Homework & Education K-12

A to Z Maps Online

The world’s largest collection of royalty-free, downloadable maps for schools. Students, teachers, and administrators can use our more than 60,000 maps in school reports, lesson plans, and personal research projects. 

Encyclopedia Britannica

Latest information on a world of topics; includes a children’s version. 

Gale In Context: Biography

An engaging experience for those seeking contextual information on the world's most influential people. Organized into a user-friendly portal experience, it merges Gale's authoritative reference content, including Lives & Perspectives, with periodicals and multimedia. 

Gale In Context: College

Access news content including full-text newspapers and periodicals like The Economist, The New York Times, National Geographic, Newsweek, Popular Science, Smithsonian, and more. Empower learning and critical thinking with hundreds of thousands of images, videos, and audio selections that include archival film clips, broadcast video, BBC News, New York Times video, and NPR. 

Gale In Context: Elementary

Provides children a safe place to find answers to their questions, practice research skills, and explore interests inside and outside the classroom. Also gives teachers access to digital resources that can supplement and enhance in-person and online instruction. 

Gale In Context: High School

Offers cross-curricular content that supports national and state curriculum standards and reinforces the development of skills such as critical thinking, problem solving, communication, collaboration, creativity, and innovation. Explore topics within business and economics, geography, government, history, literature, science and health, social issues, and more. 

Gale In Context: Middle School

Created specifically for middle school students, Gale In Context: Middle School combines the best of Gale's reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Categories cover a range of the most-studied topics including cultures, government, people, U.S. and world history, literature, and many more. 

Gale In Context: Science

Integrating millions of full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, other multimedia, and top reference content, Science is updated daily and offers over 600 pages on topics across the curriculum, covering biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics, and more. 

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

The premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. 

Gale Interactive Science

Imagine what it would be like to learn complex science concepts with more confidence and less fear. Gale Interactive: Science is a virtual lab that gives students in middle and high school grades the power to see beyond static text and embrace learning outside of the classroom.  Students can entertain their curiosity and inspire grade improvement through an experience that allows zooming in, rotating, or pulling models apart to explore and experiment with complex scientific topics. 

Gale Literature: LitFinder

Provides access to a wealth of literary works and secondary-source materials covering world literature and authors throughout history. Including more than 132,000 full-text poems and 670,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. 

Gale Literature: Scribner Writer's Series

The Scribner Writer Series provides students, teachers, and other researchers access to works of important authors from around the world and from all time periods. Each entry includes a concise essay and biographical information that places the author's work in personal and historical context.

Gale Literature: Twayne's Author Series 

Provides a starting point for research papers on literary works and figures, special projects and presentations. Students can quickly gain results by searching for a specific author, combining search criteria for a more complex search, or exploring thematic and chronological topics. 

Gale OneFile: High School Edition

Designed for middle- and high-school students and provides access to age-appropriate, authoritative digital content for classroom assignments. 

Gale Presents: National Geographic Kids

Engage kids and young students to broaden their educational horizons with reputable, special, authoritative, and age-appropriate digital content that brings them the world in a way they have never seen before. 

Imagequest

Millions of royalty free images on one site and from 60 of the world's most respected image libraries.

Infobase Just for Kids

These videos gives children—and their parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos children want to watch—Sesame Street, The Electric Company, The Wubbulous World of Dr. Suess, The Berenstein Bears, Franklin, and thousands more - plus songs, games, and other interactives that are sure to entertain, educate and inspire young library users. 

Learning Express Library

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want at school. 

PowerKnowledge Earth and Space Science

Earth and space science including ecosystems, energy, rocks and minerals, weather and saving the Earth, geared to Grades 3 through 6. 

PowerKnowledge Life Science

Life science including animals, plants, the human body, life cycles and habitats, geared to Grades 3 through 6. 

PowerKnowledge Physical Science

Life science including animals, plants, the human body, life cycles and habitats, geared to Grades 3 through 6. 

Tutor.com

Free online tutoring help for kindergarten through adult learners, as well as job search help, resume assistance and more.