MCPS Web Resources
The following online resources are available at school and at home. For home use you will need a password. See your media specialist for the passwords. Visit the links below or use this Sqworl to see images of each resource.
Creates animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students. Hundreds of topics within Science, Social Studies, English, Math, Technology, Arts & Music and Health are all brought to life through short, animated movies and related interactive quizzes and other features.
Beginning animated, curriculum-based content for students.
All the great BrainPop content in Spanish.
- BrainPop ESL
Learn English with BrainPop
- Tumble Books
An online collection of animated talking books. You can choose to have the books read to you or read them yourself.
Five great databases! Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies, Dinosaurs.
- Culture Grams
Up to date information on 182 countries and cultures. Categories include history, land and climate, language, government, family, and even great recipes!
- SIRS Discoverer
SIRS Discoverer provides access to periodical and newspaper articles selected by subject.
A literature resource created to generate enthusiasm for books and reading by bringing authors, illustrators and engaging resources about books for children together.
- Encyclopedia Britannica
Four encyclopedias plus an Internet guide, atlas, and videos. Includes study guides and exercises
- Enciclopedia Universal en Espanol
Britannica’s Spanish language encyclopedia.
- PowerKnowledge Earth and Space
- PowerKnowledge Physical Science
- PowerKnowledge Life Science
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