Websites

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

Call for Website Nominations

We’re always looking to expand our suite of recommended websites. If you would like to submit a website, please review our website nomination guidelines first.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/scientific-revolution-science-society-renaissance-early-enlightenment">The Scientific Revolution: Science &amp; Society from the Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment</a>

The Scientific Revolution: Science & Society from the Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment

Hosted by the History Teaching Institute at Ohio State University, this page has a variety of lesson plans that educate students on how the development of science in Europe related to ongoing revolutions in politics, religion, and society. These lessons are rich in primary source readings from figures like Sir Isaac Newton, Galileo, and Johannes Kepler.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/storm-swept-mexico">The Storm That Swept Mexico</a>

The Storm That Swept Mexico

A webpage for the PBS documentary, The Storm That Swept Mexico, with educational activities, interactives, resources and visuals for students and educators on the Mexican Revolution (1910).

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/story-movies">The Story of Movies</a>

The Story of Movies

The Film Foundation offers an interdisciplinary curriculum to expose new generations to classic cinema and to teach them about the cultural, artistic, and historical significance of film. Teaching Units include: Robert Mulligan’s To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Frank Capra’s Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939), and Robert Wise’s The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951).

Literature & Language Arts
<a href="/websites/university-arizona-poetry-centers-audio-video-library">The University of Arizona Poetry Center&#039;s Audio Video Library</a>

The University of Arizona Poetry Center's Audio Video Library

The Poetry Center's Audio Video Library features recordings from the Center's long-running Reading Series and other readings presented under the auspices of the Center.

History & Social Studies

The War of 1812

Website for the PBS film War of 1812. Includes short scholarly essays on the American, British, Canadian & Native American perspectives on the war, the role of black sailors and soldiers, diplomatic maneuvers, James Madison’s leadership, and the military campaigns. Multiple lesson plans for elementary, middle and high school levels.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/war-made-america">The War That Made America</a>

The War That Made America

The War That Made America tells the story of the French and Indian War (1754-1763), which began in the wilderness of the Pennsylvania frontier and spread throughout the colonies, into Canada, and ultimately around the world. it is narrated and hosted by Graham Greene, the Academy-Award nominated actor for Dances With Wolves and an Oneida Indian whose ancestors fought in this war.