Inspire Curiosity with Britannica Expedition: Learn! and

Engage Every Learner

Inspire Curiousity with Britannica Expedition: Learn! and

Engage Every Learner

Expedition: Learn! is a custom-built, award-winning platform that empowers educators through ready-to-implement, standards-aligned, interdisciplinary lessons that meet the diverse needs of every learner and build the knowledge and skills students need to be successful in their future careers.

Grounded in decades of research and evidence-based practices in teaching literacy in the content areas, Expedition: Learn! lessons can be used for whole-class instruction or small-group reteaching as well as independently by students. Each lesson is designed to build students’ knowledge around science and social studies topics while developing their reading comprehension, vocabulary knowledge, and critical-thinking skills.

World-Class Original Content

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

Standards-Aligned to Cover Core Concepts

Teachers save time with lessons that are tightly aligned to standards. Our collection of ready-to-use, foundational lessons covers key content topics that lay the groundwork for deeper learning.

Fostering Engagement, Curiosity, and Critical Thinking

Our team of experts have not just created NEW, trusted and vetted, world-class content. They have carefully crafted multimodal lessons that increase student engagement with captivating videos, informative graphics, and accessibility features that are available only in this platform.

Differentiated Instruction That Supports Access for All Learners

Our student-centric lessons include embedded scaffolding tools such as Lexile leveling and read-aloud mode to support students with various proficiencies to make it easier for the teacher to instruct while maintaining the same learning outcomes for all.

Developing and Supporting Teachers with Classroom Preparation

Our comprehensive Teacher Resource Center includes easy-to-use guides, toolkits, tutorials, and more to provide teachers with the support they need for driving engagement in the classroom.

Dynamic Assessment Tracking with Skill-Based Reporting

Our assessments not only provide immediate feedback on foundational content knowledge but also measure soft skills (such as critical thinking) to evaluate whether students are applying their learning to real-world situations.

“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

How It 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

Discover Access and Integration

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

Cultivate Curiosity with Reading-Infused Lessons and Teacher-Friendly Tools

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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


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Ignite the spark of curiosity and accelerate learning

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