TES Welcomes Encylopaedia Britannica

Britannica provides teachers with thousands of interactive cross-curricular resources for all ages and abilities.



Britannica provides teachers with thousands of interactive cross-curricular resources for all ages and abilities.

Our resources on TES cater for both online and offline learning and cover every subject from art history to zoology. So if you want to prepare your top-level history class for their GCSE exam or are teaching your Year 1’s about spelling, Britannica’s resources can really help your students get to grips with any subject.

Since becoming a TES partner, we have been overwhelmed by the positive response to our resources by TES members. It’s great to see that teachers are finding our resources useful and are using them as part of their lesson plans and preparation to help inform, educate and inspire their pupils every day.

Below are some of our favourite resources, which can really bring subjects to life, both in and outside of the classroom:


Battle of Britain




A video clip to help you teach about the Battle of Britain.


Top resources


Map of the Titanic’s maiden voyage


A great interactive resource showing the route of the Titanic, including lots of images and useful information to help you teach about the great ship’s fateful journey.



Globe Theatre: Performance in Shakespeare’s time


This video shows Maynard Mack of Yale University using a model of the Globe Theatre to discuss performance in William Shakespeare’s day.


Earth Exploration: Voyages of Columbus


This interactive resource illustrates the voyages of Christopher Columbus. His transatlantic journeys opened the way for European exploration and colonization of the Americas.


Albert Einstein


Use this resource from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to learn about the Nobel Prize. Albert Einstein won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921. In the 1930s he immigrated to the United States and received a hero's welcome.


Resources by topic

Other Highlights


Solar System Pictures

  • Use these pictures from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to learn about the solar system.

Dinosaur Pictures

  • Use these great pictures from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to explore the fascinating world of dinosaurs.

Richard Nixon: Release of Watergate Tapes

  • In this extract, we hear U.S. President Richard M. Nixon announcing that he would release tapes of White House conversations regarding the Watergate Scandal, November 17, 1973.


Aztec: Tenochtitlán and the Aztec empire

  • This video presents a brief history of the Aztec empire.

The Supreme Court: Civil Rights

  • Use this resource from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to learn about Black History. Plessy v. Ferguson and Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka were two of the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic decisions on civil rights.

Rainforests Word Search

  • Use this puzzle activity from the Encyclopaedia Britannica to learn about rainforests.

We regularly add new resources to our profile so please keep on checking for the latest materials!

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