Teacher Links: Social StudiesOverlap Maps http://overlapmaps.com/
Instantly compare any two places on Earth. An overlap map is a map of one part of the world that overlaps a different part of the world. Overlap maps show relative size. Quick and easy to use. No login needed. It is currently sponsored by Sunflower Education, an educational publisher.
WWII Tweets http://t.co/SAjrY0bzCv
WW2 Tweets from 1942@RealTimeWWII
Live tweeting the 2nd World War, as it happens on this date & time in 1942, & for 4 years to come.
View the Wall http://viewthewall.com/
Search for the names of relatives on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. It is a nice streamlined website that is easy to use.A step-by-step guide to creating a virtual field trip in Google EarthGo Social Studies Go http://www.gosocialstudiesgo.com/"What brings teachers to the website are the essential questions on every page, alternate points of view, and just enough background to make the content relevant without being a snooze fest. What keeps students on the site are the quirky videos and factoids, tons of pictures, as well as the embedded games and links to help make learning about history fun."Explore the world's constitutions and compare by topics or countries
Video timelines of six important eras in US and European history http://timelines.tv/
3-10 minute video timelines of six important eras in US and European history. It is a free-to-use resource for students and teachers. It is also available on mobile devices.
Crash Course History Videos http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yocja_N5s1I&list=PLBDA2E52FB1EF80C9
US History website/game http://www.mission-us.org/
There are 3 missions:
Mission 1: “For Crown or Colony?” is the official videogame of the Freedom Trail.
Mission 2: “Flight to Freedom,” (slavery)
Mission 3: “A Cheyenne Odyssey,” (encroachment of white settlers, railroads, military
Texas Government - http://www.kids.house.state.tx.us/
Election Participation - http://www.atpe.org/advocacy/ElectionResources/campaigning.asp
Government - http://bensguide.gpo.gov/ - Breaks it up into grades: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12