What fun--you can listen to entries being read with an American, a British or an Australian accent! And you can listen to the entry being read quickly or slowly!
For elementary, middle and high school students. Find out about objects and ideas that have changed how we live today from the steam engine to the toothbrush. Corresponds to science and social studies curriculums.
For elementary, middle and high school students. Covers the origins and rise of each civilization; the role of women; methods of warfare; daily life and customs; diet; housing; legal system; religion, and holidays.
For middle and high school students. Allows students to explore environmental issues and current efforts to reduce human impact on the environment.
For the student doing scientific research, contains the full text for hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books and periodicals. Also provides teachers with articles correlated to state and national curriculum standards.
Full-text magazines, journals, and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers, covering virtually every subject area of general interest.
For middle school students, contains full text for more than 150 popular magazines. All full-text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles). Also contains biographies, photos, maps and flags.
For students, provides essays on 290 topics, presenting multiples sides of a current issue, each with an overview (objective background/description), point (argument), counterpoint (opposing argument), and Critical Thinking Guide. Also offers guides to debate, developing arguments, and writing position papers.
For high school and college students as well as the general public; a full-text database containing plot summaries and synopses, literary criticism, author biographies, literary journal articles, poems and short stories.
For high school and college students as well as the general public; features full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books.