AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND

Inventions and Discoveries Digital Library

Inventions and Discoveries Digital Library

Inventions and Discoveries is an exploration of the transformative impact of the inventions and discoveries that continue to shape our world today, including an examination of advances in agriculture, engineering, communications, economics, manufacturing, the arts, astronomy, transportation, warfare, medicine, mathematics, and everyday items. World Book Digital Libraries offer an online, interactive complement to World Book's most popular print reference sets. Each library features all the content from the print set as well as videos and animations, interactive activities, curriculum correlations, and links to encyclopedia content.

Key features include:

  • Easy-to-read content that helps students understand core curriculum topics.
  • Translation tool generates content into 13 languages.
  • Text-to-speech feature allows students to highlight text and hear it read aloud.
  • Video tutorials and animations help visual learners grasp difficult concepts.
  • Interactive activities engage students in the topics.
  • Printable worksheets and reading comprehension questions enable teachers to gauge student's understanding of key concepts.
  • Users can enlarge font size for easy reading.
  • Correlation to state curriculum standards.