ABCmouse.com: Ages 2 and older can play and learn using 3,500+ activities.
Biography (Gale in Context): Biographies of more than 500,000 people from all periods of history and geographic location.
CultureGrams: Information about countries and territories to include customs, lifestyles, and social conditions.
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos: Encyclopedia articles are available in Spanish for grades 2-5.
Encyclopaedia Britannica: General encyclopedia articles.
Encyclopaedia Britannica Escolar: Encyclopedia articles are available in Spanish through 30 June 2021.
Gale eBooks for Kids: Materials covering art, history, music, religion, science, and social sciences.
History Research Center: Information about African-American, American, American Indian, Ancient and Medieval, and Modern World History.
ImageQuest: Encyclopaedia Britannica is offering access to images through 30 June 2021.
Khan Academy: Videos and practice exercises about math, science, history, and other subjects.
Kids Search: Magazine articles for elementary school students.
Little Pim: Ages 3-6 can learn a new language.
Mango Languages: Lessons in 70+ languages.
NoveList K-8 Plus: Search for fiction and non-fiction books based on interests.
Science Online: Encyclopedia articles, charts, illustrations, experiments, biographies, and timelines.
World Book Kids: Short introductions to thousands of topics and access to maps, pictures, games, and word definitions.
World Book Student: Over 40,000 encyclopedia articles, online atlas, online dictionary, and research tools.
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