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Aztecs
 

 

Ancient Aztec Civilization
http://www.kidskonnect.com/
subject-index/
16-history/250-ancient-aztec.html
A resource guide of sites about the Aztec's.
Aztec Calendar
http://www.azteccalendar.com/
Explains how the Aztec calendar works.
Egyptians  
BBC - History - The Egyptians
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/
ancient/egyptians/
Articles to read about ancient Egypt and games to play are on this BBC History site.
 

 

Eternal Egypt
http://www.eternalegypt.org/
EternalEgyptWebsiteWeb/
HomeServletee_website_action_key=
action.display.home&language_id=1

This website uses the latest interactive technologies to display the living record of Ancient Egypt.

 

 

Pyramids: The Inside Story
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid/
Take a virtual tour of three pyramids, find out about archaeological digs, and learn about hieroglyphics.
Explorers
Great links to Explorer Sites
http://www.multcolib.org/
homework/alphaexp.html
This page of Discoverers links is from the Multnomah County Library in Portland Oregon.
General History  
Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport
http://www.mrdowling.com/
This site has information for both history and geography buffs. There is information on ancient civilizations, the Middle Ages, the World Wars, and more.
 

 

Walk Through Time
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/
walk/index.shtml
Read about historical figures by clicking on the interactive links. Play games like Odd-One-Out or What-Came-First.
 

 

This Day in History
http://www.history.com/
this-day-in-history.do
This site provides you with historic information that happened on today's date, a history timeline for the current week, and historic information for the month.
Great Depression
  American History 1930 - 1939
http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade30.html
Produced by Kingwood College Library, TX this page gives information and links to events that occurred in America that were greatly effected by the Great Depression.
  Surviving the Dust Bowl
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dustbowl/
A PBS program that has personal stories and photographs of people who lived through the Great Depression in the Dust Bowl. There is a map and a timeline.
Greeks  
  BBC - Primary History - Ancient Greeks
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/
primaryhistory/ancient_greeks/
There are several areas to explore on this website by BBC.  There is information on the Greek world, the Olympic games, gods and heroes, and everyday life in the ancient Greece.
History Museums  
  Smithsonian National Museum of American History
http://americanhistory.si.edu/
View virtual exhibitions. There are resources for teachers and parents.
Incas 
 

 

Andes Expedition: Searching for Inca Secrets
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/
features/97/andes/
National Geographic presents the discovery of a teenage girl's mummy found in Peru.
Mayans
Ancient Observatories: Chichén Itzá
http://www.exploratorium.edu/
ancientobs/chichen/index.html
Explore these Mayan ruins. There is history, maps, and mythology.
 

 

Lost King of the Mayas
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/maya/
NOVA online presents a look at the Mayan World.
 

 

Mystery of the Maya
http://www.civilization.ca/cmc/
exhibitions/civil/maya/mminteng.shtml
In-depth details about Mayan math, religion, society, writing and Mayan life today.
Medieval 
Castles for Kids
http://www.castles.org/
Kids_Section/Castle_Story/
Take a walk through a castle and learn the names of each part of the castle and who lived there.
 

 

Secrets of the Lost Empires: Medieval Siege
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/
lostempires/trebuchet/
Life in medieval castles. Learn how to operate a catapult.
1940's
American Cultural History: 1940-1949
http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/
decade40.html
Read about the cultural history of the 1940's in the United States. Find out about the events, books, music, and sports.
The United Nations
www.un.org
Formed in 1945, the United Nations addresses political and social issues of its member nations. Learn about the history of the UN or go to the Cyberschoolbus for global teaching and learning projects. En Español
1950's  
American Cultural History: 1950-1959
http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/
decade50.html
Read about the cultural history of the 1950's in the United States. Find out about the events, books, music, and sports.
Korean War
http://www.archives.gov/research/alic/
reference/military/korean-war.html
Created by the Archives Library Information Center (ALIC), this site has informational links about the Korean War.
Timeline of the 1950's
http://history1900s.about.com/library/time/
bltime1950.htm
This site offers a short list of events that took place year-by-year in the 1950's.
Vikings  
BBC Vikings
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/
vikings/index.shtml
Timeline, glossary, and a shopping trip in a Viking village great you on this site.  There are even printable worksheets.
Nova Online - The Vikings
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vikings/
Learn who the Viking were, spell your name in Runes, and explore a Viking village.
World War II  
Children of World War 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2children/
index.shtml
This site provides information on what it was like to be a child in England during WWII. Take a trip back in time.
  National WWII Museum
http://www.nationalww2museum.org/
 
The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA tells the story of the American Experience in the war that changed the world - why it was fought, how it was won, and what it means today. Visit the Kids Corner for puzzles and activities.
Navaho Code Talkers
http://www.navajocodetalkers.org/
Learn about the Navajo Code Talkers who worked during WWII translating English into Navajo then back again.
   
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