Best History Sites on the Net (CSAW)

October 19th, 2006 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Recommended Website:
Best History Sites

This all-encompassing history website is a storehouse of over 1200 links to the best history resources for every era available on the Internet. It was designed by a teacher of history and technology, to provide quick, convenient, and reliable access to resources for history teachers and their students. The websites have engaging educational content presented in multi-media, interactive formats that include K- 12 history lesson plans, teacher guides, activities, games, quizzes, and more.

When you get to the site you’ll see an introduction with links to features on the website. Use the menu on the left side of your screen that includes:

  • PreHistory – Includes links to info on The Stone Age, cave drawings, etc.
  • Ancient/Biblical History – Includes links to sites about Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, China, Africa, Mesoamerica, the history of religions, and more.
  • Medieval History – Info on Europe and general resources about the period.
  • American History – Extensive info from pre-colonial to post cold war eras.

You’ll also find links to Early Modern Europe, Modern History, WW II, Art History, Oral History, and more. Don’t miss:

  • Lesson Plans/Activities – An abundance of quality teaching resources from PBS, BBC, Social Studies School Service, Library of Congress, and many well-known, web-based curriculum sources.
  • Games & Animations – Kids of all ages will love this! Each month the website features a new history game or animation for visitors to explore. You’ll also find an archive of links to interactive history games and quizzes organized by historical period.

Really, this is one of the best general resources for history I have ever seen on the Net. This gets a ClickSchooling Award for excellence.


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