Library/Media Center

Bookshelves and seating area in the Tremont Media Center

Library Catalog
Be sure to click on Tremont Elementary School to find what our media center has to offer.

Upper Arlington Schools Overdrive
Borrow ebooks and audiobooks from our school using your district login to access. 

 

Subscription Databases

Access to these databases is password protected when at home. Please see your media specialist for assistance.

INFOhio.org

Research resources for students in grades K-5.

PebbleGo

Research database for early elementary students. Sections include Animals, Science, Biographies, Social Studies and Dinosaurs.

PebbleGo Next

Research database for upper elementary students. Sections include States, Science, American Indians and Social Studies.

World Book Kids (from INFOhio.org)

Online encyclopedia for students in grades K-2.  

World Book Student (from INFOhio.org)

Online encyclopedia for students in grades 3-5.  

Britannica School

Online encyclopedia for students in grades K-5.  

Britannica Image Quest

Online database of over 3 million images that are safe and appropriate for school projects for students in grades K-5.  

BrainPOP

Animated educational site featuring movies, quizzes, and other interactive games in all subject areas for early elementary students.

BrainPOP Jr.

Animated educational site featuring movies, quizzes, and other interactive games in all subject areas for upper elementary students.

SIRS Discoverer

Online magazines, newspaper articles, research databases.  Resources can be sorted by reading level for students in grades K-5. 

Tumblebooks Library

Digital reading database including animated talking picture books, fiction and nonfiction books, videos, graphic novels and math stories (Tumblebooks).

Upper Arlington Public Library

Upper Arlington Public Library

With a library card, students can access the public library's online research databases from home or school.  With a library card and email, students can reserve materials online and download ebooks.

Access the public library's digital collection

Apply for an Upper Arlington Public Library card

Digital Citizenship

Copyright & Citing Your Sources

Noodle Tools

This subscription site will help you create a bibliography or works cited page, and is used by all schools in Upper Arlington City Schools K-12.  See your media specialist for more information.

Media Literacy & Internet Safety

Media Literacy is the ability to access, interpret, evaluate and communicate information delivered in a variety of medium formats. 

Commonsense Media

Website with a wide variety of resources for parents, educators, and students K-12 helping kids to safely navigate the world of media and technology. 

Media Smarts

Canada's Centre for Digital and Media Literacy provides resources to help young people develop critical thinking skills and to engage with media as active and informed digital citizens.

Digital Images

Britannica Image Quest

Online database of over 3 million images that are safe and appropriate for school projects for students in grades K-5.  Password protected when at home, see your media specialist for assistance. 

Pics 4 Learning

Copyright-friendly free images for educational use. 

Classroom Clip Art

When using an image on a web page the image must include this link "Image Provided by Classroom Clipart" or "Clipart provided by Classroom Clipart."

Art

Artcyclopedia

View the art of over 8,000 artists.

NGA Kids

Cool kid activities and projects from the National Gallery of Art.

Picturing America

Masterpieces of American Art with innovative lesson plans focusing on social studies and visual literacy.  

Biographies

Britannica School Biography

An elementary researcher-friendly section of Britannica School, perfect for learning about famous and influential people.

INFOhio's Biography Reference Bank

Detailed biography database for upper elementary students. Password protected when at home, see your media specialist for assistance.

Ohio History Central - People

A great site with detailed information about famous Ohioans.

PebbleGo

Early elementary research database including a biography section. Password protected when at home, see your media specialist for assistance.

Who Was?

A fun, interactive site for the popular Who Was? book series.

Computer Science

Hour of Code

Coding tutorials, games, printable and challenges for beginners and those who know some coding.

Kodable

K-2 friendly web and app-based coding site.

Scratch

Free programming resource and online community from MIT. You can use tutorial or create on your own.

Keyboarding

Dance Mat Typing

This fun site from the BBC teaches children correct keyboarding skills.

Math

A+ Math

Math games, flashcards and a homework helper.

AAA Math

Kindergarten through eighth-grade math problems.

Ask Numbers

This site will help you do many different kinds of unit conversions.

Click On Bricks

A nifty site that uses building bricks to teach multiplication.

Fishy Count

A fun counting game from the commercial site PrimaryGames.

Funbrain Math Zone

A variety of math games and video clips.

Give the Dog a Bone

Can you find 10 hidden bones in the 100's chart?

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives

From Utah State University.

Splat Square

Use this noisy site for number identification. 

Totally Tessellated

Have fun with tessellations!

Music

Columbus Symphony

Visit the Columbus Symphony to learn about our local orchestra, musicians, special events and participate in student challenges.

Philharmonia Orchestra YouTube Channel

View performances and informational videos from Philharmonia Orchestra in London, UK.

PE & Wellness

KidsHealth.org

This wonderful site has top-quality, reliable information, games and quizzes for many health and nutrition topics. Information for kids, teen, parents and teachers.

Social Studies

American History

America's Story

An excellent site created by the Library of Congress. 

American Memory Project

Another wonderful site created by the Library of Congress. Look at primary sources from our nation's past.

EyeWitness - History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It

Click on "index" to see the list of eyewitness accounts from many different time periods. 

The First Thanksgiving

From Scholastic.com

Countries

American Fact Finder
From the US Census Bureau

Culture Grams (Accessed through the UA Public Library)

Students will need their UA Public Library card number to access this terrific site. Features photos, recipes, customs, lifestyle, and government info for 190 countries - plus a Kids Edition and a States Edition. 

Kids Web Japan

A kid-friendly commercial site with information about Japanese culture.

Economics

The Bakery Shop
An online video game developed by OSU and the Ohio Council on Economic Education.

Virtual Factory Tours
This site, designed for home-schooled children, contains some excellent links for showing factors of production.

Kids Eco Posters - Literature Connections
A terrific list of children's trade books with economic connections. Searchable by economic concept and lexile.

Elections and Government

PBS Kids Democracy Project

Election focused resource to help kids understand presidential elections.

Ben's Guide for Kids to U.S. Government

A U.S. Government website for children.

iCivics

iCivics prepares young Americans to become knowledgeable, engaged 21st century citizens by creating free and innovative educational materials.

Congress For Kids

Interactive presentations, games and quizzes about the history of the federal government. From the Dirksen Congressional Center (updated 2008).

Annenberg Classroom

Resources for civics education for grade 5 and up. Includes podcasts, lesson plans, timelines and videos on the Constitution and branches of government.

Explorers

Mariner's Museum Age of Exploration
An excellent site that was developed with a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Explorers from Enchanted Learning
Brief biographical information about some explorers.

Vikings: The North Atlantic Saga
From the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

Immigration

Immigration: Stories of Yesterday and Today
A terrific commercial site from Scholastic. Read and hear the true stories of both recent and past immigrants.

Ellis Island
See if your ancestors came through Ellis Island!

Maps & Geography

Geography Activities from Enchanted Learning

Games, puzzles and other geography printables.

USA Geography Games and Tutorials from Sheppard Software - Mac Version

This web site links to All About the United States. Sometimes the Mac versions will not automatically pop up. Look at the top of the window and find "Mac Users - If games are not working, click here".

World Geography Games and Tutorials from Sheppard Software - Mac Version

This web site links to world Geography Games. Sometimes the Mac version will not automatically pop up. Look at the top of the window and find "Mac Users - If games are not working, click here."

USA Geography Games & Tutorials from Sheppard Software - PC Version

World Geography Games & Tutorials from Sheppard Software - PC Version

Ohio

Ohio History Central
An online encyclopedia from the Ohio Historical Society covering Ohio's natural, prehistory and history.

Ohio Historical Society

Learn about programming and exhibits at the Ohio History Center.

Ohio Memory Project
An online collection of primary sources about Ohio History.

What's the Point?

An interactive site about Ohio's prehistoric people and their flint artifacts.

One State - Many Nations: Native Americans of Ohio

From the PBS series.

Discover Ohio

Ohio Office of Tourism.

Ohio.gov

The State of Ohio's government website.

American FactFinder

United States Census Bureau.

State Information

Stately Knowledge
Facts about the United States from the Internet Public Library.

Explore the States
From the U.S. Census Bureau.

Upper Arlington & Communities

City of Upper Arlington
The official website for the City of Upper Arlington.

UA Archives

Terrific primary documents from Upper Arlington's past.

Kids & Community
Welcome to the website for exploring communities. Includes classroom and online activities.

Franklinton
From Ohio History Central

Columbus
From Ohio History Central

Columbus Neighborhoods
Excellent videos featuring Columbus neighborhoods such as Franklinton, Downtown Columbus and German Village.

Columbus Memory
Columbus Memory is a collaborative project between the Columbus Metropolitan Library and the Columbus Historical Society providing access to thousands of images, primary documents, maps and artifacts about Columbus, Ohio.

U.S. Colonial Period & Revolutionary War

Colonial Williamsburg

An excellent site created by the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Click on "Kid Zone" for quality information about Colonial life.

American Revolutionary War

From the National Park Service.

Road to Revolution

An online game from PBS about the U.S. Revolutionary War.

Benjamin Franklin

A great site from the Franklin Institute Online.

Symbols of the United States

Symbols of America

A commercial site with an online quiz.

Symbols of the USA from Enchanted Learning

Printables and games related to United States symbols.

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 Mrs. Kristin Bugnitz
Library Teacher/Media Specialist
614-487-5170, ext.6023

Mrs. Patti Buttress
Library Clerk
614-487-5170, ext.6020 

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