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US Resources

Following are links to useful resources for Upper School student research, assignments and homework.  

WCA Online Catalog

Academic Resources

General Resources

  • Encyclopedia Britannica (see librarian for username/password)
  • TED Ed - site features lessons containing short animated videos about a topic or concept, with questions/discussion.

Science Resources

  • - searches database and websites from 15 federal agencies, offering authoritative U.S. government science information.
  • Frontiers for Young Minds - collection of freely available scientific articles by distinguished scientists, shaped for younger audiences.
  • frontiers - community-rooted open-access publisher across research areas
  • Scientific American