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Britannica School mel tiny

Multimedia, reading-level appropriate nonfiction content for K12 students and educators. Content includes over 132,000 encyclopedia articles, 103,000 images, 7,500 multimedia elements, more than 27,000 eBooks, novels and essays, a translation tool for 50+ languages and read-aloud functionality. Includes lexile ranges and is aligned with MDE Academic Standards across a variety of subjects.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan

Britannica School Elementary mel tiny

Grades 3-4. School code is mel5. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan

Britannica School High mel tiny

High School and adult. School code is mel5. Primary sources for quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and much more. Biographies, world atlas, countries comparison, articles and interactive resources are available.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan

Britannica School Middle mel tiny

Grades 5-7. Homework help and discovery learning. School code is mel5. Explore maps, photos, articles, famous people and places, compare countries, and tour the U.S.A.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan

Duolingo

Duolingo is a fun, easy way to learn a new language for free.

Everyday Mathematics Resource and Information Center

Everyday Mathematics is a comprehensive Pre-K through grade 6 mathematics program developed by the University of Chicago School Mathematics Project and published by McGraw-Hill Education. Every year in the US, about 220,000 classrooms are using Everyday Mathematics.

HyperHistory Online 

Navigates through 3000 years of world history with timelines of civilizations (plus maps), people, and events.

KidRex 

“KidRex is a custom Google search engine for kids. The interface is just like a child’s crayon drawing (the dinosaur stands guard). It uses SafeSearch and tries to keep all the results as antiseptic as possible.”

MeL Kids Gateway mel tiny

Children need access to resources that will engage and educate. MeL Kids databases provide reliable, age appropriate resources that inform and stimulate the mind. And they’re fun too! Look at our recommended Web sites for quality information from the Internet.

Research in Context mel tiny

Includes the most-studied topics for grades 6-8 - literature, science, social studies, and U.S. and world history. Written specifically for middle schoolers (high school students may find it useful too) this information comes from authoritative sources including Gale, National Geographic and Scholastic and is aligned to national and state curriculum standards. Designed to develop learning skills to launch 6-8 graders into high school and beyond.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan

World Book Kids mel tiny

General reference covering topics in all subject areas. Designed for elementary school learners with easy-to-read content and multimedia. Hundreds of activities, hands-on science projects and experiments, lesson plans, and resources for educators are included. All content aligned with Michigan Academic Standards.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan  

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