The following sites may require passwords students received in school to use at home.
TrueFlix Trueflix is a great nonfiction resource. In each category, there are digital books, brief intro videos, project ideas, "show what you know," links to other websites, and more. This is a great - jump in and explore - website! If you are accessing this site at home, you will need to remember the username and password shared with you in school.
SIRS Discoverer SIRS Discoverer offers a database of easily retrievable full-text articles, often with accompanying graphics, with full printing and saving capabilities. The full-text article's database consists of articles reprinted with permission, from approximately 1,600 newspapers, magazines and U.S. government documents. Other features include: The World Almanac for Kids, Compton's Encyclopedia, and a Spotlight of the Month.
World Book Encyclopedia World Book Online Reference Center is an excellent source of reliable, easy to understand information for students. World Book Online offers all the features of the print encyclopedia plus links to maps, web sites, and other print articles.
CultureGrams CultureGrams offers concise, reliable, and up-to-date country reports on 190 cultures of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.