Use Image Quest for more than two million images which may be used in assignments, activities, projects and other non-commercial educational uses.
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Search for people in articles and books, based on personal facts such as name, birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, and gender.
Use Culture Grams to find maps and information on the peoples and cultures of over 185 countries, the provinces and territories of Canada, and all 50 states in the U.S.
Find articles, pictures, and videos about animals, arts, language, places, plants, science & math, social studies, sports, and religions. Even tour the USA or compare countries!
Access audio/video clips, pictures, maps, books, news, and more on homework topics common to middle and high school students.
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Research the impact of philanthropy around the world today with this interactive mapping tool.
Search for information on any topic. Learn how to do research, write citations, and even create an account to keep track of your research.
Dig into study units covering over 500 historical topics on global history from ancient times to the present day.
Chart the growth and development of cities and towns in Washington with fire insurance maps (including Sanborn maps), plat books, real estate atlases, and other historical maps. Use the information to supplement your historical or genealogical research.
Chart the growth and development of cities and towns in Washington with maps originally created for fire insurance purposes, dating 1867-1970. Use the information to supplement your historical or genealogical research.
Browse articles, explore topics, and find images. All the National Geographic resources are at your command, without the big stacks of yellow magazines.
Find articles, games, science projects, interactive tools, and activities covering a variety of subjects for elementary and middle-school students.
Research using local historical books, documents, city directories, maps, and more.