http://www.ofcn.org/cyber.serv/academy/ace   Academy Curricular Exchange. (K-12) This site is a portal type-site with links to Social Studies, Math, Language Arts, & Science lesson plans for all levels.

 www.eduplace.com/search/activity2.html Activity Search  (K-8)  This site from Houghton Mifflin, features a curriculum database where K-8 teachers can search for social studies lesson plans/activities.  Also included are the following areas Language Arts, Math, Science, & Art.

 

http://www.theteachersguide.com/Civilwarlessons.html    American Civil War (Teacher’s Guide) (9-12)  This site provides a variety of lesson plans, thematic units and teaching ideas for intermediate and secondary level students who are studying this era.   

 

http://www.dia.org/education/egypt-teachers/index.html   Ancient Egypt: Lesson Plans for Teachers (1-8)  This site offers elementary and middle school teachers cross-curricular lesson plans for enriching the study of Ancient Egypt. 

 

http://www.uen.org/utahlink/lp_res/AnneFrank.html   Anne Frank in the World, 1929-1945: Teacher Workbook (5-12)  This site includes lesson plans and activities, readings and overviews, timelines, and a glossary. 

 

www.archive.org Internet Archive (6-12) The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

 

http://www.awesomelibrary.org     Awesome Library Social Studies Lesson Plans. (K-12) This site has a large number of links to Social Studies lesson plans.

 

 

www.citypopulation.de   City Population. (6-12) INTERACTIVE   This site has information relating to the statistics and maps for the population of the major agglomerations of the world. For many countries, information about the population of their administrative areas and the principal cities is provided. 

 

www.coreknowledge.org/CK/resrcs/lessons/index.htm Core Knowledge (K-12)  This site has lesson plans for American history, government and world history.

 

www.ccph.com     The Creative Connections Project. (K-8) This site allows students to tour different parts of the world through eyes of children that live there.

 

www.ipl.org/youth/cquest   Culture Quest World Tour. (4/5- 8) INTERACTIVE This site allows students to travel to different parts of the world with Olivia Owl and Parsifal Penguin as their guides.  A good resource for Social Studies teachers.

 

www.kentlaw.edu/ilhs/curricul.htm  Curriculum of United States Labor History for Teachers. (7-12)  This site has lesson plans that integrate labor history into the U.S. history curriculum from the Colonial period to the present.

 

http://pbskids.org/dontbuyit  Don’t Buy It: Get Media Smart (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE  Don't Buy It: Get Media Smart is a media literacy Web site for young people that encourages users to think critically about media and become smart consumers. Activities on the site are designed to provide users with some of the skills and knowledge needed to question, analyze, interpret and evaluate media messages.

 

 

http://edsitement.neh.gov EDSITEement:  The Best of the Humanities on the Web  This site from the National Endowment for the  Humanities, this site has instructional resource in art, culture, literature, language arts, foreign language and history and social studies.

http://www.eduweb.com/portfolio/adventure.php   Educational Web Adventures INTERACTIVE Educational Web Adventures (Eduweb®) is an award-winning developer of online learning experiences. We engage the many ways people learn with the thoughtful application of learning theory, imaginative conceptualizations, and unflinching evaluation.

 

http://www.education-world.com/soc_sci   Education World:  Social Studies Lesson Plans. (K-12)  This site has more than 150 social studies lesson plans selected by Education World.

 

http://www.emints.org/ethemes eMints - eThemes. eThemes is an extensive database of content-rich, age-appropriate resources organized around specific themes. These resources are created for educators to use in their classroomsAlthough only teachers approved by the eMINTS program (official eMINTS teachers and participants in the eMINTS4All program) may make resource requests, all educators are encouraged to search our extensive database of existing eThemes. Currently, more than 1,000 eThemes are available — on topics ranging from Africa to Yellowstone National Park.

 

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com  Eye Witness:  History Through the Eyes of Those Who Lived It. (4/5-12) INTERACTIVE  This is a great interactive site for kids interested in reading first-hand account of what it was like in the ancient world, medieval time, the Civil War, the Old West and many other historical time periods. A great history resource.

 

www.gameskidsplay.net   Games Kids Play. (K-8) This site is dedicated to the games that kids play.  Included are the games, information about the rules of the games, history of the games and much more.  A useful site for students and teachers.

www.gamequarium.com Gamequaium.  INTERACTIVE  This site has a huge variety of online educational games, videos, and online reading activies.  Today’s students need to be guided in developing the ability to make use of the Internet and multimedia technology to increase critical literacy skills and essential knowledge. 

www.greatbuildings.com    Great Buildings Online.  (6-12) INTERACTIVE This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects, with 3D models, photographic images and architectural drawings, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.

 

 

www.sci.mus.mn.us/greatestplaces   The Greatest Places INTERACTIVE This website is intended to extend inspiration and education about the geographically diverse regions and cultures related to the film.

 

http://historicalthinkingmatters.org Historical Thinking Matters (6-12)  Welcome to Historical Thinking Matters, a website focused on key topics in U.S. history, that is designed to teach students how to critically read primary sources and how to critique and construct historical narratives.

 

http://teachinghistory.org  National History Education Clearinghouse.  This site, from George Mason University has online resources for history teacher, including primary source materials, lesson plans and teaching practices

 

http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/interactive.htm Interactive Websites (K-12) INTERACTIVE Interactive Websites provide standards-based cross curricular web resources designed to enhance online learning opportunities.  These sites interact with the user usually through either a text-based or graphical user interface.  Categories include Reading, Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies and Assessment.

 

www.jasonproject.org  The Jason Project. (4-9) The JASON Project offers students and teachers in grades 4 through 9 a comprehensive, multimedia approach to enhance teaching and learning in science, technology, math, geography, and associated disciplines. The project delivers its educational content through a print curriculum, videos, fully interactive Internet programming, and live satellite "telepresence" broadcasts.

 

www.loc.gov  The Library of Congress. (4/5-12) The Library of Congress presents information about and materials from its collections over the Internet.  Its online information and services include the following:  schedules of exhibits and events, a menu of services provided, a substantial digital library of various text and media, an online catalog system, information on Congress and the government, as well as related links to WWW sites. 

 

www.msnbc.com/news   The MSNBC News Site on the Web. (6-12)

 

www.myhero.com  My Hero INTERACTIVE.  MY HERO is a not for profit educational web project that celebrates the best of humanity. Our  mission is to enlighten and inspire people of all ages with an ever-growing internet archive of hero stories from around the world. MY HERO uses current web technologies to provide a unique educational experience that promotes literacy and cross cultural communication. The MY HERO web site hosts thousands of stories of remarkable individuals written by children and adults alike. 

http://landmark-project.com Landmarks for Schools.  This Web site is dedicated to the idea that the very nature of information is changing, practically before our eyes. It is changing in what it looks like, where we find it, what we look at to view it, what we can do with it, and how we communicate it. Here you will find information and tools designed to help us redefine literacy for the 21st Century.

 

 http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013  Lesson Plans and Resources for Social Studies Teachers. (K-12) Dr. Marty Levine, Professor Emeritus of Secondary Education, Calif. Univ. Northridge, CSUN, has gathered lesson plans and resources from the Internet which social studies teachers will find useful. A very well organized site of lesson plans, activities and other various related Social Studies resources.

www.nationalgeographic.com   National Geographic’s Web Page. (K-12)

 

www.nps.gov   National Park Service Web Site. (K-12) INTERACTIVE  Visit many of our national parks online. Great related links for teachers.

 

www.ncss.org   National Council for the Social Studies 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

 

www.nobelprizes.com   The Nobel Prize Internet Archive. (6-12)

 

http://www.amnh.org/ology Ology from the American Museum of Natural  History.  OLogy is a totally free Web site for kids. It offers a unique Museum experience for kids through stories, games, and activities based on their interests in specific OLogies. 
 

www.culture.gr   ODYSSEUS, the WWW Server of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture(6-12) This web site is dedicated to the Greece culture.

 

www.worldtrek.org/odyssey/index.html    The Odyssey INTERACTIVE Over 2000 classes have trekked around the world online! Join them as The Odyssey links you with our team of educators on their 1999-2000 round-the-world trek.

 

http://www.philtulga.com Phil Tulga -Music through Curriculum (3-8) This site from Phil Tulga, contains a large number of free music activities and arts integration lessons that connect music to reading, math and science.  In addition, he posts information on his latest music education products.

 

 www.pbs.org PBS Online. (K-12) Welcome to PBS Online, the home of comprehensive companion Web sites for more than 400 PBS television programs and specials, as well as original Web content and real-time learning adventures. With more than 85,000 pages of content to explore, visitors to award winning PBS Online can delve further into the subjects they most enjoy—from news to history and the arts to science and technology.

 

http://score.rims.k12.ca.us  SCORE History-Social Science Resources. (K-12)  This site is part of the Network of Online Resource Centers in California and has many Social Studies and related links and resources.

 

www.edhelper.com/Social_Studies.htm Social Studies Activities

 

www.socialstudiesforkids.com   Social Studies for Kids (K-12) David White presents a extensive array of resources including current events, cultures, holidays, languages, religions, historical maps, time lines. 

 

http://socialstudies.com/c/index.html?s@n1svHBPcdL8Mo   Social Studies School Service.  This site contains  a well organized vast listing of links related to History and Social Studies.  This site's main purpose is as an online catalog resource.

 

http://www.col-ed.org/cur/social.html#sst2   Social Studies Lesson Plans. (2-12) A large collection of Social Studies lesson plans categorized by grade level.  This is part of the Columbia’s Education’s Center web site.

 

www.songsforteaching.com Songs for Teaching. Creative teachers can use music to teach content across the curriculum -- to students of all ages. A host of educational experts brings you tested ideas for using the magic of music in your lesson plans.   This site contains thousands of pages for you to peruse -- many with lyrics, sound clips, and teaching suggestions. The top educational pros offer practical suggestions based on the latest in brain-based learning. Innovative teachers share their classroom pointers and extension activities using children's music.  


www.csun.edu/~hcedu013/cevents.html  Teaching Current Events Via Newspapers, Magazines and TV. (K-12)  This site has lesson plans, activities and resources for making current events interesting in the classroom.

 http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/lesson_plans  Teachnology: The Art and Science of Teaching with Technology (K-12) This site allows teachers to search more than17,000 lesson plans, teaching ideas, and worksheets for social studies, economics, and current events. 

www.terraquest.com  TerraQuest.  (4/5-12) This site allows students to participate in virtual online touring exhibits including Antarctica, the Galapagos, and Yosemite National Park.

www.theyrule.net  They Rule.  (9-12) INTERACTIVE They Rule aims to provide a glimpse of some of the relationships of the US ruling class. It takes as its focus the boards of some of the most powerful U.S. companies, which share many of the same directors. Some individuals sit on 5, 6 or 7 of the top 500 companies. It allows users to browse through these interlocking directories and run searches on the boards and companies.

 

www.time.com/time/time100/index.html   Time100 (6-12)  This site has profiled individuals who have most influenced the last 100 years.  There are five categories of endeavor.  The person of the century is Albert Einstein.  Each profile has historical information, photos and audio messages.

 

www.timeforkids.com/TFK   Time for Kids. (2-6) INTERACTIVE  This site offers information on people and events in the news, interactive talk and online quizzes,  historic profiles and more.
  

 www.law.ou.edu/hist  University of Oklahoma College of Law - A Chronology of US Historical Documents (6-12)

http://libraryphoto.cr.usgs.gov/index.html US Geological Survey Photographic Library Web Site.

http://webquest.sdsu.edu Web Quest Page ($-12) This site has 300 plus web quests for Social Studies related topics

www.weeklyreader.com  Weekly Reader Galaxy (K-6)  This site by the Weekly Reader Corporation, has social studies activities for student that include news, polls, contests, games and more.

www.womeninworldhistory.com  Women in World History Curriculum  (6-12)Lyn Reese directs this interactive site that includes female heroes, lesson plans, reviews of classroom materials, and links to other resources.

http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html   World Fact Book. (4/5-12) This site allows students to select any county in the world and get up-to-date information.  This site is from the CIA.