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Research Resources

 

Kid-friendly search engines:

Kiddle

KidRex

 

 

Time For Kids

A database of non-fiction news articles with leveled text and a “read-to-me” option.

 

Pebble Go

Searchable database for beginning readers with carefully leveled text with visual and audio support. Includes subjects: Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies in English and Spanish. Dinosaurs in English.

 

Gale in Context

A searchable database for elementary students to explore interests, answer questions, and practice research skills.

 

Research Rocket

Digital research tool with global content for diverse perspectives

 

Worldbook Online

 

Other Resources:

Dictionary

Encyclopedia Britannica

Wonderopolis

Weather Wiz Kids

Fact Monster

 

For Website Evaluation:

Tutorial: Fake vs. Real Info

Websites to Evaluate:

  1. Dog Island
  2. Club Pet Resorts
  3. Beef Nutrition
  4. Ninja Burger
  5. Drop Bear
  6. Pacific Northwest Tree Octopus
  7. National Wildlife Foundation
  8. Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization

 

For Photos for School Use:

Pics4Learning  

Photo Dictionary