Websites

The following websites have been approved for use in the classroom by EDSITEment. Browse websites by subject area.

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Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/religious-worlds-new-york-everyday-life-american-religious-diversity">Religious Worlds of New York: The Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity</a>

Religious Worlds of New York: The Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity

This site is the product of the Religious Worlds institute, a project of the Interfaith Center of New York and Union Theological Seminary, with support from the NEH. The site offers an array of lesson plans, curriculum idea, and professional development based on NEH Summer Institutes for School Teachers that delve into the doctrines of the world's major religions and encourage academically grounded engagement with the social realities of contemporary religious communities.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/exploring-past-archaeology-upper-mississippi-river-valley">Exploring the Past: Archaeology in the Upper Mississippi River Valley</a>

Exploring the Past: Archaeology in the Upper Mississippi River Valley

The result of an NEH-funded Summer Institute for School Teachers at the Mississippi Valley Archaeology Center, this site displays a rich array of humanities and STEM teacher-created lesson plans and teacher development materials from the elementary through the high school level covering archaeology, anthropology, biology, botany, geology, mathematics, and more.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/mission-us-3-cheyenne-odyssey">Mission US 3: A Cheyenne Odyssey</a>

Mission US 3: A Cheyenne Odyssey

“A Cheyenne Odyssey" is the third entry in the Mission US multimedia project series that immerses players in U.S. History through free interactive educational games. Mission 3 focuses on the transformation of Northern Cheyenne life on the Great Plains from 1866 to 1876. Students assume the role of Little Fox, a twelve-year-old Northern Cheyenne boy to experience how everyday life in his tribe is impacted as they adapt to the United States’ expansion into the West.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/pbs-latino-americans">PBS: &quot;Latino Americans&quot;</a>

PBS: "Latino Americans"

Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos from the first European settlements to the present day. The website contains trailers from all episodes, a timeline, and an opportunity to upload your own video history.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/italian-renaissance-learning-resources">Italian Renaissance Learning Resources</a>

Italian Renaissance Learning Resources

In this free resource on Italian Renaissance Art from the National Gallery of Art and Grove Art Online, students can explore thematic essays, more than 340 images, and 42 primary source texts in eight different units with printable activity guides and discussion questions related to each unit.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/veterans-history-project">Veteran’s History Project</a>

Veteran’s History Project

The Project is an on-going oral history project from the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, dedicated to collecting and preserving the experiences of thousands of American veterans. It also includes the stories of U.S. citizen civilians actively involved in supporting the war effort.