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Research Tools

Boolify Mobile: Boolean Search Teaching Tool

Boolify is a teaching tool that can help younger kids learn how to use a search engine.

CC Search

Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.

Encyclopedia of Earth

St. John is one of the U. S. Virgin Islands in the Caribbean Sea. Over 280 species of reef fishes have been identified during REEF Fish Surveys in St. John. The following ranking is based on the results of 717 REEF Fish Surveys covering a bottom time of 780 hours and 7 minutes.

Encyclopedia of Life

The Encyclopedia of Life is an unprecedented effort to gather scientific knowledge about all animal and plant life where pictures, information, facts, and mo...

Keyword Search

KidsClick! is owned and maintained by the
School of Library and Information Science (SLIS)
at Kent State University.

Copyright © 2011
Layout designed by Lucky-Cricket

Kiddle - visual search engine for kids

Kiddle - visual search engine for kids, powered by editors and Google safe search.

KidRex - Kid Safe Search Engine

Official Site. Fun and Safe Search for Kids, by Kids. Google Custom Search.

Kidtopia - a Google custom safe search engine and web directory for elementary age students

Kidtopia is a Google custom student safe search engine for preschool and elementary students, indexing only educator approved web sites.

KidzSearch | Kids Safe Search Engine powered by Google.

KidzSearch - Family-friendly safe search engine for children powered by Google. KidzSearch safe search technology is always on and cannot be turned off by clearing cookies or using a different computer. Results are always Strict Filtered. Nothing to install. Free public service.

National Archives Experience

Exploring the Digital Vaults is easy. You can browse through the hundreds of photographs, documents, and film clips and discover the connection between some of the National Archives' most treasured records.

ReadWriteThink Notetaker

Download the plug-in tools you need to use our games and tools, or check to see if you've got the latest version. Looking for ways to engage your students in online literacy learning? Find more interactive tools that help them accomplish a variety of goals-from organizing their thoughts to learning about language.

Simplex - Simple Explanation (Simplex)

We’ve all been there! You want to understand something and turn to the Internet for answers, but the articles you find are so complicated and boring you just give up, feeling like you’ll never get it. It’s easy to get overwhelmed! But all you need is just a simple explanation. And that’s what a Sim...

Strategy Tutor

Strategy Tutor is a web-based tool designed to support students and teachers doing reading and research on the internet.

Sweet Search

SweetSearch is A Search Engine for Students. It searches only credible Web sites approved by Internet research experts.

Tag Galaxy

You need a newer Version of the Adobe Flash Player to view the Tag Galaxy Website. Get it here!


ABOUT THIS INTERACTIVE Timeline allows students to create a graphical representation of an event or process by displaying items sequentially along a line. Timelines can be organized by time of day, date, or event, and the tool allows users to create a label with short or long descriptive text.

Today's Document from the National Archives

Following the enactment of the the National Industrial Recovery Act (NIRA), the National Recovery Administration (NRA) was established on June 16, 1933 in an effort by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to assist the nation's economic recovery during the Great Depression. The passage of NIRA ushered in a unique experiment in U.S.

Visuwords™ online * Visual Dictionary, Visual Thesaurus

Visuwords™ online graphical dictionary - Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts. Produce diagrams reminiscent of a neural net. Learn how words associate. Enter words into the search box to look them up or double-click a node to expand the tree.

Wolfram|Alpha: Computational Knowledge Engine

Wolfram|Alpha is more than a search engine. It gives you access to the world's facts and data and calculates answers across a range of topics, including science, nutrition, history, geography, engineering, mathematics, linguistics, sports, finance, music...

XMind: The Most Professional Mind Map Software

Want to share ideas? The world's coolest brainstorming and mind mapping software has now joined the open source community.

Zoho Notebook

While conducting research online, Zoho notebook allows you to highlight useful text or images and then save the information directly into the notebook.