Curriculum Connections

Curriculum Connections
American History Investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation’s evolution from the early explorers of the Americas to the issues of today’s headlines.
Automobile Repair Reference Center The Automobile Repair Reference Center (ARRC) database information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles, with repair information starting as far back as 1945 for certain makes.
 BiographyinContext Biographies spanning history and geography include content on notable figures and the historical and societal forces that have shaped their lives.
BrainPop creates animated, curriculum-based content that supports educators and engages students. This website provides lesson plans, video tutorials, professional development tools, graphic organizers, and best practices for our teacher community. 
Britannica HS Britannica School Edition is a powerful resource to search or browse for information in encyclopedias, magazines, videos, and Web sites.
Britannica Image Quest Britannica Image Quest contains approximately three million images from over 50 of the best collections in the world. All images are rights-cleared for non-commercial, educational use - ideal for use in lesson plans, student projects, school web sites, and beyond.
CultureGrams Culturegrams offers cultural, historical, and geographical information on countries around the world and the 50 states. Also includes photographs, timelines, short biographies of famous people from each location, maps, and audio files of state songs.
Discovery Education Discovery Education Streaming contains regularly updated multimedia content for all subjects from a source you know: The Discovery Channel, as well as leading educational publishers including the BBC and Scholastic. Contains 9,000 full-length videos segmented into 71,000 content-specific clips.
Focuses on Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, Rome, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia, and Islamic Empire from prehistory through the 1500s. 
Covers the people, places, and events in the broad expanse of history—from the mid-15th century to the present. 
Ferguson's Career Guidance Center  
Gale Virtual Reference Library The Gale Virtual Reference Library allows researchers to instantly access thousands of electronic reference books including encyclopedias, almanacs, and other specialized resources.
Health reference Center  
History Reference Center The History Reference Center® is a full-text history reference database designed for secondary schools, public libraries, junior/community colleges, and undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 1,620 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books. Further, the database contains nearly 57,000 historical documents; more than 78,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 37,000 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Issues & Controversies  
ForStudents Thomson Gale's Infotrac databases cover a wide range of subjects including general academic, business, health, and children's resources. Here you will gain access to the following eight databases: Student Edition, Virtual Reference Library, Opposing Viewpoints in Context, Student Resources in Context, Biography in Context, U.S. History in Context, World History in Context, and Literature Resource Center. Full descriptions of each database can be found within this single portal access point.
Marshall Cavendish

Marshall Cavendish Digital is designed to support students doing research, both for reports and their own interest, and as a supplement to traditional media. For students comfortable with research on the Internet, Marshall Cavendish Digital offers a fully citable and authoritative alternative to the often unchecked and uncertain offerings of a general Web search. Topics include: Diseases and Disorders, Great American Writers, Inventors and Inventions, and much more.

MASUltra Designed specifically for high school libraries, MAS Ultra School Edition contains full text for hundreds of popular high school magazines covering a wide-range of subject areas including history, science, careers and much more.
MasterFILE MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text from more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 510,000 photos, maps & flags.
Opposing Viewpoints Covers today’s hottest social issues and helps students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.
Gale Power Search  
Salem Health  
Salem History  
Science in Context  
Science Reference Center The Science Reference Center provides access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content, which includes full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources. Topics covered include: biology, chemistry, earth & space science, environmental science, health & medicine, history of science, life science, physics, science & society, science as inquiry, scientists, technology and wildlife.
SIRS Discoverer logo SIRS Discoverer is a general reference database for children grades 1-9 with full-text articles and images. Features include activities such as science experiments, craft projects, writing activities, biographies of every U.S. President and other notable people, fiction articles, and country facts. Discoverer WebFind is a database of carefully chosen Internet resources on almost any subject appropriate for researchers in grades. Online tutorial available.
SIRS Knowledge logo SIRS Knowledge Source is a collection of 6 databases for students in grade 6-12. Full-text articles, graphics, photographs, government documents, primary sources, ebooks, and previewed websites.
TeachingBooks is an easy-to-use website that adds a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books. This online database is developed and maintained to include thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment, with every resource selected to encourage the integration of multimedia author and book materials into reading and library activities.
Gale US Hisotry in Context  
Gale World History in Context  
World History-Ancient and Medieval Eras Covers human history in all corners of the globe—from prehistoric times to the beginnings of the Renaissance.  Includes authoritative primary and secondary sources, in-depth explorations, and profiles of city-states, countries, and regions of the ancient world.

World History-Modern Covers a broad range of topics in depth—the evolution of modern Europe since the Renaissance; concurrent developments in Asia, Africa, and the Islamic world; the global impact of the Industrial Revolution; and the last 100 years of conflicts and international cooperation.