3 reading levels with background information on all topics
Geography and Cultures Resources
A to Z the USA
50 states and 5 territories, maps, flags, information, photos
Global Road Warrior
Geographic and cultural information for 175 countries, maps, flags, photos
UXL Encyclopedia of World Biography (from Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Information about famous people from all professions, historical and somewhat recent, but not young and contemporary.
*Also see the history and science databases for famous historical figures, scientists, and inventors. Check Britannica School, too.
Infobase Learning (formerly Facts on File)
Includes American History Online, African-American History Online, Ancient and Medieval History Online (women's history and government resources are included in the American History Online database)
Specialized History Reference Ebooks (from Gale Virtual Reference Library - GVRL)
American Revolution, Ancient Civilizations, Ancient Greece & Rome, Colonial America, Shaping of America, Fashion, Costume & Culture
Use to create your MLA Junior Style works cited (bibliography). Teachers: format bibliographies in APA, Chicago, Turabian and MLA Advanced styles for graduate coursework. Links to Google Docs or Word.
*You must login to NoodleTools using Clever.
Includes reference, magazine, newspaper and primary source documents, photos, video, audio on all topics. Tricky to use, but valuable.
EBSCO Points of View Reference Center
Information for debate or persuasive writing: topic ideas, background information, pro/con essays, and links to more information.
You must create your own account. See Mrs. Krauze for information about how to do this.
Reference Ebooks (on EpointPlus)
Gods & Goddesses, Heroes & Heroines
Reference Ebook (from Gale Virtual Reference Library)
UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology
Staff Professional Development
Global Learning (Solution Tree)
Teachers only. We have a limited number of subscriptions and you must create your own account.
Science Online (from Infobase)
Includes learning modules, reference articles, interactive experiments, diagrams, timelines, videos, scientist biographies, and current science issues
Reference Ebooks (from Gale Virtual Reference Library)
Chemical Elements, UXL Encyclopedia of Alternative Energy, UXL Health Resource
Food Chain Ebooks
A Desert Food Chain
A Mountain Food Chain
A Prairie Food Chain
A Rainforest Food Chain
An Arctic Tundra Food Chain
An Ocean Food Chain