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Elementary Resources: World Book

What is It?

When you need fast, reliable information for homework, reports, or just a lingering question, World Book Online is the place to go. A suite of seven databases geared toward specific age ranges and abilities, from the youngest learners to adults

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Early World of Learning

Early World of Learning is the premier online resource for preschoolers and children in the early elementary grades. Developed with experts on early childhood education, Early World of Learning offers rich resources designed for easy integration into the classroom curriculum.

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Science Power

Science Power is an engaging and visually rich supplemental science learning site for upper elementary-age children. The site is correlated to popular science textbooks as well as state/provincial standards, and includes differentiated content to help struggling readers master the material.

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World Book Kids

World Book Kids is the premier online resource developed especially for young students. The site has been optimized for tablets and features image-based navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of images and videos as well as a wealth of engaging games, science projects, and activities.

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Social Studies Power

Social Studies Power surrounds varied lesson content with rich multimedia, read-aloud text, literacy tools, and geography basics to provide a well-rounded learning experience for students and an effective instructional tool for their educators. More than 100 lessons are presented in differentiated versions to meet the varying learning capabilities of upper elementary students. Animated maps, colorful art, and interactive quizzes keep students alert and engaged in the content.

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Why Use It?

  • A colorful, approachable look and feel with articles written at your student's level

  • Illustrations and pictures, maps, audio files, videos, games, research tools, ebooks, activities, educator tools, primary source documents, and more

  • Easy access on desktops, laptops, and tablets

World Book Student

Tailored for students in elementary and middle schools, World Book Student includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools. World Book Student is also optimized for tablets for the ultimate mobile research experience.

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World Book Discover

World Book Discover offers engaging reference resources for students reading below grade level because of language or learning difficulties, with content and tools specifically developed for these students.

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