Three encyclopedias in one: once you log in you can choose the elementary, middle school or high school version.
No matter which version you start in, you can easily switch reading levels of any individual article you find.
This is the best place to start your research - find facts, get an overview of the topic, etc.
Please note that you will need to know the Britannica login and password for this site. Password info for ALL of CCI's online resources can be found by using the ONE password listed in your student agenda to open the "Passwords" page on the navigation menu above.
How to find and access Encyclopedias (video)
How to use Britannica Schools (searching, saving, citing, etc.) - video
In Britannica you can also . . .
Search for encyclopedia articles, newspaper articles from BBC, The New York Times and Student News Net, full-text eBooks and magazines and journals
Search over 4,000 downloadable videos and video clips and over 34,000
photographs, illustrations and maps
Find links to student-friendly, quality internet sites
View historical timelines and/or create your own timeline
Compare maps, flags, events, statistics and multimedia for any two countries in the world
Search Miriam-Webster's Notable Quotations, as well as the Miriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus
Review key concepts with the 600+ interactive lessons (math, language arts, science and social sciences, grades K-12)
Create your own account (your "workspace") to save articles, links, projects, etc.
For Canadian topics, try this encyclopedia
The Canadian Encyclopedia Online (no password needed)
L'Encyclopedie Canadien - FRENCH language version of the same encyclopedia (no password needed)
How to use the Canadian Encyclopedia (video)
Other free online encyclopedias. . .
Encyclopdia Mythica - mythology, folklore, religion
InfoPlease - encyclopedia, dictionary, almanac, biographies, etc.
KidsNet - encyclopedia, dictionary, thesaurus, web links, etc, for kids
Mashpedia.com - the "real time" encyclopedia
Wikipedia in simple English
Bartleby's Quotations - looking for that perfect quote or saying for a speech or essay?
Statistical information for any country: NationMaster