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DISCUS Databases: Britannica Online School Edition
Geared toward K-12 students. Much bigger than just an encyclopedia. A single consolidated search within any level can retrieve article, image, and video results, plus dictionary definitions provided by Merriam-Webster, magazine and journal content provided by EBSCO, and hand-picked Web’s Best Sites links. In addition, levels two and three offer Primary sources & E-Books and historical Britannica Year in Review supplemental articles. See more...
Includes over 75,000 articles - 23,000 biographies - Gateway to the Classics, the New York Times, BBC News, and SBS World News headlines - A research organizer - Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Quotations, Collegiate Dictionary, and Collegiate Thesaurus - Easy-to-view Videos, Audio, and Multimedia - World Atlas – Timelines – Spotlights - Guide to the Internet
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.