197 Educational YouTube Channels You Should Know About
These channels allow instructors to share information and blend media in unprecedented and exciting new ways. From teaching Mandarin Chinese to busting myths about Astronomy, the educational possibilities are virtually endless pun intended!
38 Maps that Explain Europe
Europe, as both a place and a concept, has changed dramatically in its centuries of history. Once one of the world's most war-torn places, it is now known for its remarkable peace.
Alexander Palace Time Machine
Learn about Imperial Russian History by reading online books, bios and more. Take an online tour of the palace, and participate in forum discussions.
An Interactive Study Map of African States
The map toggles between two modes. In study mode, the user can hover the mouse over a current map with national borders. This action highlights and labels individual countries.
Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States
Here you will find one of the greatest historical atlases: Charles O. Paullin and John K. Wright's Atlas of the Historical Geography of the United States, first published in 1932. This digital edition reproduces all of the atlas's nearly 700 maps.
A book list with titles that help teach Australian History to young readers
BBC website that includes lessons, games, and activities related to a variety of subjects.
Big History Project
The Big History Project is a free, online, social studies course designed for secondary schools
Bradshaw Foundation's Journey of Mankind
Go back in time and view the Bradshaw Foundation's Journey of Mankind genetic map, exploring the peopling of the world over the last 160,000 years. Links on this site include rock art and other ancient-ancient-ancient history.
Bridging World History
Bridging World History is organized into 26 thematic units along a chronological thread. Materials include videos, an audio glossary and a thematically-organized interactive.
Devine Entertainment Corporation
Produces biographical stories of creative people in history. Galileo, Einstein, Edison, Bach, Handel, Monet, Degas, Cassatt, and more. Each story is true to the historical facts of the figure's life, and imagines an encounter and mentorship with a young p
Rare Book Room
A virtual library that allows you to not only view but read hundreds of rare and historical copies of books, from Shakespeare to Galileo.
Real World Math
Real World Math is a collection of free math activities for Google Earth designed for students and educators. Mathematics is much more than a set of problems in a textbook. In the virtual world of Google Earth, concepts and challenges can be presented i
The first draft of history can be wrong. When news organizations fail to invest the time and money required to correct the record or provide context around what really happened, myth can replace truth. The results are policy decisions and cultural trends
Statetris is an interesting game mixing aspects of the popular game 'Tetris' and geography. Instead of positioning the typical Tetris blocks, you position states/countries at their proper location. Fun, challenging and educational!
Stonehenge, stone circles, dolmens, ancient standing stones, cairns, barrows, hillforts and archaeology of megalithic Europe
Story of the World
By Susan Wise Bauer. Series of four books available as books or audio that cover history from "the earliest nomads" through "the fall of the Soviet Union." Each book becomes increasingly more complex, as the author describes the situations and dynamics th
TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
A fantastic resource for learners of all ages. This website is full of "inspired talks by the world's greatest thinkers and doers" is easily searchable and will keep you and your children busy for hours, learning from the most brilliant minds of our time.
The Living Room Candidate
The Living Room Candidate contains more than 300 commercials, from every presidential election since 1952.
Time Map of World History
The TimeMap of World History is an all inclusive look at world history. It combines maps, timelines and chron- ological narratives that work together to enhance historical understanding. New content added daily.
Since 2010 Timelines.tv has offered an invaluable free-to-use resource for students, teachers and life-learners. And now this BAFTA award winning resource is available on mobile devices with new resources, including 'Nazi Germany', 'American Voices' and
TimesMachine can take you back to any issue from Volume 1, Number 1 of The New-York Daily Times, on September 18, 1851, through The New York Times of December 30, 1922. Choose a date in history and flip electronically through the pages, displayed with the
Trailblazing: Three and a half centuries of Royal Society
Publishing is a user-friendly, ‘explore-at-your-own-pace’, virtual journey through science. It showcases sixty fascinating and inspiring articles selected from an archive of more than 60,000 published by the Royal Society between 1665 and 2010. Searchable
UAE Interact Virtual Museum
A virtual museum exploring the history of the United Arab Emirates through ancient artifacts like stoneware, jewelry, weapons, tools and coins.
US Capitol Virtual Tour
Virtual tour of the US Capitol, with clickable areas to learn more about the building’s history.
US History Scene
A multimedia education company dedicated to providing lifelong history lovers, teachers, and students free access to premier digital resources, scholarship, and archives without the dust!
US Supreme Court
The audio recordings of all oral arguments heard by the Supreme Court of the United States are available to the public at the end of each argument week.
Digital and Virtual Museums
Have you always wanted to explore the history museums at the Smithsonian in Washington DC or travel through Europe visiting art museums? You may not be able to afford a real trip, but how about a virtual trip to these museums?
These pages are full of Snacks...but they're not the kind you eat. They're the kind you can learn from and have fun with. Exploratorium Science Snacks are miniature versions of some of the most popular exhibits at the Exploratorium.
Learner provides really neat interactive lessons and activities that cover amusement park physics, DNA, garbage, the periodic table, the rock cycle and more.