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The dark side of the web:

Martin Luther King, Jr.
www.martinlutherking.org

The White House
www.whitehouse.net

Alan November
http://www.anovember.com/infolit/

Authur Butz
http://pubweb.acns.nwu.edu/~abutz/di/intro.html

Who Is?
http://www.netsol.com/cgi-bin/whois/whois

Searching

http://www.anovember.com/infolit/searchengines.html

Chris's Holocaust Site

http://classroomhelp.com/ca/lessons/holocaust/default.html

WebQuest

WebQuest

School History

http://schoolhistory.co.uk/ - An excellent site for resources. It is a British web site so some of the resources are for British History.

eThemes

http://emints.more.net/ethemes/resources/index.html
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.

MarcoPolo

http://marcopolo.worldcom.com/ Contains lessons and great resources in social studies, science, economics, and mathematics.

National Endowment for the Humanities:

http://edsitement.neh.gov/

Lesson plans and link to websites that have been reviewed by educators:
Web sites and lessons for February:
http://edsitement.neh.gov/lessonplans/calendar_February.html

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://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/

National Geographic

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)

http://www.usgs.gov/education

Great information for teachers elementary and middle school teachers will want to see the lessons on Maps.
Major areas:

  • The Learning Web
  • Biology
  • Geology
  • Mapping
  • Water
  • National Council for the Social Studies

    Web Links: http://www.socialstudies.org/links/ Great starting point for social studies links.

    Michigan Resources

    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
    http://www.michiganepic.org/
     

    50States.com

    The place to start if you want information on any of the 50 states: http://www.50states.com/

    The Library of Congress

    http://www.loc.gov/
    Don't miss the American Memory Section. http://memory.loc.gov/
     

    Macomb ISD:

    http://www.misd.net/Socialstudies/Default.htm

    ThinkQuest.org

    Web sites designed by students for other students. Great sites. http://www.thinkquest.org/library/search.html

    About.com

    Links to thousands of social studies web sites:  http://home.about.com/homework/index.htm?PM=59_0235_T

    Yahooligans.com

    Great links to resources for kids and teachers. Check out the teacher link at the bottom of the page.
    http://www.yahooligans.com/

    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 Network

    A large collection of resources for teachers and students. More high school resources than elementary or middle school. http://www.nytimes.com/learning/

    Kids Click

    Great links for kids on history, geography and biographies as well as all other school areas http://www.kidsclick.org/topgeog.html
     

    Discovery Web

    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
     
     
     
    Sunday, December 24, 2006