Research Tools for Kids

3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas; for young learners 2-6+. Available only on Library workstations.

Scholastic BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning.

Britannica Fundamentals   : Designed for kids from pre-K-2, this early learning site teaches kids about geography, reading, and math though interactive games.

Britannica School Edition
Access Britannica Online School Edition for Pre-K to 12th grade.

Explora Kids
Search elementary school-appropriate magazines, encyclopedias, dictionaries, and images.

Learning Express Library
Learning Express Library provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorials designed to help users succeed on the academic or licensing tests they must pass. Get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Just some of the practice tests included: AP, Civil Service, EMS, GED, Nursing, Real Estate, TOEFL, U.S. Citizenship.

NoveList K-8 Plus
This is a comprehensive reading resource that helps young readers find new books - both fiction and nonfiction - based on other books they’ve enjoyed or topics in which they’re interested.

PebbleGo: Animals and Biographies: Designed for kids from pre-K-3, search this site for resources on animals and biographies. PebbleGo makes learning fun and teaches reading and research skills through the use of read along audio, video, and educational games.

PebbleGo Next: States and Native Americans: For kids in grades 3-6, search this site for resources on US states and Native American history. Learn more with multimedia resources like videos, state songs and regional recipes.

Points of View Reference Center
Provides students with a series of essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Here you can find 250 topics, each with an overview (objective background / description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and critical thinking guide.