We suggest these websites as reliable sources for gathering information as you work on school assignments. Click on a subject heading to reveal the related websites.
- General Subject Guides
- Animals & Insects
- Extreme Weather and Climate Events
- Federal Emergency Management Agency for Kids
- Franklin Institute Educational Hotlists
- NASA for Students (space)
- NASA Planets
- National Geographic Kids
- National Hurricane Center
- Nine Planets
- Online Tornado FAQ
- Science and Technology Concepts for Middle Schools
- Space Today Online
- Tornado Project Online
- USGS Science Topics: Earthquakes
- USGS Science Topics: Hurricanes
- USGS Science Topics: Volcanoes
- Visualization of Remote Sensing Data (Images/Movies of Hurricanes)
- Weather Wiz Kids
- Magazines/Newspapers +
EBSCOhost includes these three choices in their Magazines & Newspapers list:
- Primary Search provides full text for more than 60 popular magazines for elementary school research.
- Middle Search Plus provides full text for nearly 150 popular magazines for middle school research. It also contains 84,074 biographies, 86,135 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.
- Ebsco Animals provides in-depth information describing the nature and habitat of familiar animals.
EBSCOhost also includes Searchasaurus for grades K-8, which uses a a simplified graphical method to search the same three databases plus a dictionary and an encyclopedia.
Facts on File is an excellent resource for grades 4-12 in biography, science, geography, careers, health, literature, and history (includes maps and images).