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Banco de Contenidos AulaPlaneta

Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta is a comprehensive Spanish-language database designed for native Spanish speakers, bilingual students, and ESL/ELL program participants. From the world’s largest and most respected Spanish-language publishers, aulaPlaneta includes more than 140,000 articles, 8,000 web links to additional information, and 9,000 images, videos, animations, sounds, and interactive media.


Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta is the upper-level Spanish language database, intended for high school students through adult learners.

  • A comprehensive Spanish database with more than 170,000 articles, images and videos designed for native Spanish-speaking researchers and advanced bilingual and ESL students.
  • Features include a virtual museum, an entire encyclopedia devoted to Mexico, STEM resources, and more.
  • Perfect for use alongside both Student and Advanced as an English/Spanish supplementary resource.

Look Inside

Take a look inside Banco de Contenidos aulaPlaneta!


The content contained in aulaPlaneta offers broad coverage of all fields of knowledge written from a Latin American perspective with special emphasis on the areas of science, technology, history, and art.

Intuitive search options allow easy navigation of the more than 170,000 resources: articles, images, videos, and more.


AulaPlaneta has many features designed for more advanced Spanish speakers:

  • Banco multimedia (Multimedia bank), is a multimedia space where researchers can navigate to look for videos, images, audio, and maps.
  • Museo virtual (Virtual museum) contains resources organized by era/time period.
  • An interactive Atlas that offers thousands of maps with up-to-date information on all countries of the world for a true global perspective.
  • Cartografía (Cartography), which provides multiple types of maps, including physical, political, population, economic, and climate.
  • En profundidad (In Depth) takes an in-depth look at topics of debate paired along with multiple related articles to provide options for exploring more deeply into the topic.
  • Navegador visual (Visual Navigator) to help students not proficient in Spanish find the topic they're looking for by theme.
  • Temapedia (articles organized by theme) organizes articles by theme, including experimental sciences and technology, social sciences, language and literature, and math.
  • Cronología (Chronology) allows users to develop a historical perspective through interactive research.
  • Discover definitions and a wealth of multimedia resources centered around the human body in Cuerpo Humano (Human Body).
  • Biblioteca Universal (Universal Library) provides information about literary works and other historical documents organized by theme or by author.
  • Estadísticas (Statistics) allows researchers to find world or regional statistics organized by country or variable.
  • Sala de Audición (Audition Room), a large musical library that provides resources, including short audio clips, organized by composer or work of art.

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