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Learning Resources for Kids

Doing homework? Writing a paper? Need an idea for a science fair project? You can use the databases and websites
below, start your internet research on a kid-friendly search engine, or
visit the library and ask the friendly Children’s staff for help with research!

Homework Databases

The library’s homework databases are available 24 hours a day! You’ll need your library card number and PIN
(usually the last four digits of your phone number) to log in.

CultureGrams: Kids Edition
Learn about countries of the world, all 50 United States, and the Canadian Provinces. Includes facts and
figures as well as holidays, customs, recipes, and lifestyles of the world’s people.

Perfect for K-12th grade students, eLibrary includes more than 2,500 full-text magazines, newspapers, books and
transcripts plus thousands of maps, pictures and multimedia files.

SIRS Discoverer
A kid-friendly online learning resource for elementary and middle school students. SIRS Discoverer offers
articles, images, activities, and websites on many school subjects, and also includes Science Fair Explorer, which helps
students find exciting projects that can be completed with everyday materials.

Learning Websites

General Homework Help and Information

Khan Academy
Time For Kids

Geography & Our Earth

National Geographic Kids

Health & Medicine



Great Websites
for Kids: History & Biography

Channel: This Day in History


A+ Click: Math and Logic Problems
Math is Fun
Cool Math 4 Kids

Science & Science Fair

Great Websites for
Kids: Science

NASA’s Climate Kids
Science Buddies

Washington State

All About
Washington State

HistoryLink: The Free
Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History