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Woodside Elementary School Library: Research Tools

Free Kid-Safe Search Engines

Click on any of the student-friendly, safe search engines below if you are looking for more information for your research.

Kidtopia                     Teach the Children Well                       Ducksters                       Fact Monster                         KidRex

National Geographic Kids


Watch a tutorial video (5:40) about this resource.

Earth Day link.


Database vs. Website

Primary vs. Secondary Sources



Wonderopolis is a FREE, informational site that helps kids ask and answer interesting questions about the world.

Watch this short (2:22) video Ready, Set, Wonderopolis.


Content Area:  ALL content areas 

Evaluating and Choosing Sources

Choosing a Research Topic/ Question

Evaluating Websites