Interactive Websites For The Social Studies Classroom Webinar

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  1. Interactive Websites for the Social Studies Classroom Webinar Karen Brooks
  2. Materials Located at:
    • http://www.slideshare.net/kbrooks
    • http://del.icio.us/dembe01/ss
    • http://www.karenbrooksucboces.blogspot.com
    • http://bb.ucboces.org
    • http://youtube.com/watch?v=pKu2QaytmrM
    • http://youtube.com/watch?v=jR-A4QFHZBA
    • Video Conversion Tool - http:// vixy.net /
    • http://del.icio.us/dembe01/converter
  3. Interactive
    • Interactive Constitution - http://www.constitutioncenter.org/constitution/ from http://www.constitutioncenter.org/explore/Welcome/index.shtml#interactive
    • Constitutional TimeLine - http://www.constitutioncenter.org/timeline/index.html
    • Constitution Power Grab Game http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/power_grab_game/
    • http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/
    • http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/history/default.htm
    • Iknowthat.com - http://www.iknowthat.com/com - http://www.iknowthat.com/com/L3?Area=L2_SocialStudies
    • Interactive Maps - http://www.maps.com/FunFacts.aspx?nav=FF
    • Tax Calculations - http://www.ey.com/GLOBAL/content.nsf/Canada/Tax_-_Calculators_-_2007_Personal_Tax
    • Google Earth http://www.egyptancienthistory.com/
    • http://www.newseum.org/todaysfrontpages/flash/default.asp
    • http://www.fec.gov/
    • The Underground Railroad - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/features/99/railroad/j1.html
    • Lweis and Clark Exp. - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/west/index.html
    • Third World Farmer - http://web.dps.k12.va.us/ParkAve/usgov.htm
    • National Geographic The World - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/resources/ngo/maps/view/worldm.html
    • Map of Roman Empire - http:// intranet.dalton.org/groups/Rome/RMap.html
    • Practice Quizzes - http://www.twyman-whitney.com/americancitizen/tests.htm
    • Virtual History of Japan - http://www.lakelandschools.us/lh/modonnell/virtualindex.htm
    • Regents Prep - http://www.regentsprep.org/
    • Interactive WWI - http://www.schoolshistory.org.uk/waractivities.htm
    • WWII History Test - http://www.grolier.com/wwii/wwiiquiz.htm
    • Manifest Destiny - http://animatedatlas.com/movie.html
  4. Great Resources
    • http://www.freedomssong.net/
    • http://www.ncss.org/
    • http://learning.loc.gov/learn/educators/workshop/discover/index.html
    • http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/nchs/standards/
    • http://www.annenbergclassroom.org/Chapter.aspx?Id=61
    • http://www.lib.csusb.edu/gov/constitution.cfm
    • http://www.constitutioncenter.org/
    • http://library.thinkquest.org/11572/cc/index.html
    • http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/constitution.htm
    • http://www.ushistory.org/
    • http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/
    • http://www.cyberschoolbus.un.org/
    • http://www.merriam-webster.com/maps/moremapsnyt.html
    • http://www.mywonderfulworld.org/educators_welcome.html
    • Women’s Suffrage http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/vfwhtml/vfwhome.html
    • http://www.harriettubman.com/
    • On This Day http://www.scopesys.com/anyday/
    • WWII Resources - http://www.besthistorysites.net/WWII.shtml
  5. Primary Documents
    • http://www.whitehousehistory.org/04/04.html & http://www.whitehousehistory.org/04/subs/04_b.html
    • http://www.loc.gov/teachers/constitutionday.html
    • http://www.gilderlehrman.org/teachers/module2/mod_primary.html
    • http://www.crf-usa.org/Foundation_docs/Foundation_home.html
    • http://www.constitution.org/afp/afp.htm
    • http://www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/federal/fed.htm
    • http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/charters.html
    • http://www.earlyamerica.com/
    • http://www.picturehistory.com/
  6. Games
    • http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/us-puzzle.html
    • http://www.uscourts.gov/outreach/MDC/index.htm
    • Place the State - http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/states_experiment_drag-drop_Intermed_State15s_500.html
    • World Quiz Geography - http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/worldquiz.html
    • South and Central American Georgraphy Games http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/South_America_Geography.htm
    • European Games - http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/European_Geography.htm
    • Asia http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Asian_Geography.htm
    • Africa - http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/African_Geography.htm
    • Capitol Quiz - http://clerkkids.house.gov/games/trivia/flashquizzes/quizRep.htm
    • Jeopardy Map Skills Games http://www.quia.com/cb/1284.html
    • Map Games - http://www.maps.com/FunFacts.aspx?nav=FF
    • WWI Over the Top - http://www.civilization.ca/cwm/overtop/index_e.html
    • Interactive Geography - http://scottbryce.com/us_geo/index2.htm
    • Global Island Democracy Game - http://www.globalisland.nu/pages_intro/en/index.php?lang=en
    • History of the Supreme Court - http://www.historyofsupremecourt.org/
    • Where’s Sindy? http://www.altoids.com/sindy/index.do
  7. More Resources
    • http://www.justicelearning.org/home.asp
    • Library of Congress Photo Stream - http://flickr.com/photos/library_of_congress/
    • Brooklyn Daily Eagle http://www.brooklynpubliclibrary.org/eagle/
    • Political Parties and Global Leaders - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/
  8. How to Teach with Primary Documents
    • http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?flash=true&page=sourcebook3
    • http://www.ourdocuments.gov/content.php?flash=true&page=integration
    • http://www.archives.gov/education/index.html
    • Lesson Development samples all grades - http://www.civiced.org/index.php?page=constitution_day
  9. SS Elementary
    • http://www.42explore.com/42exploress.htm
    • http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/geography/ted/ted.html
    • http://www.cbc.ca/kids/general/the-lab/history-of-invention/default.html
    • http://classroom.jc-schools.net/SS-units/
    • Iknowthat.com - http:// www.iknowthat.com /com - http://www.iknowthat.com/com/L3?Area=L2_SocialStudies
    • http://www.srl.caltech.edu/personnel/krubal/rainforest/serve_home.html
    • http://clerkkids.house.gov/index.html
    • http://www.history.org/kids/games/
    • http://teacher.scholastic.com/writewit/mff/myths.htm
    • http://www.globalclassroom.org/ecell00/javamath.html
    • http://www.weeklyreader.com/
    • http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/kids/funfacts/funfacts.html
    • http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/es
    • http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Studies/Social_Studies.html
    • Homework Helper for SS from Discovery –
    • http://school.discoveryeducation.com/homeworkhelp/bjpinchbeck/bjsocial.html
    • Basic Skills for SS - http://classroom.jc-schools.net/basic/socst.html
  10. SS Middle
    • http://ancientcivilizations.co.uk/home_set.html
    • http://docsouth.unc.edu/classroom/
    • http://factcheck.org/
    • http://pilgrims.net/plymouth/history/
    • http://www.epodunk.com/routes/erie-canal/#
    • http://timesunion.com/specialreports/eriecanal/ecflash.htm
    • Erie Canal Quiz http://www.berkshiretv.com/popquiz.htm
  11. SS High School
    • http://www.lewis-clark.org/
    • http://docsouth.unc.edu/classroom/
    • http://www.historyworld.net/
    • http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/afctshtml/tshome.html
    • http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/account/index.htm
    • Franklin an Enlightened Thinker http://library.thinkquest.org/22254/mainframe.htm?tqskip=1
    • Government Quiz http://web.dps.k12.va.us/ParkAve/usgov.htm
    • The Conquistadors - http://www.pbs.org/conquistadors/
    • Key Timelines and Dates - http://www.fasttrackteaching.com/timelinesmain.html
    • WWI Resources - http://www.besthistorysites.net/USHistory_WWI.shtml
  12. SS Webquests
    • Birth of the Early Middle Ages Webquest - http://www.milton.k12.vt.us/WebQuests/SChristensen/webquest-middle_ages.htm
    • http://www.suelebeau.com/webquests.htm#misc%20samples
    • Civil War Personal Journal Webquest - http://coe.west.asu.edu/students/hcarter/webquest.htm
    • A Revolutionary Webquest - http://library.thinkquest.org/11683/High.html
    • Revolutionary News Paper WebQuest - http://oswego.org/staff/jdecosa/webquest/index.htm
    • Revolutionary War Webquest - http://chester.ny.schoolwebpages.com/education/components/sectionlist/default.php?sectiondetailid=4309&sc_id=1192399264
    • WebQuest Folktales and Legends - http://schoolweb.missouri.edu/nixa.k12.mo.us/sullivan/tales/task.htm
    • Johnny Tremain Webquest - http://www.nevada.edu/~treed/trwebquest/
    • Anne Frank and Children of the Holocaust Webquest - http://www.spa3.k12.sc.us/WebQuests/Anne%20Frank/index.html
    • Ancient Civilizations Webquest - http://coe.west.asu.edu/students/dmatousek/ancientwq/ancient_civilizations_wq.htm
  13. Other
    • Digital StoryTelling in SS - http://web2-and-you-2.pbwiki.com/Digital%20Storytelling%20in%20Social%20Studies
    • State by State Booklist http://www.nea.org/readacross/resources/statebooks.html and http://www.mrsmcgowan.com/projects/flags/states_books.htm
    • Before the Benjamins http://www.pbs.org/newshour/on2/money/history.html
    • Learning About the Holocaust through Art- http://art.holocaust-education.net/
    • Create an Interactive Map with Excel - http://www.education-world.com/a_tech/techtorial/techtorial059.shtml
    • Video Conversion Tool - http://vixy.net/
    • http://www.quia.com/shared/hist/ - Search of History Quia Games
    • Quia American History - http://www.quia.com/shared/search?category=11812&adv_search=true
    • Quia Citizenship - http://www.quia.com/shared/search?category=17639&adv_search=true
    • Quia World History - http://www.quia.com/shared/search?category=14574&adv_search=true
    • Quia Social Studies - http://www.quia.com/shared/search?category=11897&adv_search=true
    • Timeline References - http://www.internet4classrooms.com/timelines.htm
    • Pearl Harbor Video Page- http://ehistory.osu.edu/wwii/pearlharbor/index.cfm
    • http://ehistory.osu.edu/wwii/interactive/wenger/index.cfm
    • WWII Interactive Maps - http://www.cyberlearning-world.com/lessons/ushistory/ww2/ww2maps.htm
    • WWII Air Combat Films - http://www.grolier.com/wwii/movies/movies.html and photo gallery http://www.grolier.com/wwii/photos/wwii_photos.html
    • WWII Interactive - http://ehistory.osu.edu/osu/mmh/ww2/
    • Anne Frank Story - http://www.msnbc.com/onair/nbc/dateline/miepgies/default.asp?cp1=1
    • Holocaust TimeLine - http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/holocaust/timeline.html
    • http://www.firstamendmentschools.org/
    • http://youthrights.org/
    • http://www.kidsprepareamerica.org/
    • The Living Room Candidate - http://livingroomcandidate.org/
    • Thompson Paper http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/thompson/
    • World Money and Famous Faces - http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/em484/popupActivity.html
    • Breathing Earth - http://www.breathingearth.net/