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Social Studies Resources

Web Resources

  • Google Cultural Institute: The Google Cultural Institute brings together millions of artifacts from multiple partners, with stories that bring them to life, in a virtual museum. It includes: The Art Project, Historic Moments, and World Wonders.
  • Smithsonian Panoramic Virtual Tour: This comprehensive virtual tour allows visitors to take a virtual, self-guided, room-by-room walking tour of the whole museum.
  • InstaGrok: Research any topic with an interactive concept map, that you can customize and share.
  • Batchgeo: The fastest way to create Google Maps from your data; accepting addresses, intersections, cities, states, and postal codes.
  • Constitute: The world's constitutions to read, search, and compare.
  • Symbaloo: Database of links to history resources
  • The History Guide Resources: Database of historical documents
  • Ancient History Encyclopedia: We combine different media, subjects and periods in interactive ways that will help readers understand both the "big picture" and the detail.
  • The Authentic History Center: Timelines designed to tell the story of the U.S. primarily through popular culture.
  • Inside the White House: Interactive Tour: A virtual tour of the White House West Wing, Residence, East Wing, and South Lawn.
  • EDSITEment: The Best of the Humanities on the Web: Student resources are interactive activities collected from around the Web by grade, subject area and type.
  • History World: More than 1,000,000 words on world history in linked narratives and more than 10,000 events from world history to search for timelines.
  • CIA World FactBook: Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communication, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
  • Docs Teach: Provides activities and information about historically significant paintings, documents, and places.
  • BBC History: A general overview of British and world history going back as far as the the rise and fall of the Egyptian Empires.
  • John Green: Crash Course US History: 10-15 minute videos that teach the history of the United States of America.
  • John Green: Crash Course World History 10-15 minute videos that teach the history of the world.
  • School House Rock Social Studies Videos: A Youtube playlist of the classic, educational School House Rock social studies  videos.
  • Historical Scene Investigation: A website that provides historical crime investigations over previous events, like, the Boston Massacre and Bacon's Rebellion. It allows students to investigate the evidence and try to crack the case!
  • American Leaders Speak: The nation's forum collection consisting of 59 sound recordings of speeches given by American leaders from World War I and the 1920 election.
  • The History Channel: Historical information ranging from great speeches (in audio) to facts about this day in history.
  • Library of Congress: A U.S. federal resource of Congress providing research materials and updated database on virtually every topic.
  • The National Archives Experience: Digital Vaults: A database of primary documents, pictures and other artifacts of American History
  • Time Maps  TimeMaps FREE world history atlas is the most comprehensive history search atlas available on the internet. Use the maps and articles to access all the civilizations, nations and ancient empires of the past!
  • Annenberg Learner: Become a geography wiz as you learn how the United States was settled.
  • Scribble Maps: This site allows students to interact with current existing maps. Students can highlight, circle and embed videos onto the maps.

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