Teens

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Science in Context

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Find authoritative science information: full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, experiments, images, videos, audio files, and links to vetted websites.

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Science Online

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Look for experiments, images, videos, and articles on recent events and discoveries in a range of science areas.

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SIRS Discoverer

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Get articles from magazines, newspapers, and U.S. government documents with the young researcher in mind.

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Snag a Job: Teen Jobs

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Search for job openings in the area that are just right for young workers.

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The Wash Board

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Sign up to have scholarships matched to your needs and interests, or just search for scholarships by keyword.

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TumbleBookCloud

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Stream eBooks, graphic novels, videos, and audiobooks of high interest to tweens and teens, as well as classics and some teacher-assigned titles.

You'll need an internet connection only—no downloading!

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U.S. History in Context

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Find primary documents, reference books, journal articles, and scholarly analysis on periods and events in our history.

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Washington Digital Newspapers

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Seek out the news of yesterday in an ever-growing collection of old newspapers--including the Chronicle of Vancouver--digitized by the Washington State Library.

Search them all, browse a particular title, or view by location. Dates range from as early as 1860, depending upon the newspaper.

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Washington Driver License Exam Videos

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Watch or listen to this collection of computerized voice narrated videos of the written driver's license test. Great for people who learn better visually or aurally.

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Washington State Food Worker Course

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Choose a language, watch the training video, take the test, pay your fee, and print out a food handler's card, so you can work in the food or restaurant industry in Washington.

(Available in multiple languages.)

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Washington Talking Book & Braille Library

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Learn about free services, such as downloadable audio or audiobooks by mail, available to Washington residents who are unable to read standard print material.

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WOIS/The Career Information System

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Find your strengths, match them with occupations, and explore career choices. Get details on 500+ occupations, including the military. Locate training programs.

Store your job information in your online portfolio. Just starting to plan your career path? Take the Reality Check quiz to see what it takes to be independent and achieve your goals.

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World Book Discover

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Find multimedia on a variety of subjects, science fair projects, biographies, correlations to curriculum standards, 21st century research guides, and much more for high s

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World Book Early Peoples

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Explore the native cultures of indigenous peoples around the world. Learn about daily life, where they lived, what they ate, how they survived, and even their religions.

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World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos

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Una enciclopedia para niños. Encuentre artículos sobre temas populares y escolares, definiciones del diccionario, imágenes, y mapas.

An encyclopedia in Spanish for students. Find articles on popular and school topics, definitions from the dictionary, images, and maps.

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World Book Inventions and Discoveries

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Who discovered the Earth is round? When were motion pictures invented? Find out how things we take for granted today were discovered or invented, from zippers to atomic time.

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World Book Living Green

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Find out how to reduce your environmental impact, and learn how major industries are working to curb pollution and improve the environment. Includes activities to do at home.

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World Book Student

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Search for information on any topic. Learn how to do research, write citations, and even create an account to keep track of your research.

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World Book Timelines

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View the order of events over the world's history, create your own timelines, and more.

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