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Britannica Online School Edition

An edition of Britannica Online aimed at elementary through high school aged students.  Offers reference articles and related materials for students of all levels. 

Users can also take advantage of the Learning Materials, a collection of educational exercises, activities, and study guides. (Gale)

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Britannica Library

The new Britannica Library is an award winning resource for children and adults. It is easy to use and easy to find trusted information. Just choose a level to get started.

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  • An article on Francis Marion - SC's "Swampfox"
  • Video of Martin Luther King's I Dream A Dream Speech.
  • Reading lessons for grade 4.
  • Recommended website on turtles suitable for 7th grade.
  • Image of a groundhog.
  • Teaching materials that relate to SC Curriculum Standards for Science - Grade 2.
  • Historical map of Charleston, SC.