s a wealth of information here.
This page contains resources for students who want to do RESEARCH
There will be a lot of overlap of resources when it comes to researching history, biology, geography, geology, etc.
Want to do some independent research?
Here are some places to start:
1. Start with a google search. Example, if your question is “When were the first Olympic Games?” then type ” Olympics first game, kids”
Can you read what you found? If not, search by reading level:
2. Here’s more help on the research process:
Search Engines for Kids:
Do Turtle Shells Peel?
- Google Search: “Botany for kids” or “Plant ecology kids”
- http://plants.usda.gov/java/factSheet (click on PDF to view info)
You can also search by Category: Botany
Timeline of Life: (Betas)
1. The Learning Zone (Oxford Museum of Natural History)http://www.oum.ox.ac.uk/thezone/fossils/inverts/
2. Biology for kids. Click on one of the invertebrates on the right side of the site to learn more: http://www.biology4kids.com/files/invert_main.html
4. Monterey Bay Aquarium
5. National Geographic:
7. National Wildlife Federation:
8. Enchanted Learning:
9. Information on Protozoa at the Children’s University of Manchester.
10. This research assistant is goof for both prehistoric animals and peoples:
Timeline of Humans: (Gammas)
Lower Paleolithic or “Stone Age”
2. History Rocket:
3. Stone Age toolkit @PBS
Take the Quiz here: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/ancient/stone-age-toolkit.html
5. Britannica Encyclopedia
Stone Age Tools at Smithsonian
University of California Paleontology:
time traveler kids: