Student Resources/Web Sites

  • World Almanac for Kids Online 

     World Almanac The World Almanac for Kids Online provides quick, up to date facts related to animals, American and World history, careers, states, countries, famous people, geography, science, space, presidents - and lots more! A calendar tells what happened each day in sports and history, and there is a great video and photo gallery, too!

    World Book Online

     World Book Kids is a general reference database developed especially for Elementary users. This site offers easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations and photographs, and a variety of brief video clips. Geared toward Intermediate/Middle School students, World Book Student articles contain more in-depth content.

    Pebble Go

    Pebble Go is an award winning database featuring information related to Animals, Earth & Space, Biographies, and  Social Studies.  Video and audio clips accompany the articles, and students can opt to have the text read aloud to them.

    Pebble Go Next

    http://www.hershey.k12.pa.us/cms/lib/PA09000080/Centricity/Domain/155/pebblego-next-logo.jpgDesigned for students in grades 3-6, Pebble Go Next offers many exciting research opportunities.  Features include highlighting, read-along audio, and downloadable questions.  Article topics focus upon Science, States, and American Indians. In addition to articles, you will also find videos, timelines, recipes, and projects.

    TumbleBook Library

    The TumbleBookLibrary is a unique online collection of animated, talking picture books, related TumblePuzzles, and TumbleQuizzes, as well as TumbleResources for Teachers. The collection includes many titles by well known children's authors. There is a growing collection in Spanish & French.
     

     National Geographic Kids

    National Geographic Kids is a website certain to appeal to Elementary School students.  Featuring games,videos, photos, news, and more - there is something for everyone here!  Kids can learn about a variety of topics and will find numerous activities to capture their interest. Don't miss out on the fun; come visit and explore this awesome website

    Slime Kids

    SlimekidsSlime Kids is an interactive website with intermediate aged students in mind.  Students can read, search, watch videos and play language arts-related games. Offering book trailers, book reviews, information about authors, links to search engines and reference sites, as well as games, this site has something to appeal to everyone.

    KidsClick

    KidsClickKidsClick offers an annotated searchable directory of websites created by librarians for student use. The information is searchable by subject, reading level, and picture content.

    CyberBee

    CyberBee is a valuable tool for educators, offering a variety of Internet resources, lessons, and related projects.All content is free with proper attribution. Another feature of this site includes photographs from the National Parks. This site also offers information about copyright issues and offers an interactive lesson about copyright infringement

     POWER Kids Library

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    POWER Kids is collection of e-Resources presented in a single user-friendly site. This resource provides access to thousands of articles, newspapers, and photographs about a wide range of subjects that appeal to elementary and middle school students. POWER Kids offers eBooks and movies, and kids can even chat with a librarian!

    Hershey Public Library

    Visit the Hershey Public Library web site and you can link to Pennsylvania POWER LIBRARY with access to online databases such as SIRS Discoverer. You will need your public library card number for access.