Encyclopedias & Databases
Find quick, reliable information that you can
count on. Articles, reviews, news, images, and more.
Access in the Library or from home using your Strathcona County Library
Find a complete list of all our
Databases for Kids.
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Internet Search Tools
This is a kid's almanac with current definitions and facts on all kinds of
topics such as news, biographies, sports trivia, weather and more!
for Kids Online
Choose "Explore" to find tons of information on just about anything! Offers
games, quizzes, contests, and interesting trivia.
Provides information about current population of countries, their divisions,
cities and towns as well as images of the current national flags.
This search engine designed exclusively for young people ages 6
Ask a question about any subject.
Web search for kids by librarians. The link library is updated every 3
months, and contains websites of interest for children from Kindergarten
to Grade 7.
Formerly known as Yahooligans.
A web guide for kids.
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political maps as well as
key facts and statistics on countries of the world.
Country at a Glance
Choose a country then find out: flag, latitude & longitude, total area,
total population, population density, capital city, languages, largest city
(and its population), currency, GDP, GDP per capita, and so on...
A collection of continent and hemisphere maps that are designed to print
on one page. Created by Houghton Mifflin.
The Kids Corner has homework help for you, as well as recommended web sites
and books for kids.
A bright, dynamic site from the Central Rappahannock Regional Library in
Fredericksburg, VA. Read book reviews submitted by other kids, and place
your vote in the weekly kids poll!
KidSpace @ the Internet
An electronic library which has thoughtfully organized sites and resources
for kids ages 4-11. It's huge, and they can help you with your homework.
||Fun Study Tools
American Sign Language Dictionary Online
Learn how to sign many words in American Sign Language.
Little Explorers - Picture Dictionary with Links
1,824 illustrated dictionary entries! Each word is used in a meaningful
example sentence. Most entries have links to a related web site.
Look up words (fast!) in the Student Dictionary! Better still: Build Your
Own Dictionary! Stump your friends with today's Daily Buzzword!
Need to practice math, memorize vocabulary, or remember names? Make
flash cards! It's an easy, fun way to study, even when you're on the go.
National Geographic Kids
Check out the video gallery for lots of fun, educational movie clips, that
you can search by topic or keyword.
Use your own photos to make trading cards for book characters, famous
people, planets or even countries.
Watch animated movies on lots of different topics. You'll find games,
quizzes and other fun stuff too!
Discovery Education - Homework Resources
This is a great site with over 695 links to educational websites.
Browsing categories include English, Math, Science, Social Studies, plus
others, like Health, Visual & Performing Arts and Technology.
Kids Love 2Learn.ca!
If you are a student in Kindergarten to Grade 6 this 2Learn.ca site is
for you! Created by Alberta teachers, this website has thousands of
links to sites that will help you with your homework.
EasyBib is a free automatic citation maker. Give it a try!
Simplified citation rules for kids and an easy to use citation maker.
KidsSpace Research Skills
An excellent resource from Toronto Public Library on research skills.
“Step 3” will help you make a list of works cited.
Helpful information about plagiarism for students, parents and teachers.
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