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November 2007

Outline Maps

by knann & 1 other (via)
These maps may be printed and copied for personal or classroom use.To request permission for other purposes please contact the Rights and Permissions Department. PDF format but may be opened in Photoshop Elements as an image for coloring and labeling.

Google Earth and Sky

by knann
A great resource for teachers wanting to get more out of Google earth. Tutorials, powerpoint, and kmz file available at this site.

September 2007

Teacher Resources - Collection - Panoramic Maps, 1847-1929

by knann (via)
Ideas for using the Panoramic Maps collection from the Library of Congress Panorama Map Collection. Ideas for US History, Critical Thinking, and Arts & Humanities.

ZIPskinny - Get the Skinny on that ZIP

by knann (via)
ZIPskinny is an amazing research site. All you have to do is type in a zip code for anywhere in the United States, and you immediately get information from the 2000 Census, along with a map of the area. Not only that, but you can also compare the data with neighboring zip codes.

National Constitution Center: Interactive Constitution

by knann
Search the constitution by Keyword, Explore by Topic, or by Supreme Court Decisions.

For Kids - National Constitution Center

by knann
Includes interactive Constitution, Constitutional Timeline, Fast Facts, Basic Governing Principle, Founding Documents, and a Kids section especially for elementary students. Play the interactive game:"Save the Bill of Rights", which focuses on finding the "lost ammendments". Grades 4-12

All Hands on Deck

by knann
The thematic unit All Hands on Deck: Learning Adventures Aboard "Old Ironsides" uses USS CONSTITUTION as a vehicle to explore a wide range of disciplines including language arts, reading, math, science, art, and social studies. The content scope of the curriculum is wide and varied. Skills covered in the unit include critical thinking, making tables and diagrams, solving math problems and writing essays and poems. Life skills that stress the value of cooperation, persistence, creativity and ingenuity are also included. Activities organized for Grades k-12

Student News - Stories and Video from CNN.com

by knann
The Student News portal from CNN provides articles and videos on top USA or International News. Free of advertising. Also available as an RSS feed for your webpage.

May 2007

Report Template

by knann (via)
An inquiry-based activity about McCarthy, Truman, and American society

April 2007

Historical Voices

by knann
The Historical Voices Educator's; Forum is a rich collection of lessons and web resources for K-12 classroom teachers and their students. The Historical Voices Educator's; Forum provides an opportunity for teachers and students to explore and experience primary historical aural artifacts, traditionally unavailable to classrooms. This site engages educators in more intensive ways to incorporate aural resources into the teaching practice, and at the same time allows students to explore beyond the limitations of a text book. The purpose of Historical Voices is to create a significant, fully searchable online database of spoken word collections spanning the 20th century - the first large-scale repository of its kind. Historical Voices will both provide storage for these digital holdings and display public galleries that cover a variety of interests and topics.

March 2007

Wayki: Show People Where!

by knann & 4 others
Quick way for students to create map markers with photos and descriptions then share via a link. No signup required.

February 2007

History of Lake Champlain

by knann
brief history of the Champlain Valley, focused on Lake Champlain and its uses. It is by no means complete, and we are constantly adding to it as we increase our knowledge of this region, through our research and archaeological projects.

Captive Passage: The Transatlantic Slave Trade and the Making of the Americas

by knann
From the Mariner's Museum, an informative site about the Transatlantic Slave Trade. This site is useful for differentiation: background information for teacher's adapting materials or for higher level students working independently

The Mariners' Museum | EXPLORATION through the AGES

by knann
Interactive site with information about the explorers, their ships, navigation tools, voyage maps.

January 2007

IDB Population Pyramids

by knann & 1 other (via)
Create population pyramids for any country in the world

World66 - Your travel maps

by knann & 1 other
My World66 is a service where you can create a map of the places you have visited. Choose countries of the world, states, Candadian provinces, or European Countries. Generate the html to place in webpage or right click to copy or save image. Easy to use...no signup.

October 2006

Weekend Explorer - Series Description

by knann
Join the adventure as Emmy awarded host Jeffrey Lehmann takes you to incredibly scenic destinations throughout North America and the world in the award-winning Weekend Explorer television series. Each episode features a unique destination and searches out that area's best kept secrets as well as exploring traditional landmarks. Experience the new spirit of travel with the host, while learning about each destination through his informative and humorous narrative that includes culture, history, nature, and wildlife.

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