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Learning Tools For Kids

Use these websites to search all kinds of topics. Use them for homework, or just for curiosity!

A slightly transparent background with many educational symbols on it (an apple, math symbols, paper, books, etc)
explora for primary schools logo, the O in explora is a hot air balloon

A research database for students in grades K-5 which features colorful pictures and school subject categories for easy browsing. 

Worldbook Online Logo, features part of a globe on the bottom right and a background of illustrated books and papers on the left

The World Book web site offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides.

Topic Search logo, to the right of the words is a satalite putting out a signal

This current events database lets you explore social, political, and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.

A Middle Search PLUS logo, on the left side is an illustration of a kid with brown skin, blue hair, and glasses peering over a book

Provides more than 140 popular middle school magazines. Articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). You will also find thousands of biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, and a School Image Collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Points of View Reference Center logo, it's a circle. The text is around the edge and in the middle is an optical illusion of two faces (in orange) and a vase (in white).

Read essays that present multiple sides of current issues. All topics include an overview (description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide.

Primary search logo, the P in primary is also a bird (the circle at the top of the letter)

Features more than 80 popular elementary school magazines. All articles are assigned reading level indicators (Lexiles). It includes the Encyclopedia of Animals™, and the easy-to-read Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia.

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