Explora – Elementary


This interface is designed specifically for elementary school students according to their needs and search abilities. This interface is graphically rich and provides access to age-appropriate materials. Includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press.

Databases Searched

  • Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School Edition
  • Primary Search
  • Primary Search Reference eBook Collection
  • Topic Overviews K-5
  • K-8 eBook Collection (Only available for members that selected the eBook K-12 Collections, not the eBook Public Library Collection.)

Special Features

  • Simple search that quickly delivers relevant results including articles, essays, and primary source documents to help successful research
  • Easy-to-browse categories organized by popular topic to provide research ideas
  • Topic overviews that provide a starting point for research
  • 60,000 top videos from the Associated Press, the world’s leading news agency
  • Option to include your library’s subscription EBSCO eBooks
  • Colorful, mobile-friendly design with feature areas that provide context to users
  • Reading level indicators (Lexile® Measures) to simplify discovery of grade-appropriate content
  • Text-to-speech for HTML articles to assist struggling readers or those learning English
  • Educators’ landing page where teachers can more easily find relevant support materials
  • English Curriculum Standards Module to help educators correlate EBSCO content quickly and easily to state specific curriculum standards