Search Engines

Primary Search – a collection of reference materials 
geared toward elementary and middle school age users. 
▪ More than 50 full text student reference books 
including Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia and 
American Heritage, Children’s Dictionary, 3rd  
Edition from Houghton Mifflin  
▪ Full text of over 100 student pamphlets  
▪ Encyclopedia of Animals  
▪ Image Collection: 107,135 photos, maps and flags  
  • Encyclopedia Americana Encyclopedia  
  • Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia 
  • The New Book of Knowledge 


Quintura for Kids
Search Tools
At School
Fact Monster
Visual Search
Usborne QuickLinks

Great Websites for Kids

Ask for Kids

Yahoo! Kids


Boolify (an educational boolean search tool)

WolframAlpha can be used for mathematical computations; automatically generate problem sets, and then research those sets.

ithaki Kids Metasearch

YouTube Video

Google Search Options: Using Wonder Wheel

Fetch and organize facts from across the web. Google Squared automatically constructs a table of facts about any category you specify.

A web application that organizes information chronologically. Google News Timeline allows users to view news, scanned newspapers and magazines, blog posts, sports scores, and more on a zoomable, graphical timeline.

Search and compare quotes from political figures found in stories on Google News from the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom.

Google Book Search