American History Videos, Games, & Timelines!

April 11th, 2013 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi!  It’s Thursday, April 11, 2013 and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Have Fun with History  

Age Range: 9 and up (with parental supervision; younger children may enjoy aspects of the site)

This ad-supported website provides free streaming videos, interactive games and activities, history timelines, and links to many other resources to bring history alive “for students, educators and all lovers of American History.”

When you get to the website you’ll see an icon menu and some features and highlights. Use the icon menu to access:

*History Videos – Watch video recordings by news reporters and eye-witnesses, as well as animations, documentaries, and films of people and events that shaped American history. Selections range from the 1895 Edison experimental talking movie to educational films from the 1950s.  You’ll also find  history-themed television dramas, modern well-made documentaries, and even Hollywood movies.

*History Activities – Enjoy fun interactive games that teach about history while they entertain. Some games are hosted on the site, and some games are hosted on other websites. Tpics include:

  • The Boston Tea Party
  • Presidential Turkeys
  • Jamestown Online Adventure
  • Animated Atlas
  • Lewis & Clark Expedition Game

*History Topics Timeline – Explore an interactive timeline covering topics such as:

  • Native American
  • African American
  •  Colonial American
  • Revolutionary War
  • Civil War
  • Frontier/Pioneers
  • Railroads/Trains
  • World War I
  • Great Depression
  • World War II
  • Science & Inventions
  • Space Race
  • And many more!

This is a great resource for supplementing any study of history, or exploring your interest in various historical eras.

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