Use these Databases to help find information on topics you are researching.
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Black Freedom - Featuring select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. This database's intention is to support anyone interested in learning more about the foundation of ongoing racial injustice in the U.S. – and the fights against it.
Britannica - A source for all grades (Pre-K-12) and all reading abilities.Digital Science - This comprehensive database holds thousands of learning materials, including video clips and readings that directly correlate to the middle school science curriculum.Discovery Education - This database houses thousands of videos, articles, podcasts, websites and other materials for both student and teacher use.Fact Cite - This is a general database covering topics from most curriculum areas.Facts on File African-American History - This database provides students with information including primary sources, articles, videos and other materials that highlight the history of African-Americans.
Facts on File American History - This database provides students with information including primary sources, videos and other materials that chronicle the entire span of our nation's history.Facts on File Ancient and Medieval History - This database provides students with information including primary sources, videos and other materials that chronicle the entire span of our nation's history.Gale In Context - Made specifically for middle school students. This database has thousands of non-fiction articles, videos and materials that cover all subject areas. This is one of the first places you should look when you start a project.Gale Culinary Arts - Find a variety of information from major cooking and nutrition magazines as well as key reference titles.Kids Infobits - Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for students reading on a k-5 level. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.Newsstand - InfoTrac Newsstand is an innovative Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields.New York State Newspapers - Search this database of newspapers published in the state of New York, including the New York Times and the New York Post.New York Times - Browse The New York Times by subject to find articles for projects.Noodletools - This database can be used to help your store and organize your research for all of your projects as well as help you to create your bibliographies.
Opposing Viewpoints - Contains a range of perspectives on many important issues, with over 13,000 pro/con viewpoints. Includes a variety of resource types: reference, news, primary sources, multimedia and more.Popular Magazines Popular Magazines includes 1000 of the most searched magazines across our country. Titles like Consumer Reports, Time, National Geographic, The New Yorker, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, US News and World Report, Vogue, Fortune, Business Week, National Review, Cosmopolitan, NPR and even Oprah are included in this database.
Teen Health and Wellness - Teen Health & Wellness provides middle and high school students with up-to-date, nonjudgmental, straightforward information, and self-help support. Topics covered include diseases, drugs, alcohol, nutrition, peer pressure, mental health, suicide, bullying, LGBTQ+ issues, and more.
World Book Online - This amazing resource gives students 24 hour access to the entire World Book Online Encyclopedia as well as 15 other research tools. This should be your first stop when beginning a research project for a class. This is one of the first places you should look when you start a project.