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New items are added to the bottom of this page all of the time!HistoryExplore HISTORY shows, watch videos and full episodes, play games and access articles on historical topics at History.com.PBSPBS offers programming that expands the minds of children, documentaries that open up new worlds, non-commercialized news programs that keep citizens informed on world events and cultures and programs that expose America to the worlds of music, theater, dance and art.DOCS TEACHRather than passively receiving information from a teacher or textbook, students engage in the activities of historians - making sense of the stories, events and ideas of the past through document analysis.Congressional MomentsTeaching with Primary Sources online activities engage students as they learn about Congress, representative democracy, and citizen participation.The King CenterThe King Center Imaging Project brings the works and papers of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to a digital generation.An Interactive Civil Rights ChronologyThis website is a companion to Professor Jack M. Balkin's "What Brown v. Board of Education Should Have Said" (NYU Press 2001).Arc GISArcGIS Online is a collaborative, cloud-based platform that allows members of an organization to use, create, and share maps, scenes, apps, data, and access authoritative basemaps and ready-to-use apps.State MasterStateMaster was developed in order to provide a free educational resource for people looking for updated and essential information about the United States, giving people a greater insight into the study of our country.Nation MasterWe are a global team of passionate stat geeks, dedicated to the mission of bringing facts to the world of geopolitics, economics, geography, defense and culture.School HistoryTons of resources for history class!Active HistoryActiveHistory provides entertaining, educational award-winning interactive simulations, decision-making games, self-marking quizzes, high-quality worksheets and detailed lesson plans for teachers and students.EdTech Teacher - History WebsitesBest of History Web Sites, created by EdTechTeacher Inc, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more.BBC HistoryA wealth of historical information.HstryDiscover a new way to create, explore and engage your students.Project ExplorerProjectExplorer.org's mission is to bring the world into the classroom with free multimedia content and lesson plans that improve students' global awareness and cross cultural understanding.World Digital LibraryThe World Digital Library provides free access to manuscripts, rare books, maps, photographs, and other important cultural documents from all countries and cultures.National Geographic's Interactive GlobeAn interactive globe you can use in class!National Geographic Educational GamesUse these games to engage students.National Geographic's MapMaker InteractiveCreate your own geotours with this tool!National GeographicExplore a treasure trove of resources including activities and projects; photos, cartoons, and videos; an online library; an interactive map feature with map-making tools; and interactive puzzles, quizzes, games, and more.Primary Games ArenaPlay games ICT, math, English, science, social studies, and other topics. Select games by age.America's StoryAccess video, audio, and interactive games that provide an introduction for younger students to people, places, and events in American history. Topic discussions are simple, brief, and illustrated with timelines, photos, maps, drawings, and other items.h.i.p. Pocket ChangeAccess a variety of interactive student resources, including informative pages on coins and medals, news, mint history, and other topics, some with interactive activities; a large number of games; and cartoons.Ben's Guide to US GovernmentAccess interactive guides to various aspects of US government.Econ EdLinkAccess videos and interactive activities and lessons on a comprehensive list of economic topics. Each lesson plan has a corresponding student version that may include videos, images, interactive activities, links to related concepts and sites, printable materials, and interactive quizzes and tests.Eduweb PortfolioAccess award-winning digital learning games and activities created by eduweb for a list of distinguished clients and searchable by subject and grade.The Library of Congress - WebcastsExplore webcasts in a variety of subject areas. It also provides access to film, television, and sound materials as well as the Library's YouTube channel, which offers selections of early motion pictures and recordings of events, lectures, and concerts.The Library of Congress Digital Collections & ProgramsAccess all digital collections of the Library of congress, including maps, photos, documents, audio video, newspapers, prints, photographs, and historic web pages.C-SPAN CLASSROOMAccess a gateway to a treasure trove of multimedia resources for social studies teachers, including teachable videos, interactive timelines, virtual tours, and "Teacher-Friendly C-SPAN Sites" with interactive resources to explore.Animated Atlas - Growth of a NationA free, interactive movie, that shows and describes the growth of the United States from the original 13 colonies to the 50 states.Federal Reserve EducationAccess a ealth of educational materials on money personal finance, and economic topics of importance to students. Among the searchable resources on the site are classroom activities, comic books, interactive games, online courses, PDFs, podcasts, videos, websites, and lesson plans.Winged SandalsLearn about Greek mythology at this highly interactive and engaging site. Explore animated stories; interactive games; crafts to make; a substantial "who's who" of gods, mortals, and monsters; history on topics such as philosophy, the Olympic Games, and Athenian politics and government; and additional resources.DOGOnewsAccess news articles for children on a wide range of topics. Articles are updated daily, simply written, and illustrated with photos, drawings, charts, video, etc.Mr. Young's Bouncy 'A'This site has a large number of interactive games from other sites in science, computers, math, social studies, reading, language, spelling, art, music, and other subjects.Texas LREAccess games on civics and law-related topics that may be played at different levels. Access lesson plans and many other teacher resources.Colonial Williamsburg - History for KidsAccess a variety of interactive student resources related to 18th-century Colonial Williamsburg including a map-based tour; information about the lives of colonial Americans such as farm families, apprentices, and slaves; activities; and games.Colonial Williamsburg - HistoryAccess a variety of interactive student resources related to 18th-centurey Colonial Williamsburg.Investigating the First Thanksgiving InteractiveUse a carefully researched and masterfully executed activity that would be a fine complement to a classroom unit on Thanksgiving. It encompasses a progression of activities that use photos, video, audio, and interactive questions about the people, place, and events.Edgalaxy - History & GeographyEdgalaxy is a place with cool stuff for nerdy teachers.IPL2 Stately KnowledgeExplore up-to-date facts about the US states and Washington, DC; access a list of state links; learn a few interesting points; and read brief biographies of famous citizens.4 Kids - Social StudiesResources for history, people and places, government, and religion.Odyssey OnlineExplore ancient civilizations in the Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Africa, and the Ancient Americas illustrated with museum artifacts. For each civilization, learn about people, mythology, daily life, death and burial, writing, and archeology.The British Museum - Ancient EgyptLearn about ancient Egypt in self-paced chapters on Egyptian life, geography, gods, goddesses, mummification, pharaoh, pyramids, temple, time, trades, and writing.The World FactbookAccess authoritative, well-organized, and up-to-date resources about countries of the world, including a wealth of demographic and geographical data, papers and projects.300 Women Who Changed the WorldAccess factual information and multimedia resources on famous women. The site includes a timeline, primary source documents, photos, and videos from Encyclopedia Britannica.Renaissance ConnectionExplore the Renaissance through themes using an interactive timeline, a map, or an alphabetical list; choose an innovation and trace its history; commission a work of art; and much more!National Civil Rights Museum - Teacher ResourcesResources for teaching about the Civil Rights Movement and its impact.Smithsonian TweenTribuneExplore a daily newspaper consisting of articles selected by tweens and teens working with professional journalists.EyeWitness to HistoryAccess eyewitness accounts in print, audio, and video, of historical events framed in brief historical descriptions, illustrated and often with links explaining terms and events discussed.United States Holocaust Memorial MuseumAccess online activities and a wealth of resources related to the events of the Holocaust.Civil War TrustExplore a rich collection of resources from the Civil War Trust that offer an overview and articles on many topics in the general areas of warfare, logistics, life on the home front, and battle histories.The Civil WarExplore a collection of authoritative resources that can be used independently of the PBS series, Ken Burns's The Civil War.Hyper HistorySearch quickly and easily for information about people, history, events on interactive timelines, and by subject. The site provides interactive maps for seven periods in world history as well as both World Wars.White House 101Access a history of the White House, an interactive tour with videos, a photo gallery of presidents with linked biographies, a list of fun facts, and a photo gallery of Presidential Pets.Exploratorium - CultureResources for teaching culture.
CNN Student NewsStream a daily ten-minute news program, access a transcript and PDF maps of places discussed in the program, access daily Media Literacy and Daily Discussion questions, read a daily blog from the program anchor, and access archived shows, videos, transcripts, and other materials.Flight to FreedomAssume the role of a real-life person who was a slave. Pass through different situations drawn from true accounts, making choices to find your way to freedom. On the way, students are rated on their ability to keep their health, save family members, and acquire money for the journey and savings.Digital HistoryAccess a wealth of interactive resources on American history. Multimedia resources include interactive timelines, Explorations (interactive modules), digital stories on selected topics, e-lectures, film trailers, videos, links to history games on other sites, historical music, an online textbook, and much more.Heilbrunn Timeline of Art HistoryAccess art history resources including timelines, each of which includes representative works from The Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection; a chart of time periods; a historical overview; a list of key events; and related content.Academy of AchievementLearn about achievers in the fields of the arts, business, public service, science and exploration, and sports. For each person, read a profile and biography, watch a video interview, and browse a photo gallery.The National Archives ExperienceLink to more than 1200 records from the National Archives including artwork and artifacts, audio, documents, maps, posters, photos, and videos. Read details about their selections, and use collection assets to create a poster, a video, or a pathway--a series of clues that show relationships between assets.Scholastic - Student ActivitiesEngaging web and whiteboard activities across all grade levels and subjects.Know It All - Social StudiesAccess a wealth of interactive resources where students can take a virtual road trip through civil rights history, learn the "Wash Hands" song, practice math and science skills in "The Hobby Shop," write a theater review, take a virtual field trip to a salt marsh, and much more.PBS Learning Media - Social StudiesExplore an online library of media resources from NOVA, Frontline, American Experience, and other public broadcasting programs. Resources include videos, audio, interactive games and activities, self-paced lessons, images, documents, lesson plans, and more.Graphite - Social StudiesGraphite is a free platform from Common Sense Education that saves you time by making it easy to discover the best apps, games, and websites for your classroom.Map to ImageMap→Image is a utility to help you create an image from an area on a map built by Stamen Design.Zoom In!Zoom In is a free, Web-based platform that helps students build literacy and historical thinking skills through "deep dives" into primary and secondary sources.Awesome StoriesAwesomeStories models research and storytelling and delivers rich authentic primary sources to inform and inspire new stories.Teaching HistoryTeachingHistory.org is designed to help K–12 history teachers access resources and materials to improve U.S. history education in the classroom.On-This-DayThis fun tool showcases daily historical facts and events. You can also see famous birthdays, world history, music history, and a quote of the day.History AnimatedHistory Animated is just like it sounds. It provides detailed animations of key battles of the American Civil War, Revolutionary War, and World War II.NewselaThis is an educational literacy and current events site. You can explore it as either a student or a teacher.That QuizThis site offers math quizzes that are adjustable by number of questions, difficulty, and feedback.Timelines TVThis is a website for online history videos and documentaries. Started in 2010, it’s a free-to-use resource for students, teachers, and lifelong learners.Google LIFE ArchiveThis is a resource bank for obscure and intriguing historical images. It has millions of photographs from the LIFE photo archive from the 1750s to present day. Most of these were never used and are now available for the first time.Google Maps Street View Virtual ToursTake virtual field trips all over the world from the comfort of your classroom. Some great ones include: Churchill Downs, the Washington Monument, Alcatraz Island, The White House, the 9/11 Memorial, the American Airlines Center, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Central Park, Yellowstone National Park, the Grand Canyon, Emirates Airbus A380-800, CERN, the Alhambra, the Tsukiji Market, the Blue Mosque, the Royal Opera House, the Palace at Versailles, the Eiffel Tower, The Acropolis Museum, and the Madrid Zoo.DuckstersAt Duckster's our goal is to provide a fun and educational web site with lots of interesting content. We try to write articles that are informative, easy to read, and interesting.Famous TexansStudents of Texas discover that Texas is too vast for any biography or history.Texas Archive of the Moving ImageTAMI digitizes and provides web access to thousands of moving images that offer insight to Texas’ history and culture.The Social Studies Help CenterSocial Studies help for American History, Economics and AP Government.Resources 4 EducatorsThe Portal to Texas History is created and maintained by the University of North Texas Libraries' Digital Projects Unit. The Digital Projects Unit supports the UNT Libraries with guidance and digital services including imaging, archival storage of electronic files, digital preservation, and metadata development.My HistroMyHistro is the social memory-bank, created on the same foundation of combining maps and timelines as of the one-of-a-kind history site Histrodamus.HistrodamusThe main goal of Histrodamus is to rise people's understanding of the flow and processes of history.CK-12 HistoryA collection of simulations, interactives, and practice built for individualized learning.
It’s so important to know the world we live in. But it’s so huge! There are so many countries, cities, flags, rivers, seas and more than 7 billions of people. Do everyone know all countries of the world? Probably not :) Some people even don’t know neighboring countries.Click on the market links to get each app.Google Mapsby Google, Inc.Google Earthby Google, Inc.European War 2 Lite for iPadby EASY Inc.Congressional Momentsby Indiana UniversityMission US: Think Fast! About the Pastby WNETiAmerica - The Pocket Guide to United States History and the Presidency - Third Editionby USAInteractiveEarly Jamestownby Victory ProductionsHistory: Maps of Worldby Seungbin ChoTapQuiz Maps World Editionby RolzorAtlas for iPad Freeby AppventionsGoogle Earthby Google, Inc.National Archives DocsTeachby National Archives and Records AdministrationCodex Interactivusby ARToolworksEuropean Exploration: The Age of Discoveryby GAMeS Lab at RUStrataLogicaby Social Studies School Services