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Youth Electronic Resources -- Encyclopedias

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Encyclopedia Britannica Learning Zone (early childhood)

(Grades Preschool-2) Learning Zone is a classroom-tested, interactive learning environment that gives early learners enjoyable, engaging, and developmentally appropriate activities to help grow their minds, their spirits, and their intellectual horizons.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition - Elementary School

(Grades K-5) Elementary School edition is Britannica's encyclopedia condensed and simplified for younger learners. Pictures, recommended websites, and encyclopedia articles are all a real quick search away.

Encyclopedia Britannica Spanish Reference Center: Escolar (K-8)

(Grades K-8) Britannica Escolar es la edición de la enciclopedia condensada y simplificada para los estudiantes jóvenes. Se puede buscar fácilmente las imágenes, los sitios web recomendados, y los artículos de enciclopedia.

Encyclopedia Britannica Online School Edition - Middle School

(Grades 6-8) Middle School edition is Britannica's slightly simplified version of the encyclopedia. There's more and longer articles than in the 'Elementary School' edition but not quite as many as available from the complete version.  



Kids InfoBits (Infotrac)

(Grades K-5) Kids InfoBits targets the research needs of students. It features a developmentally appropriate and visual graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine and reference content.



Infotrac Junior (Standard and Graphical)

(Grades 4-8) Search this collection of mainly full-text magazines, newspapers and reference books covering current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports and more.