Great Questions of History The site offers 21 excellent questions to gauge the sentiments of Americans. Questions such as "Was the Civil War unavoidable?" and "Does FDR deserve credit for ending the Depression?" will provide mind-stimulating classroom discussions and spur students to examine well-known
Cassini Imaging: The Great Crossing As Cassini traveled around Saturn it took 34 pictures over the course of 12 hours. These images were merged to create a fascinating movie illustrating this trip and Saturn's surroundings. The site also provides a detailed description of what this movie shows.
Multipart documentary series about the indigenous people of Australia is a history of Australia after the European colonizers, told from the perspective of First Australians with first person accounts, archival photographs and footage, interviews with historians and similar sources. The
Soldiers of the Great Patriotic War The work of a team of Russian historians, writers, designers, and programmers, this multimedia project explores the Eastern Front of World War II in great detail. The title of the site reflects the Russian name for the conflict in the east — the "Great Patriotic
PBS provides a detailed look at World War I and its affect on the world at large. Content includes comprehensive interviews with expert historians, an interactive timeline, an interactive gallery complete with detailed maps, and commentary on the overarching effects
The Lemelson Center of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History offers the fascinating stories behind such inventions as the electric guitar, quartz watch, and artificial heart. Guides for teachers, students, inventors and historians are included. courtesy of netTrekker
Name: The Living History Farm Brief Description of the Site: Wessel's Living History Farm presents innovations in agriculture from the perspective of York County, Nebraska. Members of the Wessel Family, who first came from Germany to the U.S. in 1881, have chronicled farm life in a way that can provide students