Homework Help for Kids
Help by Topics
These subscription databases are openly accessible to all patrons from any of our library locations. Home access is limited to Grand Rapids Public Library cardholders only.
Search Engines for Kids
Kids.net "A kids safe portal for children, parents, schools and teachers"
KidRex.org "Safe surfing for kids, by kids"
Super-Kids.com This site provides links that might be of interest to kids, from research to shopping to games.
Researching Tools for Kids
Fact Monster - Information geared towards kids
Information Please - A search engine for all ages. There is also a "Homework Center" on this site.
CIA World Fact Book "The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities. "
Internet Public Library 2 - extensive research resources for kids and teens
Merriam Webster Word Central - Online dictionary
Bib Me - Bibliography maker
The National Archives Digital Vaults - Great historical images and facts about the United States of America
The Big 6 - Use Big 6 to find, use, apply and evaluate information for specific needs and tasks.
The First Amendment Center - "The center serves as a forum for the study and exploration of free-expression issues, including freedom of speech, of the press and of religion, and the rights to assemble and to petition the government."
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence "Teaching and Learning Resources from Federal Agencies"
Awesome Library "Awesome Library organizes the Web with 37,000 carefully reviewed resources, including the top 5 percent in education."
Kids.gov "Links to the government and other sites for kids"
Internet 4 Classrooms Graphics and Multimedia Search Links to clipart, photos, video clips and sound clips