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National Gallery of Art Kids
A site to help children develop interpretive and analytical skills through interactive discussions of paintings and sculpture in the National Gallery of Art.

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A multimedia web-book about art and art history made available by the Khan Academy.


Books & Languages

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Mango Languages
Self-paced learning in 70+ languages available across desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.

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Have you ever found yourself saying, what will I read next? This online research tool for adults and children will help you choose that next title and provide book reviews, descriptions, and links to author home pages and other fiction web sites to help you make your decision.

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Rosetta Stone
Learn over 30 languages through the well-known immersion method! On your computer, tablet or mobile device. Mobile App instructions. Please note that Rosetta Stone will no longer be available after June 30, 2019.

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Sight Words
A curriculum, sponsored by the Georgia Preschool Association, for teaching Phonemic Awareness (also called Pre-Phonics) to children.


General Help

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Explora - Primary Schools
Designed specifically for elementary school students, this database provides access to popular full-text magazines for elementary school research. (This covers the content that was formerly covered under Primary Search and Kids Search)

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Explora - Public Libraries
Supports student research. Search results include articles, essays, and primary source documents.

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Explora - Secondary Schools
Offers the most complete collection of full-text reference resources available for middle schools. (This covers content that was formerly covered in Middle Search Plus)

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Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
This database provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.


Geography, History and Biography

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Biography in Context
Fully searchable biographical information on more than 1 million people throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Includes pictures.

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Carroll County Times Archive
Full-text access to the Carroll County Times for the years 1933 - 2016.

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History Reference Center
Features more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. Also includes leading history magazines and journals, historical documents, biographies of historical figures, historical photos and maps, and 80 historical video.

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Infoplease Atlas
A good general atlas.

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MD Kids Page
The official Maryland Kids' Page sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of State. Includes facts and trivia.


Math and Science

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Discovery School Webmath
Enter your math homework problem and Webmath will solve it for you.

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How Stuff Works
Just how did they do that? Find out how all kinds of things really work.

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Science Reference Center
This comprehensive research database provides access to a multitude of science-oriented content covering biology, the environment, mathematics, physics, wildlife and more. Contains hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, journals, images, videos and more.