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  • Articles include maps, photos, illustrations, diagrams, audio clips, statistics, links to related information and citation information. Icons also direct users to a photo gallery, list of activities and web links. Subject areas include people, plants and animals, places, history and government, science and mathematics, arts, world religions, and sports and hobbies.

  • This encyclopedia includes over 40,000 articles and 60,000 photographs, as well as maps, graphs, games, quizzes and videos.  Updated regularly, it contains The Encylopedia of Canada, The Youth Encyclopedia of Canada. (in English only) The Encyclopedia of Music in Canada, Feature articles on different subjects, MacLean’s Magazine articles and The Timeline of Canadian History.

  • Encyclopédie en ligne entièrement en français spécialement conçue pour les enfants et pour les jeunes adolescents.

  • Access thousands of articles that cover subjects for school and fun, from nations of the world to animals and sports.

  • Short animations in English, French, Arabic, Spanish, and Russian, amongst other languages, with complementary texts to learn about scientific concepts. 

  • SOLARO is an online study resource. It takes a proactive approach to student’s education by continuing the learning process outside of school hours to supplement what students learn at school.

    Students can access full sets of lessons covering core concepts, use building tools such as study notes and flash cards. Practice with quizzes and tests to identify strengths and weaknesses and review detailed solutions to every completed practice question.

    All learning content and subjects (English, Mathematics, Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) from Grade 3 to Grade 12 are aligned to the Ontario Curriculum.

    Students have unlimited simultaneous access to this resource anytime, anywhere, and on all digital devices.

    • Customers will need to enter a library card the first time to request a SOLARO Account.
    • You can then use this information to log in to the website www.solaro.com or to log in through the SOLARO app on your mobile devices.