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Recipes and cultural background of US regional food and traditions.
Thousands of detailed international maps (countries, regions, states, etc.), as well as topographic maps, climate maps, and more.
A large-scale encyclopedia of US state and country information. Topics include history, geography, demographics, education, food and recipes, government, crime, maps, media outlets, symbols, sports, and more.
Information about the culture, language, history, food, religion, and much more, for 175 countries.
Helps students learn math, science, and engineering through bite-sized, interactive learning experiences. Covers algebra, geometry, number theory, logic, science and computing concepts.
Our educator's access to Brilliant.org is for users under 18 years old, upon parental/guardian request. Parents/guardians can request an account for their child HERE.Arlington Heights cardholders only
Articles from magazines, newspapers and reference sources to help students with projects and exploring their own interests.
Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc.
Pro/con articles on major issues: gun control, drug legalization, immigration, etc. Especially useful for debate preparation, gaining context for election issues, etc.
Reference books, magazine/journal articles and multimedia focusing on U.S. and world history.
Includes plot summaries, critical essays, reviews and author biographies/interviews, as well as thousands of full-text poems and short stories.
LOTE (Languages Other Than English) is collection of hundreds of children's read-alongs from around the world, presented in both their original languages and English. Also try the new LOTE4Kids app for Android/iOS.
Search popular middle school magazines, reference e-books, and thousands of primary source documents and videos.
Full-text issues of National Geographic (1880-present) and National Geographic Traveler (2010-present). Hundreds of maps, videos and images.
Pictures, books and magazine articles about animals, science, history, cultures, the environment and more.
Simple articles for young readers. Special sections on Animals, Biography, Science and Social Studies.
Note: PebbleGo will be discontinued after 1/29/2024. Please use Britannica Library for Children, National Geographic Kids, Gale in Context: Elementary, BookFlix, TumbleBook Library and ABCMouse for similar content.
Prep/practice tests for GED, ACT, GRE, GMAT, SAT, AP, job-related tests, TOEFL, citizenship and more. Search for colleges/scholarships or use the online resume builder and career exploration tools. Full list of tests & courses.
Provides rich pro/con content to help assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.
Online tool offering unlimited access to award-winning activities and printable skills sheets, lesson plans, clip art, games, and other resources for teaching kids grades Pre-K to 8.
Live tutors online to help with math, science, English, social studies etc., as well as standardized tests (ACT, SAT, GRE, etc.) and career help (1-on-1 resume reviews, etc.). Also features on-demand practice tests. learning materials and video tutorials from The Princeton Review. IOS & Android Apps available.