At the Library
Use the Chatham-Kent Public Library online catalogue to find books on your topic. Or, check out some staff recommendations:
Online resources include electronic databases, newspapers, magazines, encyclopedias and journal articles.
For more information, visit the Online Databases page.
Canadian Points of View
Gain a balanced perspective on current issues on Canadian topics. Each with an overview, point, counterpoint and critical thinking guide. This resource will help students and teachers critically analyze an argument, learning to separate facts from opinions.
This is a fully bilingual database which has been designed to help students and others plan their future. Users are able to access hundreds of detailed occupation profiles. It also provides a national database of post-secondary schools.
CultureGrams contains concise, reliable, and up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. It goes beyond mere facts and figures to deliver an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
Targeted to K to Grade 3 age group, PebbleGo Animals and PebbleGo Earth and Space databases feature built-in reading and research tools expertly levelled for emerging readers. Articles include narrated text and highlighting.
Teen Health and Wellness
Rosen Teen Health and Wellness provides teens and young adults, twelve through nineteen years of age, with curricular support and self-help on topics including diseases and conditions; drugs and alcohol; nutrition and fitness; mental and emotional health; sexuality and sexual health; bullying and internet safety; green living; family life, and more [Rosen Publishing].
Worldbook online - Kids
A virtual reference source, containing every article from the twenty one volume print set plus much more, including multi–media links. World Book kids is design for the student grade 3-6.
Worldbook online - student
A virtual reference source, containing every article from the twenty one volume print set plus much more, including multi-media links. Worldbook Student is design to encourage search skills for students grades 6 thru 12.
In My Community
Chatham Kumon Learning
Chatham-Kent Public Library Local History Digital Collection
A+ Research Writing
The Internet Public Library's guide to writing a research paper, step by step. Thorough assistance with both online and library research. Recommended for high school and college students.
Big 6 method teaches student information gathering and research skill. Excellent student resource from kindergarten thru university.
An easy to use tool that creates a bibliography for you using MLA format. Simply fill-in-the-blanks with the relevant information about each part of the citation and the site will make the bibliography.
Find graphic organizers to help structure writing projects and to help in problem solving, decision making, and research planning by using templates from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt’s Education Place.
Historical Atlas of Canada
Explore interactive maps from different periods of Canadian history. Browse the maps for such topics as Prehistory, Native Canada and Population.
A math tutoring resource that supports students in Grades 7 to 10. As a tutor a question or view interactive tutorials on topics like fractions and decimals.
Link to Learning
Provides links to sites that support the Ontario, Canada education curriculum from Kindergarten to Grade 8.
Math.com - World of Math Online
Free math lessons and math homework help from basic math to algebra, geometry and beyond.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)
This site offers lessons on sentence structure, tense consistency, style and paraphrasing.
Merriam- Webster's online dictionary for children. This website also includes word games, a daily buzzword, and a rhyming dictionary.
Ontario Ministry of Education
Student learning resources compile web-based activities and information resources to support the Ontario education curriculum.