This concise resource covers the War of 1812 by providing a detailed overview of an often overlooked war.
Designed for Elementary and Middle School students, an animated interface with a dinosaur theme encourages young researchers to enhance and develop basic search methodologies. A wide range of resources, including an entensive collection of books, newspapers and the TOPIC search collection covering subjects of current interest, is available for young people working on school projects or other homework.
Britannica Online brings all of the extensive research and in-depth articles that users expect from the traditional Encyclopaedia Britannica. Supplementing the encyclopedia articles, Britannica Online includes magazines and journals, selected "Web's Best" sites, multimedia, disctionary and thesaurus entries as well as links to the New York Times and the BBC News web sites. Additional content sources include Year in Review, World Data Analyst, Notable Quotations and Gateway to the Classics.
The For Students series is an excellent resource for high school and college students, offering rich analysis, context and criticism on the most frequently studied works. The collection includes Novels for Students, Poetry for Students, Short Stories for Students, and Drama for Students as well as new products, Literary Newsmakers for Students, Literary Themes for Students and Shakespeare for Students, 2nd Edition.
For students aged 7-12: Spanish elementary encyclopedia for early readers of Spanish includes more than 1,500 encyclopedia articles and 1,000 pictures in a searchable and alphabetically browsable format. Interactive materials support language arts, math, science and social studies with content selected for curriculum relevance and age appropriateness. Designed to sharpen students’ Spanish language skills while they learn new lessons.
History Reference Center® is a comprehensive full text history resource designed for students from middle and high school through college and beyond. The database features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. The database also includes full text for more than 150 leading history periodicals, nearly 57,000 historical documents, more than 77,000 biographies of historical figures, more than 37,400 historical photos and maps, and more than 80 hours of historical video.
Written for 3rd through 6th grade students, this is a handy resource for elementary school level research about the states. The It's My State series is a great source of quick and reliable information that identifies what is common to and unique about each state in the USA. Written for 3rd through 6th grade students, it is a handy resource for elementary school level research about the states. Also included in this resource: Cultures of the World and Superchef series.
This comprehensive database, designed specifically for high school libraries, contains full text for nearly 500 popular high school magazines including America's Civil War, American Heritage, American History, Archaeology, Astronomy, Bioscience, Careers & Colleges, Civil War Times, Congressional Digest, Discover, History Today, Nation, National Review, New Republic, New Scientist, Popular Science, Science News, Scientific American, Smithsonian, World War II, etc.
Middle Search® Plus contains full text for more than 150 popular middle school magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Full text is also available for thousands of biographies and historical essays. Additionally, Middle Search Plus. contains primary source documents including Essential Documents in American History, reference books including the Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia; New Oxford American Dictionary, 2nd Edition; Encyclopedia of Animals™; and thousands of relevant photos, maps and flags.
What did people eat, wear, or use? What did they hope for, invent, and sing? These are the kinds of questions students of history always ask, and it is precisely what is missing in many available reference resources. A landmark family of reference products, Daily Life Online explores ordinary life through time and across the globe.