All History Is Local: Students as Archivists
This site tells how students at the Arkansas School for Mathematics and Statisticsematics and Science and Technologys analyzed archival materials, developed digital collections, and made their projects available online in the Arkansas Memory Project. This learning activity, modeled after the Library of Congress's American Memory project, is designed so that teachers and students from other states and communities may adapt it to create their own local history Memory Projects.
The History of the Periodic Table - Part 2 of 2
This is part 2 of 2. Entertaining and educational and some good background and details, albeit slightly goofy at times.
Incorporating oral history into the K-12 curriculum
Oral history techniques for use with students at all levels, from kindergarten through high school.
Connecting with community through oral history
Through interviews and photographs, Harnett County students learn about their community's agricultural past.
Bring history to life with a Living History Day!
A Living History Day turns students into teachers and challenges them to think historically.
Beyond Black History Month
Go beyond approaches that marginalize African American history by "shifting the lens" to look at events from new perspectives. Black History Month can be a wonderful celebration of the contributions that African Americans have made to American history and culture. All too often, however, those contributions are heralded in February but seldom mentioned throughout the rest of the year. Ideally, every month’s history curriculum should include those contributions, but how do you integrate Africa
Alternative discussion formats: history and literature on trial
Putting historical or literary figures on trial makes a lively and challenging alternative to a class debate.
A short quiz on Indian history, created to prepare for Indian Common Entrance exams.
History of science: famous names
Multiple choice quiz about famous scientists and their discoveries.
History of Art: World Arts II
A short quiz on the history of art.
Learn About The History of Music
Learn about the history of music - from the beginnings in Church music and Gregorian Chant to Polyphony where a new melody was placed on top of the chant. From there counterpoint fit different melodies together adding to the texture. In the Baroque era instrumental music began to become popular. This short video goes from the beginning of music history to Rock. Note: The video begins with an advertisement.
British History from the Romans to the Normans
A learning module about early British history, orientated towards primary school. The module is intended for use in conjunction with a suitable children's book on the subject. When using this module, it is recommended to make books available to the child for reference while working with the module. It may be helpful to work with your child and help them find the answers in the book(s) at first. The module includes questions from the departure of the Romans and the first arrival of the Angles and
Korean History - Gojoseon, the First State of Korea
Gojoeseon was the first state of Korea. It was established in 2333 B.C. The history of Gojoseon distorted by Japanese scholars during the Japanese Occupation Period(1910-1945) and this distorted history was introduced to the World as the true history. However, many relics were discovered and the Gojoseon's history was recovered as true history, according to this four minute video. Good for debate.
FDR - A History of the New Deal
Video discusses the economy before the Great Depression, FDR, and the New Deal. (Amateur video with slides, narration and some text.)
Pre-Columbian Era History of the Americas
Pictures are used to explain the expansion of humans into the Americas over 30,000 years ago. These first Native Americans were hunters and gatherers who began using agriculture, often in complex systems. Discusses the Pueblo, Iroquois, Aztecs and Incas. (Video is a set of slides with narration.)
History of Pennsylvania Energy through the 20th Century
This video defines the sun as the first source of energy in Pennsylvania. Since prehistoric times, energy has defined Pennsylvania's story. Wood fires, lumber, fossil fuels, nuclear power, biomass, windmills and solar panels have all played a part.
What's Wrong with History?
Understand how students are missing key concepts in history. (01:25)
Harvesting Oil from the Earth
In this lesson, students investigate sources of fossil fuels, particularly oil. Students will learn how engineers and scientists look for oil by taking core samples from a model of the Earth. Also, students will explore and analyze oil consumption and production in the United States and around the world.
Environmental History Timeline
Students develop critical thinking skills by interviewing a person who has perspective on environmental history. Students explore the concept of a timeline, including historical milestones, and develop a sense of the context of events.
Chronos: a network for Earth system history
CHRONOS (Greek: time) aims to create a dynamic, interactive and time-calibrated framework for Earth history. CHRONOS's main objective is to develop a network of databases and visualization and analytical methodologies that broadly deal with chronostratigraphy - that is, with developing a better tool (the time scale) for understanding fundamental Earth processes through time. The CHRONOS platform will provide a new investigative environment for interdisciplinary Earth history research that includ