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EDSITEment--Welcome to EDSITEment, The Best of the Humanities on the Web from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities, and the Verizon Foundation's Thinkfinity.org. This educational partnership brings online humanities resources from some of the world's great museums, libraries, cultural institutions, and universities directly to your classroom.

Smithsonian's History Explorer--brand new site just launched September 2008--Lessons/Activities, Interactives/Media, Museum Artifacts, Professional Development, and WebLinks

Thinkfinity--FREE High Quality Educational Resources for All!! One of the Best resources for educators--CHECK IT OUT! Search by grade, standard, subject, interactives, etc. WAY COOL!!

National Museum of American History--Smithsonian's History Explorer Connecting with American History through Objects COMING SOON--Fall 2008 Be watching!

National Geographic's Xpeditions--Home to the US National Geography Standards--lesson plans, activities, atlas maps, all standards-based--Very Neat Maps!

Besthistorysites.net-- This is an award-winning portal containing annotated links to over 1,000 history Web sites, as well as links to hundreds of K-12 history lesson plans, teacher guides, webquests, activities, games, quizzes, multimedia, and more.  Content areas include pre- and ancient history, medieval, American, World War II, and current history; there's even a section for art history!!

Softschools.com--interactive social studies activities--free social studies games, ancient civilizations, history quizzes, geography, and worksheets

Jefferson County Schools Social Studies Online--cool interactive sites that are standards-based!!

Tennessee Bingo Cards--Tennessee Bingo Questions--from Jefferson County Schools

Tennessee Squares--Powerpoint Game from Jefferson County Schools

Infoplease.com--Year by Year--1900 to current year

Library of Congress--The Learning Page--treasure hunt, did you know, what do you see, and much more

Ignite Learning--Understanding History--short, animated video about "What is History?"

Teaching with Historic Places--lesson plans to teach history from The National Park Service

Congress for Kids--tour of the Capitol Building--with information--quizzes, etc--pretty neat!

Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids--Grades K-2

PBS'S How does the Governement Affect Me?--What is the government and what role does it play in our lives?

Economics Songs--

Econ EdLink--economics lesson plans for grades 6-12 from the National Council on Economic Education

History Wired--from the Smithsonian--way cool!

University of Houston--Teaching History--video about History--good information

PBS US History for Kids--WayBack Presidents--The Secret History

Great American Landmarks--by the National Park Service

Harcourt School--World Landmarks

National Geographic for Kids--videos, stories, activities,animals, games, and photos