Research Resources

This page is designed to help you as a student use the Internet as a resource tool. We all would like to learn new things, but it is finding what we want is the problem. The Internet is a great resource when it comes to researching. Below I have put some resources that you can use for various topics and information. Some are just websites on topics and others are online encyclopedias/kid-friendly search engines.                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Specific Topic Research

Online Databases for Research

Kid-Friendly Online  Databases

When you click the Britannica link below, do following

1. click on the Britannica link on the sails page

2. Click Elementary

Kid-Friendly Online  Databases

https://sails.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/des/?dt=list
https://go.gale.com/ps/start.do?p=ITKE&u=mlin_s_sails

Online Encyclopedias

Kids encyclopedia facts 

 search for facts in the Kiddle encyclopedia (Kpedia).  


online "encyclopedia" website for children 


Online Encyclopedia

 Fact Monster’s content is written and edited by experts, not outside users, assuring you that we provide trusted, reliable information.  

Sites to Get Images for your files

http://www.wikipedia.org/

Wikimedia Commons

Safe Search Websites on the Internet

KidzSearch provides an easy free solution for safe internet usage when kids access their computer or mobile device from any location.

Additional Research Websites for Animals and other Topics

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals/
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Additional Research Websites for the Planets

Citation Maker

MLA Citation Practice

MLA (Modern Language Association) style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.