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    Middle School Research

    Passwords for Home Access
    When using these resources from home you will need passwords. You will be asked to login to My ROBS.
    PATHFINDERS
    Noodletools
    Students can set up their own accounts so they can save citations and make their own Works Cited lists online. It also has a notecard component so students can take online notes which link up to the Works Cited list.
    Atomic Learning
    Great Resource for individual instruction in many different software products.
    Writing Standards & Document Guideline




    Standard Document Guidelines
    All papers submitted to teachers should use the same format. Refer to this guide for details.
    Website Evaluation Tool
    Documents to assist with using the Website
    R.O.B.S. Library Catalog

    Login with your R.O.B.S. network user name and password.
    BrainPOP
    BrainPop
    A fun new resource for R.O.B.S. students that includes all kinds of interactive games, videos, skills builders - take a look!

    Encyclopedias
    An online reference center that includes an encyclopedia, atlas, dictionary, and a special section on Texas.

    This also includes Comptons, and Britannica Elementary.

    Cver 1.5 million rights-cleared images from over 40 of the best collections in the world. 
    Databases
    This is a great source for American History as well as much more!

    Use your network login and password for access.

    Four databases with information on the United States, the countries of the World, and the provinces of Canada. The Kids Edition has country information at an upper elementary level.

    Maps, some interactive, games, geographical information.

    Includes Science Reference Center, and History Reference Center.

    A collection of great databases including Student Resource Center Gold, Literature Resource Center, and the Discovering databases.

    Use this database for social issues research.

    Includes information about people and events in history, science articles, and diagrams, and countries and states.

    See the actual newspapers in U.S. history.
    Safari Montage Videos
    Use your network login and password for access. Also first time users must download its media player.
    Ancestry.com
    This is a great database for tracing your family tree. Unfortunately, it is available only from school computers. THere is no home access.
    History in Videos

    A great reference for videos on American History

    Search Engine
    Nettrekker is the best Search Engine to use for finding reliable, content-rich websites for research.
    Academic Enrichment