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Spark. Build. Connect

Expedition: Learn! from Britannica is a powerful, flexible digital resource that builds literacy while developing content-area knowledge in science and social sciences.

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Puts the power at your fingertips

Expedition: Learn! puts the power of trusted, validated Britannica content at your fingertips with ready-to-use lessons on key concepts in science and social sciences.

How Expedition: Learn! Works for Students

Each digital lesson offers a 4-stage guided journey towards discovery and understanding.

1. Spark interest

Each lesson begins with a video that introduces the topic. Key terms are defined and displayed throughout the lesson, and students respond to questions and draw conclusions from the video.

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2. Build understanding

A fact-checked Britannica article, available at four different reading levels, helps students explore the topic in depth. Auto-scored assessments follow each article to check for comprehension, vocabulary knowledge, and understanding.

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3. Connect learning

A series of questions helps students connect the information presented in this lesson to their own learning, encouraging them to draw on their own experiences in their responses.

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4. Explore more

Students have the opportunity to dive deeper into the topics using additional Britannica resources, ideal for inquiry-based learning and research projects.

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How Expedition: Learn! Works for Teachers

Customise Britannica’s Expedition Learn! to meet your classroom needs!

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    Find and Assign

    Search topics by subject and year level, keyword, or recently added lessons.

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    See a short overview of what's included in the lesson and student outcomes.
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    Select the class to assign the lesson, the start and end date and the default reading level.
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    Preview the entire lesson, including videos, articles, images and assessments items.
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    Downloadable teacher materials to guide instruction.
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    Monitor and Assess

    Monitor student progress in real-time to track learning and growth.

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    Filter reports by class and lesson.
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    View a summary of your students' correct and incorrect answers at a glance.
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    See the time that students spent on each question.
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    Click on a student to see a detailed breakdown of their individual responses.
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