Generic Tools

Website
Description
http://www.youtube.com/profile
Learn history with popular music (YouTube videos)
http://docsteach.org/activities
Hundreds of free educational history activities and documents
http://www.historypin.com/photos/
View photos of cities throughout history using Google Maps
http://docs.google.com/previewtemplate
A template for creating a historical figure's facebook profile
http://learning.snagfilms.com/film/category/history
A collection of educational videos
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/10-interactive-financial
10 websites that teach kids money management skills
http://sheg.stanford.edu/?q=node/45
Read Like a Historian - Teacher curriculum & lesson plan website
http://www.historybuff.com/
History Buff - newspapers, quizzes, primary source material, and more
http://www.bbc.co.uk/podcasts/series/witness
Podcasts - history told by those who experienced it
http://www.kids.gov/6_8/6_8_social_studies_us_history.shtml
U.S. Studies for kids (a variety of games, lessons, and activities)
http://www.henryanker.com/Social_Studies_Page.html
Mr. Anker's social studies learning activities for 5-7th graders

Tools By Standard

Standard
Website
Description
Chronology and Historical Interpretation
http://www.digitalvaults.org/#/create/
Create a movie/poster with the National Archives
Geographic Skills
http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/maps
http://www.the-map-as-history.com/
http://www.animaps.com
http://www.quizgeo.com/
http://mediaspecialistsguide.blogspot.com/2012/01
http://www.mapsofworld.com/
-Atlas puzzles from National Geographic
-Animated historical maps
-Create and view animated Google maps
-Create and play interactive geography quizzes
-44 geography websites for students
-Interactive map of the world with individual country data
Early Humankind and the Development
of Human Societies
http://www.kidspast.com/index.php
http://earlyhumans.mrdonn.org/powerpoints.html
http://earlyhumans.mrdonn.org/index.html
-World history book & games for kids
-PowerPoints for Early Man
-Early Humans for Kids
Ancient and Classical Civilizations to
700 C.E.
McGraw Videos
Kids Past
http://ancientweb.org/explore
Glencoe Videos
http://www.neok12.com/diagram/
http://www.americanepic.org/demos/Egypt/Egypt
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/pharaohs/digging.html
-McGraw Videos on early civilizations
-Rise of Civilizations (Kidspast.com)
-Ancient Civilizations (Lots of countries!)
-Mesopotamia, Kush Videos
-Label the Symbols of Ancient Egypt
-Rivers, the Nile (Under repair)
-Interactive Egypt
Ancient Wonders of the World
http://ancienthistory.pppst.com/sevenwonders.html
http://www.watchknowlearn.org/Video.aspx
http://www.dedham.k12.ma.us/webquest/spring2002/
http://www.cleveleys.co.uk/wonders/sevenwonders
http://www2.informns.k12.mn.us/schoolties/files/
-Powerpoints for the seven wonders of the world
-Videos of the seven wonders of the world
-The Real Eighth Wonders of the World webquest
-7 Wonders of the Ancient World website with images
-7 Wonders of the World lesson plan and resources links
Our Colonial Heritage (1600-1720)
http://mediaspecialistsguide.blogspot.com/2012/06/
http://www.historyglobe.com/jamestown/
http://www.historyisfun.org/
http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/
http://www.suffolk.lib.ny.us/youth/jcsscolonial.html
http://eev.liu.edu/kk/colonial/index.htm
-60 websites on Colonial America (1607-1776)
-Jamestown animated interactive adventure game
-Official Jamestown Settlement & Yorktown Victory website
-Colonial Kids ThinkQuest
-Colonial America links and resources
-Passport to Colonial Times webquest
A New Nation (1720-1787)
http://www.neok12.com/diagram/
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/dec
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/revolut/jb
http://www.mission-us.org/
-Label the American Revolution Timeline
-National Archives Official Declaration of Independence website
-America's Story: Revolutionary Period (1764-1789)
-Interactive virtual history game (Crown or Colony)
The Constitution of the United States
(1777-1789)
http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/
http://teacher.scholastic.com/scholasticnews
-National Archives Official US Constitution website
-Celebrate the Constitution game (drag & drop the text)
Launching the New Nation (1789-1849)
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/nation/jb_nation
The New Nation - timeline, articles, images
The Divergent and Unifying Paths of the
American People (1800-1850)
http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2011/02/
Map of population based on surnames (immigration patterns)
Civil War and Reconstruction (1830-1877)
http://mediaspecialistsguide.blogspot.com/2012/07
http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/
http://www.neok12.com/diagram/
http://www.civilwarphotography.org/3-d
http://3dcivilwar.blogspot.com/
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/recon/jb_recon
-46 Sites and Lessons about the Civil War
-NY Times Civil War blog
-Label the American Civil War Timeline
-3D Civil War photographs
-3D Civil War - redesigning battles/places using Google
-America's Story: Reconstruction (1866-1877)
The Rise of Industrial America (1877-1914)
http://docsteach.org/activities/
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/gilded/jb_gilded
http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/progress/
-Industrial America activities and documents
-The Gilded Age - stories, images, and articles
-The Progressive Era (1890-1913) - interactive timeline
Economics & Personal Finance
http://www.econedlink.org/interactives/economic
Economics and personal finance interactive tools for students
Other
http://newstimeline.googlelabs.com/
Google News Timeline (Current US news)