High School Social Studies

American Experience–The Presidents–PBS

The Presidents is a supplement to the PBS television presntation of the same name. Complete with a teachers guide and resources this is a great source for teaching about the oval office in your classroom.

Collapse: Why Do Civilizations Fall?

Join us as we explore the collapse of four ancient civilizations. You’ll learn what happens when a society collapses and how archaeologists find and interpret evidence. You can visit the Maya city of Cop├ín and search for clues to its collapse. You can also try your hand at ‘garbage-ology’ and study what trash can tell us about a society.”

EconEdLink

This website contains many technology rich lesson plans for teaching economics.

Countries of the World

Information on countries throughout the world. It includes basic information on each country, maps, geography and much more.

Google Earth Lessons

Learn how to do the basics so you are comfortable teaching with Google Earth. Suitable for Lectures, Presentations, whole class discussions, etc. Also includes mini-lessons – Lesson starters for looking at various topics.

The Democracy Project

Welcome! We hope you’ll find The Democracy Project site to be a useful, fun addition to your classroom during the election year and beyond. The Welcome! We hope you’ll find The Democracy Project site to be a useful, fun addition to your classroom during the election year and beyond.

A Biography of America

Site for both students and teachers who want to know more about American history, from the first European settlers to the tumultuous events of the twentieth century. Filled with interactive features, web links, photographs, and transcripts of informative videos funded by Annenberg/CPB, “A Biography of America” presents American history as a “living narrative” to researchers.