Research Links

Britannica School – Elementary – A free encyclopedia for Michigan kids as part of the Michigan Electronic Library.

Michigan Electronic Library Kids – A free student resource area of MEL.org.   This is the kids Gateway to the Michigan Electronic Library (MEL).

Free World Book Kids – For K-5 researchers!  Provided by MEL.org.  World Book Online is a paid school subscription with home access available.

Facts4Me.com – Brief informational articles are written in simple, easy-to-read language for younger elementary students.

FactMonster.com – A student reference site containing information from the almanac, atlas, dictionary, encyclopedia and more. However, be advised, the site does contain many ads and possible distractions. Reading Level is challenging.

Animal Research Links

Kids’ Planet Especies Animal Fact Sheets
Animal Factsheets-Defenders of Wildlife

National Geographic Kids: Creature Features
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/animals/creaturefeature