Homework help for kids

Reference, book, database and online resources that can be used in elementary school projects in Social Sciences, Science, History and Geography.

At the Library

Use Elliot Lake Public Library's Online Catalogue to find books on your topic.

Databases and Online Resources

Encyclopædia Universalis Junior
http://junior.universalis-edu.com/

Conçue et rédigée en partenariat avec des professionnels de l'enseignement et de l'enfance, Universalis Junior est construite spécifiquement pour les plus jeunes, dès maîtrise de la lecture: vocabulaire progressif, articles adaptés aux temps de lecture, complémentarité texte/image, explications claires et démonstratives.

Canadian Points of View

Gain a balanced perspective on current issues on Canadian topics. Each with an overview, point, counterpoint and critical thinking guide. This resource will help students and teachers critically analyze an argument, learning to separate facts from opinions.

Kids Infobits

Includes encyclopedia entries, articles from more than 100 full-text, age-appropriate magazines and more than 2,500 searchable, indexed images.

Novelist K-8

Designed especially for elementary and middle school students, NoveList K-8 is an online database with fiction titles chosen specifically to support the pleasure reading needs of students. Includes book talks, recommended reads book lists, excerpts and reading levels.

Our Ontario Digital Portal

Find digital photos, maps, videos, podcasts, and documents about Ontario people, places, events, history and culture.

PebbleGo

Targeted to K to Grade 3 age group, PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth and Space databases feature built-in reading and research tools expertly leveled for emerging readers. Articles include narrated text and highlighting.

In My Community

History of Elliot Lake
Link: http://www.cityofelliotlake.com/en/cityhall/history.asp

Elliot Lake: Key Statistics
Link: http://www.cityofelliotlake.com/en/cityhall/keystatistics.asp

Elliot Lake Nuclear & Mining Museum
Link: http://www.cityofelliotlake.com/en/recleisure/museum.asp

Websites

Kids and Teens - Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA)
http://iguana.celalibrary.ca/iguana/www.main.cls?surl=CELA-kidsandteens&theme=celadefault&lang=eng

No matter how you read, CELA has fantastic books in accessible formats like audio, braille and e-text for you!

Kids Help Phone
https://kidshelpphone.ca/
Kids Help Phone is a 24-hour anonymous phone counselling and web counselling service for kids and teens. Available in French and English.

Historical Atlas of Canada
http://www.historicalatlas.ca/website/hacolp/

Explore interactive maps from different periods of Canadian history. Browse the maps for such topics as Prehistory, Native Canada and Population.

Link to Learning
http://www.linktolearning.com/

Provides links to sites that support the Ontario, Canada education curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 8.

Math Central
http://mathcentral.uregina.ca/

Get your math questions answered here. Also, visit this site for ideas for science fairs, and for the monthly math problems.

Word Central
http://wordcentral.com/

Merriam- Webster's online dictionary for children. This website also includes word games, a daily buzzword, and a rhyming dictionary.

Government Resources

Online Ministry of Education
http://www.edu.gov.on.ca/eng/students/links.html

Student learning resources compile web-based activities and information resources to support the Ontario education curriculum. 

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada - Kid's Stop
https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1315444613519/1315444663239

Find activities, games and stories for youth and education about Indigenous people's culture, history and language.

Statistics Canada Kids Zone
http://www5.statcan.gc.ca/subject-sujet/theme-theme.action?pid=1821&lang=eng&more=0&HPA

Information on activities whose purpose is to develop knowledge, skills, understanding, and values.