K-12 Library

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Available Tools for K-12 Libraries

From questions about water conservation in the western U.S. to Amazonian deforestation, environmental issues are shaping the future across the United States and around the world. As younger generations prepare to meet these challenges, GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) provides a cutting-edge approach to understanding environmental topics and supplying 21st-century skills.

Updated daily, GREENR helps meet student and teacher needs with:

  • Resources suitable for secondary school support, including AP- and IB-level coursework in science, history, social studies and more
  • Intuitive navigation that engages novice and expert users alike

Using familiar Web-like functionality and immersive multimedia to deliver deeper understanding even for younger users, GREENR provides:

The content that empowers users:

  • Hundreds of English-language international newspapers, magazines and refereed journals
  • Recognized sources of videos, podcasts and images, updated daily
  • Information that can help students assess future education and career paths
  • A variety of search and browse options

The technology that gets results:

  • Interactive maps that facilitate browsing by country or topic

The portals to greater understanding:

  • Country portals covering more than 160 nations
  • Topic/Issue portals in more than 150 categories, from animal welfare to wind energy
  • Organization portals providing overviews and links to international associations