John Muir Exhibit
exhibit from the Library of Congress
from an Iowa Soldier in the Civil War
The World of Benjamin
Franklin - Teacher resource & Interesting Kid site
Teaching History Using the
Internet in a K-12 Setting -- an EXCELLENT project modelled on a paper
presented by the site's author at the Computers and History 95 Conference:
"Information Technologies for History Education". Many many ideas as well
as reference materials, hyperlinked and easily followed. Kudos to author
Explore the resources available to teachers of American History and Culture . With an example
project and many Internet sites to visit.
Holocaust/Genocide Project Gopher provides valuable information about
the Holocaust and showcases student work as well.
Social Science Information Technology
Server -- Access well over 600 comprehensive descriptions of scientific
software programs, and check out their software catalog with specialized scientific
Martin Luther King Jr. --
A new educational Web site from The Seattle Times commemorates the life and legacy of
the slain civil-rights leader, including a photo tour of key events in the fight for
civil rights. Timed to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the national King
holiday, the site includes a dialogue between students in Alabama and Washington
states, a quiz and study guide and sound clips from his speeches.
Project on the Nile -- A classroom
project dealing with the science and social studies of the Victoria Nile in Uganda,
AMERICA'S HEROES AND YOU, a
new curriculum for elementary and middle school
students, focuses on the lives of eleven American heroes to foster citizenship
and offer positive role models for principals, teachers and students.