Elementary School Resources
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EBSCO Kids Search is designed especially for youth in grades K-5. Kids Search makes it easy for students to search by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by magazines, reference books, photos, flags, and more.
Searchasaurus is an exciting and easy way for young researchers to experience online searching. It is an animated interface with a dinosaur theme that encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search skills.
The worlds largest subscription-based database of proprietary, royalty-free world, continent, country, and state maps. Included in the 4,000+ maps are: political maps, physical maps, outline maps, population maps, precipitation maps, climate maps, and other thematic maps.
Find useful information about 202 cities around the world: where to stay, where to eat, what to see, etc. Includes accurate currency converter. User can choose to print specific sections.
Search local, state and national full-text articles including printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event or compare a wide variety of viewpoints on topics such as business, health, education, government, history, politics and more including Boulder’s Daily Camera, Denver Post, San Francisco Chronicle and USA Today. Also includes Hot Topics and Current Events for homework and research assignments.
Jump to the KIDS edition of Encyclopedia Britannica after you log in using your library card by clicking on the icon in the upper right corner of the page.
eLibrary (formerly BigChalk)
General reference tool geared for students. Allows searches of magazines, newspapers, transcripts, and photos. (Library use only)
Access to thousands of encyclopedia entries on a variety of topics.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Topics include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Read up on PV cells, greenscaping, and much more.
Selected full text from national and regional US newspapers including the Denver Post, Greeley Tribune and Pueblo Chieftain, and transcripts from TV and radio news.
Access to articles and information from popular, elementary school magazines, encyclopedias, and dictionaries.
Access the World Book Encyclopedia, World Book Encyclopedia for Kids and other World Book Reference sites, including Spanish language resources, from this link.
use this site for help with general research including science, current events, creating citations. This site also contains help with conducting research and using primary sources.
Homework Resources by Subject
Resources by topic.