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Alternatives to Google

Site

Reading Level

Purpose

SweetSearch (21)

Grades 3+

Search engine for primary source materials and news articles already vetted by educators

SweetSearch4Me (22)

Grades 1-4

A version of SweetSearch for elementary students

RefSeek (23)

Grades 4+

Academic search engine that primarily brings up reference materials

Quintura Kids (24)

Grades 1+

A visual search engine for kids that suggests related keywords

Searchy Pants (25)

Grades K+

Creates your own custom safe search for your students based on Google Custom Search

InstaGrok (26)

Grades 2+

Visual search engine that can be customized by reading level. Each search provides a visual web of related terms, and students can take notes directly in their search.

Arkive.org (27)

Grades 1+

Search engine of animals and endangered species that includes fast­facts, scientific data, photos, videos and maps

Wolfram Alpha (28)

Grades 3+

A computational search engine that produces "objective" results

DuckDuckGo (29)

Grades 4+

An anonymous search engine that does not connect to past searches or social

ALA’s Great Website for Kids

Grades K+

The American Library Associations webpage containing the best hand-picked websites for kids