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Walking Around Europe - Learningtogether.net

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Choose your language - English, French, German, or Italian - and participate in interactive games that teach European culture and geography. Includes many click and drag activities....more
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Choose your language - English, French, German, or Italian - and participate in interactive games that teach European culture and geography. Includes many click and drag activities.

tag(s): cultures (111), french (92), german (67), italian (36)

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Use this site as a learning center or station during a unit on culture within a foreign language class. Have students try out the site in the other language to allow them to practice their language immersion-style.

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Costa Rica: Land of Pure Life - PBS

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From volcanoes to marine turtles, explore some of Costa Rica's natural wonders. Two lesson plans - one on frogs, the other on volcanic soil - are included in the Teacher ...more
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From volcanoes to marine turtles, explore some of Costa Rica's natural wonders. Two lesson plans - one on frogs, the other on volcanic soil - are included in the Teacher Resources section. While a bit heavy on text, and a bit lacking in photographs, the site has great content for student research. Aligned to national standards.

tag(s): oil (43), soil (18), volcanoes (66)

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Take advantage of the free lesson plans and classroom activities hosted within the "Teacher Resources" portion of this site. This could be a great resource for a World History classroom, or for a Earth Sciences class.

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Perspectives on Terrorism - Terrorism Research Initiative

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10 to 12
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When does a freedom fighter or revolutionary become a terrorist? That's the central question in this presentation that introduces the issues of international law and cooperation that...more
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When does a freedom fighter or revolutionary become a terrorist? That's the central question in this presentation that introduces the issues of international law and cooperation that bear on the global pursuit of terrorists. The site combines multimedia presentations, web content, and extensive external links to help students understand the premises behind international cooperation, and the ways in which terrorism tests the limits of that cooperation.

tag(s): iran (13), iraq (32), terrorism (47), terrorist (16)

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Try this one in an AP government or history class, or as part of a World Cultures unit.
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The Great Corn Adventure - University of Illinois

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4 to 6
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Add this entertaining resource to a study of the Midwestern United States and the Corn Belt. Your students will be "all ears" for this engaging multimedia presentation. While quite...more
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Add this entertaining resource to a study of the Midwestern United States and the Corn Belt. Your students will be "all ears" for this engaging multimedia presentation. While quite regional in content, it does provide students with an understanding of the history and economic importance of this crop. Check out the Teacher Resources for additional information, links to standards, and interdisciplinary connections.

tag(s): agriculture (58)

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Save this site on classroom computers as a favorite. Allow students to access it as a learning center or station. This site is a great addition to any lesson about Native Americans, Geography of the corn belt, or the impact of globalization on the farming industry.

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Global Groovin' - PBS

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This interactive musical activity is part of a companion site to a new PBS show that focuses on the colorful ethnic diversity found in Maya and Miguel's neighborhood. Students can ...more
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This interactive musical activity is part of a companion site to a new PBS show that focuses on the colorful ethnic diversity found in Maya and Miguel's neighborhood. Students can click on each instrument to hear its unique sound, and create original music by mixing those instruments with percussion tracks and environmental sounds. Also available in Spanish.

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Use this site in a history classroom to allow students to become more antiquated with world culture and music OR in a music class for the same purpose. Have students work on the site exploring and making music in pairs. To make the site more fun for students, have them share their creations with peers via interactive whiteboard!
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GeoNet

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4 to 6
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Kids can test their knowledge of world geography with this collection of interactive quizzes. Each one is divided into six categories and may be played at two different levels of ...more
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Kids can test their knowledge of world geography with this collection of interactive quizzes. Each one is divided into six categories and may be played at two different levels of difficulty. Students can click on underlined words to activate the GeoNet glossary - the site's kid-friendly dictionary.

tag(s): quiz (88), quizzes (101)

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Use this site as a learning center or station during a unit that covers at least one of the 6 categories listed. This would be a great activity for students to complete individually or in pairs, to help them review for a final assessment.

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Outline Maps

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4 to 7
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This great collection of black and white, printer-friendly outline maps represent every continent, many countries, various regions of the United States. American historical maps - showing...more
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This great collection of black and white, printer-friendly outline maps represent every continent, many countries, various regions of the United States. American historical maps - showing the Lewis and Clarke routes, the original thirteen colonies, etc. - are also included. Each map is available with or without labels and royalty free for classroom and personal use. Requires Acrobat Reader.

tag(s): maps (292), states (165)

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Use the maps on this site as an introductory activity for any and all history units that correspond with geography. Use the blank maps as formative assessments to determine what students already know about the spacial context of the events being studied. After the unit is over have students fill out the blank maps again to assess how much they learned over the course of the unit. Save this one as a favorite on your classroom computer!
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Do You Know About U.S. Geography - learningtogether

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Test your students' understanding of U.S. geography with this interactive activity that requires them to match state names and locations. ...more
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Test your students' understanding of U.S. geography with this interactive activity that requires them to match state names and locations.

tag(s): states (165)

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Use this site as a review activity post-instruction or before an assessment. Have students test themselves individually, or as a class on the interactive whiteboard. Have a team competition as students use the site on an interactive whiteboard and try to solve the map the quickest.
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Continents and Oceans - learningtogether

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This click and drag activity will reinforce your students' knowledge of basic world geography. Use as a pretest or review activity in the compute lab. This site requires FLASH. Get...more
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This click and drag activity will reinforce your students' knowledge of basic world geography. Use as a pretest or review activity in the compute lab. This site requires FLASH. Get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): continents (49), oceans (156)

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Use this site as a review activity post-instruction or before an assessment. Students can complete the site individually on classroom computers, or as a class on the interactive whiteboard. Have a team competition as students use the site on an interactive whiteboard and try to complete it the quickest.
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Viking Quest - BBC

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Take your student to the computer lab, bring out the headphones, and take a virtual field trip to the year AD 793. This interactive multimedia game places students in the ...more
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Take your student to the computer lab, bring out the headphones, and take a virtual field trip to the year AD 793. This interactive multimedia game places students in the role of planning and executing a Viking voyage. Players must build a ship, hire crew members, cross the seas, loot a monastery, and return home safely. A great site for teaching history as well as problem-solving skills. This sites requires FLASH. Get it from the TeachersFirst Toolbox page.

tag(s): vikings (10)

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Use this online challenge as a learning center or station during a unit on the Vikings. The interactive game would be a great way to help students review in addition to expanding upon that knowledge base. Every world History teacher will love this one.
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World City - Museum of London

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9 to 12
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If Victorian literature or history is part of your curriculum, don't miss this site that features a rather impressive virtual stroll through a gallery of recreated Victorian businesses....more
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If Victorian literature or history is part of your curriculum, don't miss this site that features a rather impressive virtual stroll through a gallery of recreated Victorian businesses. You can browse through the shops and offices, peek through windows, and explore back street craftsmen's workshops. Read More links provide visitors with additional background and social context. Add this site to a study of Dickens and 19th century England.

tag(s): britain (34), england (55), victorian (21)

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Use this site as the starting point for individual or group projects. There is a ton of information here that can be used for research projects or papers! You can also use the Victorian Virtual Walk on the interactive whiteboard or projector to show students what the typical Victorian street was like. This would be a great resource for a World or European history class.

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Kids' Fun Online - Scholastic

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2 to 5
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This site is part resource, part learning tool, and all fun for elementary kids! Your students can safely browse through pages of book recommendations, interactive activities, and...more
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This site is part resource, part learning tool, and all fun for elementary kids! Your students can safely browse through pages of book recommendations, interactive activities, and kid-friendly contests. The "Word of the Week" quiz is great way to introduce new vocabulary, and the "Kids' Poll" gives kids a chance to "vote" and interpret a graph of the results.

tag(s): quiz (88), quizzes (101)

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Use the games section to help kids review and have fun with books! Set the site up as a learning station and let students pick and choose which ones they would want to play. This would be a great center for students during a free reading time or through out the day if they finish an activity early.
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Cyberschoolbus - United Nations

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This expansive site promotes understanding of global issues using background information on the mission of the United Nations, country profiles, and downloadable curricula and lesson...more
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This expansive site promotes understanding of global issues using background information on the mission of the United Nations, country profiles, and downloadable curricula and lesson plans. A variety of cleverly designed interactive games challenge students to match countries and flags, test their knowledge of geography, or go on an interactive mission with "Pook" to save the world. There are many options for using this site in the classroom. Make the interactive activities part of an independent learning center, use the country profiles to introduce a geography lesson, or use the student-friendly resource to introduce the functions of the U.N. Qualify for free materials for your classroom by volunteering to review and test the site's features.

tag(s): countries (80), cultures (111), flags (22), united nations (7)

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WOW are there a lot of resources on this site! Use the quizzes and games to help students review before an assessment or practice the content after instruction. There are also webquests that could be used as introductory activities or as the starting point for individual or group projects. Save this site as a favorite to allow for easy retrieval and to keep up to date on updates added. This would be great in a Government or World History class.
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Grand Canyon: The Hidden Secrets - National Greographic

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The National Geographic Society designed this interactive site to provide background information for those who are planning a visit to the Canyon. But the impressive online tour of...more
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The National Geographic Society designed this interactive site to provide background information for those who are planning a visit to the Canyon. But the impressive online tour of the South Rim is a useful tool for introducing students to the geography of the American south west. Students can learn about the physical features and plants and animals indigenous to the region. Just for fun, the site also includes Kids' Canyon, a collection of activities, print-and-go coloring pages, screensavers, and wallpapers. Be sure to investigate the K-12 lesson plans, aligned to National Geography Standards.

tag(s): geology (79)

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Beyond lesson plans, use the virtual map over the interactive whiteboard to show students the details of the canyon. Allow students to navigate through the site individually, picking which direction they want to explore first. Be sure to let the students work the interactive whiteboard - participation in technology often heightens interest. This would be a great way to introduce the material being studied.
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Kids' Corner - US Census Bureau

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3 to 6
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This practical research tool provides useful, kid-friendly information about each of the fifty states. Students can learn about the census, discover state-related facts, and test their...more
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This practical research tool provides useful, kid-friendly information about each of the fifty states. Students can learn about the census, discover state-related facts, and test their knowledge with some challenging quiz questions. An interactive map serves as an easy navigational tool to reveal state-by-state information including total population, urban and rural residences, school enrollment, and languages spoken.

tag(s): states (165)

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Use this site during state research. Compare various states and have cooperative learning groups create two circle Venn Diagrams comparing two specific states using a site such as Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram (reviewed here).
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Ancient China - British Musem

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Discover the culture of ancient China with this outstanding, interactive site that explores its artisans, geography, tombs, writings, and more. Each section of the site provides historical...more
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Discover the culture of ancient China with this outstanding, interactive site that explores its artisans, geography, tombs, writings, and more. Each section of the site provides historical information, a story, an in-depth exploration, and a challenge. The challenge activities promote higher level thinking and are ideal for independent practice and review.

tag(s): china (67), chinese (52)

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Use this site as a learning center or station during a unit on Ancient China. There is a lot of content on the site, so it would be beneficial to create a graphic organizer for students to help organize their notes. (If looking for an easy find, we recommend using Graphic Organizer Maker, (reviewed here).) Teachers can also use the challenges to assess student participation, not to mention that kids will enjoy the brief respite from note-taking! A very useful resource for the world history classroom.

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80 Days that Changed the World - CNN

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8 to 12
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Major events in 20th century history are presented in this impressive CNN site. Visitors can select an era, choose an event, and read a brief synopsis. The video gallery offers ...more
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Major events in 20th century history are presented in this impressive CNN site. Visitors can select an era, choose an event, and read a brief synopsis. The video gallery offers a collection of riveting clips, including the Oklahoma City bombing, the Great Crash of 1929, and the fall of Saigon. Follow the link to a Time Magazine site to find special reports on life-changing events that have taken place over the course of the past eight decades. This is an outstanding supplement to a 20th century American history class.

tag(s): stock market (13), vietnam (36)

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Death of the Father - John Borneman & Linda Fisher

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This rather specialized resource takes a look at six former political leaders who created entire political regimes: Mussolini, Ceausescu, Hitler, Hirohito, Stalin, and Tito, and examines...more
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This rather specialized resource takes a look at six former political leaders who created entire political regimes: Mussolini, Ceausescu, Hitler, Hirohito, Stalin, and Tito, and examines their respective regime. Concise text, maps, photographs, and sound bytes, contribute to a multimedia experience that provides a clear and compelling introduction to these six political systems. A glossary, series of timelines, and links to related sites make this a very user-friendly site for student research.

tag(s): hitler (10)

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What's helpful about this site is the list of commonly used vocabulary and terms that can help ESL students or lower-level readers prepare for the unit. Browse the site before beginning a unit and collect a list that would be helpful to such students. Having the lists with them can help them prepare and participate in the classroom setting with more understanding.

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Glacier National Park Electronic Field Trip

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1 to 8
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Take an incredible journey without leaving your classroom. Students can explore the beauty of the Rockies through several electronic trips that include photos and the recorded voices...more
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Take an incredible journey without leaving your classroom. Students can explore the beauty of the Rockies through several electronic trips that include photos and the recorded voices of guides. Topics include the Grizzlies of Glacier, Fish and Amphibians, and Fire in Nature. Lesson plans for multiple grade levels are provided along with links to related sites.

tag(s): environment (322), national parks (20)

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Use the free lesson plans on this site to add something special to a unit on either glaciers, ecosystems or even botany! Be sure to save this one as a favorite to allow for easy retrieval later on!

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The Silk Road - British Library

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9 to 12
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The art and artifacts produced by travelers along this storied trade route are examined in this beautifully designed site. Five distinct themes focus on the lives and experiences of...more
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The art and artifacts produced by travelers along this storied trade route are examined in this beautifully designed site. Five distinct themes focus on the lives and experiences of these ancient people: the invention of printing; languages and scripts; Buddhas and bodhisattvas; games; and astronomy. The student-friendly text and prolific images of manuscripts, artwork, maps, and charts make this a very approachable resource for in-class research.

tag(s): marco polo (5), religions (68)

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Use the learning portion of this site as a learning center or station during a unit on the Silk Road. There is a LOT of content here, so this would probably work best if you selected the sections students can explore to tailor it to your classroom content. To help students review the content, have them recreate a map using a tool such as Click2Map, reviewed here. Students can detail the geography of the silk road, as well as the content of the section they studied.
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