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BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper

BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper acts as a curator of the best educational resources.

 

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NationalAtlas.gov

NationalAtlas.gov

National Atlas website with printable maps.

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What Tree is That?

What Tree Is That?

Tree identification guide at National Arbor Day Foundation.

 

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America the Beautiful

America the Beautiful

Provides useful history, fun facts, geography, economics, government, culture and major cities, plus biographical profiles from all fifty United States and U.S. territories. Also includes photographs, illustrations, maps, and more for each state.

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Culturegrams

Culturegrams

Provides details of the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Reports typically include a regional overview, national anthem audio file, maps, statistics, photographs, biographies of well-known people, and a recipe collection.

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FreedomFlix

FreedomFlix

Uses the outstanding Cornerstones of Freedom series titles to develop enhanced eBooks which capture defining moments in American history.  Also provides related video content, project ideas, and numerous related opportunities for further research.  Resources for parents, teachers and librarians are excellent.

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Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Covers an array of topics for students and adults alike, and indexes over 25,000 records. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. It contains various images, offers brief biographies as well as information in a variety of subject areas. This database is updated annually.

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INSPIRE

INSPIRE

INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Library. INSPIRE is a collection of academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents within the state. INSPIRE includes magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, library catalogs, and more.

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Lands and People

Lands and People

A fun and educational encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events. Each article describes a country's land, people, economy, history, and government. Check out the current news stories, atlas, and educational games including puzzles and brain teasers.

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National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Introduces kids to the amazing, compelling, and surprising with reputable, authoritative, and age-appropriate content that brings them the world in a way they’ve never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Includes National Geographic Kids magazine 2009-present (3 month lag time). It also contains 200 National Geographic Kids books and 500 kid-friendly, downloadable images.

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Primary Search

Primary Search

Contains full text for nearly 70 popular, elementary school magazines. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). It includes the Encyclopedia of Animals, American Heritage Children's Dictionary, and an image collection of 91,000 photos, maps and flags.

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Scholastic GO!

Scholastic GO!

Includes an interactive atlas providing geopolitical, historical, and thematic maps, as well as gives coordinates and measures distances; a Dictionary and thesaurus; a Today Is… link — Highlighting important birthdays and historical events, and much more. Also includes a For Educators section — Links to lesson plans and ideas that follow national standards.

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Searchasaurus

Searchasaurus

Children's Dictionary, Encyclopedia and Image Collection that contains over 470,000 dynamic and educational images in diverse areas from quality licensed image sources. Subject covered in Image Collection include history, politics, animals, topical news photos, and science related photos, as well as maps, cityscapes, landmarks and entertainment.

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TrueFlix

TrueFlix

Provides a collection of 47 True Books in 8 categories that offers introductory videos and media types, leveled texts, voice-over reading features, and soft assessments. Allows students to graduate from "learning to read" to "reading to learn" and master content area knowledge in science and social studies. Supports the Common Core Standards with its featuring of multiple text types and a cross-curricular, nonfiction focus.

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United States Presidents

United States Presidents

Provides research and biographical information about the US Presidents. With keyword searching, primary sources, leveled text and glossaries, this database is perfect for young researchers and history buffs.

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World Book Online for Kids

World Book Online For Kids

Features the entire World Book Encyclopedia, a dictionary, and local and country research guides. There are thousands of complete eBooks and primary source documents. The eBooks include full-text English-language versions in the areas of fiction and nonfiction, as well as books in other languages. Primary sources include official documents, letters, books, speeches, articles, records, interviews, and images from the time period a user is researching.

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