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Each student receives a username and password with Medica Center information at the beginning of the year. The information is on a label in their assignment notebook.

Proquest features articles and graphics from more than 1,600 U.S. and international magazines, newspapers, websites, and U.S. government documents — all carefully selected for their educational content, interest appropriateness, and level of readability. Students will find everything they need to complete assignments and research, including: Almanacs, Encyclopedias, Country Facts, Suggested Research Topics, Discoverer’s Top Pick, Monthly Spotlights & Challenge Quests, plus Current Events.

World Book Key Features:


  • Readable content is specially written for elementary and middle-school kids at their level.
  • 40,000 encyclopedia articles and similar resources featuring clear, high-interest content.
  • Lexile® measures on Student's most popular articles.
  • My Research enables users to compile content in individualized accounts.
  • How To Do Research features helps users develop critical information literacy skills.
  • Correlated to Common Core, state, and provincial standards.