Student Resources

Don't just use plain, old Google for your project-based research! Try these tools instead!

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(Looking for links and resources for project work? Head to the Student Binder!)

Project-Based Learning Resources

General Research

BadgerLink

From personal interest to educational research, BadgerLink provides Wisconsin residents with licensed trustworthy content not available from free search engines

EBSCOhost Research Library

Access hundreds of research databases, e-journals, magazines, e-books and more

Follett Destiny at the Montello IMC

Book Search for the Montello School District (Login: Google Username / Password: Lunch PIN)

Google Scholar

Search all scholarly literature from one convenient place

Madison Public Library

Ask Mr. Primm to place a hold for you!

Montello Public Library

Ask Mr. Primm to place a hold for you!

Listen Notes

Podcast Search Engine

TED-Ed

Lessons Worth Sharing

12ft.io

Bypass any paywall with https://12ft.io/<URL>

Free Images for Presentations

Barnimages

Free high-resolution images for everyone

Creative Commons Search

Search for free images in the public domain

The Noun Project

Free icons for everything

Pexels

The best free stock photos & videos shared by talented creators

Pics4Learning

Free Photos for Presentations

Pixabay

Stunning free images & royalty free stock

Unsplash

The internet’s source of freely useable images

Presentation & Product Tools

Book Creator

Create. Read. Publish.

Canva

What will you design?

Clipchamp

All your video needs in one place

Coggle

The clear way to share complex information

Essential Question Exchange

A new list of 25 random driving question ideas for your project every day

Infogram

Create engaging infographics and reports in minutes

Prezi

The best presentations are conversations

Tools for Specific Subject Areas

Art

SetPose

Create free 3D reference models. Pick a preset pose, combine them with different props, or create your own

Health

Crisis Text Line

Free, 24/7 support at your fingertips

Hope House of South Central Wisconsin

Preventing abuse and providing support ​to victims of domestic and sexual violence

Mayo Clinic

Patient Care and Health Information

Trans Lifeline

A trans-led organization that connects trans people to the community, support, and resources they need to survive and thrive.

WebMD

A source for original and timely health information

Mathematics

Khan Academy

A free, world-class education to anyone, anywhere

Virtual Online Graph Paper

Here you can easily draw lines, text, and print your graph paper

Wolfram|Alpha

Computational intelligence

Reading

Goodreads

Meet your next favorite book

What Should I Read Next?

Book recommendations and suggestions based on what books you like

Science

All About Birds

Online bird guide, bird ID help, life history, bird sounds from Cornell

Encyclopedia of Earth

An electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and their interaction with society

Encyclopedia of Life

Global access to knowledge about life on Earth

NatureServe Explorer

An authoritative source for information on plants, animals, and ecosystems of the United States and Canada

The New York Times - Science

The wonders of the human body, nature and the cosmos

OpenGeology

Free Open Educational Resources for the Geosciences

Science Project Ideas

Which science project should you do?

WebElements

An interactive periodic table of elements

Wisconsin Rocks and Minerals

An interactive guide

Social Studies

CIA World Factbook

Information on the history, people and society, etc. for 267 world entities

Congress.gov

The official website for U.S. federal legislative information

FactCheck.org

Holding politicians accountable

Library of Congress

The largest library in the world

PBS

America’s largest public media enterprise

Timeline of the Human Condition

Milestones in Evolution and History, from 13,800,000,000 years ago to 2021

U.S. National Archives

Our nation's record keeper

Wisconsin Historical Society

Our state's memory and foremost storyteller

World Language

Duolingo

The best new way to learn a language

Google Translate

Speak with the world

Writing

301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

500 Prompts for Narrative and Personal Writing

Canned Emails

A minimal site with prewritten emails

English Language & Usage Stack Exchange

A question and answer site for linguists, etymologists, and serious English language enthusiasts

Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

Online reference materials and services for research, writing, and citations

Miscellaneous Resources

Advisory Ideas

Article of the Week

Weekly news articles with discussion questions from teacher Kelly Gallagher

Newsela

News articles that adapt to students' reading levels

ProCon.org

Pros & Cons of Current Issues. Reliable. Nonpartisan. Empowering.