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Lesson Content

The resources below contain educational content that can be streamed or downloaded for instructional use. If you are looking for images, music, and other media to use in presentations or projects, see the Free Media Files page instead.

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OER Commons catalogs quality curriculum resources for all grades and subjects. Content includes lesson plans, content, and activities. Licenses differ by resources.

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Use Gooru to search for rich collections of multimedia resources, digital textbooks, videos, games and quizzes created by educators. Collections are aligned to standards and currently cover every 5th-12th grade math, science and social science topic, with more subjects coming soon. Content license varies - check orginated website for terms of use.


SnagFilms and their subsite SnagLearning are websites where you can watch full-length documentary films for free. Movies can be embedded in other websites. indexes educational videos from a variety of video-sharing sites, including YouTube.

Khan Academy
is a collection of educational videos. Most of the videos are for math and science.

Although known more for catching up on your favorite sitcom or TV drama, hulu has a lot of educational material for current events, history, science, and technology.

YouTube EDU is a collection of YouTube videos made by educational organizations.


If you are looking for images, music, and other media to use in presentations or projects, see the Free Media Files page instead.

Primary Resources

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DocsTeach is the educational front for the U.S. National Archives. Search for historical documents and create interactive activities for your students.

The World Digital Library makes available on the Internet, free of charge and in multilingual format, significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.

The Library of Congress provides sets of selected primary sources on specific topics, available as easy-to-print PDFs. Background material and tools to guide student analysis are included.

Courses / Textbooks

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NROC / Hippocampus provide videos, examples, and simulations in math, science, and humanities. Includes several AP History courses. Most of the NROC courses may be downloaded and added to our Moodle server for customization - contact Caitlin if you'd like to use an NROC course.

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Saylor provides free and open, college-level courses in almost every subject. The work is licenses under a Creative Commons Attribution license, so to use the content, all you have to do is include a citation.