First Program Library

Research Resources

Databases - Getting Started

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  • Britannica School

    Britannica School has encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, and games to support students in their research and learning. 
  • PebbleGo

    PebbleGo: Informational articles across five subjects: Animals, Biographies, Science, Social Studies, and Dinosaurs. Games and engaging activities included.
  • World Book Kids

    World Book Kids is a general reference source with informational articles for younger students. Also includes videos, images, games, and activities.

Databases - Digging Deeper

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  • PebbleGo Next

    PebbleGo Next features information on States, Science, American Indian History, Social Studies and Biographies for the upper elementary/middle school levels.
  • Scholastic GO!

    Scholastic GO! has over 500,000 resources of nonfiction texts, maps, newspapers and videos. Includes eight encyclopedia databases: Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, The New Book of Knowledge, La Nueva Enciclopedia Cumbre, America the Beautiful, Lands and Peoples, Amazing Animals of the World, and The New Book of Popular Science.
  • World Almanac for Kids

    World Almanac for Kids has articles in areas including biographies, geography, health & guidance, language arts, life science, math, physical science, social studies, sports, and the arts. Games, science projects and lots of fun facts, maps, flags and more!
  • World Book Student

    World Book Student is a general knowledge encyclopedia with reference articles, a Biography Center, multimedia content and activities.

Other Resources

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Research Tips

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  • T.I.G.E.R Researching

    Students in 2nd and 3rd grade learn about the TIGER model for researching.  This is a process that helps students through the steps of research from developing questions about a research topic all the way to reflecting on and revising their final product.  These information literacy skills are integral to successful research!
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