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Research

Passwords are available in the library for these websites.

Please see Ms. Miramontes for all passwords.

 

 

Gale Databases-use this link to choose the database most appropriate for your research topic.  If you do not remember the password, you can access most of these databases under "research widgets," without a password, located on the library menu to the left of the screen.

http://find.galegroup.com/menu/commonmenu.do?userGroupName=j101924043 

 

Awesome Stories - Use this site for historic pictures other primary resources.

http://www.awesomestories.com/login

  

 

Digital Libraries

Gale e-Books-Use this non-fiction electronic library to research various topics.

http://galepages.com/j101924/ebooks 

 

Capstone Digital Library -use this electronic library to search a variety of academic topics. You can also find high interest e-books.

http://mycapstonelibrary.com

 

Mackinvia Digital Library -The majority of the e-books in this electronic collection are fiction books.  Many of these titles are new releases and popular titles.  You will need to download the mackinvia app to access these books.

http://mackinvia.com 

 

 

These sites do not require passwords.

 
Merriam-Webster Dictionary-Use this online dictionary to look up words you do not understand, or would like to better understand.
 
 
 

Kids Click - This is a search engine just for kids.

http://kidsclick.org

 

Fact Monster -  Games and quizzes make this site fun.

http://www.factmonster.com/

 

YAHOO! KIDS ASK EARL -  Need answers? Interesting questions & answers 

http://kids.yahoo.com/

 

Time for Kids -  online news magazine, entertainment, latest stories, homework helper. 

http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/

 

ESPN - sports information  

http://espn.go.com/

 

World Fact Book - history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military. 

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

 

Library of Congress American Memory Collections - Browse immigration, African American history, maps, war or by time period 

http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/browse/

 

Internet Public Library/Teens Space -  Help for homework and research.    

http://www.ipl.org/div/teen/

 

National Geographic Map Machine -  Create maps  

http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/map-machine#s=r&c=43.74999999999998

 

National Geographic Kids Magazine -  Explore the world!

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids?fs=ngm.nationalgeographic.com

 

Map Quest -  Get help with driving directions 

http://www.mapquest.com/

 

Information Please Almanac -  All kinds of information

http://www.infoplease.com/

 

Kidsgov - Information about our government  

http://www.kids.gov/#

 

Photography Resources

http://creativecommons.org/

http://negativespace.co/

http://www.photosforclass.com/