Middle School Resources
Use these resources to find the information you need to get ahead in school.
Middle school students can access biographies, historical essays, encyclopedias, and popular, middle school magazines.
Students grades 6-12 can search magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias, radio and TV news transcripts and more. Primary documents, photos, maps, and flags are also available.
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.
Access material appropriate for middle school students at Britannica School. Easy to use and easy to learn. (Library use only)
Provides biographical and bibliographical information and references on many U.S. and international authors.
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.
Explore the Learning Express web site - sharpen your skills and improve your score with online practice tests and self-paced courses.
Learn a language from the following list: Spanish, French, Italian, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Greek, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, AND English for Polish, Brazilian Portuguese and Spanish speakers.
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.
This reader's advisory tool for students also contains author information.
This current events database allows researchers to explore social, political & economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms including controversial opinions and viewpoints.
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.
use this site for information on topics such as: Computer and Web Tutorials, How to Understand (topics ranging from Medical Insurance to Use of Credit/Debit cards, How to do Research, and to locate Colorado and Federal government resources. Also inlcudes links to current events.
Resources by topic.