Internet Resource and Reference

Click any image to take you to any of the sites shown on this page.

LISD offered TexQuest Databases

Students and teachers please see your librarian for user and password information for the LISD offered TexQuest Databases.

Kids InfoBits

Discovery Education

SIRS Discoverer


National Geographic Kids

Britannica Online

Britannica Ebook

Dictionary and Thesaurus

"A popular dictionary and thesaurus with definitions, synonyms, antonyms, idioms, word origins, quotes, audio pronunciations, and example sentences. "*Use with teacher supervision.

"A library of songs, videos and activities for K-12 online learning. "

Kids Wordsmyth

"Free online Dictionary including thesaurus, children's and intermediate dictionary by Wordsmyth. "

"A Maths Dictionary for Kids is an animated, interactive online math dictionary for students which explains over 600 common mathematical terms and math words in simple language. "

Funk and Wagnalls "Includes more than 25,000 reference articles, a dictionary, and world news items. It also includes interactive animations."

"Free searchable dictionary and thesaurus, word games, a word of the day, and many other English language and vocabulary reference tools and resources."

Local and State Reference

City of Lockhart

Learn more about your city here.

Lockhart Post Register

Lockhart Post Register Archives

Texas Almanac

"The Handbook of Texas is a digital state encyclopedia developed by the Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) that is free and accessible on the Internet for students, teachers, scholars, and the general public. "

Learn more about the places within Texas as you Travel Texas through this site.

Encyclopedia Reference/Sources


A starting point for finding museum-quality art on the web. Use this site to search by artist and find links to museums with digital images of that artist.


"Provides over 35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world. "

"Use to search over 700,000 articles in the Kiddle encyclopedia.

All content from Kiddle encyclopedia articles (including the article images and facts) can be freely used for personal and educational purposes under Attribution-ShareAlike license, unless stated otherwise. "
"This is an encyclopedia on mythology, folklore, mysticism, and more. It contains hundreds of definitions of gods and goddesses, supernatural beings, and legendary creatures and monsters from all over the world. "
"Topics covered include: Armed Forces History, Anthropology, Mineral Sciences, Musical History, Physical Sciences, Services, Textiles Conservation, Transportation History, and Vertebrate Zoology. "

"PreK-3 database for reading and research. Providing read-along audio and word-by-word highlighting."

Weather Reference

Farmer's Almanac

"Dedicated to providing global weather forecast and weather content for websites, businesses and the travel industry."
"Provide weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings "
"Offers daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings, and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce."
"NASA's Climate Kids website tells the story of our changing planet through the eyes of the NASA missions studying Earth. "
"Emergencies can be scary. But the more you know about them, the better you can deal with what comes your way – during and after. Learn more about natural disasters, such as their cause, where they occur, and how to stay safe. "

Atlas & Geography Reference/Resources

Includes helpful resources, with geography games, interactive maps, and fun facts.
Provides images for students to learn more about geography.

Google Earth

Map and geographical information about places in our world.

Kids Discover

Online Atlas and Maps

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