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All Science Fair Projects

Find ideas for elementary, middle, and high school leve science projects. Search by topic.

Britannica Online Public Library Edition
Reference information for all grade levels, from pre-kindergarten through university. The database includes the complete text of four encyclopedias: Encyclopedia Britannica, the Britannica Concise Encyclopedia, Compton’s by Britannica®, and Britannica Elementary Encyclopedia. It also contains Merriam Webster dictionaries, Gateway to the Classics, Discover America, Important People, and Big Events, a world atlas, timelines, video and audio clips, a student center that offers help on research papers, book reviews, and magazine articles.

Get information about any country in the world. Find out about the country's government, trade, environment, population, current events, and geography. You can find maps too!

Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

This is an online encyclopedia that you can use to research any person, place, or thing you want to know more about.

How Stuff Works

Unlock the mystery about how things work. Find explanations for things related to science, home, health, money, travel, and people.

A fun way to find information from encyclopedias, magazine articles, and reference books.

Middle Search Plus  
Find information in more than 140 popular magazines for middle school students. There are also thousands of biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, photos, maps and flags.

Nashua Telegraph Online
Find full-text articles from the Nashua Telegraph, from July 28th, 1998 to the current issue. These articles include news, obituaries, editorials, announcements, and sports.

Novelist K-8 Plus

If you're looking for a suggestion of a good book to read, use Novelist K–8. You can look up authors, books, plots, and book series.

Primary Search  
Find information in more than 70 popular magazines for elementary school students

Proquest News  

Here's another good place for newspaper articles, including the the Boston Globe from 1980 to the present, the New York Times from 6/1/1980 to the present, and the Washington Post from 1987 to the present.


This is a fun, colorful way for you to find encyclopedias, pictures, magazine and newspaper articles, and a dictionary. It has a tutorial to help you learn how to use it, and a special Fun Facts section too.

Tumble Book Library

An online library of interactive picture books and chapter books that can be used on a computer or iPad. This is a great way to learn to read and build your vocabulary.