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Encyclopedia Britannica 2009 Student & Home Edition [Old Version] by Avanquest

Software Details

Brand: AvanquestMedia: CD-ROMHardware Platform: MacOperating System: Windows Vista
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Description

Encyclopaedia Britannica Student & Home Edition provides detailed articles and comprehensive learning tools to help students excel in school. From math and science, to foreign language and social studies homework is completed with greater accuracy. Written by notable experts, Encyclopaedia Britannica is the most trusted and authoritative resource for students of all ages. Britannica Student & Home is the most complete resource for students. It provides interactive study guides, exercises, activities, and useful tips to help students perform better in school.

Platforms

Windows Vista, Mac, Windows XP, Mac OS X, Windows

Product Features

  • The most complete reference source for students and adults--3 encyclopedias in one (Elementary, Student, Adult); Britannica's Ultimate Reference Suite with student features.
  • 100,000+ authoritative and richly illustrated articles; 166,000+ Web links and biographies, dictionaries and thesauri, timelines, and interactive multimedia
  • Thousands of new engaging videos, photos, audio clips, magazine and Web links to keep students interested and motivated to learn
  • Hundreds of interactive study guides, exercises, and learning games designed to help students understand math, social studies, and science concepts; suitable for multiple grade levels
  • Comprehensive Homework Help--interactive lessons & "How to" documents to help students excel in school; also includes Britannica Test Prep--improve your ACT & SAT scores

Editorial Review

Encyclopædia Britannica Student & Home Edition provides detailed articles and comprehensive learning tools to help students excel in school. From math and science, to foreign language and social studies homework is completed with greater accuracy. Written by notable experts, Encyclopædia Britannica is the most trusted and authoritative resource for students of all ages.

Benefits

  • Award-winning and #1 best selling* reference software
  • 3 Encyclopedias in One--Elementary, Student, and Adult
  • The most comprehensive reference suite--100,000+ authoritative and richly illustrated articles, 166,000+ Web links, thousands of new images, video, and audio clips, biographies, dictionaries and thesauri, timelines, and more
  • Interactive learning games and activities designed to help students understand math, social studies , and science concepts
  • Foreign language assistance--improve your Spanish with Merriam-Webster's Spanish/English Translation Dictionary
  • Comprehensive homework help--interactive lessons and "How to" documents to help students excel in school
  • Current--free monthly content updates
  • Written by Nobel Laureates, Historians, and Scholars
  • Highly recognized reference tools--Merriam Webster's Dictionaries & Thesauri
  • More Value--FREE! Encyclopædia Britannica Online membership--$70 value! and Britannica Test Prep Offer--20% discount on all Test Prep packages!
  • Dual platform--Windows/Mac compatible
  • 90-day money back guarantee

*NPD Group/NPD TechWorld, January 2007--March 2008. Based on U.S. Retail Unit Sales for the Encyclopedia Category.

The Easy All-in-One Research Companion for Students & Adults

Encyclopædia Britannica Library
For high school students, college students, and adults. Over 75,000 articles to keep you learning and growing.

Britannica Student Library
For ages 10-14. More than 15,800 articles that students can quickly and easily access for up-to-date, accurate, and trusted information.

Britannica Elementary Library
For ages 6-10. Over 2,600 easy-to-read articles designed to help elementary students thrive in school.

Excel in School with Multiple Learning Tools

New--Interactive Tutorials
Hundreds of study guides, exercises, and learning games designed to help students understand math, social studies, and science concepts. Suitable for all grade levels!

New--Geography & Foreign Language
Tour the world right from your computer. World Atlas takes you where you want to go, Britannica GeoAnalyzer gives you country statistics, and Merriam-Webster's Translation Dictionary helps you improve your Spanish.

More Multimedia & Online Tools
Thousands of engaging videos, photos, audio clips, magazine and Web links to keep students interested and motivated to learn.



Take notes and save articles, images, and videos in one convenient location.

Homework is easier when you have the right tools at your disposal.

Homework is easier when you have the right tools at your disposal.

Homework is easier when you have the right tools at your disposal.

Resources to Help Students Get & Stay Organized

Workspace
Stay organized at all times! With Workspace you can take notes and save articles, images, and videos in one convenient location.

Virtual Notecards
Save notes from your articles on a virtual note card. Notes are printable to make your research easier and portable.

Bookmark & Save
Easily incorporate articles and media into reports.



Helpful Tips & Information for Every Student

Comprehensive Homework Help
Homework is easier when you have the right tools at your disposal. Interactive lessons and activities and "How To" documents make learning fun and interesting. Useful tips include how to right a research paper, a book review, and a science report, plus how to prepare a science fair project and an oral presentation.

New--Britannica's Online Spotlights
Get in-depth coverage of exciting topics selected by Britannica editors, including The American Presidency, Hispanic Heritage, Shakespeare, Olympic Sports, Guide to Black History, and more.


7 Great Reasons Students Choose Britannica

  • Easy-to-use: Find research articles quickly and easily with A-Z QuickSearch.
  • Interactive: Study guides, exercises, photos, videos, and audio.
  • Effective: Useful tips, activities, and tools to help students excel in school.
  • Credible: Articles are written by Nobel Laureates, historians, and notable experts.
  • Convenient: No downloading or Internet connections required.
  • Safe: No pornography, pop-up ads, or questionable content.
  • Up-to-date: Stay current with regular updates.

Authoritative and richly illustrated articles.

Britannica Biographies covering influential world leaders and great minds.

Britannica Home Edition

Your school days may be over, but Britannica understands your desire to expand your knowledge and satisfy your curiosity. With thousands of articles, biographies, BrainStormer, Britannica Classics, and much more, Britannica keeps you learning and growing.

Authoritative and Richly Illustrated Articles
Discover a wealth of information with in-depth and richly illustrated articles from one of the world's most respected names in knowledge--Encyclopædia Britannica.

New--Britannica Biographies
More than 2,000 biographies covering influential World Leaders from 2930 BC to the present day. Plus Great Minds--2,000 astronomers, Nobel laureates, scientists, and others that changed the world.

Exclusive--Britannica BrainStormer
An interactive way to understand relationships between ideas, subjects, and people.

Exclusive--Britannica Classics
Articles written by Britannica's most notable contributors including Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, and Harry Houdini.

Free Monthly Content Updates
Stay current with the newest and most updated articles for one full year. Internet access and registration required.

Exclusive Offers for Software Customers

Free 1-year trial membership to Britannica Online Premium.

Britannica Online 1-Year Trial Membership--$70 Value!
Register your software today and enjoy a free 1-year trial membership to Britannica Online Premium!

  • Complete access from anywhere, anytime
  • Over one million pages online
  • Discounts to the Britannica Store

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Britannica Test Prep is the premium, customized online solution for SAT and ACT test preparation.

  • Results Increase your SAT score an average of 305 points.**
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More Details

Publisher: AvanquestCategory: Encyclopedias & DictionariesBinding: DVD-ROMLanguage: English

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