Discover Women in American History

February 27th, 2014 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Thursday, February 27, 2014, and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

 

National Women’s History Museum Online Exhibits

 

Age Range: 11-18 (Grades 6-12, with parental supervision)

 

Dig deeper into the role of women in American history when you visit this website. Serving as a stepping stone towards a permanent physical museum, this website is “dedicated to preserving, interpreting, and celebrating the diverse historic contributions of women, and integrating this rich heritage fully into our nation’s history.”

 

The current online exhibits include topics such as:

  • Clandestine Women
  • Women in Education
  • Women in Industry
  • Profiles In Motherhood
  • Olympic Women
  • Women in WWII
  • Women for President
  • Progressive Era
  • Votes for Women
  • Young and Brave
  • Women in Early Film

 

And there is so much more! This in-depth website provides images and articles that bring to light the many contributions and accomplishments that women have had throughout history. While visiting this website, be sure to check out the Education & Resources tab where you will find: 

  • Activities such as ideas for self-guided tours around the U.S.
  • Biographies sorted in different ways for easier searching
  • Lessons plans (you are asked to fill out a short form to gain access to the Lesson Plans but you can select not to receive future communications)
  • Videos
  • History that includes quotes, more links to explore, and a woman suffrage timeline
  • Resources where you can also find some quizzes to test your knowledge of women in history
  • Interactive drag-and-drop game to make connections between people, places and events.

 

From the women of Jamestown through the entrepreneurial women of today, there is much to discover about the role of women in America’s diverse history!

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