Search Engines for Students

Click on the links below to connect to the search engine.


Search by keyword or phrase through an extensive database.  Also contains fun information about music, movies, sports, games, jokes, and e-cards.  The Study Zone provides reference resources such as an encyclopedia and dictionary.


Searches the 35,000 Web sites that our staff of research experts and librarians and teachers have evaluated and approved.  Determines the most relevant results from a list of credible resources, and makes it much easier to find primary sources.  Excludes spam sites and marginal sites that read well and authoritatively, but lack academic or journalistic rigor.


Type in a keyword, phrase, or question and Jeeves will help you find the answer.  Quickly and easily research school topics like science, math, geography, language arts, and history in a search environment that's child-appropriate and relevant for reference and learning  


Search by keyword, phrase, category, or alphabetically.  Use the Advanced Search to limit by reading level or number of pictures.  Conduct a quick search for pictures, sound or video, or use the Dewey Decimal Search to discover a topic.  Created for kids by librarians with kid-friendly results.


Search by keyword, phrase, or use the topics listed.  Only sites that meet our standards are submitted into the database. The site also has games, math worksheets, free clipart, puzzles, coloring pages and activities for younger children as well.  Created for the K-12 student by a teacher and maintained by volunteers.


Places to Find Images

Flickr’s Creative Commons

Pics4Learning is a copyright-friendly image library for teachers and students

SIRS Discoverer (click on the pictures link under data features)

Discovery Education Streaming