LaunchPacks: Social Studies


*Minimum annual subscription fee per product per building is $750 (North America only).

Jump Start Learning with These Ready-To-Use, Expertly Compiled Social Studies Resources!

Save planning time; make students’ research more productive; and engage your students with these ready-to-use content sets curated and compiled to match your PreK-12 social studies curriculum. One convenient interface streamlines searching among approximately 1,600 current, trustworthy, and relevant LaunchPacks, covering world history; U.S. history; geography; civics; economics; and biographies.

Each of the Britannica LaunchPacks: Social Studies is dedicated to a specific subject and features a variety of content types—articles, images, videos, and primary sources—ideal for lessons, classroom activities, projects, or assignments.

Special Features
Approximately 1,600 LaunchPacks are mapped to your social studies curriculum—contain more than 12,000 diverse content sets, including informational texts, media, timelines, interactives, maps, and primary source documents.

• Search by topic, keyword, or grade range—All grades; PreK-2; 3-5; 6-8 and 9-12.

• Customize any pack by adding or removing content, appending notes, or uploading your own content to share with others.

• Pre-formatted MLA citations are aligned with the new Eighth Edition Handbook.

• Students and teachers are given their own personal log-in for saving their work in the “My Resource Packs” workspace.

• Features a lively, accessible interface with clear navigation tools. Britannica editors are continuously updating the packs; and there is a link that allows users to make suggestions or provide ideas for additional packs.

Britannica LaunchPacks: Social Studies provides immediate benefits: it will save you time; you can be sure that the content is reliable, up to date, and age-appropriate; it allows students of varying reading levels to access the content they need to know; and it gives you a variety of content types and choices to enliven your lessons.

Interest Level: Grades PreK-12

To order additional subscriptions for more than one school or library building, call 800-621-3900 or send an e-mail to for assistance (North America only).