Information on over 200 countries and territories, including customs, lifestyles and social conditions. For junior high and high school students and adults. Find recipes for all countries as well as biographies of famous citizens. Photographs are available for some countries.
History & Social Science
Articles from general-interest magazines and scholarly journals. Search two separate databases (MasterFILE Complete and OmniFile Full Text Select) covering more than 3,500 publications.
More than a hundred reference titles in a variety of areas: business and careers, education, fashion, food, film and television, geography, history, law and government, literature, medicine, music, philosophy, psychology, religion, science and technology, and sociology.
Access five resources on specific aspects of history:
- African-American History Online
- American History Online
- American Indian History Online
- Ancient and Medieval History Online
- Modern World History Online
Search all five at once or browse them individually. Each includes articles from reference works, primary sources, biographies, timelines, images, and maps, charts and tables. Recommended for grades six and up.
Overviews of current public policy issues and other controversial topics. This resource is great for students working on persuasive essays or debates, or anyone wanting authoritative background information on the issues making today’s headlines.
Videos and practice exercises to help with math, science, history and more.
Magazine and newspaper articles on social, scientific, health, historic, economic, political and global issues specifically chosen for upper-elementary and high school students.
More than 40,000 encyclopedia articles, as well as an online atlas, online dictionary, research tools and more. Recommended for grades three and up.