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16 Great Research Websites for Kids

Posted by on February 8, 2011

Quick, safe spots to send your students for research:

  1. All-around research site libraryspot.comLibrary Spot
  2. Dictionary www.dictionary.com
  3. Edutainment site—requires subscription www.brainpop.com/
  4. General info research www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html
  5. Internet research sites for kids http://ivyjoy.com/rayne/kidssearch.html
  6. Kids search engine for the internet kids.yahoo.com
  7. Math, reading, arcade edutainment www.funbrain.com
  8. National Geographic for kids kids.nationalgeographic.com/
  9. Nova video programs www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/programs.html
  10. Research for kids www.factmonster.com/
  11. Research—by grade level www.iknowthat.com/com/L3?Area=LabelMaps
  12. Research—chapters on subjects http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/
  13. Research—history http://www.infoplease.com/yearbyyear.html
  14. School Tube—learning videos from YouTube. Organized by topics http://sqooltube.com/
  15. Thesaurus—a great one www.thesaurus.com
  16. World Book Online (subscription required) www.worldbookonline.com/kids

5 Lesson Plans to teach researching in the classroom

updated 4-13-16

6 Responses to 16 Great Research Websites for Kids

  1. Alexandria

    Check out http://mrnussbaum.com/ this is a great website I use for projects in my Elementray school technology classroom.

  2. Wanda

    Gr 5 have a task, to show with a bar graph the positive or negative effect music have on students studying for a test .Please help this mother is hands in the hair.

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