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Encyclopedia Britannica for Kids offers a fun way to gain new knowledge. Students will find it easy to conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects. From one page, you can link to encyclopedias, Britannica-approved Web sites, and a Student Center with “How To” guides for school reports, an atlas, biographies, multimedia, and other learning materials.
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The Oxford English Dictionary is a searchable dictionary that can be used to study the history, meaning, and pronunciation of words in the English language. Find out when a word was first used and how its context has changed over time.
Oxford Language Dictionaries Online offers foreign language and cultural resources such as dictionaries, phrases, calendars, and more. It includes unique study materials to help with learning.
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The Visual Thesaurus is an animated display of words and meanings -- a visual representation of the English language. In addition to synonyms, the Visual Thesaurus shows 14 kinds of semantic relationships, including antonyms, type of relationships, characteristics, and more. The Visual Thesaurus is also a dictionary, offering a number of definitions and usage examples for every word.
Explore easy-to-understand encyclopedia articles, as well as links to related websites and magazine articles. An atlas is also included. Entries incorporate sounds, pictures, videos, and animations to make the information come alive. This resource is great for students of all ages.