I-Search Team 7B


For all topics (TRY THESE FIRST!!):


Facts on File (all databases)


Subway Systems of New York

State of New York – Metropolitan Transit Authority

Museum of the City of New York

New York Underground (National Geographic)

New York Subway System Opening (Library of Congress)

New York Subway (PBS)

New York Underground (PBS)

New York City Transit Scenes (Past and Present) by The Tech @ MIT



Military Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) (Smithsonian Air and Space)

Drones: Flying Home on Engineer Girl (National Academy of Engineering)

“While the drone industry grows faster…” (PBS Newshour)

“Stories about drones.”  (NPR)


Fashion and Design

Design Museum of London

Smithsonian Design Museum

Fashion Designers (U.S. Dept. of Labor)

Major: Fashion Design (The College Board)


Historical Event or Figure

American Social History Project @ City University of New York

History Matters (George Mason University) 

National Archives of the United States

National Archives of the United Kingdom

American Experience (PBS)

Miller Center @ University of Virginia

Digital History @ University of Houston

National Park Service – History

Smithsonian Education:  Students

America’s Story from America’s Library (Library of Congress) (web index operated by U.S. gov.)


Scientific Invention (pros and cons) AND

Technological Invention that changed the world

Smithsonian Education:  Students

America’s Story from America’s Library (Library of Congress)

Scientists and Inventors (

National Inventors Hall of Fame

“Doodles, Drafts, and Designs.”  (Smithsonian)

American Experience (PBS)

Making the Modern World (Science Museum, London) 

Inventor Archive (MIT)

“Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century.”  (National Academy of Engineering)

History of Computing (George Mason University)


History of Music or Musician that had an impact

American Masters (PBS)

Music @

Musicians and Composers (Library of Congress)

“American Popular Song:  A Brief History.”  (George Mason Universtiy)

“The Birth of Rap:  A Look Back.”  (NPR)

“The Birth of the Blues.”  (PBS)

“History of Jazz.”  (Scholastic)

“100 Greatest Artists.”  (Rolling Stone)


Evolution of a sport

Ancient Olympic Games (

History of Football (NFL)

History of Football (Time For Kids)

History of Soccer (U.S. Soccer)

“Springfield College:  The Birthplace of Basketball.” (Springfield College)

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Baseball Timeline (PBS)

“History:  USA Swimming Through the Years.”  (USA Swimming)

“Origin of Men’s Lacrosse.”  (Federation of International Lacrosse)


History of an artist or artistic movement – Art links

Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History (The Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Artist Index - WebMuseum, Paris


Animal Rights

Animal Welfare Act (USDA)

Animal Welfare Institute

International Fund for Animal Welfare

American Humane Association – Animal Welfare News