Research Resources

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Research Tutorials

These VERY SHORT videos will take you through the research process step-by-step.

1. Brainstorming 2. Planning 3. Researching 4. Writing 5. Revising

CES library

CES Library Catalog

Start with your very own library. Maybe we have the perfect book on the subject you need! Explore the Library catalog!

SC Discus Kids

Britannica Elementary - encyclopedia articles

Kids InfoBits - magazine and news articles

Animal Kingdom-animals and their habitats

Biography in Context- real people

CultureGrams- states and countries

BrainPop Jr. - informational videos

and so much more!

PebbleGo K-3

PebbleGo is a curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students. Packed with informational articles, ready-made activities, and literacy supports for students of all abilities, it boosts engagement and fosters independent learning in core subject areas.

PebbleGo Next Grades 3-6

PebbleGo Next covers content appropriate to grades 3-6 curriculum content at a reading level geared to those students.

DK Find Out

DKfindout! allows your child to search, learn, and explore information on a safe and secure site. Perfect for help with homework, DK’s clear, reliable, and highly visual content covers all curriculum subjects and more! There are quizzes, videos and animations.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids is a treasure trove of educational information. Parents can use the games, videos, and other resources to teach kids about animals, other countries, science, and related topics.


A place where natural curiosity and imagination lead to exploration and discovery in learners of all ages. Each day, we pose an intriguing question—the Wonder of the Day®—and explore it in a variety of ways.

America's Stories

Explore U.S. history using primary sources from the Library of Congress. Kids can discover America s Story, meet amazing Americans, explore the states.

Study SC

Created by the South Carolina State Library, StudySC is arranged by grade level and subject area, and it meets South Carolina-specific curriculum standards. Whether students are looking for artist biographies or Native American tribes and Civil War timelines, they can find the information they need quickly.