Databases and Free Online Resources

Chariho Premium GALE Databases
Tips for using the Gale Databases

 Opposing Viewpoints

Opposing Viewpoints in Context - great for persuasive essays, global, and general topics
U.S. History in Context

U.S. History in Context - Multimedia content supporting National Curriculum Standards 
World History in Context

World History in Context - Multimedia content supporting National Curriculum Standards
Science in Context 

Gale Science in Context - authoritative information covering all major science topics, images, videos, experiments, biographies, and dictionaries.   How to use Interactive Science Simulations

Science News for Students 
SN Science News Magazine - Science News in High Schools website provides current and archives of Science News Magazine and Educator Guides 
 Science Database JoVE Science Database - JoVE Science Education teaches laboratory fundamentals, concepts, and current science topics through simple, easy to understand videos.   Access through your Chariho Google account.  You will be asked to allow JoVE access to Google the first time you login.  

Rhode Island's Reference Resource Center - 
ASKRI.ORG  Free access to databases and other online resources provided by the state.  No login required if using a Rhode Island IP address.  

 Mango Languages Mango is an online language-learning program that can help patrons learn more than 70 foreign languages including Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Pirate, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Irish, Italian and many more.  
        EBSCO Database Good general database and for argument papers.  Tips for using EBSCO databases. 
          Points of View Good general database and for argument papers. 

Stossel In The Classroom - Both Sides of the Issue

Churchill Archive - Including over 800,000 pages of primary source documents, produced between 1874 and 1965, ranging from Winston Churchill's personal correspondence to his official exchanges with kings, presidents, politicians, and military leaders. 

PBS TeacherLine Resources  & PBS Learning Media - A free online library of trusted, quality, curated resources from PBS and public media stations that includes short videos, lessons and interactive games for prek-12 grade. 

PBS for Students

World101 - From the Council on Foreign Relations explaining the fundamentals of international relations and how the world works.

World Book Online - Primary sources, encyclopedic articles, eBooks and more.

World Edition contains primary-source reports on 208 countries and territories, focusing on 25 cultural categories, including language, personal appearance, greetings, visiting, family, life cycle, and more.

States and Provinces Editions feature colorful, easy-to-read reports oriented to young users that describe the diversity and history of each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, and all 13 provinces of Canada.  Each report includes maps, flags, and symbols, as well as sections on history, economy, geography, population, Native Americans, and recipes. 

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