DISCUS State Library Resources
BrainPOP Jr. - Videos, quizzes, games, and other activities covering a variety of topics in science, math, social studies, reading and writing, health, and arts and technology
Britannica Animal Kingdom - videos, articles, animals by group, animals by habitat
Biography in Context - Search by name or browse people by topic. Explore information, videos, images, audio, etc. on historical and/or current famous figures.
Britannica (Elementary) - Online encyclopedia with articles, media, atlases, biographies, and animal information
Britannica (Elementary) SPANISH
Culturegrams - Explore information on each state, check out a kid's eye view of countries around the world, including average person stats and recipes
DK Eyewitness Books - Non fiction titles with facts and illustrations. Topics include animals, art, biographies, geography, history, language, science, social studies, and technology.
Explora for Educators - this is an excellent search tool to collect/curate articles and books and is a great place to start if you or students are collecting info for student research projects (social studies, biographies, math, art, music, science, geography, language arts).
Kids Infobits - an excellent database for students to use when completing research. Topics are suggested but searches can also be completed.
Learn 360 - Lesson resources including videos, printables, games/activities, audio, and STEM lessons. Great place to look for enrichment for lessons.
Magic School Bus - Link to database of available episodes.
NoveList K-8 Plus - Teachers/students are able to search for books based on age, interest, genre, and/or read-alikes.
Study SC - Excellent resource for information on our state including social studies info, notable people, county information, book awards, and lesson plans.
Tumblebooks - A virtual online library with read alouds, graphic novels, non fiction, and videos.
The World Almanac for Kids (Elementary) - Excellent source for research of topics including citizenship, animal facts, science, inventors, athletes, US info, etc. Includes videos! There are also teacher resources.