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BrainFuse Help Now
(Grade K-College) On demand, one-to-one live tutoring. Type your question into the online classroom to receive live homework assistance from a Brainfuse tutor. Available to full service and homework help library cardholders.

Resources to prepare you for the ACT. 

College Board: SAT
Resources to prepare you for the SAT. 

Free DMV practice tests.

FSA Portal
The FSA Portal helps students learn about and practice the skills tested on the Florida Standards Assessment. 

Open Verse
Find images and other media that are licensed for sharing.

A keyword search engine that prioritizes user privacy.

A keyword search engine. 

Wolfram Alpha
An engine that computes answers based on your search terms. 

The Planetary Society
(Grades 6 & up) Learn about planets, space exploration and more.

Volcano World
(Grades 4 & up) Information about volcanoes around the world.

Britannica Online
(Grades 3 & up) The online edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica.

DK Find Out!

(Grades 2-5) Learn about dinosaurs, space, animals, nature & more. Fun learning activities for kids with videos, quizzes & galleries.

Gale in Context: Middle School
(Grades 6-8) Reference content with videos, newspapers, magazine articles, primary sources, and more, for middle school students.

Gale OneFile: High School Edition
(Grades 6-12) Authoritative digital content for middle- and high-school students to use for classroom assignments. Learners can research magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books covering a range of subjects—from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

Kids InfoBits
(Grades K-5) Age-appropriate, authoritative content covering educational topics such as art, people, geography, technology, literature, and social studies for elementary students. 

Library of Congress
(Grades 6 & up) Resources about a broad range of topics and numerous historical primary sources.

Khan Academy: Math
(All ages) Watch videos and practice your skills for almost any math subject.

Online Quizzes
(Elementary) Quizzes for addition, subtraction, multiplication (0-15), division and word problems.

(Grades 4 & up) This site from Discovery.com explains math problems from pre-algebra to calculus.

Multimedia Math Glossary
(Grades 1-6) This site gives a visual and written definition of math terms.

ALA: Best Fiction for Young Adults
(Grades 6 & up) An annual list of the most outstanding YA fiction.

Miss Humblebee's Academy
(Ages 3-6) Lessons and activities in Language, Art, Music and more. 

(Grades K & up) Book reviews, genre lists and Lexile and Accelerated Reader ratings.

(Grades 6 and up) Poems and articles about poets and poetry.

Purdue Online Writing Lab
(Grades 6 & up) Numerous writing resources, including an MLA, APA, and Chicago citation and style guides.

(Grades 6 & up) Study guides on a variety of topics and tests.

Countries of the World 
(Grades 4 & up) 

(grades 4 & up) Geography quizzes.

American Archive of Public Broadcasting
(Grades 6 & up) A collaboration between the Library of Congress and WGBH in Boston, with audio and video from decades of public radio and television. 

Central Florida Memory 
(Grades 5 & up)

Digital Public Library of America
(Grades 6 & up) Primary and secondary sources provided by partners from numerous museums, libraries, universities, and other institutions.

Smithsonian: American Social and Cultural History
(Grades 5 & up)

Animal Diversity Web 
(Grades 4 & up) University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, pictures and information about animals.

National Aquarium Animal Index
(Grades 2 & up) Detailed photos and information for many aquatic animals.

Oakland Zoo: Meet the Animals
(Grades 2 & up) Detailed photos and information for many animals.

Associated Press
(Grades 8 & up)

CBS News
(Grades 8 & up)

New York Times: The Learning Network
(Grades 7 & up)

Scholastic News: Kids Press Corps
(Grades 4-9)

TIME for Kids
(Grades K-6) 

(Grades 4 & up)