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Research

Page history last edited by Ginny Mason 10 years ago

This page gives you several places to go for research.  Information is organized by type.

 

Search Tips and Guide to Internet Research

Images / Clipart / Photos

Search Websites and Resources on this page


 

 

 Some resources require a username and password.   Use the "Easy" login for these websites.

 Viewable only outside the school.  

 

General Search Tools

Grades K - 2 Tools

 

LITTLE EXPLORERS

Alphabet and Picture Dictionary

 

Zoobooks

Animals Research

Grades 3 - 6 Tools

KidsClick!

KidsClick! Directory 

and Search Engine

 

Enchanted Learning

TEKMom Search Tools

TEKMom Search Tools

 Many tools on a single page.

KidRex

ThinkQuest Library

 Many subjects developed by students in ages 9 -18.

Ask For Kids

Ask For Kids Search and Other Resources

Quintura for Kids

 

   

Keeping Surfing Kids Safe On The Internet- Family & Child Friendly.

 A "Meta" search engine restricted to safe sites or using safe filters. 

Google Safe Search for Kids

 Google's Safe Search

ALA Kids Web Sites  

Americal Library Association Great Websites for Kids

 Site rates websites by age appropriateness.

Kartoo

A visual meta search engine.

Yahoo Kids Directory

 

 

Encyclopedias & Other Tools

(Reference Articles, Dictionary, Atlas, Almanacs)

Directories

(Links to Information Organized by Subjects)

Fact Monster

Fact Monster Reference

Dictionary, Almanac, Encyclopedia, Atlas

Citing Fact MonsterSave

 All resources require the same username and password.

Look for: World Book Kids - Grades K-4

Citing Sources is at the bottom of the page or click here for more information.

Kidspace @ Internet Public Library

IPL Kidspace

Kidspace @ The Internet Public Library 

Contains links to many websites for information organizied by categories

Awesome Library for Kids

 The Awesome Library

 

Directory of student subjects plus access to Google SafeSearch

 

Visual Dictionary

The Visual Dictionary

 

Images...Animals, Human Body, Music, Plants and Transportation

Wikipedia for Schools

Wikipedia for Schools

Sources have been checked out; content arranged by a Title and Subject Index

 

 Viewable only outside of the school network.

 

Google Safe Search for Kids Directory

Google Safe Search for Kids and Teens DMOZ Directory 

 

Google Directory for Kids and Teens

 

SuperKids

 

Good kids directory for variety of subjects -

 

Caution:  Also has Kids Shopping Sites listed.

Kids.govKids.gov - US Government Portal

Multiple links to government websites and other resources

 Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary

Merriam-Webster Visual Dictionary

 

Copyright Friendly Resources (Tools and Content)

 

 

Copyright Friendly Resource List 

 

 Viewable only from outside the school network.

 Link to ClassBrain Home

ClassBrain

Library of Congress

For Kids and Families

     

 

Citing Sources - Bibliographies

 

Help from a Website

You can look at the bottom of some websites and find a link on how to cite the website. Click one of the sites below to see a sample of these types of websites.

 

USGS - United States Geological Survey

US Government Information Sources (Publications and Websites)

Citing Sources from World Book Online

Citing Sources from FactMonster

Citing Sources on Wikipedia - in the sidebar on the left, look for Tools > Cite this Page and click on the link. (It probably shouldn't be your only online source due to accuracy/credibility.

 

Bibliography/Source Form Tools

Best Bibliography Tool

Bibliography Maker

Other Tools & Sites

MLA Citation Maker

OPEN Citation Maker & Instructions

TEKMOM Citation Instructions

 

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