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Best for Grades 6-12, find interesting talks from inspiring people throughout the world on Ted.com. These are people with something to say that will open your mind and encourage new perspective.
www.ted.com/talks

Best for Grades 6-12, PBS Video has interesting and topical information for several different subjects. See relevant news articles, science videos, and media about the hottest topics, all with a reliably perspective.
www.pbs.org/

Best for Grades 6-12, Khan Academy has a range of topics and quizzes to learn about.
There are videos about almost every topic.
www.khanacademy.org


JURN is a database of open access journal articles for all subjects. It has the look of a search engine, 
but it accesses materials that are more scholarly for research papers. Best for Grades 10-12.
www.jurn.org

Another great source of videos, this channel includes short videos from multiple disciplines. It is best for Grades 6-12.
http://www.smithsonianchannel.com/videos

World Wide Science is a database of other databases, offering a search engine for free open access journals from across the world.
http://worldwidescience.org/


This YouTube channel has videos from space, with astronauts that answer questions and demonstrate everyday life on the station.
www.youtube.com/user/spacelab

Explore awesome projects from around the world, as well as Google’s most interesting science info, at this site.
www.googlesciencefair.com

Find a brief history of world relations with the US Dept of State notes on specific countries.
Recommended by the Model UN as a resource.
www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/


Get fast facts about every country in the world with the CIA World Factbook. Includes all types of demographic and state information about every country.
www.cia.gov/

Best for Grades 6-12, Creative Commons is the BEST place to search for images without fear.
This site brings images from everywhere that are not copyrighted, ones that you can use and cite with some freedom
http://search.creativecommons.org

Explore the data of the world with interactive charts and visualizations. Gapminder was started by statistician Hans Rosling, and it includes real data shown in different ways.
www.gapminder.org/


My online reading enhance the children’s reading habit. They are linked many more sites which gives the children a plenty of choice of books in their interest.
www.myonlinereading.com/

We Give Books is a new digital initiative that enables anyone with access to the Internet to put books in the hands of children who don’t have them, simply by reading online.
www.wegivebooks.org/about


Oxford Owl is an award-winning website to help support your children’s learning, both at home and at school. Find tablet-friendly eBooks, inspiring school improvement and teaching support – and look out for new content being added all the time!
www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-school/ebook-collection


There’s a fantastic selection of Horrid Henry stories available on audio, all brought to life by the wonderful Miranda Richardson.
www.horridhenry.co.uk


This online book library has a huge range of books to support the world’s children in becoming effective members of the global community – who exhibit tolerance and respect for diverse cultures, languages and ideas
http://en.childrenslibrary.org/

Big Universe empowers teachers and engages students in grades PK-12 by leveraging technology to improve literacy and performance in all subject areas.
www.biguniverse.com/readkidsbooks

Free Kids Books is a growing library of unique children’s books and literary resources available for download in a user friendly pdf format.
http://freekidsbooks.org/