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Here are some places to look when you need help with your homework or if you are just curious about something. Learn about history, animals, space, and much more!

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  • Explora

    Designed with students and educators in mind, Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for students to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects, or homework. A far better alternative to websites and search engines, Explora provides students with easy-to-use features and age-appropriate content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.

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  • Explora Primary

    Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features: Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards

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  • Explora Secondary

    Explora is EBSCO's interface for Schools and Public Libraries. Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, Explora supports both student research and classroom instruction with the following features: Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic Topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to students Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to Common Core, state- or province-specific curriculum standards

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  • Fact Monster

    Find all kinds of facts and information, play games, or take fun quizzes.

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  • Kids.gov

    Explore, learn, and have fun at the official kids` portal for the U.S. government. This site offers links to lots of government and other kids` sites, grouped by age and subject.

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  • Science Online (Facts on File)

    Science Online provides a comprehensive overview of scientific disciplines through a variety of authoritative sources including essays, diagrams, images, biographies, experiments, and a comprehensive timeline of events. Scientific terms are hyperlinked throughout each resource providing an extensive explanation of any topic. This database is intended for students in middle school through high school.

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  • What Tree Is It?

    You see an unknown tree. Or perhaps have found part of a tree, and you want to know from what kind of tree it came. Often, you can identify an unknown tree by just one part, such as a leaf or a fruit. This web site will lead you through qualities of leaves and fruits from the common trees of Ohio. You will work your way through these choices by selecting images that more closely resemble your sample. To be certain of your identification of an unknown tree, however, you must use as much of the tree as possible.

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  • What’s That Snake?

    This program includes 30 species and subspecies of snakes that are found in Ohio. Of these 30 kinds of snakes only three are poisonous and dangerous to people and domestic animals. We also have included one species of poisonous snake that does NOT live in Ohio, the Water Moccasin. We added the Water Moccasin to our list for this program because a great many people think that it does live in Ohio.

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  • What’s the Point

    Identifying flint artifacts

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  • World Book Early World of Learning

    The premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, Early World of Learning offers rich resources designed for easy integration into the classroom curriculum.

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  • World Book Kids 

    Intended for grades K-8, World Book Kids is a fun and interactive way to introduce younger students to the world of online learning. Searching is simple and can be done by keyword or by choosing a general subject that breaks down into specific topics. The encyclopedia also provides images, diagrams, maps and activities tied to national curriculum standards.

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