Galileo Search a
gazillion resources in magazines, newspapers, encyclopedia articles
as well as book chapters, primary source documents, and
pictures. Galileo is available only to Georgia residents
-over 100 databases available FREE! If using Galileo at
school a password is not needed. If using Galileo outside of
school (home), ask your child where to find the password which is
updated every four months.
Resources in Galileo
a general reference database for elementary and middle school
learners, covering curriculum areas content sets such as reading,
language arts, current events, science, social studies, history,
health and technology. Aligned to Common Core Standards, all
content is 100% full text, hand-selected and indexed from over
2,100 reliable high-quality domestic and international newspapers,
magazines, and reference material. Over 9,000 educational weblinks
are integrated via the Discoverer WebFind content set. Only safe,
relevant resources are selected for SIRS Discoverer.
Encyclopedia - a web-based encyclopedia containing over
2,000 articles about the state of Georgia
Brittanica - oldest English-language general encyclopedia
Digital Library of
Georgia - Georgia's history and culture found in digitized
books, manuscripts, photographs, government documents, newspapers,
maps, audio, video, and other resources.
-designed to support student research and classroom instruction.
Students can browse topics of interest or search for a topic of
their choice. Search results can be limited to source type (e.g.,
magazines, news, biographies, etc.) or by Lexile range( reading
National History Day - Resources to help with
National History Day Projects.
a web-based area to access websites. Students use this site
to view websites chosen by their teacher for projects or to view
websites chosen by teachers from all over the country by simply
choosing to search "all of ikeepbookmarks.com" (located at the very
top of the page in gray)
Sources Count -Learn to evaluate information with a critical
eye, to use criteria to determine credible web sources, and to spot
other reliable sources you can use.
Learn the difference between paraphrasing and quoting (and how to
do both properly) plus when to cite, what to cite, and how to