Homework Help for Kids
These links can help you with your homework, but don’t forget — one of the best ways to find information is to Ask a Librarian! We look forward to hearing from you.
Want magazine and newspaper articles, online reference books, and more? The library has already paid for you to have special access to these resources, so have fun exploring!
For a complete listing of websites and databases recommended by the East Greenbush Library, check out our Online Resources page. Here are some of the kid-friendly databases you might want to check out:
Web-based full-text newspaper database which allows users to search articles instantly by title, headline, date, newspaper section or other assigned fields.(Supported by the NOVEL project.)
Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.(Supported by the NOVEL project.)
Online language learning. East Greenbush/Schodack library card required for access.
Dictionary, Encyclopedia, & Thesaurus
Provides resources that help people accurately define, pronounce, and apply words.
Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
This resource includes encyclopedia articles, current news, timelines, quizzes and games, an atlas, and a dictionary.
Provides users with over 1,000 modern synonyms and a suite of helpful features and tools to help find the perfect word.
Websites for Further Research
These are websites we think might be helpful to you. As always, use good judgment when deciding if online information is accurate.
Animal Diversity Web
Pictures and articles about thousands of creatures. Created and maintained by the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
Animal Sounds and Video
Hosted by Cornell, this site has the world’s largest archive of animal sounds and video.
Ben’s guide to U.S. Government
Biographies of famous people
DK Find Out!
A great way to explore all kinds of amazing things!
Web search for kids by librarians.
Create a quiz and select the range of numbers you’d like to use. Students can grade the quiz online and generate new problems for more practice.
New York State
Fun and facts from the New York State Department of State.
This is a fantastic site built by NASA and NOAA. It has all kinds of helpful answers, fun games, and even printable posters!
Science Fair Projects
This fantastic website has detailed information for over 1,000 ideas for projects in all areas of science. It summarizes the projects, lists everything you need, and more! If you aren’t sure where to start, it even has a selection wizard to help you pick a project.
Are you stuck on a tough algebra problem? Do you need more help with English or biology? Then check out Khan Academy and WatchKnow for hundreds of free videos that will show you step-by-step what you need to know.
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