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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.



BrainPOP ESL

Videos, activities and games designed for designed for all English Language Learners.







Britannica Middle

Find fast answers and homework help. Explore videos and articles on famous people and places. Discover maps, photos, and illustrations for school projects.



Britannica School

General reference resource for multiple age groups.



CyberSmarts

A unique collection of five Interactive eBooks, gives students grades 3-6 hands-on experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment.



Encyclopedia Americana

General reference resource that serves the needs of high schools students through adult.



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.



Gale Databases

Gale resource portal.



Gale in Context: Middle School

Created for middle-schoolers, Research in Context combines Gale reference content with age-appropriate videos, periodicals, primary sources, and more



Gale OneFile: Informe Académico

Spanish interface provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals both from and about Latin America.



Gale OneFile: News

This full-text newspaper database has several New York Newspapers including the New York Times from 1995 on, and over 1,000 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers.



Gale PowerSearch

Search newspapers, business journals and health journals.



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.



Scholastic Go

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



ScienceFlix

Engaging videos to build background knowledge and introduce the topic and key vocabulary.



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.



Teen CyberSmarts

Interactive eBooks for grades 7-12 will simulate a real-life Internet experience within the safety of an instructional, guided, and fun platform.



TrueFlix

Scholastic ebooks and more.



World Book Discover

Reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, learning and life skills activities, research tools, multimedia, and interactive video on curriculum-related topics and subjects.