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Research Tools for Children

Need to do research for a school report? Check out these databases:

Animal & Plant Anatomy

Captures the wonders of animal and plant anatomy and physiology. The text stresses the interrelationship between organ systems and the ways in which particular organisms can be studied and compared, while more than 2,000 illustrations help students better understand the external and internal anatomy of organisms ranging from the amoeba to the human.

Britannica Learning Zone

Grade Level PreK-5. Play, discover, create—these are the cornerstones of learning for young children. Now, Britannica gives teachers an online solution designed specifically for the needs of ages 4 to 7. Learning Zone is a classroom-tested, interactive learning environment that gives early learners enjoyable, engaging, and developmentally appropriate activities to help grow their minds, their spirits, and their intellectual horizons.

Britannica OnLine School edition

Elementary, Middle and High School levels, plus read-aloud al all levels and translation for over 50 languages. Britannica Online School Edition gives teachers and students instant access to four complete encyclopedias and other resources that ensure consistency with classroom topics and age-appropriate language. This unique reference and learning suite also offers high-quality online learning materials that have been developed by teachers and curriculum experts.

Britannica Public Library for Kids

Contains Compton's Encyclopedia, Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia, and a wealth of other age-appropriate material for younger students and children.

Britannica Spanish Language Reference Center

Spanish Reference Center delivers two products in one—a reference collection for ages 6-12 and another for the high school and college ages. Separate home pages for each level allow schools and libraries to tailor the product to their users' needs, making it the only online Spanish-language database that offers age-appropriate content for everyone.

International Wildlife

The online version of this 20-volume set provides detailed information about individual animal species and covers all animals in articles of a few lines to a few pages. A genre that is calculated to entertain, inform, and lead the reader to more detailed study.

Kids Info Bits

Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine and reference content.

Research in Context

Designed for junior high and middle school students. Includes mainly full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books covering current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.

World Book

For students in all grade levels, this is your online route to reliable, authoritative, easy-to-understand information and an array of supplementary search tools and information sources.  World Book Online can fulfill many research needs.  You may need the answer to a particular question.  Or you may want general information to help with a school assignment.  And, of course, many people simply like to explore World Book, letting one topic lead them to another.

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