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Science in Context
Includes topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. The database covers curriculum-related science topics and offers teachers an easy-to-use tool to identify content directly correlated to state and national standards.
Science Online (Science Experiments Online)
Science experiments, maps and information on the environment.
Science Reference Collection (GVRL)
A collection of Science reference books.
Magazines and encyclopedias especially for kids. Includes the Animal Encyclopedia!
Resources include the most recent Arden Shakespeare editions of the complete works, as well as editions and adaptations of Shakespeare's works, other works published during Shakespeare's time, prompt books, the Gordon Crosse Theatrical Diaries, criticism, reviews, images, and reference.
SIRS Knowledge Source
Includes SIRS Researcher (Student Reference, Social Issues, Health, Science, and Business), SIRS Government Reporter (Historic and Government Documents, Directories and Almanacs), SIRS Renaissance (Current Perspectives on the Arts & Humanities), SKS WebSelect (Editorially Selected Web Sites), and SIRS Interactive Citizenship (What Citizens Need to Know Series of Interactive Books.) Great resource for homework, research and information!
Slavery in America Digital Archive
This digital archive documents key aspects of the history of slavery in America from its origins in Africa to its abolition, including materials on the slave trade, plantation life, emancipation, pro-slavery and anti-slavery arguments
Social Dancing in America
A History of American Social Dancing, is the most comprehensive collection of American social dance from the first settlements in 1607 through the birth of the nation in 1776 and into the beginning of the 21st century. This two-volume companion set provides a history of American social dances including the Virginia Reel, Square Dancing, the Lindy Hop, Rock n' Roll, the Twist, Disco, Breakdancing, and Hip Hop.
Society & Cultural Collection (GVRL)
A collection of reference books dealing with various aspects of societies and cultures such as dress, believes and rituals.
Something About The Author
Provides illustrated biographical profiles of children's authors and artists, ranging from established award winners to authors and illustrators who are just beginning their careers. Entries typically cover personal life, career, writings, works in progress, adaptations, and additional sources. This database is now part of Literature Criticism Online
Story Place - Preschool Library
Learn to read and count, play games and crafts too!
Student Research Center
Covers a broad range of general topics designed to assist middle school and high school students. Includes a dictionary, an encyclopedia, with the ability to search by topic.
Student Resources in Context
Search reference books, Magazines & Journals, Newspapers, Primary Documents, and Multimedia for subject areas History, Literature, Science, Social Science & biographies.