"My teacher said I can't use Wikipedia or just do a Google search." Here are some reliable resources to help you with quick research questions.

All grades can find quick information from Britannica School.

Use Biography in Context to research people.

Great resource for grades 1-4.

Designed for grades 5-8. Contains general information, current events, and pop culture.

Credo Source (below) is a great place to go to see many sources all at once. It also has the complete selection of DK books, helpful Topic Pages, and Real-Time Reference on current event topics.