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Amazing Animals

Amazing Animals of the World is like a virtual trip to the zoo with engaging and interactive information on over 1,200 animals. This resource is perfect for the younger students in grades 1 to 4.



America the Beautiful

A unique fact-filled, interest-driven research tool for learning more on the United States, noted Americans and U.S. history. America the Beautiful is an excellent resource for students in grade 4 and above.



Ancient Civs Aztec

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs China

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Egypt

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Greece

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Inca

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs India

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Maya

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Mesopotamia

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



Ancient Civs Rome

Examining major aspects of each ancient culture, such as its government, its economy, and its religious practices.



BookFlix

Online literacy resource that pairs classic fictional video storybooks from Weston Woods with related non-fiction ebooks from Scholastic.



BrainPOP

Videos, activities and games covering: science, social studies, english, math, engineering & tech, health, arts and music.



BrainPop Espanol

Videos, actividades y juegos que abarcan: ciencias, estudios sociales, Inglés, matemáticas, ingeniería y tecnología, salud, artes y música.



BrainPop Francais

Online animation films, real teaching tools, grouped into the categories: Sciences, Human body, Techno & Engineering, Social Sciences / History-Geo-Civic Education, Art and Music, Math and French.



BrainPOP Junior

Videos, activities and games covering: science, social studies, english, math, engineering & tech, health, arts and music.



Britannica Elementary

Look for people, places, and things. Watch and learn with videos and animations. Have fun with games and activities.



FreedomFlix

Grades 6-9 FreedomFlix includes: Dynamic e-books with embedded popups and a read-aloud option-engaging videos that build on the “living history” theme-related content that provides opportunities for further research.



Grolier Encyclopedia

Quick reference with media for middle school and higher.



Lands and People

Provides the most up-to-date information on countries, cultures and current events for students in grade 6 and above.



Mackin Via

A collection of Mackin Ebooks available from the GVEP Media Library.



New York State Newspapers

A subset of Gale OneFile: News, this database includes articles from newspapers from around New York State including: Glens Falls Post-Star, New York Times, New York Post, Buffalo News, and Newsday.



PK Earth and Space

Inspires elementary and middle school learners about key earth and space science topics including earth cycles, ecosystems and biomes, energy and matter, landforms, maps, natural disasters, rocks and minerals, environmental issues, the scientific method, space, water, and weather and climate.



PK Life Science

Inspires elementary and middle school learners about key life science topics including animals; classification; endangered and extinct species; food chains and food webs; green living; habitats and ecosystems; the human body; life cycles; plants; and survival and adaptation.



PK Physical Science

Informs and inspires learners about key physical science topics including atoms and molecules; elements and the periodic table; energy and matter; force and motion; and temperature and measurement.



Scholastic Go

Information from all subject areas including Grolier Encyclopedias, Amazing Animals and America the Beautiful.



Soundzabound

Soundzabound royalty free music.



Spotlight on American Colonies

Explore what life was like as the American colonies started and grew, including where colonists lived, whom they traded with, and how they survived. Learn about important figures and industries in colonial history, as well as the many struggles colonists faced.



Spotlight on American History

Explore the extraordinary history of the United States and the people, places, and events that helped shape our young nation. Discover the causes and significance of key events in American history and the beginnings of our government.



Spotlight on Kids Can Code

How can we use computational thinking in everyday life? Learn to create apps, games, and animations, too while learning concepts like algorithms, Boolean logic, and conditionals.



Spotlight on NY

A well-researched overview of the Empire State, including its geography, history, and industries.



The New Book of Knowledge

Grolier's New Book of Knowledge encyclopedia.



TrueFlix

Scholastic ebooks and more.



World Book Activity Corner

Search thousands of hand-picked activities for classroom projects and after-school programs.





World Book Kids

Online general general resource developed especially for young students.



World Book Student

Elementary and middle school general reference resource.