History/Social Studies

The Brainy Tourist

This company publishes three books for helping elementary learners explore science. "Wild at the Zoo" is a guide to enhance a visit to the zoo; "Bugging Around" helps you go on a backyard safari; and "Our World Neighbors" compliments a trip to Disney's Epcot Center. All three books include activities, games, and information to help the learning process.

School History

This British site has resources for history learning at jr. high and high school levels. There are some resources available for free, but most require a subscription (reasonably priced.) Resources include printable worksheets and information, powerpoint presentations, short videos and more.

D-Day Overlord

This website has a wealth of information on D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. There are text articles, plus hours of video content and thousands of photos. Articles include stories of veterans; explanations of military tactics, weaponry and equipment; and much more. This is a great resource for a unit on World War II or military history.

Library of Congress

The teacher pages at the Library of Congress website have many useful resources. There are ideas and tools for using primary sources in learning. There are also lesson plans, presentations, activities, and theme based collections. A wonderful site for American history study!

History Bombs

This program includes videos, worksheets and quizzes for history learning in jr. high and high school levels. The videos are available for free on Youtube, but you need to get the teacher subscription for the printable materials.

Certell

History and Social Studies curriculum available for free from a non-profit, bipartisan organization. There are currently courses in American History, Government, and Economics, with World History in the works. Courses include e-books with embedded audio and video, plus course files (for planning and assessment) that can be used with a learning management system, Google Classroom, or downloaded for offline use. Looks like a great option for high school level students.

Bouncy Maps

This is a great map site with an unusual twist. You can choose a criteria (such as population, religion, or agriculture) and the map will change the sizes of countries, states, or provinces to reflect the data. This is a very useful tool for visual learning, and it's just a fun site to explore!

History With Mr. E

World and American history curriculum including inquiry based lessons, primary source activities, interactive notebooks, and more. You can pay a monthly fee for access to an entire year of lessons, or purchase individual materials through Teachers Pay Teachers. Appears to be mostly jr. high and high school level resources.

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