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Databases

Heatly students have access to a variety of online database resources.

Follet Destiny

  • Research Databases - offers ten different databases to use to research topics.

  • Novelist & NoveList K-8 are fabulous resources for finding books based on the author, title, topic, series, age, or reading level.

  • Searchasaurus- Encyclopedia, Images, and Spotlight topics for the younger students

  • Kid’s Search -Encyclopedia, Images, and Spotlight topics for the older students

NoodleTools - The Web's most comprehensive and accurate MLA, APA, and Chicago/Turabian bibliography composer with fully-integrated note-taking.

NOVEL - GALE - GaleŽ, part of Cengage Learning, is a world leader in e-research and educational publishing for libraries, schools and businesses. Best known for its accurate and authoritative reference content as well as its intelligent organization of full-text magazine and newspaper articles, the company creates and maintains more than 600 databases that are published online, in print, as eBooks and in microform.

NOVEL – New Book of Knowledge, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Americana
Provides access to encyclopedias, magazines and websites, as well as national and international news from The Associated Press.

ProQuest K-12

  • Culturegrams - Links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 200+ countries, the United States, and Canada. The Place, History, People, Culture, Fun Facts, Recipes, Maps, Data, and More!

  • SIRS Knowledge Source - A comprehensive portal offering centralized access to all SIRS products which target the needs of students with best-of content selected to support research, study, and homework in key curricula subjects. Includes Today’s News, Focus on Terrorism, Natural Disasters, Curriculum Pathfinders, and World Almanac & Maps.

  • SIRS Discoverer - General reference resource for young researchers that makes learning fun and intuitive. Helps students in grades 1-9 develop their research, writing, language and computer skills. Also contains Current Events, Spotlight of the Month, World Almanac for Kids, and an Encyclopedia.

PebbleGo database - Research hundreds of animals, and science topics and watch video clips and play educational games.

Teachingbooks.net

Today’s Science Online - Provides news of important developments in biology, chemistry, the environment, physics, space and technology. Includes a Science Encyclopedia, Curriculum Tools, Special Features, and Science in the Headlines.

TumbleBooks - TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

World Book Online - World Book Online includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. The Advanced version also includes E-Books and Primary Sources.

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