Online Research Resources

  • Scholastic ScienceFlix
    ScholasticGO!: K-12  
    Online encyclopedia with articles, news, maps, videos, and more. 
    KPS students can access from home with username and password
    Username:  kpsd
    Password: kpsd

     Britannica School Middle  web button example
    Britannica School Middle Grades 5-7. Find maps, photos, articles, and famous people and places. Compare countries and tour the U.S.A. For homework help and your curiosity. 

     World Book Kids web button example
    World Book Kids: An online encyclopedia with information and activities--inlcuding science projects. Also includes famous people, maps*, and flags* (*blackline masters for countries and flags are available on World Book KIDS). 

    Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos web button example
    Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

    Designed for young Spanish speaking students or those learning Spanish as a second language. Full text articles, maps, flags, and more. Dozens of hands-on activities and links to Spanish language websites. Also includes a visual dictionary. 

    Explora for Middle Schools web button example
    Explora for Middle Schools
    : Magazines and reference books for middle school students. Includes thousands of biographies and primary source documents. Subjects include history, current events, science, sports, and biographies. Also includes photos, maps, and flags. 

    Biography Reference Center web button example
    Biography Reference Center:  An extensive reference with more than 450,000 biographies. 

    History Reference Center web button example
    History Reference Center
     - Includes documents, photographs, maps, videos, and biographies from throughout history. 

    Newspaper Source Plus web button example
    Newspaper Source Plus
    :  Millions of articles from newspapers, newswires, and news magazines. Also includes television and radio transcripts. 

    Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints web button example
    Opposing Viewpoints in Context
    : Provides different views on various topics to help students look at issues in different ways and develop critical thinking skills.