Search Engines For Students

Search Engines
Use These Search Engines To Find The Best Educational, Age-Appropriate Web Sites For K-8 Students

"Created by a bunch of librarians." Sites are annotated with reading levels. Selection Policy and search strategy hints are given.
Awesome Library
Over 17,000 reviewed resources, selected for teachers, kids, teens, parents, and librarians
Librarians' Index to the Internet
Over 8,500 sites selected by librarians, with selection criteria
Ask Jeeves for Kids
Searches database of selected sites
Berit's Best Sites for Children
Recommended web sites are reviewed and given ratings, now with search capabilities
Education World
A search engine for educational Web sites only; now over 500,000 sites
An Internet search guide for the K-12 student
Browse by keyword or subject
Provides standards-based Internet content for the K-12 teacher and classroom, developed by the nation's content experts
Browsable, searchable directory of Internet sites for kids, approved by educators
Internet Public LibraryYouth Division
A directory of sites selected for children 4-11, their parents and teachers (no search capability)
Internet Public Library Teen Division
A directory of sites selected for teens
Big Chalk
Evaluated and organized 100,000 links on over 10,000 subjects. Updated daily.
A great starting place for teachers, librarians, and parents
Genie Find Kids
A "human edited" search engine
Reference Tools
Gale Database
World Book Online
Your Dictionary.Com
Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
Merriam Webster Word Central
American Heritage Dictionary
Bartlett's Familiar Quotations
Internet Picture Dictionary
A Maths Dictionary for Kids
Roget's II Thesaurus