- Jamestown- This year marks the 400th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown Colony. In commemoration of this anniversary, The History Channel has created an original interactive website for educators and students to explore the history and development of Jamestown. This site features colorful artwork, animated maps and drawings, primary source documents, and insights from historical experts. Visit the site and experience this unique perspective on the history of Jamestown.
- The American Form of Government
- Take a White House Tour - Here's a site that can keep you busy for a long time! This virtual tour of the White House has current and historical floor plans of each floor and section of the building as well as ground layouts -PLUS historical floor plans from various eras in its history. Click on the rooms to see photos of what's inside, and how the room looked in the past. Each page has more information, such as which president and First Lady slept in twin beds or separate rooms. I learned about the "bachelor suite" used by young men who courted Woodrow Wilson's daughters, and how Zachary Taylor's slaves had to climb a ladder to get to their attic rooms. Thanks for this great resource Scott!!!
- People of Influence - Interactive History Portrait View a group portrait of people of influence from through the ages. If you put the cursor over their faces you can see who they are. Click on their face and you’ll be linked to their Wikipedia page for more information about them.
- Special Bio4Kids interactive site on Barack Obama - This special site gives younger students fresh insights into President Obama, from his birth in Honolulu, Hawaii through his roles and responsibilities in office. With a photo gallery, video clips, and a set of interesting facts about the President, this site will provide students with a great way to learn more about how and why Obama rose to world prominence. Along the way, they will learn about Obama's multicultural family history, his educational background, and his relationship with First Lady Michelle Obama. This Bio4Kids feature is a great resource for research papers and after-school activities as students explore the life of our 44th President.
- Hippo Campus - Great site for Government, History, and Religion.
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