Social Studies


 Resource     Link Description
 Library of Congress

 Library of Congress page for students and teachers.  Includes a section on Primary Documents.  
 PBS    

 PBS for Teachers site offers resources based on grades and standards.  Resources include lessons, videos, webquests, webcasts, virtual tours, and more. 
 George W. Bush Library    

 Great introductory lesson on teaching Primary and Secondary Resources 
 CIA  : World Factbook 

 "The Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities."
 Capzles


 Students can create media-based timelines and/or time capsules.  
 Go Social Studies Go           

 
 Digital History   

 Amazing website - based on era chosen, gives information about important events, people, culture, art, pictures, etc...
 You Tube - Crash Course

 Great introductory videos on topics that span US Gov't, Economics, Social Studies, and more. Would be great for flipped/eLearning lessons.
 You Tube - Smithsonian Channel

 A collection of Smithsonian videos.  You may have to dig to find full-length shows, but still a good resource. 
 21 Top Websites for Social Studies Teachers    

 A list of 21 sites useful for Social Studies teachers. Some are repeats, some are new. 

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