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Web Resources for Kids and Teens

General

Internet Public Library Kids' Space
Search for your subject and get a list of resources chosen by librarians around the country.

Internet Public Library Teen Space
Links to topics and resources specifically of interest to teens.

Worldometer
Real time world statistics.

Nat Geo Kids
Nat Geo Kids (Ages 7 – 12)​​ The magazine that's designed to inspire and empower children to understand complex ideas through stories, games, and more. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases

LearningExpress Library
A collection of interactive tutorials, practice tests, articles, flash cards and e-books you can use to improve academic skills in reading, writing, math, and science as well as prepare for high-stakes exams. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases

Atlanta Public Library Digital Learning (nicheacademy.com)
On-demand video tutorials in thousands of topics. Login instructions: the website will prompt you to make a personal account.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes
A center for native Spanish speakers to learn basic academic skills, including how to prepare for the GED en Español, Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadan en español. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases

Gale in Context: Elementary
Introduce elementary students to database searching with resources featuring age-appropriate, curriculum-related content. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases

Gale in Context: Middle School
Explore the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, history, literature, and more. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases.

Gale in Context: High School
Explore thousands of topics across subjects, including literature, science, history, and social issues. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases.  

Book Connections
Resources about children's and young adult books from TeachingBooks, including exclusive Meet-the-Author movies and recordings, book trailers, and Reader's Advisory to help you choose the right book. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases

Civics

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Choose a grade level then look around for information on how the U.S. government works.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
OVIC is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, and audio files. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases

English

Merriam-Webster Online
How do you spell that word? And what does it mean? Try this famous dictionary and thesaurus for help.

Resources for Writers - the OWL Handouts
Grammar, spelling, parts of speech, and more.

Sparknotes.com
Study guides for English literature.

Geography

United Nations
Information about the United Nations, global issues, and information about UN member countries/states.

CIA World Factbook
Facts and maps about countries of the world.

Flags of the World
Thousands of flags from around the world.

Encyclopedia of Greek Mythology
Huge resource for Greek Mythology.

History

Digital Collections at the Library of Congress
Historic photographs & collections of United States history.

USHistory.org
Hundreds of resources about American History

Places in American Civil War History: Preparation for War | Worlds Revealed
This is a series of posts documenting the cartographic history of maps related to the American Civil War, 1861-1865.

Gettysburg Address
See a copy of the original Gettysburg Address writing by Abraham Lincoln and read about how it was written.

U. S. National Archives and Records
Get primary source documents for American history.

Mr. Dowling's History Passport
Links to information on counties, culture and history.

Gale in Context: Biography

Discover the world's most influential people by searching narrative biographies, news, magazine, and multimedia content. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases

Math

Math Reference Tables
Math tables, algebra formulas, and more.

Math.com
The World of Math online.

Graph Paper!
Used your last sheet of graph paper? Don't worry, you can print out different kinds of graph paper here.

Science

The Exploratorium Science Museum
The Exploratorium has a web site of over 15,000 web pages exploring science, art, and technology including science experiments and activities.

Science News Explores
Science news, games and information to keep you up to date on science in the news.

Learning Resources - NASA
Thousands of pages of resources on astronomy, planets, comets, astronauts and new discoveries of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Gale in Context: Science
Science in Context is an engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Log in to this resource through our TexShare databases