Trustworthy Research Sources

How to research:

  1. Choose a Topic
  2. Ask Meaningful Questions
  3. Plan Your Search
  4. Organize & Take Notes
  5. Cite Your Sources
Library Catalog (Destiny Discover)

Find a NON-FICTION book on your topic. The call # starts with a number (000-999) or B for biography.


  • 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 more


PebbleGo (Grades K-3)
Animals / Dinosaurs / Science / Biographies / Social Studies

PebbleGo NEXT

PebbleGo Next (Grades 3-4)
States / Social Studies / Science / American Indians / Biographies

DK Find Out

Go to DK Find Out! to learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature & more.

National Geographic Kids

Go to National Geographic Kids to learn about animals and places.


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

America's Story

Time for Kids

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


Visit StudySC to find information about South Carolina's culture, history, geography, government, and people.

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