Most of us are familiar with World Book, the encyclopedia that has been a staple for generations. World Book Online offers the encyclopedia content, but it has much, much more to offer.
I've added a few quick exploration activities below. Try some or all of them to explore World Book online.
World Book Online has a little something for everyone.
World Book Student is packed with such research tools as Citation Builder, How to Do Research, Compare Places, Interactive Maps, and the World Book Atlas to help students get the most out of their research experience. World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos is the Spanish language version of World Book Student. Explore: click on the hamburger menu in the upper right corner of the screen and go down to "Trivia Quizzes." Find a quiz that interests you and take it - how did you do?
World Book Advanced offers a powerful reference tool that includes all the same effective research tools as Student, plus provides users with access to primary sources, historical documents, video, and sound recordings directly from each encyclopedia article. Explore: In the right corner of the screen click on "Research and Resources." Choose "Today in History" and find a day that is important to you. Read one of the articles about something that happened on that day and share something you learned with us.
In addition to the resources above, which are in our permanent collection, World Book has offered us a number of resources for a trial period. Check them out and see what you think - if we get enough good feedback we'll try to subscribe. The trial resources include:
World Book is a great resource for homework help, research, and information seeking, but it's also really fun to browse! Take a look and share your favorite parts of World Book with us via social media or through our story form. On social media be sure to tag us and use the hashtag #StaySafeKindConnected. We'd love to hear from you!
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