Library/Media Center Links
Digital Citizenship, Media Literacy & Internet Safety
Media Literacy is the ability to access, interpret, evaluate and communicate information delivered in a variety of medium formats. Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy provides resources to help young people develop critical thinking skills and to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens.
Detailed biography database for upper elementary students. Password protected when at home, see your media specialist for assistance.
A great site with detailed information about famous Ohioans.
A fun, interactive site for the popular Who Was? book series.
Coding tutorials, games, printable and challenges for beginners and those who know some coding.
K-2 friendly web and app-based coding site.
Free programming resource and online community from MIT. You can use tutorial or create on your own.
3D Designs, electronics and coding
Math games, flashcards and a homework helper.
Kindergarten through eighth-grade math problems.
This site will help you do many different kinds of unit conversions.
A fun counting game from the commercial site Primary Games.
A variety of math games and video clips.
Explore the world of reading.
A fun way to learn to read while learning about art, music, poetry and more.
Actors and actresses read books aloud to the viewer. Activity sheets that go along with the books may be printed.
Research resources for students in grades K-5. Includes online encyclopedias World Book Kids (grades K-2) and World Book Student (grades 3-5)
Enchanted Learning produces K-12 educational material covering a wide range of topics including science, geography, math, culture and more.
An excellent online animal encyclopedia from the University of Michigan with a challenging reading level. Type your animal's name in the search box.
Information on over 200 North American animals.
The Wildlife Library has information on many animals.
The newest, cutest animals from the world’s zoos and aquariums
Conservation of Resources & Recycling
From the Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources.
Another excellent site from the U.S. EPA with activities and games.
Science sites that support Ohio's science standards
Science games and activities featuring Ms. Frizzle and her students, from Scholastic.
Great resource for hands on activities and lessons!
Hands-on Science Resources for Home and School
From Enchanted Learning
From the University of Illinois Extension
A commercial site with color photographs of the world's landforms.
Life Science - Biomes
From Enchanted Learning
Biomes of the world from the Missouri Botanical Garden.
Life Science - Plants
An excellent site from the Missouri Botanical Garden.
From the Missouri Botanical Garden.
An interactive site from the University of Illinois.
A dichotomous key that will help you identify trees.
This interesting site helps identify 30 kinds of snakes found in Ohio. Includes myths and truths about snakes.
Based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation.
An excellent site created by the Library of Congress.
Click on "index" to see the list of eyewitness accounts from many different time periods.
Elections and Government
Election focused resource to help kids understand presidential elections.
A U.S. Government website for children.
An excellent site that was developed with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Brief biographical information about some explorers.
A terrific commercial site from Scholastic. Read and hear the true stories of both recent and past immigrants.
Maps & Geography
Games, puzzles and other geography printables.
This web site links to All About the United States. Sometimes the Mac versions will not automatically pop up. Look at the top of the window and find "Mac Users - If games are not working, click here."
This web site links to world Geography Games. Sometimes the Mac version will not automatically pop up. Look at the top of the window and find "Mac Users - If games are not working, click here."
An online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society covering Ohio's natural, prehistory and history.
Learn about programming and exhibits at the Ohio History Center.
An online collection of primary sources about Ohio History.
An interactive site about Ohio's prehistoric people and their flint artifacts.
Symbols of the United States
A commercial site with an online quiz.
Printables and games related to United States symbols.