Databases for Student Research
The West Allis Public Library subscribes to several online reference databases for school age children to serve their research needs. Reference databases can be accessed by topic via County Cat or using the links below!
Explora for Educators
Explora for Educators provides lesson plans, curriculum standards, and other professional development resources for educators. This resource highlights content relevant to K-12 teachers, includes information on state curriculum standards and provides easy access to lesson plans from Eric and other resources
Explora for Elementary Schools
Explora for Elementary Schools is EBSCO's new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed specifically for its users, the interface supports student research and classroom instruction.
Explora for Middle and High Schools
Explora for Middle and High Schools is EBSCO's new interface for schools and public libraries. Designed specifically for its users, the interface supports student research and classroom instruction.
Encyclopaedia Britannica School Edition K-12
Encyclopaedia Britannica School Edition K-12 can be used to search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and websites.
LearningExpress provides a completely interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help students of all ages.
Worldbook Online is the classic encyclopedia featuring current events, monthly features, and multimedia.
- Association for Library Service to Children's Notable Children's Digital Media
- Animal Diversity Web
- Energy Kids - U.S. Energy Information Administration
- Fact Monster
- Natural History Museum - Ology! Website for Kids
- Children's Poetry Archive
- SciJinks - Science fun with NOAA
- NASA for students
- Wisconsin Historical Society
- World Book