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Social Studies Links

Page history last edited by Kyla Schooling 11 years, 10 months ago

 

http://www.worldhistory.com/    WorldHistory.com provides a collection of archives that includes historical facts and information about people, places, events and artifacts from historical institutions, Libraries, and resources on the web.

 

BBC History of the World Timeline

 

http://www.mediarichlearning.com/pg/wwii/wwii.php    Great history videos for free!

 

http://www.worldmapper.org/ - over 700 maps based on economic, scientific and demographic data.  Maps can be downloaded as .pdf with description of data on each file.  Also available are animated maps that compare two maps and transition from a standard land area to a map based on population of each country.  Press the play button below the map to see the transition take place.

 

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/history/america8/full/historytours.aspx

 This website has many online tours using Google Earth that display major events in US History.  Events include the Revolutionary War, the path to the Civil War, WWII, the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, Lewis & Clark's expedition, the Indian Removal Act, Pre-Columbian North America, the national parks system, and the 20th Century power grid.  All of the tours include multiple images and references. Some of the tours also have "tour questions" for students to answer.

 

http://www.arounder.com/ - Travel site that offers 3D views of famous places including European cities, North American locations and even the Moon. 

 

http://www.360cities.net/ - Panoramic images of places around the world. 

 

http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/ - CNN Student News online, covers events in the news (similar to ChannelOne).  Includes a daily news quiz students can take or you can use as a discussion topic in your classroom.

 

Today in History News - Up to date information on news events, Word of the day, Web guide tips, Brain Teasers, Today in History.

 

http://edsitement.neh.gov/

 

 

US History Google Earth tours provide online history lessons within a geographic context.

http://www.wwnorton.com/college/history/america8/full/historytours.aspx

 

Great teacher resources when discussing elections or electoral college in your classes.  Timely information with the upcoming elections next month.

http://www.archives.gov/federal-register/electoral-college/index.html

 

CSPAN’s in-depth look at each of the US presidents - http://www.americanpresidents.org/

 

Career paths that each president took before taking office - http://www.americanpresidents.org/classroom/timeline_offices.asp

 

American president timeline quiz; also includes questions geared towards high school students - http://www.americanpresidents.org/classroom/timeline_quiz.asp

 

That Quiz – Online quiz tool covers geography lessons.  Allows you to either create your own or find quizzes that other teachers have shared.  Quizzes provide instant feedback for students.

 

http://www.arounder.com/ - Travel site that offers 3D views of famous places including European cities, North American locations and even the Moon. 

 

http://www.360cities.net/ - Panoramic images of places around the world. 

 

Gapminder – Graphs of data including economic, social, political and scientific problems.   Helps visual learners as they can watch the data change from numbers to bubbles for easy comparison.

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