PCS ONLINE DATABASES
FREE to Prattsburgh Central School students and their families.
** Passwords are available in the newsletter or Media Center. **
General Internet search engines are not always reliable. Students are encouraged to use the research databases purchased by the Prattsburgh Central School District for current and authoritative information.
Brain Pop: Animated educational website for kids. Social Studies, Math, English, Arts, Science.
EBSCO (NOVEL)/ Primary Search: Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia, the Encyclopedia of Animals and the American Heritage® Children’s Dictionary, 3rd Edition from Houghton Mifflin.
Grolier Online (NOVEL): Includes Grolier Encyclopedia Americana, Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia, & New Book of Knowledge.
SIRS Researcher: General reference database with thousands of full-text articles exploring social, scientific, health, historic, economic, business, political & global issues.
TeachingBooks.net: Includes engaging resources about books for children and teens. From one easy website, TeachingBooks allows access to in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, audio excerpts of professional book readings, guides to thousands of titles and a wealth of multimedia resources on children’s and young adult literature.
New York Times Replica Edition: With The New York Times Replica Edition, every page of The Times on your computer looks exactly as it was published in print. It’s not a Web site, but a digital reproduction of the nation’s most honored newspaper page by page, including every article, photograph and advertisement – even the crossword.