Updated for 2015, the Britannica Student Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for homework help and assignments in grades 3–8. Students will immerse themselves in 2,250 captivating articles plus thousands of photos, charts, tables, and around 1200 maps and flags from across the globe that help explain concepts and subjects. This edition features new articles on a variety of subjects, including Australia, David Beckham, Barack Obama, Syria, Egypt, Libya, Mars, the Pope, and the Williams Sisters. Also new to the encyclopedia is a detailed world time zone map and a map for the Cold War. Students can look up information using A to Z articles, color–coded content, or a detailed index.
TOPICS TO SATISFY EVERY CURIOUS LEARNER
A variety of articles---covering geography, history, nature, sports, religions, the arts, science, and other key subjects---will appeal to all students.
KNOWLEDGE THAT IS EASILY ACCESSIBLE
A clear organization offers students several ways of looking up information, including A to Z articles and an index.
FUN FEATURES FOR DEVELOPING thinking SKILLS
Timelines, “More to explore”, and “Did You Know?” features intrigue children and encourage them to keep learning, questioning, and wondering.