Social Studies

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A to Z World Food

Recipes and overviews of food from around the world.


A to Z World Maps

Thousands of detailed international maps (countries, regions, states, etc.), as well as topographic maps, climate maps, and more.


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Britannica Library--for Children

Kids' edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographiesanimal profiles and much more.


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Britannica Library--for Young Adults

Young adult edition of the world's most famous encyclopedia. Includes a world atlasstate profilesbiographies, and more, as well as "how-to" guides for research projects, presentations, etc.


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CultureGrams

Learn about the world's countries and peoples.


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Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes

Current and past U.S. and Canadian tribes, large and small.


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Gale General OneFile

Articles from thousands of magazines/journals, covering all topics.


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Gale in Context: High School

Magazine, news and reference articles for middle school through undergraduate. Covers science, literature, history, social sciences, arts, etc.


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Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Pro/con articles on major issues:  gun control, drug legalization, immigration, etc. Especially useful for debate preparation, gaining context for election issues, etc.


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PebbleGo

Additional content available through the end of the school year: Dinosaurs, Spanish-language content, and "read more" links to eBooks at the end of each article.

Simple articles for young readers. Special sections on Animals, Biography, Science and Social Studies.


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Scholastic Teachables

Online tool offering unlimited access to award-winning activities and printable skills sheets, lesson plans, clip art, games, and other resources for teaching kids grades Pre-K to 8.


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World Book Discover

A comprehensive encyclopedia with easier-to-read articles. Includes reference articles, text-to-speech capabilities, learning and life skills activities, research tools, multimedia, and interactive video.
Until April 30, additional World Book resources are available by clicking on the "World Book Home" link at the lower left of the World Book Discover page.