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The following links are various educational sites that could be used for class resources...some are fun and interactive, others are more for reference.

If you have a Web site you would like to contribute, please send us an e-mail, and we will be glad to add it to the list.

Updated 7-13-09.


The Arts

The Andy Warhol Museum
- Resources & Lessons
- etc.

ArtsAlive.ca - National Arts Centre, Canada
- Audio
- Interactive Games
- Video
- etc.

The Cave of Chauvet - French Ministry of Culture and Communication
- History
- News
- Virtual Tour
- etc.

The Cave of Lascaux - French Ministry of Culture and Communication
- History
- Quiz
- Virtual Visit
- etc.

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Art & Design
- Architecture
- Ceramics
- Textiles
- etc.

Good Ear: Free Ear Training on the Net - Personal Site
- Interactive Quiz
- Links
- etc.

Historic American Sheet Music - Duke University
- Database
- Timeline
- etc.

Investigating Bellini's Feast of the Gods - WebExhibits
- Analysis
- Deconstruction
- etc.

Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns - PBS
- Audio
- Biographies
- Virtual Lounge
- etc.

Leaves of Gold: Treasures of Manuscript Illumination - Philadelphia Museum of Art & the Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries
- Exhibition
- Learning Center
- etc.

The Lester S. Levy Collection of Sheet Music - Johns Hopkins University
 

Lift Every Voice: Music in American Life - University of Virginia
- Audio
- History
- Photos
- etc.

Mark Harden's Artchive - Personal Site
- Photos
- Reviews
- Links
- etc.

Melody Memory Game - Personal Site

The Mozart Project - Personal Site
- Biography
- Compositions
- Essays
- etc.

National Geographic Education
- Animals
- Environment
- History
- Maps
- People & Places
- Photos
- Video
- World Music
- etc.

Performing Arts Reading Room - Library of Congress
- Catalogs
- Concerts
- Digital Collections
- etc.

The Rare Book Room - Octavo
- Author/Library/Title Search
- Images
- etc.

Ricci Adams' musictheory.net - Personal Site
- Interactive Games
- Lessons
- Utilities
- etc.

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Business

The American Stock Exchange

The NASDAQ Stock Market

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

 

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Education

Cyberschoolbus - United Nations
- InfoNation
- Quizzes & Games
- UN Webcast
- etc.

Discovery Learning - The Discovery Channel
- Educator Network
- Interactive Games
- School Resources
- etc.

Great Web Sites for Kids - American Library Association

Interactive Whiteboard Resources - Topmarks Education
- Literacy
- Math
- Sciences
- etc.

Knowitall.org - SCETV's educational Web portal
- Educator +
- Interactive Educational Games
- Professional Development
- etc.

Learning Network - NY Times
- Daily News Quiz
- Lesson Plans
- etc.

Technology Tools, Organizers, & Templates - Scholastic.com
- Class Set-Up Tool
- Flash Card Maker
- Spelling Wizard
- etc.

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Engineering

The Compound Machine - Edheads
- Glossary
- Interactive Story/Quiz
- Lesson Plans
- etc.

Covered Bridges of the Northeast USA - Personal Site
- Maps
- Photos
- Statistics
- etc.

Nova Interactive Archives - PBS

Simple Machines - Edheads
- Glossary
- Interactive Story/Quiz
- Lesson Plans
- etc.

TryEngineering.org
- Career Information
- Engineer Profiles
- Online Games

 

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English

Bartleby.com - Great Books Online
- Fiction
- Non-Fiction
- Reference
- Verse
- etc.

Bibliomania: Free Online Literature and Study Guides
- Drama
- Fiction
- Short Stories
- etc.

Bookyards.com: Library to World
- Free Ebooks
- Videos
- etc.

Edgar Allen Poe Museum - Richmond, VA
- Biography
- Educational Resources
- Online Quiz
- etc.

EServer.org: Accessible Writing - Iowa State University
- Drama
- Journals
- Multimedia
- Podcasts
- etc.

J. K. Rowling Official Site
- Biography
- News
- etc.

Knowing Poe - Maryland Public Television
- Biography
- Resources
- Video
- etc.

The Library of Congress
- Catalog
- Copyright
- Digital Collections
- etc.

Mirriam-Webster Online
- Dictionary
- Thesaurus
- Word Games
- etc.

Mr. William Shakespeare & The Internet
- Blog
- Lesson Plans
- Quiz
- Study Guides
- etc.

The Nuts & Bolts of College Writing
- Documentation Styles
- Plagiarism
- etc.

The Official Site of Mark Twain - CMG Worldwide
- Biography
- List of Works
- Photos
- etc.

The Rare Book Room - Octavo
- Author/Library/Title Search
- Images
- etc.

Read Print: Your Free Online Library
- Books
- Poems
- Short Stories
- etc.

Shakespeare Online
- Biography
- Plays
- Plots
- etc.

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Health, Exercise & Sport Science

Black Baseball's Negro Baseball Leagues - TK Publishing
- History
- Players
- Teams
- etc.

Exploratorium: Sport Science - the museum of science, art, and human perception
- Online Activities
- Online Quizzes
- etc.

Human Anatomy Online - MyHealthScore.com
- Animations
- Tutorials
- etc.

The National Baseball Hall of Fame - Cooperstown, NY
- Exhibits
- Hall of Famers
- etc.

Nova Interactive Archives - PBS

Streetplay.com - Personal Site
- Games
- Photos
- Stories
- etc.

Virtual Hip Surgery - Edheads
- Glossary
- Interactive Surgery
- Teacher Resources
- etc.

Virtual Knee Surgery - Edheads
- Glossary
- Interactive Surgery
- Video
- etc.

Visible Human Image Archive and Viewer - DHPC Group at the University of Adelaide

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History & Culture

Alabama Maps - University of Alabama
- Aerial
- Contemporary
- Historical
- etc.

Ancient Egypt Web Site - The British Museum, UK
- Geography
- Pyramids
- Temples
- etc.

Battle of Chickamauga - Personal Site
- Photos
- Timeline
- etc.

The Battle of Hastings 1066 - Personal Site
- Maps
- Timelines
- etc.

bbc.co.uk History
- Archaeology
- British Timeline
- Historical Figures
- Interactive Content (animations, virtual tours, games, etc.)
- etc.

The British Monarchy - The British Royal Family
- Art & Residences
- History
- The Royal Family
- etc.

The Cave of Chauvet - French Ministry of Culture and Communication
- History
- News
- Virtual Tour
- etc.

The Cave of Lascaux - French Ministry of Culture and Communication
- History
- Quiz
- Virtual Visit
- etc.

Civil War Interactive
- Articles
- Games
- Maps
- etc.

The Civil War in Missouri - Missouri's Civil War Heritage Foundation
- Battles
- Biography
- Timeline
- etc.

David Nash Ford's Early British Kingdoms
- Archaeology
- Kingdoms
- Royalty
- etc.

Digital Library - New York Public Library
- Manuscripts
- Photos
- Videos
- etc.

Encyclopedia Mythica
- Bestiary
- Folklore
- Mythology
- etc.

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: History & Culture
- Africa
- Flags
- Military History
- etc.

The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
- Biographies
- Photos
- Speeches
- etc.

Harappa - Glimpses of South Asia before 1947
- Images
- Movies
- Sounds
- etc.

History & Culture: National Park Service Cultural Resources
- People
- Places
- Stories
- etc.

Historical Text Archive - Personal Site
- Articles
- E-Books
- etc.

The Inca Trail
- Interactive Map
- Photographs
- etc.

Institute and Museum of the History of Science - Florence, Italy
- Digital Collections
- Online Exhibits
- Online Learning
- etc.

Kappler's Indian Affairs: Laws and Treaties - Oklahoma State University Library
- Artwork
- Introduction
- Text
- etc.

Library of American Political History Images - legalmetro.com
- Pre 1750
- 1750-1800
- 1800-1850
- 1850-1900
- 1900-1950
- 1950-present

The Library of Congress
- Catalog
- Copyright
- Digital Collections
- etc.

Map Collections - The Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress
- Cities and Towns
- Cultural Landscapes
- Discovery and Exploration
- etc.

MLK Online - Your "One-Stop Source" for MLK on the Net
- Biography
- Media
- Speeches
- etc.

Mythweb - Greek Mythology
- Encyclopedia
- Myths
- etc.

National Geographic Education
- Animals
- Environment
- History
- Maps
- People & Places
- Photos
- Video
- World Music
- etc.

The New Deal Network - Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
- Archives
- Document Library
- Photo Gallery
- etc.

Nova Interactive Archives - PBS

Panoramas.dk - Full Screen 360 Degree Virtual Panoramas
- Events
- Places
- etc.

Pompeii - Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompeii
- Articles
- Virtual Tours
- Works in Progress
- etc.

SchoolHistory.co.uk - History Resources for Teachers
- Interactive Games
- Interactive Quizzes
- Online Lessons
- etc.

The State Hermitage Museum - St. Petersburg, Russia
- Exhibitions
- History
- Virtual Tours
- etc.

Theban Mapping Project - Based at the American University in Cairo
- Articles
- Interactive Atlas of the Valley of the Kings
- Interactive Atlas of the Theban Necropolis
- etc.

Turning the Pages - The British Library
- Books/Manuscripts/Scrolls
- Maps
- Photos
- etc.

ushistory.org - Independence Hall Association
- ushistory.org's "Congress of Websites"
- Other US History Links by Region
- etc.

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Math & Computer Science

algebasics: Algebra Tutorials
- Flash based tutorials
- etc.

American Mathematics Competitions -The Mathematical Association of America
- Online Forum
- Online Resources
- Problems
- etc.

Computer History Museum - Mountain View, CA
- Collection Database
- Interactive Exhibits
- Timeline
- etc.

Crash Scene Investigation - Edheads
- Glossary
- Online Game
- Video
- etc.

Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles
- Arithmetic
- Calculus
- Geometry
- etc.

intmath.com - Personal Site
- Math Games
- Math Lessons
- etc.

MacTutor History of Mathematics - University of St. Andrews, Scotland
- Biographies
- Famous Curves
- Quotes
- etc.

Math Cats
- Idea Banks
- Interactive Activities
- Terminology
- etc.

Mathematical Sciences Digital Library - The Mathematical Association of America
- Classroom Capsules
- Digital Classroom Resources
- Journals
- etc.

Math2.org - Personal Site
- Math Tables
- Message Board
- etc.

MegaConverter 2 - Ben-Cam InterMedia
- Interactive Converter
- Other Sites
- etc.

NRICH - University of Cambridge, UK
- Interactive Games
- Weekly Problem
- etc.

Nova Interactive Archives - PBS

OCSD Interactive Games - Pre-Made Math Games
- Addition
- Fractions
- Subtraction
- etc.

S.O.S. Mathematics - Math Medics, L.L.C.
- Quizzes
- Tutorials
- etc.

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Military Science

Battle of Chickamauga - Personal Site
- Photos
- Timeline
- etc.

The Battle of Hastings 1066 - Personal Site
- Maps
- Timelines
- etc.

Civil War Interactive
- Articles
- Games
- Maps
- etc.

The Civil War in Missouri - Missouri's Civil War Heritage Foundation
- Battles
- Biography
- Timeline
- etc.

Military Campaign Maps - Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress
- American Revolution
- Civil War
- etc.

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Modern Languages

bbc.co.uk Languages
- French
- German
- Mandarin Chinese
- Spanish
- etc.

The Cave of Chauvet - French Ministry of Culture and Communication
- History
- News
- Virtual Tour
- etc.

The Cave of Lascaux - French Ministry of Culture and Communication
- History
- Quiz
- Virtual Visit
- etc.

Foreign Language News and Newspapers - MIT Libraries

Institute and Museum of the History of Science - Italy
- Digital Collections
- Online Exhibits
- Online Learning
- etc.

Panoramas.dk - Full Screen 360 Degree Virtual Panoramas
- Events
- Places
- etc.

Pompeii - Soprintendenza Archeologica di Pompeii
- Articles
- Virtual Tours
- Works in Progress
- etc.

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Museums

The British Museum - London, UK

The Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

The Chateau of Versailles - Versailles, France

Computer History Museum - Mountain View, CA

The Egyptian Museum - Cairo, Egypt

The Field Museum - Chicago, IL

The Franklin Institute Science Museum - Philadelphia, PA

Iziko Museums of Cape Town - Cape Town, South Africa

The Louvre - Paris, France

MoMA: Museum of Modern Art - New York, NY

MZTV: Museum of Television - Toronto, Ontario

The National Gallery of Art - Washington, D.C.

The National Museum of Japanese History - Sakura City, Japan

National Museum Wales - Wales, UK

National Museums Scotland - Scotland, UK

The National Portrait Gallery: Smithsonian Institute - Washington, D.C.

The National Women's History Museum - Washington, D.C.

The Norman Rockwell Museum - Stockbridge, MA

Museo Nacional del Prado - Madrid, Spain

The Philadelphia Museum of Art - Philadelphia, PA

The Seattle Art Museum - Seattle, WA

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Science - Biology

Access Excellence @ the National Health Museum - The Site for Health & Bioscience Teachers and Learners
- Graphics Gallery
- Mystery Spot
- Resource Center

All About Birds - Cornell Lab of Ornithology
- Bird Guide
- Photos
- Video Gallery
- etc.

Animal Diversity Web - University of Michigan Museum of Zoology
- About Animal Names
- Frog Calls
- Mammal Anatomy
- Resources for College Instructors
- Spinning Skulls
- etc.

BioInteractive - Howard Hughes Medical Institute
- Animations
- Interactive
- Lectures
- Podcasts
- Videos
- Virtual Labs
- etc.

The Biology Project - The University of Arizona
- Activities
- Problem Sets & Tutorials
- etc.

Biotech Life Sciences Resources & Reference Tools - University of Texas Institute for Cellular & Molecular Biology
- Bioinformatics Reference
- Chemical Acronyms Database
- Illustrated Dictionary
- etc.

Cell & Molecular Biology Online - An Informational Resource for Cell and Molecular Biologists
- General Resources
- Images & Videos
- etc.

CELLS alive!
- Animations
- Quizzes
- Video
- etc.

Compilation of Mammalian Mitochondrial tRNA genes - Institut de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire
- 2-D Models
- Gene Sequences
- etc.

Dennis Kunkel Microscopy, Inc. - Education Web Site
- Stock Photography (Please read the image use policy.)

DNA Interactive - Dolan DNA Learning Center
- GeneBoy
- Interactive Timeline
- Teacher Guide
- etc.

Gene Almanac - Dolan DNA Learning Center
- DNA Today
- Interactive Sites
- etc.

Genetic Science Learning Center - University of Utah
- News
- Podcasts
- Virtual Labs
- etc.

Human Anatomy Online - MyHealthScore.com
- Animations
- Tutorials
- etc.

Microblibrary.org - American Society for Microbiology
- Atlas-Protocol Collection
- Journal Subscriptions
- Visual collection
- etc.

Nova Interactive Archives - PBS

Oceanlink - Marine Sciences Education and Fun
- Career News
- Glossary
- Ocean News
- etc.

Tree of Life Web Project - "...a collaborative project from biologists from around the world."
- Learning Materials
- Media
- Scientific Materials
- etc.

Virtual Hip Surgery - Edheads
- Glossary
- Interactive Surgery
- Teacher Resources
- etc.

Virtual Knee Surgery - Edheads
- Glossary
- Interactive Surgery
- Video
- etc.

Visible Human Image Archive and Viewer - DHPC Group at the University of Adelaide

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Science - Chemistry

Chemicool - Personal Site
- Calculators
- Dictionary
- Interactive Periodic Table
- etc.

Nova Interactive Archives - PBS

Pigments through the Ages - WebExhibits
- Color Database
- History
- etc.

Tox Town - National Library of Medicine
- Chemicals
- Online Activities
- etc.

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Science - General

Carnegie Museum of Natural History
- Online Exhibits
- Stock Photos (With Permission Only)
- etc.

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Science & Technology
- Aeronautics
- Geology
- Transportation
- etc.

Exploratorium: the museum of science, art, and human perception
- Digital Asset Archive
- Online Activities/Experiments
- Online Quizzes
- etc.

Go Green Database - Edutopia: The George Lucas Educational Foundation
- Curriculum
- Lesson Plans
- Online Tools
- etc.

Google Earth

How Stuff Works
- Explanations
- Reference
- Videos
- etc.

Institute and Museum of the History of Science - Florence, Italy
- Digital Collections
- Online Exhibits
- Online Learning
- etc.

MegaConverter 2 - Ben-Cam InterMedia
- Other Sites
- Unit Conversions
- etc.

NASA
- Missions
- Multimedia
- News
- etc.

National Geographic Education
- Animals
- Environment
- History
- Maps
- People & Places
- Photos
- Video
- World Music
- etc.

Nova Interactive Archives - PBS

Science Animations - North Harris College Biology Department, Texas
- Links to Interactive Tutorials
- Links to Movies
- etc.

TryScience.org
- Interactive Experiments
- Interactive Field Trips
- Live Web Cams
- etc.

U.S. Geological Survey Earthquake Hazards Program
- Maps
- News
- Online Activities
- etc.

Weather Activities - Edhead
- Glossary
- Interactive Games
- Lesson Plans
- etc.

The Why Files: The Science Behind the News - University of Wisconsin
- Interactive Learning
- Photos
- News
- etc.

Windows to the Universe - University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR)
- Games
- Images
- Movies
- etc.

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Science - Physics

Crash Scene Investigation - Edheads
- Glossary
- Online Game
- Video
- etc.

Nova Interactive Archives - PBS

Online History Exhibits - American Institute of Physics
- Albert Einstein
- Ernest O. Lawrence
- Marie Curie
- etc.

Guide to Physics - About.com
- Dictionary
- This Week in Physics History
- etc.

The Physics Classroom - StudyWorks! Online
- Multimedia
- Tutorials
- etc.

A Walk Through Time - National Institute of Standards and Technology
- Calendars
- Clocks
- etc.

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Science - Psychology

The American Psychological Association

 

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