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Research

The following are databases available through the library. Each one requires a password if you want to use it outside the library, so see Mrs. Cleary for any username or password you need.

FactCite

FactCite via kwout

*Sports Champions
*Greek & Roman Mythology
*Shapers of Society (Biographies)
*American History
*Essential Information
*World Biography
*Science
*Countries and Cultures

World Book Online

World Book via kwout

This online encyclopedia has many amazing abilities. Use it for researching a person, creating timelines, looking at newspapers from around the world, comparing places, reading eBooks, and everyday life skills.

Another online encyclopedia with the following options:
Multimedia Encyclopedia
Amazing Animals of the World
Lands and Peoples
The New Book of Popular Science

True FLIX

TrueFlix Login via kwout

eBooks plus links to websites and encyclopedia information is available on the following topics:

American Indians
Ancient Civilizations
The Civil War
Continents
U.S. Government
U.S. Regions
Westward Expansion
Disasters
Earth Science
Ecosystems
Experiments
Extreme Nature
Human Body
Space

FreedomFlix

Login to FreedomFlix | Scholastic via kwout

eBooks plus links to websites and encyclopedia information is available on the following topics:

Ancient World
Colonial Era
Our Democracy
Westward Expansion
Immigration
Slavery and the Civil War
The Economy
The 20th Century
Today's World
War

ScienceFlix

Login | ScienceFlix | Scholastic via kwout

eBooks plus links to websites and encyclopedia information is available on the following topics:

Earth Science (Earth's Interior, Geological design, Rocks and Minerals, Extreme Weather, Climate Change)
Space Science (Earth, Solar System, Space Exploration, Stars, Universe)
Life Science (Cells, Life Cycles, Biomes, Plant Science, Animal Kingdom)
Health and the Human Body (Body Systems, Genetics, Nutrition, Human Behavior, Disease)
Physical Science (Atoms and Molecules, Matter, Chemical Reactions, Force and Motion, Light)
Technology and Engineering (Communication, Tools, Transportation, Simple Machines, Engineering Design)

Brain Pop

Brainpop

Use this awesome site to watch videos about anything and everything you want to learn about from Tim and Moby. Then do activities, take quizzes or find out more information about your topic.

NEW RESOURCE:

TRY OUTSAFARI MONTAGE!

The Walmart of Research - one stop shop for videos, documents, images, and other helpful information!
Username and Password for teachers and students is the same as your Novell login.
Be sure to select our school as well.

safari

Some alternatives to Google!

RefSeek - This search engine will only have links with potential academic use. You won't find ads, but you will find definitions and the more you scroll, the better the results! Try it out!

SweetSearch - After putting in a search term, this site will give you a large amount of information from the page before you click on it. It's worth a shot!

For Classes/Teams

Hour of Code Learn how to be a computer programmer!

History Book List 7th grade Social Studies teachers suggested reading list.

National Library of Medicine Use this for your health and science classes. There is awesome information as well as videos, games and activities!

Please see the Citation Page for information on citing and formatting your research.

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