SOCIAL STUDIES LINKS
- National History Education
- Social Studies School Service
Search Material in Social Studies.
Get news on history!
- Discovery Education Streaming
Engage Students with Rich Video and Online Teaching Resources.
- National Social Science Organization
The largest interdisciplinary association in the United States
- Social Studies Resource Center
Contains Resources and Assessment Tools for Social Studies Education
Find out about health
History in the movies
- Google Earth
Virtual tour of earth.
- Wikipedia (special)
Database for Social Studies Links.
- Get Human
Get Human database.
- Constitutional Amendments
United States Constitution Amendment Procedure .
- Celebrating Constitution Day
Public Schools to teach about US Constitution each year on, or about, September 17th.
- The National Archives
Resources about primary sources, activities and training for educators and students.
- Congress in the Classroom
This website will help you understand today's Congress and suggest ways to teach about it.
- Social Studies for Kids
• Fun Facts • Glossaries • Newsletter • FAQ • Forum.
- Save Our History
A National History Education and Preservation initiative that raises awareness and support for preserving local heritage.
National Council for History Education.
- National History
National History Day is not just one day, but a year long education
program that makes history come alive through educator professional development
and active student learning.
- Women and Social Movements
in United States 1775 - 2000
Organized around a collection of nearly 1000 primary documents,
the Women and Social Movements website offers new ways for students, teachers,
and scholars to study American History.
Million Historical Documents posted on Web
Researchers, genealogists and the plain curious can now
use the Internet to check more than 50 million historical records at the
National Archives, from Civil War battles to family immigration files.
TerraServer contains 3.3 tera-bytes of high resolution
USGS aerial imagery and USGS topographic maps.
Timeline of African-American History
- Dayton and
Springfield area highlights
Points of Interest, Events and Entertainment, Resources etc.
Social Studies Standards 2003
The Social Studies Content Standards were unanimously adopted
by the State Board of Education on December 10, 2002.
- Geography Games
Here are some online games that make fun out of studying geography.
- University of Verginia:
Center for Technology and Teacher Education
At the Center for Technology and Teacher Education,
the Social Studies team facilitates the development and use of technology-related
resources in the social studies.
- National Social Science
An Interdisciplinary Association for the 21st Century
Department of Education
Social Studies Academic Content Standards.
Hunting for Everyday History is a project of WGTE Public
Broadcasting in cooperation with Ohio's public television stations.
- Tim Dugan - Social
This site is all about Princeton High School. This site
has all their sports news, news on the faculty, an seven links to the
local weather report.
- Global Education Resources
Merry Merryfield's Home Page
Editorial Cartoons In Dayton Daily News
Making of America Series
The World Turns
A view of world population
- Enterprising Women:
250 years of American Business
A major national exhibition that reinterprets
the history of American women and of American business.
- The Clarke
The site provides hundreds of useful links for teachers.
The listing of resources, sample lesson plans, syllabi and modules
should be especially helpful.
- K-3 Social Studies
Resources for K-3 Social Studies Teachers.
- Asian Cultural
Winning essays on diversity issues.
- Ellis Island
The premier site for ancestor research
Have access to a collection of presentations of the
globe like maps, satellite images, artistic vision and more.
- James Madison
Fellowships for individuals desiring to become outstanding
teachers of the American Constitution.
- National Social Science Association.
- Military Actions in the American
This site contains Revolutionary War links.
A guide to Williamsburg.
- The American
an atlas of 18th century maps and charts; theatres of
- Old Louiville Guide
A Guide to the Old Louisville National Historic Preservation
District, America's Victorian Treasure: Events, history, museums, accommodations,
- WWI Aviation.com
The history of World War One aviation is a rich and
- Preserve History
Find Out More About Preserve History. Military and Aviation
- The Canadian Air
Photos and specifications of displayed aircraft at the
Word War I Medica Front
This Section of WWI/WWW is concerned with all Medical
aspects, Military and Civilian, of the Great War:
- Family Tree
This site helps you make your own family tree.
- Family History
This site helps you trace back you family history.
- Black History
This site talks about black history month.
Come in, publish, view stories left by others, find
out about national events, and chat.It's your history, make it...
- Calander Home
This site lets you compare today's date to historical
- Inside China Today
This site provides information about China daily. It
is similar to the daily news.
- Russia Today
This site allows you to research how Russia is today.
- History Sites by
This site has a number of links that will take you to
different history sites from many time periods and areas in history.
- General History
This site has a number of links that will take you to
different time periods in history.
- Milwauke Public Museum
Programs for adults and children; School group information;
Suggested Reading; Stop spots; Jason Project.
- Michelle's Tavern
A portion of our mission at Michie Tavern is to provide
the opportunity for youth to learn more about our nation's early history
in the context of experiencing our 18th-century Tavern-Museum. True,
the Michies and their Tavern are highlighted, but along the way our young
patrons learn about travel, social history and politics.
National Council for Social
This site contains information of interst to social
studies teachers, including the ncss annual conference and membership
Electronic News suitable for the classroom
- Middle East Resources Online
Nice site for the student wanting to research the Middle
East. Lots of information and great graphics.
Highlights the military accomplishments African-Americans.
Here the student can learn about Colin Powell and the Montford Point
- Ancient Sites
At this site the vistor can take virtual tours of the
cities of the ancient world. There are also quizzes and links to other
Site dealing with the works of Thomas Jefferson. One
feature of the site is a fragment of the earliest known draft of the Declaration
Alliance During the Revolutionary War.
Virtual museum dealing with the Franco-American alliance
during America's fight for independence. Great site with many interesting
- Trenches on the Web
Site centers on causes leading to World War I. Highlights
some of the little known causes of the war.
Website for Ancient Athenian Women
Very informative site dealing with the treatment of
women in Ancient Greece. Mostly text, but some pictures.
Native American Resources
Link to sites dealing with Native Americans. Features
include Native maps, stories by Native authors, and examples of Native
- POTUS: Presidents of the United States
In this resource you will find background information,
election results, cabinet members, notable events, and some points of
interest on each of the presidents. Links to biographies, historical documents,
audio and video files, and other presidential site
Trends: UN Cyber School Bus
This is a place where you can get a visual overview
of what is happening around the world. Important regional and global
information is presented in the form of charts and graphs, sometimes
accompanied by insightful summaries. On screen or in hard copy, t
Ancient World Cultures
A database of geographic, economic, social and population
information provided by the United Nations. Choose which country and
data you would like displayed in a table.
- Library of
A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal
Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area
Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This online series
presently contains studies of 100 countries.
- Atlapedia Online
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical and political
maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world. The
**Countries A to Z** section, provides facts, figures and statistical
data on geography, climate, people, religion, languag
- THE FEDERALIST
The original text of the Federalist Papers. View or
download the entire plain text version of all of the Federalist Papers.
- Digital Diplomacy
Learn about the State Department, Meet Madeleine Albright,
Social Studies geographical learning site, Career exploration, and Arts
at State. Learn about the Model UN programs, Timeline of diplomatic history,
and see the White House at work.
- Department of Anthropology
of the National Museum of Natural History
The Department of Anthropology of the National Museum
of Natural History cares for nearly 3 million ethnological, archaeological,
and physical anthropology specimens from all over the world; an extensive
archival collection of manuscripts, photographs, et
- The Air Force Historical
The Air Force Historical Research Agency is the repository
for Air Force historical documents. Except for documents that are classified
or otherwise restricted, the Agency's collection is open to the public,
and visitors are welcome.
- Ohio Historical Society Online
The Ohio Historical Society is a nonprofit organization
dedicated to collecting, preserving, and interpreting evidence of Ohio's
past. In the last century, the society has collected more than two million
items pertaining to Ohio's history, archaeology, an
- International Institute
of Social History
The International Institute of Social History (IISH)
is one of the world's largest documentary and research institutions for
social history in general and for the history of the labor movement in
particular. Its homepage contains a formidable online catal
World War II Air Force Cartoon Journals
In 1942, George Rarey, a young cartoonist and commercial
artist, was drafted into the Army Air Corps. During his service he kept
a cartoon journal of the daily life of the fighter pilots. The drawings
have explanatory text contributed by surviving members
Nam Generation, Inc.
A nonprofit literary and educational corporation devoted
to providing a forum for scholars, educators, librarians, students and
the general public interested in the Sixties in general and the Viet
Nam war in particular.
- Korean War Project
Information and pointers to resources on the Korean
- WOMEN AT
An online historical exhibit on the female "production
soldiers" who worked at the Redstone chemical munitions plant in Huntsville,
Alabama during World War Two.
- America in the 1930s
This page is an ongoing enterprise of the American Studies
program at University of Virginia, continuing to grow as faculty and
students add projects to it. Its approach is to "to view the 1930s through
the lenses of its films, radio programs, literature,
the American South: North American Slave Narratives, Beginning to 1920
This site currently contains the texts of 24 North American
slave narratives by 22 authors.
- Civil War
A web site devoted to the history and heritage of the
Civil War in and around the City of Charleston, South Carolina.
- The American
Civil War Homepage
The American Civil War Homepage gathers together in
one place hypertext links to the most useful identified electronic files
about the American Civil War (1861-1865).
- The French and Indian
Information on the regiments, soldiers, and battles
of the French and Indian War, as well as information on troop movements,
and statistics of deaths due to the battles and weather-related deaths
that occurred during the timeframe.
- Archiving Early America
Here you will find original newspapers, maps and writings
from 18th Century America. An array of authentic documents that form
an historical record of a significant time in the American experience--the
Colonial Period, the War of Independence, and the pre
- Archiving Early America
This site provides information on many different aspects
of life in early America.
- Historic Mount Vernon
This site provides information on the home of our first
President, George Washington, and information on Washington himself.
- THOMAS-U.S. Congresson
This site provides informationon the past and present
Congress and what they stand/stood for.
- The White House
This site is produced by the White House and provides
up to date information about the happenings in the White House. It also
provides informationon the history of the White House and a virtual tour.
- The Constitution of
the United States
This is simply a copy fo the U.S. Constitution on-line,
but is is much easier to read and is seperated by articles.
- Independence Day
This site provides a great deal of information about
Independence Day and the pride we have in America.
- United Nations Homepage
This site is directly provided by the United Nations
and provides a lot of great information on the U.N.
- National Archives and Records Administration
This site provides access to historic documents such
as the Emancipation Proclamation. Great for research!
- The World Wide
Web Virtual Library: U.S. Government Information Sources
This site provides insight into the branches of government
and has a search engine available for searching for specific information.
- Government Politics
This site provides a number of great resources for students
and teachers interested in the United States government
Voices From The
Voices from the Dust Bowl: The Charles L. Todd and Robert
Sonkin Migrant Worker
- The Atomic Age
This site explores the complex history surrounding the
invention of the atomic bomb - a crucial turning point for all mankind.
AJ Software & Multimedia presents this site as an on-line companion
to its CD-ROM, Atomic Archive.
- The Great Seal of The Untied States
Here you will find the true story of America's most
eloquent symbol and the heritage and hope it reflects back to those who
look into it.
- The :30 Second Candidate
Be The Historian
Historians study the everyday lives of people who lived
in the past by looking at clues: the objects and documents that people
left behind and that have somehow survived. Someday future historians
interested in the history of the late 20th century may study your family!
- Making of America
Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary
sources in American social history from the ante-bellum period through
reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject
areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion,
and science and technology.
- Explorers of the World
This site contains explorers of land, ideas, sky and
art with their biographies and pictures of them as well as triumphs.
- The Whole World Was Watching
The resource contains transcripts, audio recordings,
and edited stories of a series of interviews conducted in the spring of
States Secret Service
Built on a tradition of excellence and meeting the challenges
of the future, the United States Secret Service moves as one to protect
our nation's leaders, visiting world leaders, and the
- Inaugural Addresses
of the Presidents of the United States
This sight contains the Inaugural Addresses for every
President of the United States, whether they were written or spoken to
- Historic Valley Forge
Valley Forge is the story of the six month encampment
of the Continental Army of the newly formed United States of America
under the command of General George Washington.
Library of Congress has extensive resources for the
study of the United States presidents and
- National First Ladies Library
The electronic library allows you to browse through
a comprehensive bibliographic database exhibiting the contributions made
by 43 remarkable women. The site contains books, articles, letters, and
manuscripts by and about the nation's First Ladies.
- A Great Day in Harlem
This web site contains information on nearly every member
in the photo. There are still a handful of people that I haven't got
- The Donner Party
Using archival photographs, paintings, and maps; diaries,
letters and memoirs of the party members; interviews with writers and
historians; and new cinematography from across the Oregon and California
trails, The Donner Party, traces the emigrants' 2500-mile journey from
Springfield, Illinois, to Sutter's Fort in California.
Salem Witchcraft Trials
This sight gives insight on the Salem Witch Trials.
You are invited to visit the trials as if you were there first hand.
This sight is in conjunction with The National Geographic Society.
- The Internet African American
The Internet African American History Challenge©
is an interactive quiz that helps you sharpen your knowledge of African
American History. It's an "open book" test.
This site allows you to see what stocks are and how
they work. If you have access to AOL, all applications, cash credits,
buys and sells, and miscellaneous information will be accessible from
the Taking Stock Bulletin
- Adventure On-line
Welcome to Adventure On-line, the site that turns real
adventure into real learning! All of
- Americas Heroes and You
The concept of America's Heroes and You is simple. Each
chapter consists of a narrative about the hero, discussion questions,
and suggested follow-up activities. Each chapter focuses on one quality
which the hero exhibited in his or her own life.
Several activities are presented to assist in teaching
the concepts of reading maps.
- Mount Vernon educational Resources
This site contains biographical information about George
Washington, a grounds tour of Mount Vernon, information about slavery,
trading cards, and a quiz to take after visiting the site.
Studies Around the Web - The World
Over 400 Social Studies links to world history: Facts,
maps, pictures, graphics, activities, lessons, research, and interactive
sites for teachers and students. Divided by topic, frequently updated.
Topics include Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, Europe, Geography, Latin
America, Middle East, Reference and Multi-Topic sites.
Archives Online Exhibit Hall
Excellent online exhibits from history. View phots,
text, and more. Includes the highest quality digital reproductions of
the Declaration of Independence. Also includes Apollo 11 flight plan,
The North Atlantic Treaty, Magna Carta, Japanese Surrender document and
The Emancipation Proclamation.
- Hyper History
Need a timeline? Here's one that covers most all of
history for several different categories. When you find an item that
you want more information on you just click on it.
- The History
A well organized set of links dealing with world history.
It features tables of history, which give short descriptions of major
- Wonders of the African World
Excellent, informative companion to the 1999 PBS miniseries.
Details about a land of rich cultures & ancient civilizations unknown
to many in the western world-history, art, music, clothing, religion,
food, social customs, lost civilizations, and more.
- Ethiopia-A Country
Society, history, and other culture of Ethiopia from
the Library of Congress. World and Africa history.
- Ancient Nubia
Information about the rise and fall of an ancient African
kingdom that rivaled Egypt. Translation into several languages available.
Searchable. Links to other sites about Africa. A ThinkQuest Project.
Ancient World Cultures
Features 8 cultures: The Near East, India, Egypt, China,
Greece, Rome, Early Islam, and Medieval Europe. Extensive, related links
cross-indexed for essays, images, sites, and e-texts, as well as chronology.
- American Experience:
Vietnam A Television History
A companion web site to the PBS/WGBH series program
on the Vietnam War.
- Hate Crimes
Read all about the ADL's support of the Hate Crimes
Prevention Act, and their efforts to combat terrorism. Also includes
educational materials and programs, news, and publications.
Court Rules on School Desegregation
From Plessy v. Ferguson to Brown v. Board of Education,
by Karen Wolff.
- Prohibition in the 1920's
Including reasons for its failures and its immediate
effects on society.
- The Electric Shakespeare
- Text - Choose your play: A Midsummer Night's Dream
King Lear (Folio) King Lear (Quarto) Henry IV 1 Henry IV 2 Henry V The
Winter's Tale Macbeth
- The Folger Shakespeare Library
About the Folger, Visitor Information, Exhibitions,
Museum Shop, Employment Opportunities, Entertaining at the Folger, Annual
Spring Gala, Teaching Shakespeare Theatre Productions, Poetry, Folger
Consort, PEN/Faulkner Readings, Lectures...
- Napoleon Bonaparte
This site is about the life story of Napoleon Bonaparte
- 100 Years' War (1339-1453)
Military history: 100 Years' War (1339-1453) General
resources Bibliographies Medieval England, 1066-1399: Hundred Years War
(University of Wales) Information and archives Hundred Years' War (E.L.
Skip Knox, Boise State University) Hundred Years...
A North Korean Remembers
A North Korean participant of the Korean War recalls
his youth growing up in North Korea and living though the War
- Korean War (1950-1953)
Military history: Korean War (1950-1953) General resources
Book reviews Dark moon [and others] (Korea Web Weekly Book Reviews) Indexes
Korean War (Yahoo) Information and archives 50th anniversary of the Korean
War (Tanner Computer Services
- LIBERTY! The American Revolution
LIBERTY! Online is the official online companion to
LIBERTY! The American Revolution, featuring a potpourri of interactive
information on the American Revolution, a revolutionary game, video clips
from the series and much more.
- American Revolution
American Revolution site for K-12 Research
The American Revolution
LIBERTY! Online is the official online companion to
LIBERTY! The American Revolution, featuring a potpourri of interactive
information on the American Revolution, a revolutionary game, video clips
from the series and much more
- 12. Russian Revolution
The Russian Revolution and other Russian History Links..
Institutional Homepages Russian History.. A good homepage at Bucknell
University. History & Culture Page provided by the Russian National
Tourist Office. Princeton's Russian Revolution & New..
The Russian Revolution "I am an opponent of the Bolsheviks.
I consider them enemies of my country. I know that they will bring the
greatest suffering upon the people..but if I were asked whether I regretted
the revolution, I would say no, and...
- 9. The Russian
Home, Overview, Resistance, Revolutions and Wars of
Independence The Russian Revolution Maks Hurt, Estonia - After having
completed University studies employed with Russian-American Rubber Manufacturer
in St. Petersburg, and became manager of a...
- Russian Revolution
Here you will find a variety of links to primary sources,
pages dedicated to the House of Romanov, e-texts, as well as interpretative
essays on the Revolution itself
- World War II
World War II Texts and Archives Dwight D. Eisenhower
(1890-1969) Harry Truman (1884-1972) Franklin D. Roosevelt (1882-1945)
The Holocaust The Atlantic Charter Cairo Conference Papers Casablance Conference
Papers Neville Chamberlain: "Peace in Our...
- Panzer War Resources
- World War II
AFV data, Wehrmacht campaign plans, German order of
battle tables, articles about World War II and links
- 3. New Deal Network
Search Photo Gallery Documents Classroom Online Resources
The New Deal Network is an educational web site sponsored by the Franklin
and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute and the Institute for Learning Technologies
at Teachers College/Columbia University..
- The Emancipation
Read the document that freed the slaves after the Civil
- Ohio's Historic Canals
Images of the canal systems of Ohio are here. Documents
about the history of the canal system are also available.
The Age of Imperialism
Online history of the U.S. Expansion in the late 19th
and 20th centuries. Information, maps, and images of expansion efforts
can be found at this site
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The homepage of the Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Powers of Persuasion:
Poster Art from WWII
This site is dedicated to the persuasion posters of
- America's Freedom Documents
At this site, the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution,
and the Bill of Rights are all available to read on-line.
The Civil War Homepage
A comprehensive collection of Civil War related links
available on the Internet.
Duke University's digital archive on women during the
- History of the
This site includes historical info pertaining to the
- Official State Songs
This site gives you the opportunity to play any state
song you desire.
- Songs of the Union
This site offers various songs developed by the Union
Army during the Civil War. It gives a different perspective of the war
by focusing its attention to the inspirational role that music played.
- North Georgia's Cherokee
Contains various history links that provide information
about the Cherokee Indians.
Contains The Quest, which takes you on a virtual scavenger
hunt through ancient Egypt.
- The American Presidency
Contains numerous encyclopedias and presidential information
for grades 3-Adult.
- American Presidency
Contains up to date news about the current president,
a polling station , and a 2000 campaign watch.
The ultimate in timeline History. This site will guide
you through all time-periods and their specific significance. (General,
Social and Technological links)
An exciting site that uncovers the mystique entailed
in the Gold Rush. The Gold Rush change the face of North America and the
United States, a must for the social studies curriculum.
This link provides a thorough examination of one of
Ohio's most important historical figures. Explore the life of William
Howard Taft with the help of the Internet.
- Christian History
This site examines the history of Christianity. Included
within this site are additional links related to church history.
- The Marshall Plan
This link is dedicated to the commemoration of 50 years
of the Marshall Plan. This site provides additional links to further
study the European impact of the Marshall Plan.
- The Cuban
This link details the Cuban missile crisis. Also this
site discusses the Soviet perspective, and Cold War Cuba.
History: An Overview
From then to now. This site provides an in-depth study
of the ancient civilization of China. A great source to introduce Chinese
Genocide: a topic to be reviewed when studying the Native
American civilizations. This link contains an eye-opening look at the
atrocities suffered by the Native American Peoples.
Smithsonian Museum: A Tour of American History
A comprehensive site entailing a detailed tour of the
Smithsonian Museum of American History. This site provides the latest
in student objectives.
- The Active Globe
An excellent site that actively engages student participation.
A wonderful point and click demonstration of the major parts of the globe.
- The 50 States
The site that every professional social studies educator
should have in the arsenal to round the students knowledge of the 50
states and their capitals.
- Geography Central
This link is put out by the U.S. Department of State.
This site is the geographical learning site. It provides and redirects
to internal sites regarding policy, regions, services, and the department
- Mississippi Culture
A cultural link through the Mississippi River. PBS has
done it again with a tour of the river as they examine the music and
dance and their artists.
- 6 Billion and Counting
The world today... 6 billion and counting. This site
provides current population statistics and links to similar sources.
- The Third World and HIV/AIDS
Detailed article revolving around current events(1998).
The article focuses on a third world perspective of HIV/AIDS.
- Indo-European Languages
This link designed to study the Indo-European languages.
This link also gives various links to further review the material.
- The Battle of
Detailed site dealing with links pertaining to the Battle
of Hastings 1066. The large number of internal links can be utilized
as a wonderful student oriented source of information.
Mediaeval Logic and
This link deals with Mediaeval Logic and Philosophy.
This site is a good reference site to further your studies in this topic.
- The Crusades: A Closer
Examine closer the history of the Crusades with interactive
tools. This link provides tours and references.
- The 1st Sack
This source examines the sack of Constantinople in the
year of 1204.
- The Crusades
This site examines the Call for Christian Crusades during
the papacy of Pope Gregory VII in the year 1074.
- The Arctic
This article is a unique look at the genes of the Viking
explorers. This article examines the history of the early Viking peoples.
- Russian Archives
Review and interpret the archives of Russia and WWII.
A large assortment of testimonials, interviews, and related information.
- Fighters Air
See the fighters of WWII. An impressive list of the
fighters and details regarding their make-up.
African Americans in WWII. Current events, records,
the European front, the Pacific, organizations and much more. This site
is comprehensive in its presentation of WWII and African American participation.
- Post Civil
A list of resources pertaining to the Post Civil War
movement in the social and indutry areas. 'From subjugated labor to wage
A presentation of archives and articles relating to
military history. A unique look at memoirs, photos, interviews, tactics,
battles and people.
This site contains an assortment of references, links,
and information regarding warfare in the Roman world.
Compare and contrast the two World Wars. Which was more
devastating in terms of lives lost and destruction. Examine the roles
of women, the soldiers and technology.
- US Military
The U.S. Army of Military History. This site pulls specific
studies and analyzes them in detail, i.e. The Battle of New Market.
Trench Warfare in early history and World War I. Examine
sites and tour the trenches. (A brief history)
- African Americans
'African Americans in the service of their country'.
This site examines a few examples of African military history.
Asian studies. This site covers the Asian continent
as a whole, but does not leave out regional areas such as the Pacific
Ocean or the South China Sea.
From Afghanistan to Yemen, this site provides an extensive
list of resources and references to the Middle East. There are direct
links to the individual countries.
- Latin America
Latin American History Online. This site has a string
of resources for studies on Latin America and the Caribbean.
For the focus towards the Buddhist studies, this site
provides the resources and links. (Texts, Philosophy, and Art)
This site provides a detailed listing on the timelines
of communication and the histories thereof.
Learn the history of this park, established in 1906
to preserve the cliff dwelling ruins of the Anasazi Indians. View maps.
MOUNDS STATE HISTORIC SITE
Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site, administered by
the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency, is just eight miles from downtown
St. Louis near Collinsville, Illinois, off Interstates 55-70 and 255,
and Illinois 111, on Collinsville road. This is the official web site
of these historic mounds.
Subdues the Incas in Peru
Peru was plagued by civil war due to rival claimants
of succession to their rulers and an epidemic wiping out the coastal population.
Pizzaro was able to conquer the Inca, established Lima as the capital,
soon towns were founded, governments were established, and churches were
opened by missionaries.
- Native American Conquest
The routes taken by Hernando DeSoto, preceded by Cabeza
de Vaca, through North America during the 16th Century continue to attract
the attention of scholars and laymen alike. New archaeological evidence
has been added to the ancient historical chronicles, and nearly "definitive"
routes have been proposed.
- The Columbus Navigation Homepage
Examining the History, Navigation, and Landfall of Christopher
- Bill Clinton vs.
The current affair involving William Jefferson Clinton
and Monica Lewinsky is nothing new in the White House. Many presidents
were well known to have had mistresses. President Thomas Jefferson fathered
two children by his mistress, Sally Hemings, while he was living in the
- The Farewell
Address: Washington's Final Manuscript
When Washington early in 1796 determined to retire in
March, 1797, he revived the idea of issuing a valedictory address to
the American people. Washington was his own editor; and what he published
to the world as a Farewell Address.
- Executive Committee
of Pennsylvania Anti-Slavery Society
During the 1830s, 40s, and 50s, antislavery societies
sprang up in cities across the North. In 1837, Philadelphia was home
to three such organizations: the Philadelphia Female Anti-Slavery Society,
the Philadelphia Young Men's Anti-Slavery Society, and the Philadelphia
- A New Interpretive Study
of the Evolution of Slavery in Hellenistic and Roman Greece
The overall long-term goal of this project is to create
an electronic archive of all Greek manumission inscriptions that can
be of use to epigraphists (scholars specializing in the study of ancient
inscriptions) and historians (of antiquity, but also of slavery in other
historical periods) alike.
During the course of the slave trade, millions of Africans
became involuntary immigrants to the New World. The European, American,
and African slave traders engaged in the lucrative trade in humans, and
the politicians and businessmen who supported them, did not intend to
put into motion a chain of events that would motivate the captives and
their descendants to fight for full citizenship in the United States of
- Battle of San Jacinto
(21 April 1836)
Sam Houston and the meager army of Texas retreated eastward
following the fall of the Alamo in the spring of 1836. This site is dedicated
to discussing the following battle at San Jacinto.
CRISIS AND THE TREATY OF BERLIN: 1878
The Balkan crisis concluded by the Berlin Treaty of
1878 represents a milestone in both European and Balkan history. For
Europe it marked the disintegration of the newly formed Three Emperors'
League of Germany, Austria, and Russia.
- Opium War: Britain
Stole Hong Kong From China
The British stole Hong Kong from China over 155 years
ago. How did they get it in the first place? And how is the trade in
opium tied to the issue of Hong Kong? This site explores such questions.
- GREEK REVOLUTION
1821 - 1829
In 1821, the Greeks, after nearly 400 years of slavery
under the Ottomans decided to take up the arms and fight for their freedom.
The 25th March 1821 marks the beginning of the Greek revolution and the
22 March 1829 the day of the creation of the modern Greek state. This
site offers some of the key figures of that revolt are presented.
- 1812: Napoleon's
Invasion of Russia
Welcome to Emin Saglamer's world wide web project featuring
information and graphics on Napoleon's Invasion of Russia in 1812. A
map, Napoleon's biography, and a photo album are just a few of the things
you will find on this site.
- Journey to Pickett's
Mill: A Glance At the Past
Pickett's Mill is one of Georgia's State Historic Sites
where a famous battle of the Civil War was fought. Visitors to the site
can walk on the same roads that Federal and Confederate soldiers did,
look at the soldiers' trenches, walk through ravines where the fighting
took place, and see where many soldiers died.
Antietam was and is the "Bloodiest Day in American History."
With the back drop of Antietam Creek and on the outskirts of Sharpsburg,
Maryland one of the most crucial battles in the Civil War was fought.
This site discusses the event.
- Indiana Council for the
This site offers many different links to social studies
sites, including the Journal of Social Education.
- Electoral Studies--An
International Journal on Voting and Electoral Systems and Strategy
Electoral Studies is an international journal edited
by Harold Clarke at the University of North Texas, Geoffrey Evans at Nuffield
College, Oxford, England and Elinor Scarbrough at the University of Essex,
England. It is published by Elsevier Science Ltd. and serves those scholars
concerned with voting, the central act in the democratic process.
THE TOMB OF TUTANKHAMEN
This site contains an account of the opening of the
royal Egyptian sepulcher which contained the most remarkable funeral
treasures unearthed in historic times.
- SANDALS OF THE ANASAZI
This site offers historical background information,
styles, materials, and techniques for their sandal-making, and a visual
- THE AMERICAN POLITICAL SCIENCE ASSOCIATION
The American Political Science Association is the major
professional society for people who study politics, government and public
policies in the U.S. and around the world.
- The Alexandria
The artifacts in the Alexandria Archaeology collection,
from more than 150 sites, span 10,000 years of human history. Together
with historic records, photographs, maps and oral histories, the artifacts
are a valuable community resource. This site looks at some of these artifacts.
- Long March was
the Making of Mao
This article discusses how the Long March impacted communism
in China during the first half of the 20th century.
- Pony Express Home
This site allows people to follow the trail on the Pony
Express riders. You can also view people who were actual riders for the
- WWWomen: History
Numerous biographical sketches of female historical
- 1492 Exhibit
Detailed look at Christopher Columbus's journey to America.
A specialized search site deicated to various govt.
topics (taxes, etc.)
- CIA -- The
Comprehensive information/data on the U.S. and other
State University - History
Various topics; especially good for slavery research
Perfect for Dr. Helms - hiking, camping, & lodging
info. 4 nat'l. parks
- Environmental Protection Agency
EPA site---excellent source, especially for geography
- World War I.com
World War I informational site with related links.
War Veterans Museum
Informative site with future access to the Korean War
- U.S. National Parks
Offers direct links to many U.S. National Parks.
Senate Home Page
An up-to-date news source on this surprisingly liberal
What more can you say...an excellent reference site.
Basic facts about the war; diaries and letters of the
Life of Hitler
Get to know the author of "Night" (Holocaust) - Elie
Comprehensive source on Civil War battle
Quizzes on Thomas Jefferson
- History Channel
Excellent research site for the "video" generation.
- General History Sources/Sites
This is an extensive list of history related sites sorted
by categories. Very comprehensive collection of history resources on
- Bizarre Historical Trivia
Read about some of the lesser known facts about some
pretty famous people. Some of the material may not be suitable for children.
Over 1500 entries. This is the website for the A &
E television show with a serachable data base with short biographies
on just about everyone who is anyone.
- Ohio Historical Society
Allows students to use primary resources from the Ohio
Historical Society archives collection.
- Six Billion Human
Offers an on-line interactive experience that allows
students to examine the mechanisms of population growth, see how the world
population has increased in your lifetime, and discover other interesting
Widely recognized web site for teaching Economics with
a wealth of educational resources for economics teachers from K-12.
- Human Rights Web
Provides a history of the human rights movement, important
legal and political documents, and ides on how individuals can help to
further the movement for human rights around the globe.
US Geological Survey
The USGSâ site includes satellite imagery, detailed
information about the environment and manâs impact on it, and full
bank of maps. Information is constantly updated.
- The Census Bureau
Use this comprehensive resource to generate many different
forms of census information maps to compare national, regional, state,
municipal and block statistics and population information.
Empty Quarter Expedition
Students follow three explorers on an expedition to
cross The Empty Quarter of Arabia. As these explorers attempt to cross
the worlds largest sand desert, they communicate with students via e-mail,
digital postcards, and digital videos. A series of curriculum materials
is included to help guide the students as they track the explorers daily
- Danziger Cartoons
An archive of political cartoons sorted by subject with
weekly postings. Cartoons cover all
- The National Imagery and Mapping Agency
This site includes maps of many foreign countries in
different scales. Strategic sites during WWII are covered, as is much of
the British Commonwealth.
- Youth in Action Network
Interactive on-line service for youth, educators, organizations
members, and classrooms who want to learn about, and participate in,
positive social action and service projects. Issues examined include
topics such as the environment, human rights, and more.
16. Global Learning and
Observations to Benefit the Environment (Globe)
Worldwide network of students, teachers and scientists
working together to study and understand the global environment. Students
and teachers form more than 7000 schools in more than 80 countries work
with research scientists to learn more about the planet.
make a difference
An educational program for middle and high school students,
which focuses on the root causes of hunger and poverty, as well as possible
solutions, and how students can help.
- UNICEF's Voices of Youth
This site includes ãthe learning placeä
where students will find activities to do and problems to solve; The
Meeting Place,ä where students can share ideas about important world
issues, and ãThe Teacherâs Place,ä where teachers and
other can discuss human rights education and global issues, including
the Rights of the Child.
- Vietnam: Echoes from the Wall
Contains resources and information about the Vietnam
era. Created by the Vietnam Veteranâs Memorial Fund, it has a strong
commitment to providing materials and a discussion forum for both teachers
- Been Here So Long: Selections
from the WPA Slave Narratives
Interactive site that introduces students to the WPA
slave narratives. Includes narratives,
- The Sixties Project
The Sixties Project is a multimedia that site includes
primary source documents in the form of letters, political posters, poems,
and narratives of the people and events that made of this tumultuous
era of American History.
- The Seattle Times
The Seattle Times provides an in-depth look at Martin
Luther King Jr. by providing information about the man and the movement
that he inspired. Includes pictures of Dr. King and sound bytes from
his famous speeches.
- The Balch Institute for
The nation's only museum, library, and archive dedicated
to collecting and interpreting materials reflecting our nation's multicultural
- The Journal for Multimedia History
The Department of History at the State University of
New York at Albany presents The Journal for Multimedia History, the first
peer-reviewed electronic journal that presents, evaluates, and disseminates
multimedia scholarship. The journal also provides in-depth reviews, including
audio and visual clips and links, of multimedia resources such as CD-ROMs,
videos, and Web sites.
- America Votes
A very well done site with primary sources relating
to American presidential campaigns including a wide variety of images)
from Duke's special collections.
- American Memory
Searchable database of historical pictures from the
Library of Congress. Includes pictures from many different eras of American
- 2. American History
Civil War to the Present
Provides brief biographies of historical figures, pictures,
class notes, and a ãHitchhikerâs Guideä to the World
Wide Webâs history resources.
- Digital History
A nonprofit organization established to further the
study of American history. Provides a centralized educational base of
study covering the events of the French and Indian War.
- The Dayton Ohio
Heritage Web Index
The purpose of this web site is to give the visitor
desiring more information concerning Dayton, Ohio's heritage, a launching
point in exploring the wealth of information available on the Internet.
This is the ultimate web site for anyone. Great
business site for news, stock tips, weather, and advertising information.
This site is great for finding what happened
on the certain day in the news. Good site for computer lovers to find
games, new utilities, and down loadable items.
- Dog Hause
This site is for you if you are the pet lover.
This site has everything from sounds, to pictures, to even fonts involving
- American Library Assoc. Teen
This site is great for teens. This site has links
to news, sports, homework help and even a membership into a cyber library.
- American History
This site has a lot of information on the unusual
history facts. Also, a good site to find facts on the presidents.
- Black History
This site has a lot of information on stories
not usually told. Great site if you need to anything in history about
- Roots of American Slavery
This site is a good reference site about slavery.
Also, there are other sites listed in here to find further information.
- Mount Vernon Tour
Great site on Mount Vernon fully equipped with
pictures. This site also contains lots of factual information about
- Early American Review
A quarterly journal published about 18th century
America. Contains a large number of facts as well as opinions.
Day in History
This site is good if you need to find out what
happened on a certain day in history. Also, there is a place to find
out what happened by the month.
- The History Net
This is the ultimate history site. Anything you
want to know or look up you will find here.
in the U.S.
This site contains all the events listed by years
that made women's suffrage what it is today. This site also lists other
links to help
Ladies of the United States
The complete guide to the brains in the White
House. Also, there is a first ladies library to use to find out more information.
A first hand look at the founding of America.
There are newspaper clippings, old stories, and old documents to back
up the stories.
The complete guide to the founding of independence
in America. this site also offers a view of what other countries felt
about it also.
This site shows how our government is what it
is today. There are good accounts of the people behind the story to achieve
- 1492 An Ongoing
This site shows the events of when Columbus discovered
America. There ar other links that break down his voyage into six steps.
The complete guide to the events that have taken
place in history. Check here to find out if there is a special on that
is to your liking.
This site is just what it says it is, the complete
guide to pie. This site has everything from recipes to where to find
the best fruit to put in your pies.
- Early American Literature
This site covers early American Literature from
the 1600's to the 1900's. This site contains such things as collections,
further readings, and movements in American Literature.
American West History
This is the ultimate guide to the old west. This
site has sound clips, colored pictures, a guide to the important things
to the people, back then anyway.
This site is a complete guide to the history
of our country. This site also has references to all of the historical
documents in our history.
- Immigration and Ethnic
This site explores ethnicity in 20th century
America. The University of Madison Wisconsin as a historical web site
for their class also uses it.
- Love Letters from
the Civil War
This site is dedicated to all the people who
were a part of the civil war. This site has love letters from 12-15
people that wrote letters to their loved ones.
- Test and Documents
of American History
This site has everything you need starting at
the 16th century. It also has all kinds of links to other famous times
- History of American Suffrage Movement
This site is a book put on-line. It also has
such items as time lines, exerts, and documents to help aid you.
- Sojourner Truth--"And
Ain't I A Woman?"
This site is dedicated to the women's rights
convention of 1851. It also has accounts of everything that went on
there including the star of the site Sojourner Truth.
- Presidents of the
This is the best presidential site that I have
seen yet. It also has references to the first ladies as well.
- National Park Service
This site as everything you would want to know
about National Parks, and how to find facts about all of them. It also
has a special section devoted to Fredrick Douglas.
County Local Links--Government, villages, etc,
This site is based out of the green county library.
It has links to state and local governments, colleges, and local area
This site has the official words of the Declaration
of Independence. It also shows who had signed it from each state.
- U.S. Dept. of Commerce
This site lets you see what the commerce department
is all about. It also lets you subscribe to it, e-mail them, and tells
you what's new.
- Current presidential
speeches, White House news, and Supreme Court Decisions
This site lets you see all the Supreme Court
decisions, read any of the Presidential speeches, and tells you about
up to date White House news. This site also lets you see any press releases
that were out since Clinton became president.
- Federal Judiciary Home page
This site lets you have a live feed into the
Judiciary Department. It also lets you see who works there, frequently
asked questions, and other links that you will enjoy.
- Supreme Court Decisions with Audio
This is the ultimate multimedia database for
the Supreme Court. this site also gives all the links to the people
who created it.
- Brookings Institution--Political research
This site has hundreds of highways to take to
tour Washington D.C. It also allows you to view books, policy centers,
and economic studies that are associated with Brookings Institutions.
- Ohio Auditor Home Page and
This site has everything you will want to know
about the Ohio Auditing system. In this site you can download warrants
of people and it also shows the 1997 comprehensive Annual Financial
- Local sites-Greene County
This site is very interesting. It shows all the
local area events and special festivals.
- Links to explorers
past to present
This site is one of the best dynasty sites I
have seen. It gives links to all the greatest dynasties in history,
plus lots of other links to everything else.
of Costume-Ancient Egypt through 19th Century
This site is the fashion site of all sites. If
you need to know what some time period looks like from early nineteenth
century till the present this is the site for you.
- Horus' History Links-extensive
This site will give you the histories of specific
countries, times, and places. This site also offers a web link and on-line
services to answer any questions or aid you in a search.
Nobel Prize Archive
This site is just what it says, the completed
guide to the Nobel Prize. This site will tel lyou the 1998 awards, along
with all the awards in the past.
- History Resources Searchable by
This site offers a variety of different links
to things such as lesson plans, field trips, and projects that might aid
you in the future. Another thing this site lets you do is talk on-line
with a real teacher.
- Lonely Planet
This site is one such that you can complain to
other people to get your ideas heard. There really isn't much information
that is social sciences linked.
- Kids Voting USA
Kids voting usa is a nonprofit, nonpartisan,
grassroots organization dedicated to securing democracy for the future
by involving youth in the election process today. This site is for all
the young politicians out there.
- ERIC/ChESS Social
ERIC/ChESS is a component of ERIC (Educational
Resources Information Center), the education information service supported
by the U. S. Department of Education, the Office of Educational Research
and Improvement, and the National Library of Education.
NGS - National
This site is basically for children for them
to get interested in National Geographic. This site is also a good site
if you need pictures of animals
- Computers in the Social
CSS Journal is an electronic educational journal
dedicated to the promotion of computers and related technology in social
studies classrooms, at all levels. It is published six times a year, and
world-wide subscription rates are $10.00 (US) for individuals for a two
year subscription and $20.00 (US) for institutions per yearly subscription.
Social studies educators teach students the content
knowledge, intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling
the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of
National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service,
and support for all social studies educators.
This site is the Ohio teachers site for social
studies. It has tons of links to all kinds of other web sites that deal
- History/Social Studies
Web Sites for K-12 Teachers
The major purpose of this site is to encourage
the use of the World Wide Web as a tool for learning and teaching. It
also provides some help for K-12 classroom teachers in locating and using
the resources of the Internet in the classroom.
- K - 12 Lessons
- Resources - Curriculum
This site is a part of the one above. This site
also offers hundreds of lessons for a teacher to use.
This site is a part of the two above. In this
site you have links to all kinds of diverse groups.
- Social Studies
This site is just a middle man for lots of other
links. This site offers you a list of History, Education, Social Studies,
and Government hyperlinks.
- Ohio Education Computer Network
There are two home pages with this address. There
was an error an difficulty finding the right one.
- Social Studies
This page is a good social studies page that
gets up dated daily. It offers a lot of links to other social studies
- University of Floridaâs
social studies education
This site shows how the Coombs web system is
a Social Sciences, and Asian Studies networked research facility built
around ftp, wais, e-mail and www technologies. This site also has a Encyclopedia
Britannica on-line link.
- Australian National Universityâs
research on social studies
This site specializes in the development and
marketing of valuable Internet domain names. It also specializes in the
domain industry of marketing.
whos whats and howsä of current legislation
This site is all about the Louisiana content
standards foundation skills. This site also has links<-s to the social
studies content standard page.
- Links to social studies education
This site focuses on the Oklahoma State Department
of Education. The purpose of this site is to improve student success
through the service of schools, parents and students.
- Ft. Braden School Social
This site offers interactive lessons plus links
for education, K-12. The focus is on US History, Geography, Current Events,
Government, and Tallahassee History.
This site has a lot of information on blacks
in history that is not usually told. Great site if you need to names
and dates about African-Americans.
Sciences, Humanities, & Asian-Pacific Studies
The purpose of this web site is to discover,
acknowledge and publicize last year's best WWW resources in the field
of widely defined as Social Sciences, Humanities, and Asian-Pacific
Studies. By gathering data about outstanding and most influential networked
information systems it looks like this site hopes to learn more about
good practices and site-evaluation criteria employed in the Internet
Arundel County Public Schools
This is a good site because it has lessons on
drug prevention. This site also offers good drug lessons in areas such
as social studies, science, and history.
- Academy Curricular
Exchange ? Social Studies
This site has over fifty mini-lessons for your
viewing pleasure. These lessons mainly evolve around science, social
studies, history, and government.
- Celebrating Our Nationâs
This site is designed to help you teach your
students about our country's diversity. This teaching tool in tl-this
site reinforces these ideas with statistical information, gathered from
the 1990 Census of Population and Housing.
Studies Activities by Houghton Mifflin
If you're looking for classroom projects in the
other curriculum areas, try this site. The links@s gives you access to
a wide variety of classroom activities, searchable by grade or cross-curricular
This site called CROSSROADS, represents an important
part of our work on a seamless k- 1 2 American history curriculum. During
the school year 1992-93, elementary, middle school, high school, and
college teachers met with project historian Richard B. Bernstein to
discuss periods of American history and make preparations to translate
tl-these ideas into successful on-line instructions.
This Web site contains information from the original
Live from Antarctica, which was active from November 1994 to February
1995. There is a newer Live from Antarctica 2 project, which was active
from January through March of 1997. Here is the address: http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/antarctica2
- Ask Asia
This site tells you everything you want to know
about the largest continent. It has everything from news, to an on-line
no adult zone for children.
This site is a live, interactive expedition for
students around the world. This site also gives you the opportunity to
buy kits so your kids can follow along.
Treasures of the Inca
This site lets you explore and have an interactive
expedition of your own. If that is not your style, they have other expeditions
that you can click into to watch.
- Project Central America
Project Central America was a two month, 1900
mile learning adventure designed collaboratively by Minnetonka Public
Schools and the Bush Educational Leaders Program. This site contains teaching
material, which will allow educators to bring Central America to their
- Odyssey in Egypt
This site offers a ten-week excavation, in which
you can view their progress at any time. There is also a link where
you can go where you or your class can participate in the next excavation.
- Yucatan Peninsula
This site offers all you need to know about the
Yucatan Peninsula. This site also offers most of the selections in Spanish
to help out some of the other visitors.
- Lesson Plans and Resources
for Social Studies
Dr. Marty Levine, Professor of Secondary Education,
California State University, Northridge (CSUN), has gathered lesson plans
and resources from the Internet which social studies teachers will find
useful. These materials, sites, and lessons are presented in table form,
and has about nine lessons altogether.
- Social Studies Resources
This site offers over one hundred links to other
social studies sites. There is also a link to get you into the realm
of social studies resources for teacher of K-12.
- Le Ministere
de la Culture
This site offers twenty links to other archaeological
digs. This site is also under construction, and they say there is more
- Social Studies School Service
Social Studies School Service has been a leader
in educational resources, searching out the highest quality supplementary
learning materials, t including books, CD-ROMS, videos, laserdiscs, software,
char s, and posters. This site also offers on-line activities and sample
lessons to help the future teachers.
- American Life Histories
Typically the documents consist of drafts and
revisions, varying in form from narrative to dialogue to report to case
history. The histories describe the informant's family education, income,
occupation, political views, religion and mores, medical needs, diet and
- Trenton Public Schools Home
Located in southwest Nebraska, Trenton has a
K-12 school with an enrollment of 150 students. Trenton is one of four
county schools in Hitchcock county. It is the mission of Trenton Public
Schools and community to provide each student with an opportunity to
obtain essential skills and become a productive, responsible and contributing
member of an ever changing society.
- Social Studies Sources
This page is designed primarily for K-12 social
studies teachers and students. It also has information and topics that
are useful to help out social studies instructors and students.
- Blue Webân Learning
Blue Web'n is a searchable database of outstanding
Internet leaming sites categorized by subject area, audience, and type
(lessons, activities, projects, resources, references, & tools). Blue
Web'n does not attempt to catalog all educational sites, but only the most
useful sites especially online activities targeted at learners.
Kidlink is a grassroots organization aimed at
getting youth through the age of 15 involved in a GLOBAL dialog. This
site is a great help for children of all ages.
This site links weather to all of the subject
areas. There is also a link where you can get into to show your students
all the different weather types.
This site is totally devoted to the magazine.
It has all kinds of links to pictures, searches, and a special feature
Web Geography Page
This site has every map you could ever need.
This site also offers a virtual tour guide, world travel guide, and all
the world maps.
- World Flags
The creator of this site says there are other
sites that are better, so he withdrew his site.
Make Me a Map
In this site Will, tl-ie creator, will make you
a map of any kind. If he has not created one for the subject by now, he
- CaliforniaOnline Resources
This site will let you take a Virtual Field Trip
along the Underground Railroad from Lexington, Kentucky to Ontario, Canada
and a chance to join the Fullbright Teachers in India during this next
summer with SCORE Teacher on Assignment Dede Tisone-Bartels! This site
is part of an exciting new network of Online Resource Centers in California
linking quality resources from the World Wide Web to the California curriculum.
This is Paul Clark's Educational homepage with
links to a number of sites that may help you if you teach Economics,
Computing or if you just want to use the web in a general classroom setting.
This site also has plenty of links to social studies lesson plans that
can integrate lessons form K- 1 2.
- Japan Lessons
This site offers a complete database to Japanese
lesson plans for grades K-12. This site also offers lesson plans to
understanding culture, teaching with power of objects, and all kinds
of lesson plans dealing with Asia.
- Collaborative Lesson Archive
The Collaborative Lesson Archive (CLA) is intended
to be a forum for the creation, distribution, and archival of education
curricula for all grade levels and subject areas. This site contains
educational lessons archived for all grade levels and subject areas.
- One World
This site offers memberships in the Alberta Social
Studies Council include all publications of the council: One World Journal
published twice yearly; Focus Newsletter published five times annually;
special mailings; and discounts to the annual conference. This site
is currently changing, the author-lor says that it is his goal to make
this one of the best social studies sites in tl-ie near future.
- Encarta Lesson
This site lets you visit any place in detail
to find out all about it. It also gives you 10- 1 5 different educational
areas to call be incorporated by this site.
Rivendell is an educational resource for students
and educators. Rivendell provides original articles, graphical and textual
exhibits, bibliographies, and World Wide Web research linl,,s corresponding
to the topics listed under our curriculum resources.
Page: Social Studies
This site offers 15 links of social studies site
to explore about any subject you could think of This site is for teachers
only, the best thing it offers is not really for children.
This site offers a collection of lesson plans,
multidisciplinary units and collaborative projects developed by Louisiana
teachers and geared towards integrating the Internet into education.
The author says this site will grow as more and more educators share their
ideas, experiences, and activities, and if you want to submit your ideas
and activities to be published you can do it on this site.
Washington Social Studies
This site tries to build excellence through technology.
This site has all kinds of links to Washington and social studies links
to all kinds of information.
- Teacher of Social Studies
This site is based on a social studies teacher
in Washington, Maryland. This is a good site to follow all of the election
- Close Up Foundation
This site gives students and adults a "close
Lip" look at goverm-nent since 1971. This site is updated weekly and
asks any one who logs on to share some insight into what they think about
- Pequot Lakes School Home Page
This site is based on Pequot Lakes Patriots.
I fail to find really ant substance in this site to be a good social
- African Diaspora
This site offers lots of links to things such
as businesses, history, and art. This site also shows what's new in advertising.
- Social Studies
This page is intended to be a student resource
for Social Studies related links on the intemet. It will also keep students
informed of events within the Social Studies Department.
trip sites in Washington
This site is all about the Montgomery County
Public Schools Social Studies Field Trip Data Base. This resource lists
over 150 field trip sites in the Greater Washington, DC metropolitan area
that are linked to the Montgomery County Public Schools social studies
curriculum for Grades K-5.
This site offers a small selection of projects
dealing with social studies topics that are available on the Web. This
site offers good links to current events, projects, and social studies
- Social Studies links
This site offers such things as a links page
for Social Studies, News, Local Information, Search Engines and Ft.
Braden's Homepage. This site also has the current lessons that the kids
at Ft. Braden have and will be working on.
- UN Scholars' Workstation
The United Nations Scholars' Worl,,station, developed
by the Yale University Library and the Social Science Statistical Laboratory,
is a collection of texts, finding aids, data sets, maps, and pointers
to print and electronic information. This site covers such ideas as disarmament,
economic and social development, environment, human rights, international
relations, international trade, peacekeeping, and population and demography.
- Immigration and Naturalization
This site has everything you want to know about
the INS. This site comes complete witl-i forms, laws, and regulations.
- United Nations
This site is designed to inspire class discussions
about issues surrounding the United Nations, its origin, and the work
the organization does today. This site also offers a linl@ to where you
can ask questions to the UN, or see what questions other students had
- Welcome to the
White House for Kids
This site offers a web tour for kids through
the eyes of a dog and a cat. There are a lot of "Did you knows" here
to show the kids some of the special twists the White House has to have.
Officials and Candidates
This site contains a wealth of facts on candidates
& elected officials, including biographies, addresses, issue positions,
voting records, campaign finances, and evaluations by special interests.
Through this site you can track the performance of Congress using clear
descriptions of major bills.
- President of
the United States
This site tells you all of stipulations for being
president. This site also tells of all the powers that the president
has when he runs the country.
- United States
site tells about the qualifications of both the
House and the Senate. It also talks on how a bill becomes a law, and the
progression it grows through.
This site focuses on bringing educators and students
together to share educational resources, enhance learning, develop information
tecl-mology skills, and encourage the use of technology in the classroom.
SchoolNet, the author of this site, and its many partners have collaborated
to produce a wide range of popular and respected educational services
for K-12 educators, as well as for those involved in Post-Secondary education.
Stuff for the Public Museum of Grand Rapids
This site lets you build all kinds of toys using
the intemet and its tools. This site lets you make your own toys with
the Public Museum of Grand Rapids Fun Stuffl
- Welcome to Teen Court
Knox County Teen Court, Galesburg Illinois, is
a volunteer organization sponsored by the Ralph M. Noble Unit #285 American
Legion Auxiliary. The program was established to give youth offenders
a chance to clear their arrest from their permanent record by performing
community service and other duties ordered by the court.
This site offers color pictures of ancient historical
places. This site also lets you have fun with it by using these pictures
in such things as jigsaw puzzles.
- Legal Pad Junior
Legal Pad Enterprises, Inc. has been the nucleus
in bringing the I-SAFE project together as a community on the World
Wide Web. Legal Pad Jr. provides kids and teens an electronic medium in
which they can express themselves interactively via message boards, chats,
and newsletters produced by their peers.
- General Social Studies Guide
Through Voices of Youth, you can take part in
an electronic discussion about the future as we face the 21 st century.
This site invites you to discuss with us how this world can become a
place where the rights of every child are protected.
consists of Internet resources--lesson plans,
activities, curriculum resources--linked with corresponding subject-area
content standards (From Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Stindards and
Benchmarks for K-12 Education). Also included in these resource packages
are other links to assist teachers, such as a direct link to the Lycos search
- Social Studies Instruction
This site is an educational consulting firm that
allows you to browse through cutting edge information for educational
administrators and classroom teachers. This site is just like an interactive
classroom that helps both teachers and educators to form better ideas.
- Social Studies: Intermediate
This site is the same as one before. It offers
80 different mini-lesson plans to give your class some variety in the
subject of social studies.
At this site you will find links to the entire
collection of lesson plans to date, from the alitl-lor's pre-student
teaching coursework, through his current plans as a student teacher at
Nevada Middle School. In the near future the author would like to add some
pictures from video tapings of his classes, as well as pictures of some
of the nicer Native American projects some of the students made.
- World Surfari
With World Surfari, Brian the author, takes kids
of all ages to a new country and on a different virtual adventure every
month. World Surfari is an award winning Web Site with an audience that
includes parents, educators, kids, young adults.
- History and
This site has a lot of links to all kinds of
different social studies sites. This site only has links with text and
is pretty boring to tell the truth.
- What's New at Social Studies School
Social Studies School Service has been a leader
in educational resources since 1965, searching out the highest quality
supplementary learning materials, including books, CD-ROMS, videos, laserdiscs,
software, charts, and posters, Our experienced editorial staff and teacher
consultants carefully evaluate titles from over a thousand publishers,
searching for materials that are effective, balanced, easy to use, and
- SCORE history and Social Science
This site is a repeat of one before. This site
offers virtual field trips for people of all ages.
This site is the homepage of the Kent school
district. This site offers links to all of their school functions, school
subjects, and staff.
- Westward Movement
This site offers software evaluations to all
of the games and tools about the old west. It also tells of newspaper
articles that they have collected from back then.
- The Learning page
of the Library Congress
Educators and historians from across the country
have reviewed American Memory and generated ideas for these collections
according to their U.S. history, social studies, and language arts content.
You can see these teacher-generated ideas, in a collection title from
an alphabetical list.
- The JASON project
After discovering the wreck of tl-ie RMS Titanic,
world-famous explorer Dr. Robert Ballard received thousands of letters
from students around the world wanting to go with him on his next expedition.
In order to bring the thrill of discovery to millions of students worldwide,
Dr. Ballard founded the JASON Project, a year-round scientific expedition
designed to excite and engage students in science and technology and to
motivate and provide professional development for teachers.
Social Studies School
This is the same site that was reviewed before.
This site was used as a software evaluation site.
CLN is designed to help K-12 teachers integrate
technology into their classrooms. This site has over 2205 menu pages
with more than 4,1 00 annotated links to educational WWW sites, as well
as over I 00 WWW resources of their own.
- Do Something
This site tries to build better communities by
lighting a fire ,inder the younger generation. The Do Something League
chatmels the energy of millions of young people and tens of thousands
of schools through the creation of the new "sport" of community building.
- Teaching with Historic Places
Teaching with Historic Places uses properties
listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places
to enliven history, social studies, geography, civics, and other subjects.
Places connected with this site lift events and people off the pages
of textbooks, helping students connect history to their own lives.
- Salem Witch
This site contains descriptions of the sites
from the witchcraft hysteria, which can still be seen today. With few
exceptions, only original houses or foundations, gravesites, and sites
indicated by historic markers have been included.
- Social Studies
This site is the homepage to Oak Creek Ranch
School. This site offers both a general and college preparatory curriculum
serving the needs of the discouraged learner.
- Social Studies
This site tests your knowledge of history, geography,
and other aspects of social studies by playing an interactive web game,
Social Studies Falce Out! --the social studies fact game. Whether you're
a teacher looking for ideas to enhance your social studies teaching,or
a parent trying to find ways to help your child with his or her social studies
work, or a student looking for some fun with social studies, you'll find
what you're looking for here.
- Political Studies Association
The Political Studies Association of the United
Kingdom was folmded in 1950 to develop and promote the study of politics.
Its publications include Political Studies, a leading journal in the field,
which reflects the vigor and importance of the discipline of politics
and contributes significantly to its development.
- UWF College
This site offers a "all-in-one" look at social
sciences links. This site has over I 00 links for you to choose from.
- If This Is Social Studies,
Why Isn't It Boring?
The authors in this site have found ways to seek
an approach to social studies that takes account of the ways children
learn and that builds on their own knowledge and tl-ie strengths. In this
collection, twenty-three teachers explain their successful strategies
for teaching the social studies disciplines in a whole language context
- American Studies Web
This site offers information, newsletters, linl,,s,
and bulletin boards relating to the ASA, other American Studies organizations,
and the international American Studies community. This includes resources
to the comprehensive links to American Studies programs online, guidebooks
and special projects.
This site contains resources and lesson plans
that have been indexed to the California History/Social Science Framework,
featuring a searchable database. This is a wonderful resource for history/social
- South Carolina Council for the Social
The South Carolina Council for the Social Studies
is a professional organization for persons interested in any aspect of
social studies instruction. It is affiliated with the National Council
for the Social Studies and offers its members the opportunity to share in
the development of ideas and programs with educators from the state, southeastern
region, and nation.
This site tells the story of the pioneers of
the American culture. This site tells about everything from FDR to Vietnam.
Social Studies Page
This site is an interactive online website organized
by the WEA in collaboration with US-WEST/NEA Teacher Network, WEA, OSPI,
University of Washington, Washington State University and the Kent School
District. Teachers will find many useful links to updates about the Essential
Academic Learning's for social studies teachers, curriculum resources,
- Mike's Social Studies
You will find it here if need to research topic
areas and plan class activities using the Internet and the World Wide
Web. This site has been constructed to aid you in your search for educational
- Mt. Everest Assault 1996
A real-time, day-by-day virtual Web adventure
of climber Sandy Hill Pittman and her team as they tried to ascend Mt.
Everest along tl-ie same route of Sir Edmond Hillary. NBC traced her journey
from Katmandu on March 24th to her trek to base camp in mid-April some
18,000 feet 'Lip, followed by a summit assault through mid-May.
This site tells all about the historic place,
and has diary entries from ten different people describing the experience.
This site also lets you experience the reenactment that takes place every
August with pictures and stories.
- Nebraska State Gov't
This site lets you know all there is about Nebraska
itself It also tells of the State Government, Nebraskan Industry, and
- Intercultural E-mail
The IECC (Intercultural E-Mail Classroom Connections)
mailing lists are provided by St. Olaf College as a free service to help
teachers and classes link with partners in otl-ier countries and cultures
for e-mail classroom pen-pal and project exchanges. Since its creation
in 1992, IECC has distributed over 19,000 requests for e-mail partnerships.
- Friends and
Friends and Partners promotes an effort to take
the powerful information tool we call the "Internet" and use it as a
vehicle for introducing Americans to Russians to each other. This site
hopes to do something far more important than debate contemporary political
and economic issues, namely, to encourage understanding of each other, to
promote learning about our cultures, and to introduce friends.
- The fall of the
This site tells the story step-by-step of the
fall of the Empire. This site also offers courses on-line, links, and videos
to help in the understanding.
This site is a brief overview of the concept
of feudalism. It also tells of the part it played in history to the
Europeans, Japanese and Chinese.
This is a 23 slide series that will take you
through the Great Ruins of Zimbabwe in southern Africa. The journey
is one into which you can explore a lost city but also the nature of
explanations in an historical sense.
of Age Exploratorium
Historians look at the particular period of time
around 500 BC as a turning point, an axis age. This site is a look at
one of those critical turning points, China.
This site provides a vast and varied look at
the Himalayas. To get a bird's eye view of the rich content at this
web site, they invite you to take their guided tour.
This site tries to show you what do maps show.
It also teaches what you can learn from a map.
Maps of the United States
Cultural Maps is dedicated to the graphical presentation
of non-graphical information. This site has to do with maps in the ordinary
and normal sense of the term; the immediate goal is to build a digital
American Historical Atlas.
Electronic Resources for African Studies
The aim of this site is to assist K-12 teachers,
librarians, and students in locating on-line resources on Africa that
can be used in the classroom, for research and studies. This guide summarizes
some relevant materials for K-12 uses available on the African Studies
This site offers all you want to know on the
Underground Railroad. There is also a themed unit plan you can use to
help teach this subj ect.
- Explorers of the World
This site shows all the explores of the land,
sea, sky, and art. This site also offers biographies of all the explores
- A Boring
This site offers a perfect lesson plan for the
last weeks of the school year. This lesson will motivate and excite
students while teaching U.S. geography.
- Mr. O's
American History Resource
This site was created as a reference to the teachings
of a Minnesota social studies teacher. This site offers such things as
lesson plans, civil war projects, and test help for Mr. O's tests.
- The History
This site is dedicated to students, educators,
and teachers who enjoy history. This site tells you about all of history
such as Abe Lincoln to American Revolution.
- Global Resources for
This site offers an integrated hardware/software
games for Internet connection, productivity and access management. Collections
of student friendly web resources are well organized by subject in this
- Teaching our Future
This site was founded so to be very useful to
be able to go to the web and find various lesson plans, links and teaching
strategies. In addition, this site has created a list of links that
would be of interest and beneficial to all kinds of students.
- The Educator's
This site is part of The Classroom Connection,
a network of educators who maintain WebPages of interest to other educators.
This site come complete with lesson plans and special sections for the
teachers, kids, and parents.
- Foundation for Teaching Economics
This site uses the Internet to find up-to-date
statistical information. This site also lets you create student worlcsheets,
inquiries, and investigations using preset links to Internet sources
of information and analysis.
- Wall Street Journal
This site offers an inside look at the Wall Street
Journal. This site also lets you know how to subscribe, advertise, and
order in the product catalog.
K-12 WWW Resources
This site is a directory of K-12 WWW Educational
Resources that have been developed for teachers and students of the
K-12 community. It is also intended to be a list where teachers can
quickly access resource materials for direct use in their lesson plans
or as additional resources for students to explore.
- Bremen High
School Teacher Center
This page will offer links to some of the best
educational resources on the net. You will be able to find lesson plans,
projects, curriculum ideas, software, libraries, other schools, and much
- Future Culture
This site lets you travel to any country and
explore the diversity of our planet. This site offers links, quizzes,
and traits of culture to help you out.
- Flags of All Countries
This site shows all the flags of the world. It
also shows maps, a world fact finder, and flag identifier.
The Web of Culture
This site is the premier Web source for global
business competency. It also provides customized research for your business
- Geography World
This site was created by a high school geography
teacher, and offers anything you need to know about his subject. This
site has twenty-five linl,,s to all kinds of geographical areas that
you could imagine.
- Kids Did This!
This site offers 41 different links to all kinds
of kids historical areas. This site is all done by kids, so the typical
kid can understand it.
- Smithsonian Education
Welcome to Smithsonian Education, an area within
the Smithsonian Institution's Website designed just for educators. So,
if you teach school, or work with young people through a community group
in your city or town, or educate within a museum or library, this is
the place for you!
- The Teacherâs Page
The Teachers' Resource Center is a place to come
to get ideas for teaching your students about saving and investing.
There are materials appropriate for students in grades K-12 such as: Wall
Street Journal, Merrill Lynch, and the Bank Street College of education
in New York City.
- American Promise
The American Promise is a Web site devoted to
helping teachers use the program to bring democracy to life in their classrooms.
The American Promise brings the American democratic system to life, letting
student's experience firsthand what it's like to govern and make the decisions
tl-iat bind us together as a country.
Vaughnâs Social Studies Page
This site is the ultimate electronic Social Studies
classroom. This site contains various resources on the web.
This site is totally dedicated to travel on the
web. This site also offers yellow pages, maps, farefinder, a bookstore,
and a place to check reservations,
- Eastchester Middle
This site offers many lessons that were taught
by the teachers that started this site. It also offers many Web sites
to all kinds of educational resources
- South Carolina Geographic Alliance
This site is a network of K-12 educators and
university geographers using geography to improve the education of our
children. It is the idea of this site to bring the concepts of methodology
of modem geography to the K-12 classroom by providing high-quality, low
cost, professional development opportunities for South Carolina educators.
Council for Geographic Education
The National Council for Geographic Education
works to enhance the status and quality of geography teaching and learning
for our children. This site develops, publishes, and promotes the use
of curriculum, resource, and learning materials.
This site is designed to help high school teachers
of American history bring their students to a greater understanding of
the role religion has played in the development of the United States.
It is based on the fact that American history and religion intersect importantly
at various points such as the Puritan migration to New England, for example,
abolition, or the Civil Rights Movement.
- Center for the Liberal
The goal of this site is to present teachers
with the latest thinking on an important issue undiluted, with the conflict
left in and the blank places visible, to acquaint them with the state of
scholarship. This site offers the interpretative as well as the factual
nature of history, to work more with supplementary texts and primary materials.
- Social Studies Education
This page was created to assist Social Studies
teachers and students in understanding the issues and content associated
with the discipline. It offers a unique collection of web sites, activities,
resources, and teacher tools that will aid Social Studies Education K-
- American Memory Educator
This site lets you use pathfinder indexes to
guide you through American Memory historical collections and other Library
of Congress resources. This site also offers a weekly jigsaw puzzle with
American Memory photographs as a theme.
The Awesome Library organizes your exploration
of the World Wide Web with 12,000 carefully reviewed resources. It also
has a special section for teachers, kids, parents, and teens.
- Adventures Online
is a year-round curriculum that partners with
adventures, explorations, and expeditions abroad to bring world themes
to k-12 classrooms. Global Adventure is currently working with Familia
Schurmann as they retrace Ferdinand Magellan's historic route around the
- Arab Net
This site is connected witl-i the Arab world,
as well as comprehensive general information on Arab countries in the Middle
East and North Africa. This sites goal is aimed at providing the most
comprehensive online resource on the Arab world.
- Electronic Fieldtrips to the
This site is designed to inspire class discussions
about issues surrounding the United Nations, its origin, and the work
the organization does today. This site also offers the chance for everybody
to get a look inside at the UN.
This site offers resources for teachers, including
reviews of children's music, multicultural activities, and online literature
archives. This site also offers papers, book reviews, and published
materials submitted by educators around the world.
Globe Magazine is an innovative educational concept
designed to prepare students for the complex challenges of the coming
century, challenges that will be global in scope and scientific or technological
in character. Topics covered by this site will include environmental
degradation, pandemic disease, nuclear weapons and waste, population growth,
and information technologies.
- Directory of Model UN
Conferences and Teams
This site is run by high school students for
high school students. It also offers over 100 different schools and
how they run their model UN
- International Communication
and Negotiation Simulations
ICONS (the International Communication and Negotiation
Simulations) offers educational simulations of international relations
at both the university and high school levels. Students at a participating
institution represent the decision-makers of an assigned country and negotiate
solutions to global problems via the Internet with peers aro-Lmd the world.
for the Worldâs Political Leaders
In this site you will find the mailing addresses
for every nation T s leaders and provincial governors (almost). Phone,
fax, e-mail and web site addresses are being added where available, and
was last updated: October 30, 1998.
- Newspapers in Education
This site asks you daily discussion questions
about social studies. The problem is that it is supposed to be updated
daily, and right now it is a week behind.
- Exploring the Amish Culture
Community School is the Pocono Mountain's only
Private Academic School for mid to upper grades. Evergreen Community
School is dedicated to personal development, high standards, and technology
in the classroom.
This site is an arts site to try to change your
perspective on native art. This site tries to show you that Native American
technology and art is far from primitive.
- Africa in
This site lets you know all you want to know
about Africa. This site tries to bring Africa into the classroom by
developing a different attitude toward them.
- Invest Smart
Invest Smart reveals the secrets of smart stock
investing. There is a free stock market game and mutual funds trading
for Educators, Investment Clubs, and individuals.
- E-mail Classroom
This site is linked with classrooms from over
80 countries, spearing 82 languages. There is even a place where you call
add your own classroom to the list.
- A Presidential Exploration
In this site you will find information about
the presidents of the United States. However, this site is designed
this site to be both informative and fun.
- The Life
and Times of Emma Goldman
This site contains documents that are drawn from
a massive archive collected by the Emma Goldman Papers Project. They
are linked here at the site to the following standard social studies and
humanities curriculum themes.
This site brings history alive in your classroom
with an SS Central America Shipwreck lesson plan from KIDLINK. These
lesson plans will tal,,e your students back in time to teach them about
tl-iis event, teaching them weather, history, story telling and music
along the way.
- Westward Expansion
This site tells of the most exciting time in
American history starts during the period of the gold rush and tells
in pretty good detail the event that after.
- What did
you do in the war, Grandma?
This site offers an oral history of Rhode Island
women during World War 11. Students in the honors English program at
South Kingstown High School wrote this site.
Steps of Lewis and Clark
This site lets you go in depth to their journey
of new land. In this site they let you face six major decisions that affected
the outcome of the expedition, similar to the decisions they had to make.
Fieldtrip to Salisbury Plain
All this site has is a map of Salisbury Plain.
I was surprised at the fact that this site didn't have that much to
This site is all about the continent of Australia.
It offers links to things such as places to go, things to do, and animals
of the outback.
- Tibet: A Virtual
This site lets you explore one of the most beautiful
places never seen. This site takes you on a trip into tl-ie heart of
the mountains to show you this wonderful image.
- Civil War
This site lets you be apart of a team of newspaper
reporters, living in the civil war era. Your team is assigned the task
of researching, writing, and editing a single edition of your newspaper
that focuses on a specific battle during the civil war.
- Newsmaker Bios
This site is an up-to-the-minute news site to
let you know what is going on all over the world. This site is also good
if you are looking for links to business, travel, sports, and weather.
- Secondary Social Studies
This site provides a vital link between local
schools and the state's educational system. More than 200 schools, public
and private, receive support and services to improve educational opportunities
for nearly 100,000 students.
- Institute for
Secondary Soc.Studies Teachers
The U.S. Studies Institutes for Secondary Educators
are six-week, graduate-level academic summer programs. These programsaim
to provide a deeper understanding of U.S. culture and civilization among
foreign teacher trainers, textbook writers, curriculum developers, and ministry
of education officials who are concerned professionally with teaching about
- Teaching Secondary
This site is an eclectic mix of teaching resources,
genealogy, links of Australia. This site also has a family tree that
convicts light humor and deep thoughts, along with a few pictures of kangaroos
- Telecom Explorer
This site is apart of the Amazon Adventure web
pages. The Amazon Adventure ran from 2') July to 17 September 1997, but
the project is over, and this site remains as a resource for schools,
teachers, and parents.
- The American Promise
This site American Promise is a Web site devoted
to helping teachers use the program to bring democracy to life in their
classrooms. The American Promise is a terrific way to spark classroom
discussion and thinking about democracy, government, and U.S. history.
- Discover channel
This site offers a complete guide to the discovery
channel. It offers links to all kinds of variety to further your education.
- The History
This site is the complete guide to the history.
It is the same link that was earlier in the list.
African American Mosaic
This exhibit marks the publication of The African
American Mosaic: A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of
Black History and Culture. A noteworthy and singular publication, the
Mosaic is the first Library-wide resource guide to the institution's African-
- Simon Wiesenthal center
This site offers a flilly-staffed information
resource center with materials on the Holocaust, twentieth-century genocide's,
anti-Semitism, racism, and related issues. This site is also available
to researchers, media, students and the public.
- Index of
Native American resources
This site offers you a complete index to people
who are Native Americans all over the world. This site is the number
one site of Native American Resources on the Internet.
Site of Southwest
This is a catalog of prehistoric archaeological
sites in the "Four-Comers" states (Colorado, Utah, Arizona, New Mexico)
of the American Southwest that are on public land and are legally open
to visitation. The listings include a brief description of the ruins, as
well as information on how to visit, and in some cases, photographs and
- WWW 4teachers
This site tells of true stories of trials and
triumphs with technology in the classroom. This site also offers useful
new ideas, activities, an resources --or teachers like you, by experienced
the world by heart
This site offers an Internationally-acclaimed
workshops, seminars, programs and materials on geography, global education,
and world-mindedness for schools: teachers, administrators, parents, and
- My Hero
This site lets you write in your own choice for
being a hero. It also lets you read the choices others have made and why
they chose them.
The year is AD 5000 and you are an archaeologist
on an important dig. This site lets you examine what the conditions would
be like, and what type of things you might go through if you were in their
- A Walk through Time
This historical site offers insight to things
such as ancient calendars, early clocks, world time scales, and the history
of time keeping.
This site lets you countdown from any event in
your history. It lets you find out how many seconds you were alive,
and other things linked to that.
- Exploring Ancient World Cultures
This site offers a philosophical look at history.
It also shows that there are many different sides to each historical event.
- NCSS online
Social studies educators teach students the content
knowledge., intellectual skills, and civic values necessary for fulfilling
the duties of citizenship in a participatory democracy. The mission of
National Council for the Social Studies is to provide leadership, service,
and support for all social studies educators.
and research on American Studies
This site has informational newsletters dealing
with links, and bulletin boards relating to the ASA and other American
Studies organizations, along with the international American Studies community.
Chronicon is an electronic journal of history,
and is published annually and is freely available on the Internet. The
journal publishes articles relating to history, ancient, medieval and
modern, but with a particular focus on Irish history.
- Social Studies
This site is used as a good tool to teach social
studies to children. It also includes lessons for other subjects such
as: math, science and english.
- United nations page
This page offers all you want to know about the
UN. Unfortunately it is the same as all the other UN sites.
Ancient World Web
This site offers hundreds of links to all of
the ancient web sites you can think of. It also has many types of search
engines for your convenience