Expedition: Learn!

Dynamic learning through engaging content

Harness rich media and diverse resources to boost literacy and critical thinking across science and social studies content, perfectly tailored for all learners.
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Propel students into creative exploration and problem-solving

Empower educators with adaptable lessons for any classroom setting—whole-class, small groups, or individuals. Designed to meet students where they are, each lesson ensures every learner can achieve success.

Choose from thousands of standards-aligned texts and videos that help build background knowledge on any theme covered in class.

Offers varied formats including videos, interactive activities, and hands-on learning to cater to different learning styles.
Adapts content complexity to match the reading proficiency of each student, promoting inclusivity and personalized learning.
Embedded questions and reporting features offer real-time assessment of student performance and mastery of key skills.

Our teacher toolkits include comprehensive resources and guides to support effective lesson implementation and classroom management. 

Universal instructional framework

All lessons within Expedition: Learn! use the same instructional framework. This provides a cohesive structure of proven components, yet it remains adaptable to work with varying teaching styles, content areas, and student needs. It also provides consistency, organization, and cohesion so that instruction and content are delivered in an engaging and effective manner.


Setting the Stage for Learning


Content and Vocabulary


Integrate and Apply


Extend Learning

“My teachers have found using Britannica Expedition: Learn! in direct instruction has been incredibly powerful as a tool.”

— Daniel Mezzafonte, Science Curriculum Supervisor,
Massapequa Union Free School District

Spark videos that ignite interest

Dive into learning with engaging videos that kickstart every lesson, define key terms, and encourage interactive responses—exclusively on our platform. Perfect for making every topic shine!
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How Expedition: Learn! works

Awards and certification

Expedition: Learn! Earns Finalist Spot in the Curriculum and Instruction Solution Category at the EdTech Cool Tool Awards

Expedition: Learn! Wins “Digital Learning Platform of the Year” Award in the 5th Annual EdTech Breakthrough Awards Program

Expedition: Learn! Earned Level IV Certification for Its Alignment with Every Student Succeeds Acts (ESSA) Standards

Easily integrate our tools into your classroom

With easy access and integration, Expedition: Learn! offers a single-click sign-on solution, ensuring quick access for teachers, students, and staff.

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Expedition: Learn! Scope & Sequence

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View the available lessons for elementary and middle school science and social studies

Expedition: Learn! Teacher Toolkits

Expedition: Learn! Reading Levels

Choose between 4 reading levels to meet the needs of every learner

Expedition: Learn! Spark Video

Each Expedition: Learn! Lesson begins with a video to spark students’ interest in the topic


Britannica Expedition: Learn!

Ignite the spark of curiosity and accelerate learning

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