Online Research Resources

Produced by Newseum, a news museum located in Washington, D.C., NewseumED houses an incredible online collection of primary sources, news artifacts, and lessons that help teachers teach media literacy, civics, and all aspects of the First Amendment, giving you and your students an up-close look at history.


News articles for kids, tweens, and teens.



    Lists all Gale Databases


   Search for people


   Research databases geared toward middle school students


 Research databases geared toward K-5


    Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research In Context combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.


 Britannica Encyclopedia geared toward middle school students


   Britannica Encyclopedia geared toward K-5 students


    Britannica Encyclopedia geared toward PreK-2 students


   Boston Globe Resource

Gale All Databases
Biography in Context
Gale in Context Elementary
Gale in Context Middle School

Online Research Resources

Web Resources for US States Project:

Library of Congress: Explore the States: 

US Mint: 50 State Quarters:


Kid Friendly Search Engines:


KidSpace @ The Internet Public Library

DK Findout!

Kid's Search

Fact Monster


Free Image Websites:   Age appropriate images that are free for public use and automatically include the citation on the image.  Pics4Learning is a curated image library that is safe and free for education. Teachers and students can use the copyright-friendly photos and illustrations for classroom projects, web sites, videos, portfolios, or any other projects in an educational setting. A listing of the citation is included.