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Deschutes Public Library Online Resources


In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

Discovering Collection
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gdc.aspx
Discovering Collection offers easy access to award-winning content based on national curriculum standards. Covering the core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more, DC provides a premium selection of reference, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips. New to the database are popular topic picklists and an integrated national and state curriculum standards search with content correlated to the standards.

Kids InfoBits
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gitke.aspx
Kids InfoBits is a database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5. Covers Science



Websites


Science Kids
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/engineering/bridges.html
Discover Engineering facts about Bridges

Bridge and Building Facts
http://idahoptv.org/dialogue4kids/season2/bbig/facts.cfm

Bridges
http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210346/history.html
Learn types of bridges and their history

Skyscrapers
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/skyscraperfacts.html
Fun facts about skyscrapers

Discovery Kids
http://kids.discovery.com/tell-me/curiosity-corner/engineering/how-high-are-skyscrapers-built
Discover how high skyscrapers are built

Home and Interior Design
http://www.home-designing.com/2010/06/23-beautiful-childrens-rooms
Children's room design

Interior Design for Kids
http://www.houzz.com/interior-design-for-kids

Architect Studio
http://www.architectstudio3d.org/AS3d/home.html
Design a house with Frank Lloyd Wright

Secrets of a Master Builder
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/eads/
Find out about one of America's greatest engineers, James Buchanan Eads. He built the world's first steel bridge over the Mississippi at St. Louis.

Building Big
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/
Explore large structures (Bridges, Domes, Skyscrapers, Dams, and Tunnels) and what it takes to build them.



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Last modified on Wednesday, March 06, 2013
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