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Britannica School offers authoritative and trustworthy information in all knowledge areas by contributors and editors from around the globe. You will find fresh and engaging content that inspires curiosity, such as articles, images, and videos, plus dictionary definitions provided by Merriam-Webster, magazine and journal content provided by EBSCO, and hand-picked Web’s Best Sites links.

Britannica offers articles at different reading levels to suit your individual learning.

Adjust Reading Level: Each Britannica article has a Reading Level 1 – 2 – 3 tool, which quickly shows the current reading level and the other reading levels available for the same topic. Look for the numbers to click or tap. Choosing a different number will change the content of the article, but not the page design.

You can change the level on your search results and on individual articles, making personalization easy. This allows Britannica to meets your learning at whatever stage you are at, while keeping the decision to level up or down private just to you. Just look for the 1 – 2 – 3 icon on search and article pages. Many topics are available in two or more levels of the site.

Search Britannica Schools: Middle Level (Level 2) which is ideal for students in Years 5 to 8, providing trustworthy information at a general level. Middle level offers Primary sources, eBooks and historical Britannica Year in Review supplemental articles.

If you would like to extend yourself with some more detailed information and complex ideas, search Britannica School: High Level (Level 3), below. High is ideal for students in Years 9 to 12. High level also offers Primary sources, eBooks and historical Britannica Year in Review supplemental articles.