Library Search magazines, encyclopedias, and other information sources
(From home you will need login and password--Ask your teacher or librarian.)
Lots of fun and information for kids
Yahoo: One of the first search tools.
The directory is easy to search.
Whatcom County Library System
Information and Catalog
Historical Collection of photos and primary documents from the Library of
Lab Links Information for just about any research
Online Research Investigations: Bellingham School District (Curriculum
based research projects for grades 3 - 9)
Encyclopedia Britannica online: Ask your teacher or librarian for long-in
Facthound: information and games.
Use with Pebble Plus books.
Altavista: Excellent search tool
for finding images online and translating web pages (Babel Fish). Advanced
tools are very powerful and easy.
Ask Jeeves for Kids: Filtered
content for kids. Ask why the sky is blue and see what you get!
HotBot: Excellent tool for filtered
searches for dates, media, language. Complicated to use, but use for
the best and biggest index of any search engine.
DogPile: A meta-search site which
allows you to search multiple sites at once. Use the Fetch button.
Recommended by Harmony 5th and 6th graders.
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