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1. CITIZENSHIP/ GOVERNMENT/ DEMOCRACY
 
2. CULTURE/ CULTURAL DIVERSITY Community

Native Americans

 
3. PRODUCTION, DISTRIBUTION, AND CONSUMPTION Wyoming's resources, industries, & economic development
 
4. TIME, CONTINUITY AND CHANGE Civil War Constitution
Culture & Holidays Settlement of North America &
The Revolutionary Wa
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Westward Expansion Wyoming exploration, immigration and settlement
 
5. PEOPLE, PLACES, AND ENVIRONMENTS Continents & Oceans Map Skills
  States & Capitals Wyoming Landmarks and Places
 
General Resources
 
Civil War
  1. Aboard the Underground Railroad From the National Park Service
  2. American Civil War Search this site by keyword, battle or date for specific information.
  3. American Rhetoric Gettysburg Address Audio CCSD Recommended
  4. AnimatedAtlas.com This is an animated map which shows the changes in the nation during the Civil War era. Teacher recommended
  5. Biographies of the Civil War
    Civil War Biographies
    Famous Women Spies
    Generals and Other Noteworthy People of the Civil War
  6. CivilWar.Com The purpose of this site is to bring history students, educators and Civil War enthusiasts the very best and most comprehensive information available regarding this American conflict, including its causes and effects.
  7. The Civil War Trust Teacher Resources, Battlefields, Photos CCSD Recommended
  8. Underground Railroad @ National Geographic Includes "The Journey," an interactive account of a runaway slave's trip and "Routes to Freedom," a map of escape routes. Teacher recommended
Community
  1. Buildings Interactive games teach all about buildings: what they look like; where they are found; and what goes on inside them. Become a town planner and choose what should be built in the town, from banks and shops to fire stations and factories. (K-2)
  2. Community Helpers Listen and Read
  3. People, Occupations, Jobs and Community at Enchanted Learning
Constitution
  1. The Constitution for Kids Grades K-3
  2. The Constitution for Kids Grades 4-7
  3. The Constitution of the United States Enchanted Learning
  4. It's Constitution Day! Listen and Read
  5. U.S. Constitution Activities and Information from Enchanted Learning
Continents & Oceans
  1. Continents Label Me, information, crafts, printouts, and quizzes. From Enchanted Learning
  2. Continent Quiz Student will use Little Explorers to answer the questions in the print-out
  3. Graphic Maps Search "The List" for color maps of continents, lakes and rivers, mountains, and more!
  4. World Continent Web Game Learn the world's continents and oceans with these five games.
Culture & Holidays
  1. Culture Quest World Tour Join Ophelia Owl & Parsifal Penguin on their worldwide tour!
Map Skills
  1. MAPS 101 The online learning program for teachers, librarians, students and parents, featuring thousands of maps, classroom activities, educational quizzes and more!
  2. Buzz Off! Primary Puzzle Game, practicing N, S, E, W
  3. Compass Rose Compass Rose-Directions
  4. Geography Label Me! Label the states of the Midwest, the Northeast, the South, the West; label the states and their capitals
  5. Google Maps a web mapping service application
  6. Graphic Maps Print outline maps with different projections, locations, and statistics. Search "The List" for color maps of continents, lakes and rivers, mountains, and more!
  7. MapAbility Map Reading made easy! Map Symbols
  8. Maps and Globes The Earth · Continents · Land Forms · Water Forms · Climate · Time · Maps
  9. School Daze Crazy Maze Practice scheduling, navigation and time management in this interactive maze race. Follow a map and class schedule and move your symbol through the maze to your next class before the tardy bell rings.
  10. United States Geography Games Test your knowledge. States and Capitals...try all the levels! 
  11. World Geography Games Test your knowledge. Continents and oceans of the world...try all the levels!
  12. Wyoming Interactive Map An interactive Wyoming map w/ State Parks and Historic Sites & Trails
  13. Wyoming Map/Quiz Students learn to read a map of Wyoming followed by a geography quiz
Native Americans
  1. First Americans Information and activities about five Native American tribes; Dinè, Muscogee, Tlingit, Lakota, and Iroquois.
  2. Native American Scavenger Hunt Scavenger Hunt that will help students learn about their food, shelter, clothing, and more.
Settlement of North America & The Revolutionary War
  1. Colonial Hall Contains more than 100 biographies of people who played major roles in the founding of the United States.
  2. Colonial Williamsburg Resources for Students and Teachers
  3. Declaration of Independence The document, with picture, bios of the signers, and Jefferson's account of the writing.
  4. Liberty! The American Revolution Companion to the PBS special. It has interactive quizzes and fictional newspaper accounts.
  5. Virtual Marching Tour of the American Revolutionary War An internet exploration of the American Revolutionary war
  6. Zoom Explorers   Famous explorers from Armstrong to Vespucchi
States & Capitals
  1. 50 States.com Maps, Emblems, and State information on all 50 states
  2. Conquer the States You have sixty seconds to click on as many correct states as you can.
    Teacher recommended
  3. FunBrain Where is That? Funbrain will show you maps. For each screen, identify the correct country (or state). Check the correct box or type in the name (spelling counts).
  4. Kid's Gov State Websites Visit the official website for each state, the District of Columbia, and U.S. territories and outlying areas.
  5. Postcardsfrom.com Picture postcards from each state contain photographs combined with other graphic elements to give an impression of each state.
  6. Stately Knowledge These web pages will help you find out the basic facts of any state in the Union, including Washington, D.C.
  7. State Parks Good info, but Ads.
  8. Test your Geography Knowledge Teacher recommended!
  9. U.S. State Facts, Maps and Symbols For each state, you'll find a map, geography facts, and presidential birthplaces. Discover the origin of the state's name; see the state flag.
  10. U.S. States from Fact Monster Each state profile includes: capital, population, history, famous natives, state map & flag, state motto, symbols, nicknames, largest cities, points of interest and more!
  11. United States Map Puzzle Whiteboard friendly! Teacher recommended!
Westward Expansion
  1. Growth of a Nation This ten minute presentation illustrates the growth of the United States from the original thirteen states to 1789.
  2. Lewis and Clark Mapping The West From the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Teacher recommended
  3. National Geographic: Lewis and Clark On-line interactive site for students to help Lewis and Clark on their journey Teacher recommended
  4. PBS online-Lewis and Clark Information about the Lewis and Clark expedition. Browse historian viewpoints and classroom resourcesTeacher recommended
Wyoming exploration, immigration and settlement
  1. Fort Laramie National Historic Site Fort Laramie site presented by National Park Service
  2. Mountain Men and the Fur Trade An on-line Research Center devoted to the history, traditions, tools, and mode of living, of the trappers, explorers, and traders known as the Mountain Men.  
  3. Mountain Men Page The fur trade, explorers and guides, maps, and biographies
  4. The Oregon Trail Welcome to "The Oregon Trail" web site--the award-winning story of the great western journey. Enjoy the adventure!
  5. Outlaw Trading Cards A way to present information learned about an Outlaw A CCSD Standards-based Lesson
  6. Travel the Bozeman Trail Explore and study the history along the Bozeman Trail
  7. Wyoming Landmarks Learn about Wyoming's Oregon trail and the famous landmarks along the way, plus other famous Wyoming landmarks! Created by CCSD teacher
  8. Fort Phil Kearny Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site, and National Historic Landmark including the Fetterman and Wagon Box Battlesites
Wyoming's Government
  1. State of Wyoming - Kids Page
Wyoming Landmarks and Places
  1. Gillette & Wright, Wyoming
  2. Wyoming Map & Quiz Students learn to read a map of Wyoming followed by a geography quiz.
Wyoming's resources, industries, & economic development
  1. Coal Information
  2. Formation of Coal
  3. Powder River Coal Company
General Resources

  1. Academy of Achievement The Academy of Achievement Web site focuses on individuals whose accomplishments have shaped the twentieth century.
  2. Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government explains how the government works and how to use the primary resources of the Government Printing Office
  3. Current Events in the Social Studies Classroom Every month, the Social Studies Center at Education Place highlights an issue currently in the news.
  4. History Central This is sort of an online resource with encyclopedic-type entries. The topics vary from World History Chronology to America's Wars to History Maker Biographies.
  5. The History Place Great history facts. Topics included: American Revolution, US Civil War, WWII, Vietnam War.
  6. The History Net "Where history lives on the net" Information about World History,Great Battles, WWII, and more
  7. Laura Ingalls Wilder Laura Ingalls Wilder, Frontier Girl was created readers who wish to learn more about Laura and her books.
  8. Library of Congress-American Memory This site contains documents, motion pictures, sound recordings, prints, and photos relating to American history and culture.
  9. MOUNT RUSHMORE: American Experience This online exhibit chronicles the planning, design, implementation and minutiae of Mount Rushmore, the U.S. monument commemorating four presidents. Activities in the disciplines of civics, history, economics, and geography can be found under Teacher's Guide.
  10. National Geographic Education You wanted more Nat Geo Education resources. We're listening!
  11. Presidents of the United States (IPL POTUS) This comprehensive site on the American presidency includes biographies, speeches and writings, election results, and more.
  12. States of the U.S. From Enchanted Learning Each page has information about one state -- geography (with a map), state flag and motto, state symbols, state nickname, Presidential birthplaces, and more.
  13. Way Back A fun history site explores the California Gold Rush, the women's and civil rights movements, and technology in 1900. From the PBS show American Experience

 

 

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