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    In-depth information for older students and adults
    Quick reference with rich media for middle school and higher
    Encyclopedia articles written for middle school students
    Like World Book Student but with advanced interface and more sophisticated search options
    Comprehensive encyclopedia for Spanish speakers and Spanish-language students  
    Britannica School Middle  
     
     
    English 
     
     
     
    OED online    Columbia Granger's

     
     Social Studies
     
     State-by-state history and current events for elementary and middle schools
    An encyclopedia of countries, culture, and current events for middle and high schools
    Reference and current events for elementary school and higher  

    Investigates the people, events, and stories of our nation's evolution, from the explorers to today
     
    Includes everyday details about past eras that make historical accounts relevant and meaningful
    Understanding how society shapes and is shaped by controversy, providing information on today's most important issues
     
    Comprehensive information and insights into the military conflicts that have defined our world's identity
    Focuses on the geographic, political, social, economic and cultural forces that are increasingly important in our world
    Covering history from the Renaissance to today, with articles, biographies, primary sources, maps, and audio and visual clips
    Over 6,000 social studies titles available
    In-depth investigations of today's top issues
      
     Articles giving both sides of prominent debates in American history  
    Explores the historical context and consequences of 30 defining moments in US history.
     
    Biographies, primary sources, timelines, images & videos, and maps & charts relating to ancient & medieval history
     
     Perspectives on international news and events
    Company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodicals
    In-depth reports on over 200 countries
    Access to primary sources, including speeches, poems, interviews, and documents  
      ancestry  
     
     
     Science
     
     
    Science and technology, plus science in the news for middle and high schools
    Science news written for students
     
    Over 1,000 peer-reviewed journals, providing the information needed to stay current on the latest scientific developments
     
    Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources
     
     
    ScienceFlix TeenHealth  
     
     
    Periodicals
     
    InfoTrac
    100% full text; includes over 600 titles
    The New York Times from 1851 to 2006
     
     
     Images and Maps
     
     24/7 access to over 4.6 million photographs dating back to 1826; tens of thousands of graphics; and over 4500 hours of audio  24/7 access to over 3 million images
     
     
    Over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline current events and animated maps  
     
     
    Teacher Tools 
     
     
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     Flocabulary
     
     
     
     
     
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