Homework Help

General

These websites cover a whole range of topics!
Explora
Explora is a website where you can learn about different places all over the world, famous people, animals, history, science topics, and more! If you’ve got a big school project, this is a great place to start. You need your library card number and password to view Explora.
World Book Kids
World Book Kids is just like the classic encyclopedia…but even better! You can learn about all kinds of topics, find ideas for science projects, use the kid-friendly dictionary, and even play games! You need your Demarest library card number to use World Book Kids.
Khan Academy
Khan Academy offers free practice exercise and instructional videos on a variety of subjects. With a focus on math and science from kindergarten all the way up to high school, Khan Academy also offers free lessons on grammar, history, and music.
4kids.org
Get weekly reviews of safe, fun, educational websites for kids.
kidsites
Reviews of the best fun and educational sites for kids on the web.

Book Reports

Trying to find a book for your book report? NoveList is a special search engine just for books! You’ll need your Demarest library card number to use it.
Create a First-Rate Book Report
Scholastic.com
Figuring out where to start? Here’s a guide to help you make your best book report ever.

Early Literacy & Foreign Language Learning

Kids Spell
A free and fun way to improve kids’ spelling and retention
Play & Learn
Play games to practice learning English, Spanish, French, or German.
Read.gov
With book lists, stories, and games, discover new worlds through reading from the Library of Congress!

Math

CoolMath4Kids
Get lessons, test yourself with quizzes, or play math games for elementary-school level math.
Discovery Education
Discovery Education’s math section demonstrates methods for understanding all kinds of math concepts. Get help from kindergarten all the way up to eighth grade!

Science

Discovery Kids
Explore science, animals, dinosuars, space, and more through games, videos, and articles.
National Geographic Kids
Get help with animal facts and experiment ideas, plus advice on researching, writing, and presenting your project!
NIEH Kids
Find information about how science works, the environment, and your health. There are games and activities too!
Everyday Mysteries
Find the answers to science’s most interesting questions through this Library of Congress site.
Ology
“Ology” means “the study of”. Explore the studies of all kinds of scientific topics on this website through articles, videos, games, and activities.
Science Buddies
Find the perfect science fair idea! You’ll also find a guide to doing a great job on your project and even information about careers in science.

Social Studies

BBC Primary History
Explore history from the Ancient Greeks to World War II through this fun, interactive website designed by the BBC just for kids.
Ben's Guide to Government
Learn all about the US government and its founding with learning adventures designed for lower and upper elementary school kids.
Colonial Williamsburg's Kids Zone
Learn about life in colonial America through interactive activities sponsored by Colonial Williamsburg.
America's Story
Discover stories about America’s past tailored for kids from the Library of Congress
Dogo News
Find current event articles appropriate for kids from kindergarten up through eighth grade. These articles are specially aligned to Common Core standards.
Here, There, Everywhere for Kids
These news articles are all written for kids, and sometimes by kids! They cover a wide range of topics and complexity levels, so there’s something for everyone.