Research Tips

Great Search Tools

Sweet Search

This is a search engine for students that searches only credible sources approved by teachers and internet research experts.

Noodle Tools

This search engine helps you determine How to define your search.


Research-oriented, interactive concept-mapping and search cool tool!


Safe, quick, reliable search engine that pulls resources from only the most trusted, noncommercial sites.

Image Library

Photos for Class

Photos for Class has Creative Commons photos for students/teachers - already cited!


Pixabay is a repository of free images and videos released under CC. No permission or attribution necessary.

Creative Commons has a collection of search services to help you find creative commons licensed content for you creations.

Debate Websites

Science Fair Sites

Science Buddies

"Science Buddies has over 1,200 project ideas in all ares of science."

Cool Science Projects

" delivers cool science projects with guides, tips, and examples. Get motivated- do cool science projects based on what you enjoy."

Dragon Fly TV

"DragonFlyTV presents real-life science investigations featuring everyday kids exploring their own science and engineering questions."

Science 360

"Science360 Video Library immerses visitors in the latest wonders of science, engineering, technology, and math."

Science Activities Online

"The Exploratorium is a public learning laboratory exploring the world through science, art, and human perception."

National Science Digital Library

"The National Science Digital Library provides high quality online educational resources for teaching and learning, with current emphasis on the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines."

Cite Your Sources 


You can use Citation Machine or EasyBib to help you! Citation Wizard is recommended to help you use the correct format.

We are here to help.  Please stop by the library if you have questions about your assignment or what resources we have available.  Also, remember to check our IMMS Library Catalog.