Homework Help

Britannica Early website
This resource is for pre-k through 2nd grade. School code is mel5. Activity-centered learning to explore, play, read, and build technology skills. Letters, numbers, geography, shapes and much more are included.
Britannica School Elementary website
This resource is for grades 3 through 4. School code is mel5. Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.
Britannica School Middle website
This is for grades 5 through 7 and contains homework help and discovery learning. School code is mel5. Explore maps, photos, articles, famous people and places, compare countries, and tour the U.S.A.
Early World of Learning website
This is for early elementary. Follow Trek and Taffy the cat around the world learning about colors, numbers and other fun things. Strengthen reading foundations with stories, activities and videos. Explore the Know It encyclopedia designed especially for early readers. Includes materials for educators. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.
Kids Infobits website
This is for pre-k to 5th grade students and contains full text, especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It covers geography, current events, the arts, science, and government. Curriculum-related and age appropriate content is from the best elementary reference sources and magazines. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.
World Book for Kids website
This resource is for pre-k to 5th grade students. It contains 8 major subject categories:
  • Arts
  • History and Government
  • Living Things
  • People
  • Places
  • Science and Mathematics
  • Sports and Hobbies
  • World Religions
It also has full-featured pictures, sounds and videos and includes a section for teachers. Michigan residents or Michigan library access only.

Culture Grams


This is the leading primary source reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.