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Britannica Kids: Rainforests

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Rainforests only cover about six percent of the earth's surface, yet they capture the imagination of everyone! Explore the rainforest flora and fauna with this informative and colorfully illustrated encyclopedia-style application.
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What is the Water Cycle?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Encyclopedia Britannica produced this vintage video which focuses on the three places earth's water is present; the ocean, rivers/lakes/groundwater, and water vapor in the atmosphere. They define The Water Cycle as; "The constant...
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Exploring Characteristics of the Sun and Britannica Online

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students use an the online encyclopedia, Britannica, to explore and answer questions about the characteristics of the sun. They use the information they find about the characteristics of the sun to label and identify the zones and parts...
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Britannica Kids: Ancient Egypt

For Students 5th - 12th
Imagine Ancient Egypt at your finger tips! Cleopatra, Tutankhamen, Ramses II. The Great Pyramid at Gaza, Luxor, the Valley of the Kings. Explore them all through pictures, videos, games, and encyclopedia-style articles.
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Britannica Kids: Ancient Rome

For Students 5th - 12th
Ancient Rome continues to fascinate. Visit the ruins, test your knowledge of Roman mythology, play memory games and complete jigsaw puzzles. Loaded with images and information, this app is engaging and interactive.
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Earthquakes using Britannica Online

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are able to access the online encyclopedia through the library portal, read and summarize a section of the earthquake article and answer questions about it in a news-like interview.
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The History of the Encyclopedia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars investigate the history of the encyclopedias and compare and contrast them with the online version, Wikipedia. In groups, they research the strengths and weaknesses and prepare for a debate about them. Following the...
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Story Comprehension

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore the Encyclopedia Britannica Reading Activities and participate in various pre-reading, vocabulary, comprehension, and assessment exercises. The program includes quizzes to help gage students' understanding.
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Pass the Poetry Please

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders produce a poetry notebook. They research online encyclopedias and thesaurus. They take notes and write a short bigraphy. They explain the difference between prose and poetry. They present it orally at a poetry cafe.
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Wikiality

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students explore Wikipedia and explore the false information that appears on the site. They research and discuss the potential pitfalls of using Wikipedia and examine the ease with which false or misleading information appears on the...
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Biomes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students discover the roles organisms have in biomes. In this animal science lesson, students are split up into pairs to research one specific biome and the roles the organisms have in the specific biome. Students research the biome on...
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Deal Me In

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers study the components of a deck of cards and conduct an initial experiment in the probability of drawing various types of cards from a deck. They play two rounds of poker to discover the probability of drawing several...
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The Wars That Inspired Game of Thrones

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Discover how the power struggle between two noble families in the historical conflicts of the War of the Roses served as the basis for much of the drama in the hit series Game of Thrones. This animated video dissects shifts in the rule...
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Genetics and the Work of Mendel

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Excellent examples and clear diagrams in this PowerPoint will help you explain the genetics of alleles and the combinations of hybrid crosses. A high school class would appreciate having this student copy of the PowerPoint as the images...
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Genetics and The Work of Mendel

For Teachers 9th
If you need a summary of all aspects of Mendelian genetics then this  slideshow is for you. The information included is essential for complete understanding of crosses, genotypes, phenotypes, and heredity.
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Lady Sings the Blues

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore women and music in the 20th century. In this music lesson, students study the relationship between literature and music through The Color Purple and music by Ethel Waters, MA Rainey, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Ella...
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Breaking News English: Wikipedia

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Wikipedia worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
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Why Should You Listen to Vivaldi's "Four Seasons"?

For Students 7th - 12th
While many of your class members may find the opening strands of "The Four Seasons" by Antonio Vivaldi familiar, few may know of the rich history of this program music. Viewers not only listen to portions of the music from each season,...
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What's a Fable?

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders, while in the computer lab researching characteristics of the "fable" genre, compare two Aesop's fables on a Venn Diagram. They compare what they've learned about fables they have read to see if those characteristics are...
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Chewin' in the Chesapeake

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine a web page on food webs and select a habitat to research.  In this research lesson students identify the organisms found in the food web and present their findings to the class.
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In Search of Food...Living Off the Vegetation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders locate information to describe what Indians gathered and how they sustained life. They use 5 resources, select a paragraph from each and state the main idea and supporting details.
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Egyptian Sarcophagus

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners make a Egyptian Sarcophagus.
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This Is My Life

For Teachers K - 12th
Students create a time line of their lives from the perspective of 50 years in the future.
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The Rhythm of Life - Episode 2 - Melody

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students complete a unit on melodies from various cultures. They watch an online program, analyze various melodies, write a short original melody, complete a worksheet, and compare/contrast three versions of "Amazing Grace."

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