Homework Help for Kids

Research Databases

e-Library Elementary
Contains over 140 magazines and books for elementary students. Also includes the American Heritage Dictionary. (Supported by the NOVEL project.)

Gale Newsstand
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.)

Kids InfoBits
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.

Scholastic Go!

The Online Grolier Encyclopedia.

Other Useful Websites

Animal Diversity Web
Pictures and articles about thousands of creatures. Created and maintained by the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology

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.

Video Tutorials
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.

Biographies of famous people

Ben’s Guide
Ben’s guide to U.S. Government

New York State
Fun and facts from the New York State Department of State.

Dictionary & 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.