Websites

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

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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/ken-burns-dust-bowl">Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl</a>

Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl

This PBS documentary by Ken Burns chronicles the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history. Survivors share their memories of those years of suffering and perseverance.

History & Social Studies

Vietnam: A Television History

Vietnam: A Television History carefully analyzes the costs and consequences of a controversial but intriguing war. The series provides a detailed visual and oral account of the war that changed a generation and continues to color American thinking on many military and foreign policy issues.

History & Social Studies

Tenement Museum

The Tenement Museum preserves and interprets the history of immigration through the personal experiences of the generations of newcomers who settled in and built lives on Manhattan's Lower East Side, America's iconic immigrant neighborhood.

History & Social Studies
<a href="/websites/ken-burns-war-pbs">Ken Burns &quot;The War&quot; on PBS</a>

Ken Burns "The War" on PBS

"Only the soldier really lives the war." The journalist does not. This PBS series by Ken Burns follows the journeys of different veterans of World War II in their own words. There is a section available for educators.

History & Social Studies

Center for the Study of the American Constitution

Housed within the History Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, CSAC does research and publishes materials relating to the creation and ratification of the American Constitution.

Art & Culture
<a href="/websites/national-gallery-colorful-realm-japanese-bird-and-flower-paintings">National Gallery: Colorful Realm of Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings</a>

National Gallery: Colorful Realm of Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings

Japanese Bird-and-Flower Paintings by Itō Jakuchū (1716–1800). Celebrating the centennial of Japan's gift of cherry trees to the nation's capital, this exhibition features one of Japan's most renowned cultural treasures