Animal Kingdom provides access to encyclopedia articles, images, and videos on topics related to animals and habitats. This resource is designed especially for intermediate readers at the elementary and early middle school levels.
Britannica for Kids includes both the Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia and Compton's by Britannica geared to middle school students behind an interface designed for the younger public library audience.
Leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world as well as information on the fifty states. Reports on states and countries feature cultural information, images, timelines, fun facts, and statistics.
Content from National Geographic that is appropriate for children aged 6-14. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take kids on amazing adventures in science, nature, history, culture, archaeology, and space.
In-depth coverage of science news spans important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Includes additional resources such as biographies, curriculum activities, comprehensive hyper-linked topic index, science fair guide, searchable science encyclopedia, plus correlations to Common Core, IB, and national STEM standards.
Kid-friendly reference resource. Includes up-to-date articles, homework help tools, fun facts, hot topic articles, images, videos, maps, and interactive games and quizzes. Content supporting Common Core, state and national standards.
Elementary school students can browse or search for magazine articles, newspaper articles, and biographies on a topic of their choice. Subject areas include animals, arts & music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science & health, and social studies.
The National Science Digital Library provides organized access to high quality resources and tools that support innovations in teaching and learning at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education.
Elementary and middle school readers can find books similar to other books they have enjoyed, look for a book about a particular subject or by a plot description, and search by series name. There is a Teacher Resources section that includes booklists, book talks, classroom guides, and curriculum guides on a wide range of topics and themes.