Here is an example of a Brief.ly I created about the Water Cycle: http://brief.ly/smithswatercycle/
This is what it looks like:
Super easy to use and a great way to touch upon research skills with the younger ones by finding easy to read websites and other age appropriate resources!
Do you have an inquisitive class this year? Do you have a lot of early finishers that need something "academic" to do? Why don't you set up a "Research" computer/iPad center for your kids to practice their research skills and learn something new at the same time. Here is a set of 20 different research topics your kids can choose from if they have a hard time coming up with a topic of their own. Click the images below to take you to this FREEBIE: