Educational Resources

Check out these amazing websites for homework help, research projects, and more! 

BBC Romans

Learn about Ancient Roman life, famous Romans, and the Roman Army. Take quizzes to test your knowledge. Games are for UK residents only.

BBC Ancient Greece

Learn about Ancient Greece buildings, festivals, and pottery. Take quizzes to test your knowledge. Games are for UK residents only.

National Geographic for Kids

Fascinating animal fact sheets, videos, and games. Includes Weird but True video shorts!

Animal Fact Guide

Animal facts, quizzes, and an up-to-date wildlife blog! Printable animal coloring pages, mazes, and word searches.

Kids Health

Take a tour of the human body and learn about feelings, mental health, and more. “Icky” Q&As and health articles.


News and content about the environment and climate change.

Time for Kids

Read articles on animals, history, cultural events, science, and current events. Many articles available as a Spanish translation or as a read aloud.

Fact Monster

Learn facts about the world, the US, science, religion, language arts, and math. A large variety of educational games.

NASA for Kids and Students

Learn about space and aeronautics, explore animated storybooks, play NASA games, and print activity pages.

Ben’s Guide to the US Government

Have Benjamin Franklin guide you through learning adventures all about the U.S. Government.

Unite for Literacy

Free nonfiction e-books for preschool and elementary-aged children. Available in many different languages.

Storyline Online

Stream videos of actors and celebrities reading picture books alongside creatively produced illustrations.

researchIT CT

researchIT CT is the Connecticut State Library’s free research engine for use by libraries, schools, faculty, students, and residents throughout the state. For easier use, the search interface and databases have been curated for Elementary School students. 

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