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Resource Highlight: Britannica School

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

During this time of public library closures and schools relying on distance or virtual learning, we are highlighting BadgerLink resources that may be of particular interest to Wisconsin residents at home.

Britannica School offers encyclopedia articles with images, maps, games, and other learning materials for all levels of student as well as educators. Below are tools to get your students engaging with this high-quality, research content:

The user guide gives an overview of Britannica School and highlights the essential tools. There are also training videos available to view on the BadgerLink Training page:

The Britannica blog offers more ideas for using Britannica School in your virtual classroom:

  • These scavenger hunts provide an opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with Britannica School! Choose between Elementary and Secondary!
  • Learn more about Covid-19, and other epidemics, with these Resource Packs: Britannica created one for Elementary users and one for Secondary users.

You can also add Britannica School results to your Google searches: Check out Britannica School Insights, Britannica’s Chrome Extension, in the Google Chrome Store!