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  • CultureGrams – Discover the world with concise cultural and statistical snapshots of every country recognized by the United Nations -- from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. Local experts document the unique, intimate details of each country's customs, traditions and daily life. This online resource is available remotely, 24/7 to Warrenville Library cardholders. You will need your Warrenville library card number and 4 digit pin number to access the database.
  • Dinosaur Train – Based on the PBS television show, this site includes games, activities coloring pages and resources that reinforce concepts from the show.
  • IXL – Practice math problems from Pre-K through 8th Grade.
  • Just for Kids from the University of Illinois Extension – Discover information about weather, plants and trees, animals, explorers and more.
  • Kids.Gov – The official kids' portal for the U.S. government.
  • LearningExpress – Interactive tutorials and practice tests to help users improve basic skills in reading, writing, and math, as well as prepare for high-stakes tests such as the GED, GRE, ACT, and SAT. The platform can help prepare for a wide range of career-oriented licensing and certification exams in health care, education, civil service, and homeland security. This online resource is available remotely, 24/7 to Warrenville Library cardholders. You will need your Warrenville library card number and 4 digit pin number to access the database.
  • Live Homework Help – Live Homework Help is a free, on-demand online tutoring service from Tutor.com that connects students in Kindergarten - 12th grade and introductory college students to expert tutors in math, science, social studies and English via the Internet. Live Homework Help is available every day from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.  Spanish-speaking tutors are available in math, science, social studies and adult learning every day from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. This online resource is available remotely, 24/7 to Warrenville Library cardholders. You will need your Warrenville library card number and 4 digit pin number to access the database.
  • Mango Languages – An online language learning system teaching practical conversation skills for a wide variety of popular languages. With everyday dialogue from native speakers, engaging interactive lessons and a unique intuitive teaching style, Mango increases your ability to use, adapt and build on what you learn. This online resource is available remotely, 24/7 to Warrenville Library cardholders. You will need your Warrenville library card number and 4 digit pin number to access the database.
  • Museum of Science and Industry – Interact with exhibits, tours and demo’s from this famous Chicago museum.
  • National Geographic Kids – Dare to explore the World with National Geographic scientists.
  • ProjectExplorer – Ready to take a trip around the World, via the Web. Choose your destination and go!
  • Scigirls – Designed to spark a girl’s curiosity in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Based on the PBS Television Show.
  • Weather Wiz Kids – Learn about meteorology, the study of weather.
  • WebMath – Are you stuck on a math problem? We’d like to help you solve it!
  • World Book Encyclopedia – Contains every article from the 22-volume encyclopedia print set plus thousands more. Includes state-of-the-art multimedia, editor-reviewed websites, and more. This online resource is available remotely, 24/7 to Warrenville Library cardholders. You will need your Warrenville library card number and 4 digit pin number to access the database.

 

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