Social Studies



Apples 4 the Teacher This site includes interactive learning activities, quizzes, and worksheet generator tools
AwesomeStories  is a gathering place of primary-source information. Its purpose is to help educators and individuals find original sources, located at national archives, libraries, universities, museums, historical societies and government-created web sites
Digital Public Library of America Impressive online collection of historic and cultural artifacts (Grades 5 - 12)
Historypin Crowdsourcing is key to making history accessible and approachable (Grades 8 - 12)
Library of Congress

Visit the largest library online collection of multimedia goodies (Grades 1 - 12)

My Beautiful America Multiple short Flash Movies to show the beauty of this country
Museum Box Historical site for teachers and students to create
National Archives Access US history with treasure tove of docs, genealogy, and other resources (Grades 4 - 12)
National Archives Docs Teach Historical texts and interactive activities (Grades 6 - 12)
PBS Learning Media A resource for tens of thousands of classroom-ready, digital resources including videos, games, audio clips, photos, lesson plans, and more
Postcards From America It’s a realtime travel adventure told through “Live-at-the-Scene” postcards sent to subscribers’ Email boxes Social Studies lessons from kindergarten through high school
Teaching Channel is a video showcase, on the Internet and TV, of inspiring and effective teaching practices in America's schools (K-12)
The.News for.Educators Using journalism and technology, the.News provides educators with content specific tools while also helping them meet the civic mission of schools. Each video story is supported by lesson plans with content-based standards (7-12)
World Life Expectancy Information and research on life expectancy around the world