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Databases and Resources Available Through BOCES: Elementary Schools


PebbleGo (K-5)- Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies

Animals -  Range Maps, Print and label animal parts downloadable, Includes articles on animal classification, behavior and habitat

Science-  Two videos for most articles, Correlated to Next Generation Science Standards and STEM needs. Covers life, Earth physical and space sciences plus technology and engineering!

Biographies - Timeline for every subject, Includes articles on all U.S. Presidents, Subjects cross referenced in multiple categories including: inventors, explorers, presidents, African Americans, Hispanic Americans and women

Social Studies - 150 articles introduce students to the world around them, 12 different categories including: Long Ago and Today, Families and Maps 


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Encyclopedia Britannica- ImageQuest Online

Britannica ImageQuestBritannica ImageQuest brings lesson plans, assignments, and projects to life with over three million images from 62 leading collections…and growing!

The Bridgeman Art Gallery, Getty Images, the Science Photo Library, Ingram Publishing, the National Geographic Society, and other trusted image sources have joined with Britannica to provide the best and broadest offering of curriculum-relevant imagery and clip art materials (infographics, signs and symbols, graphic concepts, and cool vector illustrations), all rights-cleared for educational, non-commercial use. Also available in Arabic, French, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish, and Welsh!

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Lincoln Library- FacCite (3-9)

FactCiteFactCite Give students 24/7 access to Lincoln Library Press resources throughout your school or from home with FactCite: The Lincoln Library Online! Thousands of pages of content—including articles, illustrations, primary source documents, and online quizzes–with unlimited access from computers, tablets, and smartphones, anywhere with an Internet connection! American History -More than 6,000 illustrated articles of people, places, and events in American history. Biography for Beginners -Illustrated biographies written especially for beginning and striving readers. Greek & Roman Mythology -500 articles on Greek and Roman mythological figures with more than 300 illustrations. U.S. & World Biography - 10,000 biographies of famous people from around the world. More than 2,000 illustrations.

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