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bookflixforbeginningreaders  An interactive experience that allows beginning readers to explore fiction and non-fiction designed to increase understanding and fluency while having lots of fun. 
 culturegramsforkids  Experience the cultures of 182 countries and territories. Also included is information on our 50 states.
 elibraryelementary  Full text information on a variety of topics geared toward elementary school children.
 Kidsinfobits  Designed for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, this features articles from 100 popular children's magazines and much more.
 novelistk8plus  Find just the right book by subject, age, awards won, Lexile Reading levels, Common Core standards; even books made into movies, and much more.
 tumblebookscloudjunior  This is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! It's designed specifically for kids in grades 2 to 6.
 tumblebookslibrary  An online collection of animated,talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love.
 worldbookkidsedition  This contains 8 major subject categories: Arts, History and Government, People, Places, Plants and Animals, Science and Mathematics, Sports and Hobbies, World Religions.

Math Homework Help

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  • Fun Brain - Check out the math games and the other cool brain games for grades K-6!

  • Illuminations - An easy-to-use site from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics contains activities for students Pre K - 12th grade. Students, teachers and parents can sort by age level or math subject.

  • KidsNumbers.com - Interactive games and math activities for K-8 students.

  • Math Central  - Grades K-12 math education Web site with links to math resources, answers to quandaries and queries about math. 

  • Practice Skills & Tests  - Students from elementary school to college can practice math skills and take online tests. If you have a Plymouth library card, visit Learning Express Library. All Michigan residents can visit Learning Express Library at Michigan eLibrary (mel.org).

 

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Research Tools for Youth

Check out the online resources available through Plymouth District Library.

Science Help for Grades K-6

General      Life Sciences      Earth/Environmental      Space     Chemistry & Physics


General Science Resources

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  • Nova Everything from anthropology to absolute zero with lots of pictures and diagrams. A great site for just for the fun of it.
  • Discovery Channel School - including Science Fair Projects - from Animal Planet, TLC and  Discovery Channel programs. 
  • Science News for Kids - Science Fair projects, lots of info and games!
  • Science Daily - Award winning site and an excellent source for finding scientific research of all types. In addition to articles on the research in today's headlines, the site has information going back for 10+ years. Includes images and videos.

 

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Social Studies Help for Grades K-6

Looking for information on Social Studies topics?  Check out these online sources.

  • Daily Life through History (Available in library only) An electronic encyclopedia of images, articles, and timelines, which explore how earlier people lived around the world. (Recommended for middle and high school students.)

  • Online Library of Liberty Over 4,000 years of historical documents related to liberty and freedom, as well as lots of primary sources related to social studies and humanities. Glossaries, booklists, and teacher/student resources included. (Sponsored by The Liberty Fund.)

  • New York Times "All the news that's fit to print" since 1851. And the chance to "ask a reporter" about the news of the day.

  • Time for KidsIncludes a little bit of everything - the current issue of TIME written for 3 different reading levels (K-1, 2-3 & 4-6) and links to faraway places, and social studies homework help.

  • National Geographic for Kids Browse the stories or seach for information on a particular place. Lots of good archaeology stories.
  • For websites on Michigan, U.S., & World History resources

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