The dark side of the web:
Chris's Holocaust Site
http://schoolhistory.co.uk/ - An excellent site for resources. It is a British web site so some of the resources are for British History.
An online database of Internet resources organized by topic. eMINTS teachers may submit requests for new eThemes resources but anyone is welcome to use the database of over 400 existing resources.
Trained Resource Scouts provide an average of 15 age-appropriate, content-rich, child-safe resources for each request. Search by topic, grade level, keyword or Missouri's Show-Me Standards.
http://marcopolo.worldcom.com/ Contains lessons and great resources in social studies, science, economics, and mathematics.
National Endowment for the Humanities:
Lesson plans and link to websites that have been reviewed by educators:
Web sites and lessons for February:
Lesson Plans K-12 (Note: Click on Jump to Social Studies.)
Irish Potato Famine
http://www.irishpotatofamine.org/ - excellent lesson and program on the famine.
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators
Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators is a categorized list of sites
useful for enhancing curriculum and professional growth. It is
updated often to include the best sites for teaching and learning.
It also contains a lot of lesson plans.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ Contains a kids and education sections.
Make sure to check out the "Map Machine" http://www.nationalgeographic.com/resources/ngo/maps/
NSGS (U.S. Geological Survey)
Great information for teachers elementary and middle school teachers will want to see the lessons on Maps.
The Learning Web
National Council for the Social Studies
Web Links: http://www.socialstudies.org/links/ Great starting point for social studies links.
Michigan SOS Kids Page: http://sos.state.mi.us/kidspage/index.html
Michigan Historic Sites on line: (Tours of Historic sites in Michigan) http://michsite.state.mi.us/pictsrch.cfm
"Teacher's Stuff" http://sos.state.mi.us/history/museum/techstuf/techstuf.html
You won't want to miss
The place to start if you want information on any of the 50 states: http://www.50states.com/
The Library of Congress
Don't miss the American Memory Section. http://memory.loc.gov/
Web sites designed by students for other students. Great sites. http://www.thinkquest.org/library/search.html
Links to thousands of social studies web sites: http://home.about.com/homework/index.htm?PM=59_0235_T
Great links to resources for kids and teachers. Check out the teacher link at the bottom of the page.
Robert Butler's Page
A Michigan teacher has created this extensive resource of web links: http://www.foxberry.net/rbutler/dept/k-8.html-ssi
The New York Times Learning NetworkA large collection of resources for teachers and students. More high school resources than elementary or middle school. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/
Kids ClickGreat links for kids on history, geography and biographies as well as all other school areas http://www.kidsclick.org/topgeog.html
Information on the early explorers. You will need to review the sites to determine grade level. http://www.win.tue.nl/~engels/discovery/index.html