Great Search Engines For Students
Famhoo is another option for kid friendly searches. Famhoo draws on the collective results of the major search mainstream search engines like Google, AOL, and Yahoo.
Google Custom Search
With Google Custom Search, you can harness the power of Google to create a customized search experience for your own website.
Google Scholar is one of Google’s lesser-known tools. Google Scholar is a search engine designed to search scholarly journals, Supreme Court records, and patent records.
Ref Seek is a search engine designed for academic use. Ref Seek seems to eliminate the advertising and paid links found on Google, Ask, Yahoo, and other commercial search engines. Ref Seek’s intention is to serve only search results that are academic in nature.
Sweet Search is a search engine that searches only the sites that have been reviewed and approved by a team of librarians, teachers, and research experts. In all there are 35,000 websites that have been reviewed and approved by Sweet Search. In addition to the general search engine, Sweet Search offers five niche search engines. The niche search engines are for Social Studies, Biographies, SweetSites (organized by grade and subject area), School Librarians, and Sweet Search 4 Me (for elementary school students).
Wolfram Alpha is a computational search engine and this is exactly what it does. If you have any questions involving numbers, Wolfram Alpha is the place to go.