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Research for Kids

Britannica Escolar

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Access to accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Ideal for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish.

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Britannica School

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Discover encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, games, and other learning resources for Elementary, Middle and High School.

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CultureGrams

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Concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on more than 200 countries detailing daily life and culture, including history, customs and lifestyles. Includes World edition, States edition, and Kids edition.

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Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

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The Digital Public Library of America brings together content held by America‚Äôs libraries, archives, and museums, and makes them freely available to the world. 

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Explora Public Libraries

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Search for articles, essays and primary source materials for teens and adults.

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Flipster

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A digital magazine newsstand offering over 160 popular magazine titles including Spanish language titles. Available for download.

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Gale in Context: Elementary

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Gale in Context: Elementary (formerly Kids Infobits) contains age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts, graphs, and videos to support STEM topics. 

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Gale in Context: Middle School

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Resource for students in grades 6 to 8. Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, and videos on a variety of topics. Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.

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Internet Archive

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Offers universal access to books, movies, software, music, websites and more. 

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Livebrary

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Discover books, media, and other electronic resources available from the Public Libraries of Suffolk County, NY.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus

Novelist K-8 Plus provides access to reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction for kids in grades K-8. 

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Something About the Author

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Access to biographical profiles of authors and illustrators for children and young adults. Typically covers: personal life, career, writings, works in progress, adaptations, and additional sources.

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Online Learning

Brainfuse HelpNow

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Access to live tutors in math, science, reading/writing, social studies, PSAT/SAT, ACT, AP and state standardized tests. Also includes a 24-hour online writing lab and Homework Question Center. 

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Kids Topic Guides

Topic Guide: American Revolution

This guide will assist kids in researching the American Revolutionary War. They'll have fun reading all the tabs and learning so many interesting facts!

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Topic Guide: Ancient Civilizations

An overview of ancient civilizations from around the world.

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Topic Guide: Aquatic Animals

Explore the amazing world of life under the sea.

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Topic Guide: Community Helpers

Help kids learn about the community helpers in their neighborhood!

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Topic Guide: Compassion & Kindness

A guide to increase compassion in adults and children and to learn how to express it in acts of kindness.

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Topic Guide: Human Body

Find facts about the human body, including, how it works and how to stay healthy!

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Topic Guide: Long Island for Kids

Explore the history of our very own Long Island!

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Topic Guide: Musical Instruments

Learn about the different woodwind, brass, string and percussion instruments.

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Topic Guide: Nature Benefits

Discover nature's ability to heal, soothe and restore anyone of any age.

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Topic Guide: Weather

Help kids learn about different types of weather.

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