FactCite 123 was created for researchers in primary grades. Its stigma-free screen design makes FactCite 123 a great option for use by older students reading below grade level. Students who are learning English also find success in building academic vocabulary using FactCite 123’s modules for Social Studies and Science research.
FactCite Lingo 123
FactCite 123 Lingo is perfect for both Spanish learners and English-language learners of all ages. anguage learners can acquire critical academic vocabulary in an easy-to-use and engaging interface with FactCite 123 Lingo. With clean screen designs, it presents nonfiction content in English and Spanish to support social studies and science. Modules include Biography, Mythology, the Elements, the Planets, Earth Science, Biomes, Animals, Countries, U.S. States, Landmarks, Health, and Simple Machines.
Biography for Beginners
Students can research historic figures from Colonial America, and historic and contemporary notables in many categories, such as African Americans, explorers, authors, women, inventors, athletes, and entertainers. From Abigail Adams to Ariana Grande, from Frederick Douglas to Dwayne Johnson, from Tomi dePaolo to Dav Pilkey, Biography for Beginners profiles people students want to learn about. Search the ~800 biographies by name or keyword, field of endeavor, and country of birth. Index by Lexile measure included for selected entries. Audio read-along and integration with Google Classroom and NoodleTools are provided.
FactCite World Mythology covers 760 Greek and Roman gods and goddesses, and hundreds of mythological figures and tales from around the world. This comprehensive resource presents stories from Norse, Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Native American, Japanese, and other traditions. World Mythology supports study of ancient civilizations, Latin language, English literature, and global studies.
General research resource featuring more than 6,000 illustrated articles on people, places, documents, and events in American history. Special topic indexes help students find what they need for homework assignments and make it easy for teachers to incorporate articles into their lesson plans.
Science & Technology
Science & Technology database contains more than 1,000 articles on core STEM topics. Images and diagrams help bring articles to life and help students put the scientific world in context.
Defining Moments in U.S. History
Ideal for middle and high school social studies and history projects. We partnered with Omnigraphics to launch FactCite Defining Moments in U.S. History to bring the complete contents of this series online, in one searchable database.
Countries & Cultures
FactCite Countries & Cultures offers everything a student needs for a country report. Articles include statistics, ranking the country in relation to the 196 countries of the world. Sections that follow include Overview, Life in, Land and Environment, Language and Religion, Population, History, Government, Strategic Interests and Allies, Economy, and Infrastructure. Each section expands to provide pertinent statistics and curated web links to authoritative, student-friendly sources for further study. The “Strategic Interests and Alliances” section supports students participating in Model United Nations competitions, and provides links to UN agencies and non-governmental agencies active in the country of interest.
1,500+ primarysource documents let your students become interpreters of U.S. and world history. (Remote access included!) Essays, analysis, and teaching resources help students put documents in context.
U.S. & World Biography
U.S. and World Biography includes 10,000+ biographies of notable people, mostly historic, from around the world. Biographies range from short dictionary-type entries on lesser-known figures to longer illustrated entries (2,000-6,000 words) on the people most heavily researched.
Sports Champions features profiles of 750+ athletes who competed in 45+ sports. The much-loved print edition of this title supported research and browsing in libraries across the country.
Shapers of Society
This database features 101 notable people who contributed in significant ways. Profiles include timelines, primary sources, and other features to support research and keep students engaged. Indexes allow students many ways to search and browse.
Designed for upper middle school students to adult learners. Essential Information presents authoritative articles on Education, Language, and Logic, Philosophy and Religion, Literature, Arts and Entertainment (great support for Film Studies), History, Government (with an Annotated Constitution contributed by a Constitutional law scholar), Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Social Sciences, Engineering, Business, and Law, and much more!
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FactCite Complete includes more than 36,000 pages of content for primary grade through adult researchers. Named “Best Overall Reference K-12” by the Library Media Connection and American Reference Books Annual awards panel.
The K-8 Bundle includes six databases that cover the topics most frequently researched in elementary and middle schools. This bundle supports researchers with a wide range of reading proficiencies. Capitalize on FactCite’s "Step Up to a Reading Challenge" feature by inviting striving readers to start their research with FactCite 123. It’s written at about a second-grade reading level, but entries link to articles on the same topic in another FactCite database, with content written at the next reading level. FactCite 123’s screen design does not carry the stigma of its lower reading level, and modules included support academic research for K-8 researchers.
Middle & High School
FactCite’s Middle and High School Bundle supports curriculum and facilitates research in a safe online environment.
FactCite’s U.S. History Bundle combines three databases to cover the people, places, and events in American History. Perfect for students in grades 4 and above. Great resource for middle school participants in National History Day projects.s
The Biographies Bundles includes the Biography for Beginners, U.S. & World Biographies, Sports Champions and Shapers of Society databases. The Bundle provides a foundation for biography research for students in 4th grade and above.