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HOMEWORK HELP

Whether you're stuck on a math problem or working on a research paper, you've come to the right place!  You'll find the help you need in these databases, online learning tools, websites and ebooks.  All are free, but some require entering your library card number.

Homework Help

RESEARCH DATABASES FOR KIDS

  Requires single sign-on to access from home.

  Database

  Description

AtoZ World Food A comprehensive food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world.
AtoZ World Travel A comprehensive travel resource with information about food, culture, language, and more.
Biography in Context Information on over half a million people, so if you need to write a report on a person, check here first! Allows searching by name, occupation, nationality, birth place and death place.
Britannica Online This is a great place to get information on animals, states, countries and more. Easy to use to find trusted information.
EBSCO MasterFILE Complete  Magazines, reference books and primary documents. Also has an image collection containing photos, maps and flags.
EBSCO Explora  Explora searches across MasterFile Complete, READ It!, and EBSCO eBook Collection. Topics include: art and literature, biographies, current events, geography and culture, health, history, science and math.
EBSCO Read It!  Provides background knowledge to help conduct research and improve study skills.
High School Edition Offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.
Kids Infobits Covers geography, current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history and sports! Searching can be done by clicking on pictures or by typing in search terms. (K-5th)
Novelist K-8  Reading recommendations for grades K-8 for fiction and non-fiction, read-alike and listen-alike recommendations, series information and award winners all in one place.
Proquest Research Companion  Guides you through the research process, helping develop critical thinking skills to more effectively find, evaluate, and use information.
Today's Science Includes useful features such as tips for writing research papers, a guide to putting together a science fair project, and classroom games.

MORE DATABASES >>

 

ONLINE LEARNING

  Resource

  Description

Mango Languages Mango prepares learners for realistic conversations and strengthens everyday communication skills in over 70 world languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, English, and even Pirate.
Rocket Languages Use interactive audio, language and cultural lessons with reinforcement activities to help learn a foreign language.

 

WEBSITES

Brightstorm
Free fun and engaging online videos teaching math, science, English and test prep.

 

Khan Academy
A free online resource offering practice exercises and videos in math, science, computing, economics, test prep and more. 

 

Houghton Mifflin Math
Includes great tools for math homework help for both parents and students. Includes a glossary of math terms, games, math demonstrations and more, all broken down and searchable by grade level.

 

Great Websites For Kids
From the Association for Library Service to Children, this website is a collection of digital media of interest to children and covers topics like animals, art, history, literature, math, science and social studies.

 

 

EVALUATING SOURCES

Learn more about how to review sources of information: