Describes 101 science experiments or activities that can be done with household items and easily found ingredients.
A cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school users who need to analyze periods of contemporary American social history.
Provides vital information on 199 of America’s top cities . City-specific profiles organize pertinent facts and data.
Articles on food and its place in human culture and society. Find entries on everything from food preparation, distribution, holidays, cultures, nutrition and health.
Designed specifically for middle school, Explora Middle School is a full-text database of popular magazines, reference books, and primary sources covering many subjects, including history, science, and health. It also includes over a million photos, maps, and flags.
Covers evolution in detail and explores it from a scientific viewpoint. Includes comprehensive coverage of recent ideas and discoveries in the field of evolution.
Features articles that familiarize readers with animals found everywhere on the globe, detailing their life cycles, predators, food systems, overall ecology and much more.
Full text content of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos, maps, video, and other history reference materials.
Presents information on numerous diseases and conditions. Articles include a definition of the disease or condition, an explanation of how it works in the body, information on causes, symptoms and diagnosis, treatment or cure, and lifestyles.
The resources here can help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.
Provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes.
Full text coverage of major newspapers, videos, and podcasts covering critical news topics.
Takes a close look at the people in sports who have captured attention because of success on the playing field, or controversy off the playing field.
For readers in Grades K-8, find fiction reading recommendations by book titles, author, genre, series, or key plot points. Ready-to-go read-alike lists for popular titles.
provides both guided and self-directed instruction for 131 foreign languages, and ESL for 51 non-English languages, along with Course Designer, which allows for the creation and deployment of custom courses by educators. Pronunciator uses a variety of tools (e.g., drills, quizzes, feature films, streaming music with lyrics, poetry, plays, culture notes, etc.) to provide 360-degree exposure to a language within a safe, structured learning environment.
Video clips and multimedia tools for use in K12 classrooms in all subject areas. Includes lesson plans. Searchable by grade level and subject.
This resource provides information on scientific theories, life forms, inventions, controversies and discoveries.
Includes content covering weather basics, climate, natural disasters, and the effects of human activities on the weather and advances in new technology.
Designed for high-interest, low reading level content, this tool is useful for new readers of English.