Homework Help for Kids

Kids in York Region have FREE access to many online research tools from home, 24/7.  All you need is your RHPL library card number, (no spaces), and your four-digit PIN.

School Project Guides

Book lists, reference materials, online databases, and Web resources that can be used for Elementary and Middle school projects in Social Sciences, Science, History, and Geography.

Online Homework Help

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Homework help has never been easier. Brainfuse offers live-tutoring to students (K-12) between 2-11 pm in math, science, reading, social studies, history, geography and language arts. Other services include writing labs, diagnostic testing and individualized flash card creation for studying.

Online Resources for School Projects

Britannica Library for Children

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Conduct research, complete school assignments, work on special projects, or explore your unique interests.

Explora Primary - Canada

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Search for articles, news and more. Browse popular topics by category. Read topic overviews for background information.

Explora Primary Search K-5

Explora Prmary Search K-5

Contains biographies, historical essays, primary source documents, reference books, images, photos, maps and flags. For elementary school students.

Explora Canada Student Search 6-12

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Explora makes it easy for students in grades 6-12 to browse by topic or to search by keyword to find content from videos, magazines, encyclopedias and more. Results can be easily sorted by source type - magazines, reference books, news, photos, biographies, and primary source documents.

Kids Info Bits

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Includes more than 100 full-text, age-appropriate magazines, and more than 2,500 searchable, indexed images.

Middle Search Plus

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Contains thousands of biographies and historical essays, primary source documents, reference books, and an image collection of photos, maps, and flags.

Scholastic BookFlix

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Access the Scholastic eBook collection for online reading and learning.

Scholastic ScienceFlix

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Science videos, articles, project ideas, experiments and quizzes.

Scholastic TrueFlix

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Build knowledge of subject-area content and true stories with TrueFlix.