Please add those websites that you feel will help enrich your Social Studies instruction, along with the site name, the URL, a brief description, recommended grade level for readability and your name as the contributor.

SITE NAME
WEBSITE URL
BRIEF DESCRIPTION
RECOMMENDED GRADE LEVEL
CONTRIBUTED BY:
Interactive Constitution
http://bit.ly/USconstitution

An interactive site where students can access the Preamble and all the Articles of the US Constitution, with an explanation of each element.
4 and up
Ellen Phillips
Mr. Donn
http://www.mrdonn.org

A comprehensive site covering world and U.S. history with a great many resources, lesson plans, etc. A well-established site, it has been around for over a decade and is constantly updated.
3 and up
Ellen Phillips
Big Apple History
http://pbskids.org/bigapplehistory

Fun, informative, interactive site with a focus on New York City history. Includes an excellent interactive time-line.
3 and up
Ellen Phillips
The National Archives: Educators and Students
http://www.archives.gov/education

Access to many primary source documents and lesson plans with a focus on U.S. History.
7 and up
Ellen Phillips
British Library: Timeslines-Sources of History
http://www.bl.uk/learning/timeline/index.html
Fascinating timeline of British history using primary source images and documents that can be saved or printed.
7 and up
Ellen Phillips
History Animated
http://www.historyanimated.com
Animations of battles from the Civil War, American Revolution and World War II -- maps with information on battles, generals, strategies, complete with sound effects.


Cybrary Man's Educational Web Sites
http://cybraryman.com/socialstudieslinks.html
Just the Social Studies section of this enormous database of great websites.
All + Teachers
Ellen Phillips