CultureGrams™ provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. The reports are written and reviewed by in-country experts and are updated as new information becomes available.
World Edition-Cultural reports for more than 200 countries. Each includes 25 categories such as Land and Climate, History, Personal Appearance, Greetings, Dating and Marriage, Family, Diet, Housing, Holidays, Economy, Education, Health, and more.
Kids Edition-This collection of more than 185+ country reports teaches upper elementary-aged and middle school users about the world around them. Each report includes up-to-date, engaging cultural information, complete with images, a historical timeline, fun facts, and sections on history, population, "life as a kid," and more.
States Edition-These colorful and easy-to-read state reports help upper elementary-aged students understand the diversity and history of each U.S. state and the District of Columbia. Reports include maps, flags, symbols, and timelines, plus sections on history, economy, geography, population, and more.
Provinces Edition-This edition contains kid-friendly reports on all 13 Canadian provinces and territories. Reports include images, maps, charts, data tables, and fun facts, plus sections on the environment, culture, government, first inhabitants, and more.
(Ebsco) Explora Primary Schools pulls together content from various EBSCO resources and offers an searching/browsing interface suitable for younger students. This database provides primary school students access to articles, essays, and videos pertaining to a wide range of topics including animals, art and music, biography, geography, language arts, health, math, science, and social studies (includes reading level indicators (Lexile Measures).
(Gale) Gale in Context: Elementary meets the research needs of students in Kindergarten through Grade 5. It features a developmentally appropriate, visually graphic interface, a subject-based topic tree search and full-text, age-appropriate, curriculum-related magazine, newspaper and reference content for information on current events, the arts, science, health, people, government, history, sports and more.
(Gale) National Geographic Kids: Reputable, authoritative, and appropriate content that brings children aged 6-14 the world in a way they've never seen it before. Fun and substantive, National Geographic Kids will take them on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.