Coronavirus Content for Schools, Academic Institutions, and Libraries

Coronavirus Content for Schools, Academic Institutions, and Libraries

The coronavirus pandemic has affected every aspect of modern life. To help our subscribers understand the outbreak, we’ve compiled the following list of relevant content available in Infobase resources.

Younger students are curious, concerned, and confused about this global pandemic. Infobase has age-appropriate material to help elementary and middle-school understand the way viruses spread and how they can keep safe and healthy. Check out these resources.

Learn360

Learn360 is a one-stop streaming media resource with content for all grades and subjects. Here is a selection of content related to the coronavirus pandemic for grades pre-K through 3.

COVID-19 from Slim Goodbody
In this short video, children’s health expert Slim Goodbody helps educate students about COVID-19 in a clear, engaging, and visual way. He explains how the disease got started, how it spreads, who gets ill, and what students can do to protect themselves.

What Is the Coronavirus? from Mazzarella Media
This short video from the K–5 science education series Bailey’s Big Backyard covers important information about the coronavirus in simple, factual terms with no hint of alarm or fear. The overall message is that adults are working diligently to stop the spread of the disease and there are simple things everyone can do to protect themselves and others.

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The World Almanac® for Kids

Intermediate-level students can learn about staying healthy, the lungs and respiratory system, and strategies for dealing with frustration and anger during these challenging times. Take  look at these sections:

Health Reference Center

Health Reference Center provides up-to-date information about the current coronavirus as well as similar past outbreaks and epidemiology.

World News Digest

World News Digest has been compiling crucial resources for its users to stay up to date on the pandemic and its economic fallout, as well as to research past epidemics and pandemics.

Today’s Science

Today’s Science gives students the critical-thinking skills to comprehend and analyze real-world science using easy-to-understand language. This award-winning resource includes new articles on the virus and a (sometimes prophetic) look back at similar diseases, epidemics, and pandemics.

Issues & Controversies

Issues & Controversies features an authoritative, comprehensive pro/con article: “Coronavirus: Are Quarantines and Travel Restrictions Appropriate Responses to COVID-19?” This article provides a broad overview of the pandemic, with a historical account of past plagues, pandemics, and health emergencies. It also features maps, graphs, and tables to help students understand the origins and extent of the crisis.

Classroom Video On Demand

Created for high schools, this curriculum-focused video subscription provides unlimited access to thousands of videos for ALL departments and includes videos that help learn about the present crisis through studying the past.

Films On Demand

Films On Demand is the premier academic streaming video service providing unlimited access to thousands of videos for ALL departments.

Credo Reference: Academic Core

Credo Reference enhances the research experience through authoritative reference content and a one-stop exploratory search platform that drives usage of all of your trusted library resources. Here is a selection of timely articles from The Conversation that your users may find helpful for background in making sense of this outbreak.

World News Digest

World News Digest has been compiling crucial resources for its users to stay up to date on the pandemic and its economic fallout, as well as to research past epidemics and pandemics.

Today’s Science

Today’s Science gives students the critical-thinking skills to comprehend and analyze real-world science using easy-to-understand language. This award-winning resource includes new articles on the virus and a (sometimes prophetic) look back at similar diseases, epidemics, and pandemics.

Issues & Controversies

Issues & Controversies features an authoritative, comprehensive pro/con article: “Coronavirus: Are Quarantines and Travel Restrictions Appropriate Responses to COVID-19?” This article provides a broad overview of the pandemic, with a historical account of past plagues, pandemics, and health emergencies. It also features maps, graphs, and tables to help students understand the origins and extent of the crisis.

Health Reference Center

Health Reference Center provides up-to-date information about the current coronavirus as well as similar past outbreaks and epidemiology.

Access Video On Demand

Access Video On Demand offers public libraries an expansive, patron-friendly collection of thousands of high-quality videos, including the following relevant titles:

Health Reference Center

Health Reference Center provides up-to-date information about the current coronavirus as well as similar past outbreaks and epidemiology.

World News Digest

World News Digest has been compiling crucial resources for its users to stay up to date on the pandemic and its economic fallout, as well as to research past epidemics and pandemics.

Today’s Science

Today’s Science gives researchers the critical-thinking skills to comprehend and analyze real-world science using easy-to-understand language. This award-winning resource includes new articles on the virus and a (sometimes prophetic) look back at similar diseases, epidemics, and pandemics.

Issues & Controversies

Issues & Controversies features an authoritative, comprehensive pro/con article: “Coronavirus: Are Quarantines and Travel Restrictions Appropriate Responses to COVID-19?” This article provides a broad overview of the pandemic, with a historical account of past plagues, pandemics, and health emergencies. It also features maps, graphs, and tables to help students understand the origins and extent of the crisis.

Just for Kids

The Just for Kids Streaming Collection for public libraries gives children—and their parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy.

COVID-19 from Slim Goodbody. In this short video, children’s health expert Slim Goodbody helps educate kids about COVID-19 in a clear, engaging, and visual way. He explains how the disease got started, how it spreads, who gets ill, and what students can do to protect themselves.

Also check out these titles:

The World Almanac® for Kids

Intermediate-level kids can learn about staying healthy, the lungs and respiratory system, and strategies for dealing with frustration and anger during these challenging times. Take  look at these sections:

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