Glossopedia (www.globio.org) is a free, kid-friendly, free-of-advertisements, interactive, online encyclopedia of life for kids 7-12. Each article contains text, video clips, audio files (vocabulary pronunciation guides, recorded animal sounds, etc.), photo galleries, maps, interactive features, and content-related vocabulary lessons. Glossopedia contains dozens of articles with hundreds of free photos and video of plants, animals, people and places. Each photo pops up to 200x130 pixels, 72 dpi, and can be copied to be used by children using various XO applications, such as Abiword. Each article is written with children in mind, using appropriate vocabulary, sentence structure and paragraph length for 3rd through 6th grade students.


  • Educational Technology > General
  • Educational Technology > Integrating Technology into the Classroom
  • Language Arts > General
  • Language Arts > Listening & Speaking
  • Language Arts > Reading Comprehension
  • Language Arts > Vocabulary
  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Botany
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Ecology
  • Science > Life Sciences
  • Science > Technology

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  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Professional Education & Development
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