With Britannica School, students can conduct research using thousands upon thousands of searchable encyclopedia and journal articles, images, videos, audios, curated primary sources with curriculum relevance, detailed maps, editor-recommended Web sites, learning games, a world atlas, and a wealth of how-to research tools. Trust Britannica School to inspire, inform, and support exploration, discovery, and learning—any time, any place, and on any device.
Accurate and Up-to-Date Curriculum Support
Aligned to the Common Core, U.S. state, and Canadian provincial standards, the information in Britannica School is updated daily with new articles and multimedia elements curated by the world’s leading content and editorial experts.
Intuitive Search and Discovery
Start your search the way that’s most efficient for you. Use the search box at the top of every page. Browse by subject or media type. Check out the weekly rotating content on the home page. Every search topic produces a wide variety of trusted sources to review.
Choose from three learning entry points – Elementary, Middle, or High School – then select a reading level that matches each student’s ability. A single keystroke adjusts an article’s complexity while maintaining the age appropriate look and format of the page!
Pre-K through 2nd Grade students can also choose a fourth entry, Britannica Fundamentals, available through a separate and distinct landing page.
Grades 3 – 4 Find information on countries, animals, and people in articles, media, and a world atlas. Watch and learn with videos, games, and activities.
Grades 5 – 7 Homework help and discovery learning; Explore maps, photos, articles, famous people and places, compare countries, and tour the U.S.A.
High School & Adult Provides access to primary sources for quick facts and in-depth information on history, geography, people, places, science, and much more. Biographies, world atlas, countries comparison, articles and interactive resources are available.
Robust Accessibility Tools
Students can read and cite articles, look up an unfamiliar word in the pop-up Merriam-Webster™ dictionary, or translate content into 1 of 50 languages. Print out an article or make it a “favorite,” along with images and videos, for later reference. Click to activate the read-aloud feature or change the font size for easier reading.