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Britannica School mel tiny

Suite of Britannica School resources at four levels - Learning Zone, Elementary, Middle, and High. School code is mel5. Each contains resources at the appropriate learning and skill level including primary sources in subjects such as people, countries, science, animals, current events, and biographies.

*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.

Internet Search Tools

Click below for search engines made just for kids.

 

 ipl2 For Kids 

 “The Internet can be an overwhelming place if you’re a kid. Trying to find age-appropriate information that is reliable can be challenging.  That’s why we created the For Kids section of the ipl2. From story time to homework to games & puzzles, trust us to lead the kids in your life to quality information you can trust!”

 

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.”

 

KidsClick

“KidsClick makes it clear in its About page that it is not an internet filter. It is a directory of good resources (a 600+ strong subject list) which kids can use for information or schoolwork. KidsClick is owned and run by the School of Library and Information Science (SLIS) at Kent State University. As the web resource links to a comprehensive collection of good, clean sites, the KidsClick interface is without any ads.” 

Math Game Time

Offers free math games, worksheets, homework help & videos for teachers, parents & children.

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.

NoveList K-8 Plus mel tiny

Have kids who love action/adventure? Kids who want to read books just like their favorite, Harry Potter? Students who have to find nonfiction books at their reading level? NoveList K-8 Plus makes it easy to find just right books that match each reader's interests and reading level. 

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan 

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

Contains information from 8 major subject categories:  Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions.  Recommended for young learners. Full text.

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan  

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