Fifth Grade or Older Students
- Academic Search FullTEXT Premier - provides full text journal coverage for nearly all academic areas of study - including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies
- An Electronic Zoo - links to real and fictional animal sites
- All About Nature: Biomes - Habitat
- Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
- Black History - Encyclopedia Britannica’s Guide to Black History contains a timeline, different eras in black history, articles, and related links.
- The Book Shelf - children's books recommendation page
- CIA World Factbook
- College For Texans - resources to help students and families prepare for college
- EBSCO Encyclopedia of Animals - includes information about the nature and habitat of familar animals
- FactsforLearning - see description of this resource above under "Sites for elementary students"
- FactsforLearning (Remote Access) - By using your patron barcode number, you can now access FactsforLearning from home. Ask a librarian for assistance.
- Fifty States - site with information and links on the fifty states for fifth grade and up.
- Fooling with Words by Bill Moyers - site for high school students on poetry
- Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia - for students and adults alike, the Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia database indexes over 25,000 records. Full text for each record may be easily accessed by double clicking on the topic from the display. This database is updated annually.
- Holocaust - includes a glossary of the Holocaust, online books, and the 36 most frequently asked questions about that time period.
- Homework Help (Ask Jeeves Kids) - type in a specific question for homework help
- Homework Help II (Yahooligans) - type in a question for homework help
- KidsClick! - web search for kids by librarians
- Kid's Health - information about children pre-birth through adolescence, with content-appropriate material for kids
- TeenHealth FX - provides frank, authoritative answers to teens' questions. Archives of previously asked questions and answers. Users remain anonymous.
- MasterFILE Premier - offers information on a broad variety of subjects, including general interest, multi-cultural, business, and much more
- MAS FullTEXT Ultra: School Edition - covers general reference, business, consumer health, general health, general science and multi-cultural titles
- NetState: Texas - learn all about the state's symbols, historic people, and even some current events
- Representative Poetry Online - extensive site on poets, poetic language, literary criticism, and poems for high school and above
- Science Projects - ideas on projects and how to display them
- Science Buddies - This site provides a wizard to guide you toward a science fair topic that interests you.
- Science Fair Projects - from astronomy to zoology, you can search a database of 500 science fair ideas for all levels
- Teen Wire from Planned Parenthood
- Texas Treasures - an online exhibit of historical artifacts and documents and other historical stuff from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission
- Time Cap - This site offers headlines, events, popular culture, prices and much more for a certain date and/or time period in history.
- Visual Interpretation of the Table of Elements - site describes each of the chemical elements in great detail with the use of animation and graphics
- Women Adventurers - highlights 22 women adventurers of the past and present
- Wired Learning in the Classroom and Library - an educational website from SBC