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Encyclopedia by topic :
Civil Rights - Comic artists - Creatures -
Environment
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History
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North American Indians
Railroads -
Science - Symbols -
Textile Industry - Toons
Women

(Updated on 13/03/2013)

 

 


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Resources :

Simple English Wikipedia
"intended for people whose first language is not English."

(simple.wikipedia.org)
   
  Online Dictionaries, Glossaries and Encyclopedias
(stommel.tamu.edu)
   
Encyclopedia.com
"Newly updated and expanded with more than 50,000 articles plus links giving you access to millions of articles and pictures in Electric Library
"
   
Fact Monster
"This searchable site includes an on-line dictionary and encyclopedia and lots of homework help for science, math, social studies, history, English, and sports. There are also games, quizzes, and daily features".
   
Infoplease avec atlas (cartes interactives).
   

LEXILOGOS :
Dictionnaires, Encyclopédies, Traductions...
(lexilogos.com)

   
The Probert Encyclopaedia
   
Wikipedia Encyclopedia
   
World Almanach for kids
comportant des dossiers et des liens sur
"animals, computers, environment, geography, health, nations, planets, plants, population, religion, science, united states, world history".
   

 

VIDEOS :

  • The State of Wikipedia
    It "not only explores the rich history and inner-workings of the web-based encyclopedia, but it's also a celebration of its 10th anniversary.
    With more than 17 million articles in over 270 languages, Wikipedia has undoubtedly become one of the most visited and relied upon sites on the web today."

    (YouTube)

 

 

 

Encyclopedia by topic :

Civil Rights - Comic artists - Creatures -
Environment
-
History
-
North American Indians
Railroads -
Science - Symbols -
Textile Industry - Toons
Women

 

Civil rights :

 

Comic artists :

  • The Lambiek Comiclopedia,
    an illustrated compendium of over 6,000 international comic artists with biographies and artwork examples. (lambiek.net)

 

Creatures :

  • Kid's almanach - (kids.infoplease)
    "Fun facts - Creature catalog : angels, beasts, dragons, water serpents, fairies, giants" avec explications
    simples, descriptions et superstitions.

  • Encyclopedia A - a guide to Greek gods, spirits and monsters (theoi.com)

Environment :

 

History :

  • Encyclopaedia of USA History:
    1840-1980 : American Civil War (262), Political Figures (170), Political Events (62), Slavery (156), Women's Suffrage (116), Business Leaders (54), Scientists (20), Supreme Court Judges (18), Trade Unions (68), Journalists (84), Newspapers & Magazines (36), European Immigration (270), Artists and Illustrators (28), Cartoonists (56), Photographers (50), Novelists & Poets (58), the First World War (86), Crime & Criminals (26), McCarthyism (110), Roosevelt and the New Deal (56), and the Struggle for Civil Rights (246).
    (spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk)

 

 

  • Second World War Encyclopaedia (spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk) :
    Background to the War; Nazi Germany, Chronology of the War, Political Leaders, European Diplomacy, Major Offensives, British Military Leaders, USA Military Leaders, German Military Leaders, Japanese Military Leaders, The Armed Forces, The Air War, The Resistance, Scientists & Inventors, War at Sea, Resistance in Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, War Artists, Weapons and New Technology.

 


North American Indians :

Railroads:

  • ENCYBERPEDIA - RAILROADS (encyberpedia.com)

 

Science :

 

Symbols :

  • Encyclopedia of graphic symbols -
    "SYMBOLS.com contains more than 2,500 Western signs, arranged into 54 groups according to their graphic characteristics. In 1,600 articles their histories, uses, and meanings are thoroughly discussed.
    The signs range from ideograms carved in mammoth teeth by Cro-Magnon men, to hobo signs and subway graffiti."

 

Textile Industry :

  • An encyclopedia of the Textile Industry in Britain between 1700 and 1900.
    "The website includes information on the different aspects of the domestic system as well as the woolen, cotton, silk and linen industries. The website also features entries on twelve important textile inventions and biographies of inventors (16) and entrepreneurs (28). There is also a series of lessons available that simulates the debate that took placed in the 19th century on the morality and the economic value of child labour in textile factories." (Spartacus Educational)

 

Toons :

  • Encyclopedia of toons -
    The Toons . The People Behind the Toons . The Companies that Produce the Toons . etc


 

Women :