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Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-6. Kids Search makes it easier for students to look for their subjects of interest by automatically searching across all applicable databases simultaneously. Important features and functionality of Kids Search include a completely new, visually appealing look and feel; the ability to search by topic, subtopic, or keywords; simultaneous searching across all subscribed databases; the ability to sort results by relevance, as well as by date; the option of filtering search results by source type; and the ability to add search results, images, or persistent links to searches to the Folder.

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Science Online provides a comprehensive overview of scientific disciplines through a variety of authoritative sources including essays, diagrams, images, biographies, experiments, and a comprehensive timeline of events. Scientific terms are hyperlinked throughout each resource providing an extensive explanation of any topic. This database is intended for students in middle school through high school.

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Research tool for elementary age students from EBSCOhost.

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EBSCO's Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type - -magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

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Intended for grades K-8, World Book Kids is a fun and interactive way to introduce younger students to the world of online learning. Searching is simple and can be done by keyword or by choosing a general subject that breaks down into specific topics. The encyclopedia also provides images, diagrams, maps and activities tied to national curriculum standards.

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BJ Pinchbeck's Homework Helper (Science) Pinchbeck's Homework Helper (Science) was established in April 1996 when BJ was nine-years-old. It is now a website managed by Discovery Education to provide homework help to students of all grades in all subject areas, such as science. 
Fact Monster (Science) Monster (Science) is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Users will be able to obtain homework help, and find facts on thousands of subjects, including science. 
Dr. Seuss's The Lorax Project Seuss's The Lorax Project is an innovative interactive website that allows kids and parents to play games, send letters, organize projects, and make simple behavioral changes to conserve planet earth and protect endangered species. 
National Geographic Kids Geographic Kids is the online counterpart to the educational magazine National Geographic Kids. This site features different people, animals, and places each month with facts, games, activities, and related links. 
NASA for Students for Students is brought to the World Wide Web by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, and it will teach users important facts about aeronautics and space. 
Great Lakes Science Center science at the Great Lakes Science Center.  
Cleveland Museum of Natural History about science and nature from the Museum of Natural History.  
Bill Nye the Science Guy of science information and experiments! 
U.S. Energy Information Administration: Energy Kids you need to know about energy including forms, unit basics and the periodic table. 
Kids' Science Challenge Kids' Science Challenge is brought to the World Wide Web by the Pulse of the Planet and the National Science Foundation. This site provides great science games, exceptional videos, and a chance to win awesome prizes and trips! 
Earthquakes for Kids informational website is provided by the United States Geological Survey’s (USGS) Earthquake Hazards Program. It features puzzles, games, science fair ideas, online activity links, and virtual earthquake fly-bys for children to utilize.