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Animals

Lincoln Park Zoo: Animals

National Geographic Kids

National Wildlife Federation: Kids

Biography

A&E Biography

Biographical Dictionary

List of Famous Illinoisians

White House: U.S. Presidents

Countries & States

CIA: The World Factbook

Creativity

Booktrack Classroom

Canva – Create a Design

Code.org

Do It Yourself

My Storybook

Storyboard That

Encyclopedias & Databases

Catalog of Art Museum Images Online (CAMIO)
For use inside the library only

Chicago Tribune – Current, please see PressReader for today’s newspaper and 2 days of back issues. PressReader also contains other national and international newspapers.

Chicago Tribune – Historical
Access this newspaper archive from home with your Lincolnwood library card. User guide

Encyclopedia Britannica
The comprehensive articles in this trusted source (online only since 2012) are now enhanced by multimedia. Levels designed just for children and young adults contain age-appropriate information. Access this database from home with your Lincolnwood library card. User guide

Explora
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MasterFILE Premier — Magazines
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Health & Science

KidsHealth

Molecular Workbench

PhET Interactive Math and Science Simulations

Science Buddies: Topic Selection

Try Science

Languages

International Children’s Digital Library

Pronunciator
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Online Safety

FBI – Kids Safety

Webonauts Internet Academy

Recommended Educational Games

BrainPop Jr.

FunBrain

Highlights Kids

National Geographic Kids

Ology from the Museum of Natural History

PBS Kids

Scholastic 

Social Studies & History

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government

Explore Chicago Collections

Google Cultural Institute

Kids.Gov Social Studies

Kids Against Bullying

RACE: Are We So Different?

SoJust: A Primary Source History of Social Justice

U.S. State Facts

White House: U.S. Presidents

What Was There?