Britannica Expedition: Learn

The Path to Knowledge Starts Here

Standards-Aligned Lessons that Spark Curiosity and Foster Exploration

– 2023 –

What is Expedition: Learn?

Expedition: Learn! puts the power of trusted, validated Britannica content at your fingertips with ready-to-use lessons on key concepts in science and social studies.

This innovative digital learning platform is designed to develop critical thinking, problem-solving, media literacy, and communication skills through interactive, standards-aligned lessons and built-in differentiated instruction and assessments.

Streamlined, ready-made lessons

Flexible reading with four Lexile levels

Captivating videos, images, and text

Responsive translation in 100+ languages

How does Expedition: Learn work?

Each digital lesson offers a four-stage guided journey towards discovery and understanding.

Spark student interest with lessons featuring engaging multimedia and interactive activities. Each lesson begins with a video that introduces the topic and key terms to pique student interest.  With differentiated text and over 100 language translations, you can personalize learning with curriculum plans that meet the diverse learning needs.

Build understanding with easy-to-use, standards-aligned lessons that provide reliable content for elementary, middle, and high school learners. Even more, utilize helpful data and auto-scored, built-in assessments to track student comprehension and progress.

Connect learning and critical thinking with content that guides students to draw inferences and conclusions about each topic. Students can adapt lessons to their own interests, experiences, and knowledge using a series of questions.

Learn more with additional Britannica resources that explore related topics. Interconnected science and social studies content accelerates inquiry-based learning, reinforces important concepts, and intrigues students to dive deeper.

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Connect with a Britannica team member to get a custom quote for your school or district to access Expedition: Learn today!

How does Expedition: Learn help?

Personalize instruction for diverse learners with differentiated reading levels, ELA skills assessments, and resources in over 100 languages.

Reduce teacher workload with readymade digital lessons, saving time and allowing them to focus more on teaching.

Ensure standards-aligned instruction with robust science and social studies digital lessons.​

Track progress and assess learning with real-time reports that help teachersmake data-driven decisions.

Easily manage lessons in one centralized hub, allowing teachers to track assignments, monitor deadlines, and stay organized.

Enrich Your Curriculum

Educators in grades 3-8 can easily assign lessons and monitor student progress with LMS integration, rostering capabilities, and comprehensive reporting tools.

Easily integrate Expedition: Learn into your classroom

Assign lessons and monitor student progress with LMS integration

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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! Languages

Spanish, Arabic, French, and 100+ more...




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Translations available in 100+ languages for each lesson

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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