Trustworthy Research Sites

Be sure to CITE where your information comes from!


GALILEO is a great place to begin your research.

PASSWORD: refined


Search multiple databases using DISCUS Kids SmartSearch. Or search directly on Britannica Elementary, Kids InfoBits, Explora, CultureGrams, Animal Kingdom, Biography in Context, and BrainPOP Jr. The current DISCUS username and password may be required for home use.

World Book

Search World Book Kids (K-2) or World Book Student (3-4) to find information on a variety of topics! Pictures, maps, and a dictionary are included. A username and password is required.


KidsClick! is a search engine designed for kids by librarians.


Visit Wonderopolis to explore "wonders" that other kids are curious about.

America's Story

Visit America's Story to meet amazing Americans, jump back in time to learn about American history, and explore the states! is the official kids' portal for the U.S. government. Find information on jobs, money, government, safety, social studies, and more!

Time for Kids

Time for Kids has current events news articles on a variety of topics.

Georgia Encyclopedia

Georgia Encyclopedia is a great resource full of facts about Georgia.