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Britannica School Edition (Britannica)

  • four age-appropriate encyclopedias
  • current magazine and journal articles
  • Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate and Student Dictionaries and Thesauri (audio pronunciations)
  • world atlas
  • Learning Materials correlated to the Alabama State Standards

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Britannica Elementary


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Encyclopedia of Alabama

Free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment

Encyclopedia of Alabama


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Kids Search(EBSCO)

  • easy-to-use and graphically appealing
  • Basic Search screen highlights Topics and includes the ability to search Images or Images/Videos

Tutorial

Kids Search


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SIRS Discoverer (SIRS)

  • interactive reference tool of full text articles, many with images, from 1,100 magazines for young readers
  • resources include Spotlight of the Month topics, The World Almanac for Kids, Merriam-Webster's Dictionary and Thesaurus and the Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia

Tutorial

SIRS Discover
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Britannica Learning Zone (Britannica)

  • interactive atlas
  • online art activities
  • interactive games and learning materials
  • vocabulary builders

Tutorial

Britannica Learning Zone


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Kids InfoBits (Gale)

  • graphic interface
  • subject-based topic tree search
  • full-text, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content
  • current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports, etc.

Tutorial

Kids InfoBits


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Searchasaurus(EBSCO)

  • an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages students to enhance and develop basic search methodologies
  • Lexile limiters (reading level) make it easy for students to read and research only appropriately challenging materials

Tutorial

Searchasaurus

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