Educational Resources for Teens
For Middle & High School Students
Funded by LiLI
- Explora Secondary: discover reliable information on thousands of topics covering a wide range of subjects including art & music, literature, language arts, geography, history, social studies, world cultures & languages, science, technology, engineering, mathematics, health, and sports.
- LearningExpress Library: Offers practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.
- Refdesk: Aims to index, review, and publish quality, credible information-based websites and to assist readers in navigating and extracting needed data from these sites.
- Scout: Users must be 13 years or older. Provides you with short videos and more for every school subject.W
- Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Read this world-renown reference of all things in the animal kingdom. There are lots of color illustrations and thorough treatment of each subject.
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- UXL Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes: This resource provides detailed studies of tribes from all over the United States and Canada, including small tribes and some that no longer exist.
- UXL Encyclopedia of Science: This alphabetically organized set opens up the entire world of science in clear, nontechnical language.
- UXL Encyclopedia of Weather and Natural Disasters: This is an introduction for students into the topic of weather and natural disasters.
- UXL Encyclopedia of World Mythology: Entry topics include gods and goddesses, heroes and other key characters, motifs and global themes, major myths, and national or cultural mythologies.