If you’ve got research to do, don’t just paste your question into Google. A savvy, critical thinker starts their query with tools purpose-built for the task. Your KAS library is here to support you with access to scholarly databases at all age levels.
Brain POP: Watch animated videos of science, history, reading, writing and more!
Cavendish Square: A great place to start research on science and history topics! Good for basic research projects.
EBSCO Host: Advanced Placement Source and 3,000+ non-fiction K-8 ebooks. Good for extended essays, and elementary research projects.
FactCite: A database full of easy-to-read biography and historical information, perfect for classroom presentations and reports.
NewsBank: Explore diverse perspectives, topics, and trends aligned with all curricular areas from credible, vetted, international, national, and local sources to foster critical thinking skills.
JStor: Thousands of academic periodicals covering over 150 topics. Perfect for EE research!
PebbleGo: The award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research.
Research Rocket: Find topical research with age-appropriate, vetted sources. Explore topics, trends, and current events that align with most curricular areas.
WorldBook Online: A suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.