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With a single search, access encyclopedia articles, maps, tables, timelines, online books, literary criticisms, primary source documents, pictures, sounds and videos.



  STUDENT

ARTICLES:
• Vietnam  
• Battle of Long Tan during Vietnam War  
• Vietnam War  
• Hanoi  
• Ha Long Bay  
• Ho Chi Minh City  
• Hue  
• Mekong River  

MAP:
Vietnam 

HISTORICAL MAP:
Battle of Long Tan 

 

 SOUND:
• Vietnam national anthem  
• Vietnamese folk dance  

  PICTURE:  
• Vietnam flag  
• Rice fields of Vietnam  
• Terrace farming in Vietnam  
• Ha Long Bay  

 TABLE:
• Important dates in Vietnam  
• Facts in brief about Vietnam  

 RESEARCH GUIDE:
• Vietnam 


  STUDENT

 ARTICLES:
• India  
• Government of India  
• History of India  
• Languages of India  
• Ganges River  
• Delhi  
• Mumbai  
• Hinduism  
• Holi  

 MAP:
• Indian states  
• Indian cities  
• Average January temperatures in India  
• Average July temperatures in India  
 Average yearly precipitation in India  
• Economy in India  
• Population density in India  
• Ganges River  

 HISTORICAL MAP:
• Independent India  

 TIMELINES:
• India: 2500BC to AD1600's  
• India: 1700 to Present  

 

 VIDEOS:
• Boats on Dal Lake  

 SOUND:
• India national anthem  
• India folk music  

  PICTURE:  
• India flag  
• Ganges River in Varanasi  
• Taj Mahal  
• Hindu women lighting Diwali lamps  
• Holi celebration  

 TABLE:
• Important dates in India     
• India in brief  

 RESEARCH GUIDES:
• India  
• History of India  
• Languages of India  

 eBOOKS:
• Independence of India and Pakistan 

 

  ADVANCED

ARTICLES:
Battle of Long Tan 
Tet Offensive 
Vietnam War 
Vietnam 
Viet Cong 
Agent Orange 

MAPS:
Vietnam 

HISTORICAL MAPS:
Battle of Long Tan 
Tet Offensive 

TIMELINE:
Vietnam War 

 

  PICTURES: 
Vietnamese refugees 
Spraying of Agent Orange  

RESOURCES GUIDE:
Vietnam War 

MAGAZINE ARTICLES: (EBSCO)
Agreement to End the Vietnam War, 1973 

BACK IN TIME:
Vietnam (1965) 

VIDEOS:
Dropping napalm on a village 
Ho Chi Minh and North Vietnamese soldiers 


  ADVANCED

ARTICLES:
Aztec
Montezuma II 
• Tenochtitlan  

MAPS:
Aztec 

HISTORICAL MAPS:
Aztec Empire 
Hernán Cortés's expeditions 1519-1535 

SPECIAL REPORTS:
Chocolate: Rich in Health, History, and Taste 

VIDEO:
Did Aztecs really practice human sacrifice?  

TIMELINE:
History of Aztec 

eBOOKS:
The Aztec 


  PICTURES: 
Aztec god of fire 
Aztec goddess Coatlicue 
Aztec writing 
Aztec Ruins National Monument 
Hernán Cortés and Aztec leaders 
Human sacrifice in Aztec religion 
Montezuma II 
Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacán 
Spanish conquest of the Aztec 
Spanish soldiers attacked Aztec Indians 

RESOURCES GUIDE:
Aztec

PRIMARY SOURCE DOCUMENTS:
Cortes's Account of the City of Mexico

WEBQUESTS: Find in Educator Tools 
Aztec: Way of Life 

 

  KIDS

ARTICLES:
Life Cycle   
Frog 
Caterpillar

ACTIVITIES:
Life of a Frog 

SCIENCE PROJECTS:
Watch a metamorphosis! 

GAMES:
Name That Baby Animal  

 

PICTURES: 
Life cycle of ants 
Tadpole 

VIDEOS:
Frog life cycle
Watch video ► 

What's a tadpole?
Watch video ► 

eBOOKS:
Building Blocks of Plants & Animals
Animal Life Cycles 
Plant Life Cycles 

SCAVENGER HUNTS:
•  Life Cycle 

 

  TIMELINES

 

HOW TO USE WORLD BOOK TIMELINES 



DID YOU KNOW?
The Long Tan Cross is one of only two memorials permitted in Vietnam that honours a former enemy.
 

To access any of the titles listed:
Go to World Book eBOOKS and search by title to find the book.

ANIMAL LIVES:
Amphibians - Chapter: How Do Amphibians Grow?
Fish - Chapter: How Do Fish Grow?
Insects and Spiders  -  Chapter: How Do Insects Grow?

ANIMALS OF THE WORLD:
Ants and Other Social Insects -  Chapter: Who is Minding the Eggs?
Monarchs and Other Butterflies - Chapter: What Happens as a Butterfly Grows?

A LOOK AT:
Insects and Spiders - Chapter: From Eggs to Adults

BUG BOOKS:
It's a Bug's Life - Chapter: Growing Up 

BUILDING BLOCKS OF PLANTS & ANIMALS:

Animal Life Cycles 
Plant Life Cycles 

TREASURE TREE:
Backyard Bugs - Chapter: Life cycle of butterflies

 

This month's video on VIETNAM WAR has been pulled from World Book's vast vault of media.

DID YOU KNOW?
The Vietnam War left much of Vietnam in ruins.

 

 

SUPPLEMENTAL SITES

World Book offers a suite of products for every age, ability, and interest to suit the needs of all students.

 
 

Early World of Learning



KNOW IT! 'CREEPY-CRAWLIES'
Know It is built around categories designed to excite young minds. Explore the world of 'creepy crawlies' including videos and pictures relating to the topic. Know It! Creepy-Crawlies  

 
   
 

Discover - Differentiated Learning


•  Comprehension Questions  •  Visual Dictionary  •  Life Skills  •  Differentiated Learning 
•  WB Explains videos in easy to find format 

 
   
 

Social Studies Power

CRITICAL THINKING:
Build problem-solving skills 

INQUIRY PROJECT:
Create a travel brochure for visitors to South America. 

 

EXTENSION ACTIVITY:
Write a short summary about the Amazon region. 

INTERACTIVE QUIZ:
Choose the best answer 

 
 

Science Power

INTRODUCTION
Your body has a certain shape. 

CRITICAL THINKING:

Building problem-solving skills 

EXTENSION ACTIVITY:
Explore these systems by examining the elbow joint and the movement it allows. 

 

EXPERIMENT:
Discover what makes the bones of your skeleton strong. 

INTERACTIVE QUIZ:
Systems Interactive Quiz 

VOCABULARY QUIZ:
Systems Vocabulary Quiz 

 
   
 

Activity Corner



Animals Tall Wall  - making this animal height chart shows children how tall they are compared to the animals.

 
   
 

Living Green



BOGEYMAN

DID YOU KNOW? 
In England and Scotland outcasts of society were banished to remote boggy regions (also called heaths) hundreds of years ago. This gave rise to unflattering terms still used today—”bogeyman” and “heathen”.
LEARN MORE 

 
   
 

Early Peoples



CHOCOLATE
DID YOU KNOW?

Chocolate was a very popular drink for some Aztec. However, it was very expensive and only wealthy people could afford to drink it.
LEARN MORE

 
   
 

Inventions and Discoveries



PENICILLIN
DID YOU KNOW?
Sir Alexander Fleming had been growing bacteria in lab dishes when he noticed the mould, which had killed the surrounding bacteria by producing penicillin.
LEARN MORE
 

 
   
 

Dramatic Learning - Teach with Theatre



THE ADVENTURES OF COOKIE COBALT

This amusing adventure introduces Marc Chagall's colourful and inventive art, investigates the history of the circus and the Surrealist movement in art, and explores the power of imagination and inspiration.
LEARN MORE

 
   
     
   
 

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