Test your detective skills when you read three random documents. You will have three minutes to read each document, answer two questions about the region, two questions about the time period and three questions about the document.
Different forms of media can present different views of the same story. See how your point of view might change as you read an article, watch a news clip and read an online article about the same event.
Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies and History
Learn about the historical foundations of contemporary psychology. Use the timeline to explore key events, publications, and perspectives that have shaped psychology from the late 19th century to the present.
Become a geography whiz as you learn how the United States was settled. Discover how the continent was irrevocably changed by European colonization, the events that caused the wholesale displacement and decimation of the land's original inhabitants, and how the 50 states came to be formed.
American History, Cultural Studies, History, Social Studies and History
Analyze teaching strategies used in four classroom examples. Describe how the teachers incorporated themes of unity and diversity into their lessons and compare your answers to the sample answers provided.
Test how much you know about major U.S geographic features, Indian tribes, states and regions, European colonists and territorial expansion. View your correct and incorrect answers, and print out your assessment.
American History, Area Studies/Geography, Cultural Studies, History, Social Studies and History
View an engraving and two photographs from U.S. history. As you view these resources, think about what you can identify and interpret through the images, and what kinds of questions you might generate if you were using these images to teach your students.
American History, History, Social Studies and History
Political parties have platforms that describe their principles and issue stances in areas such as taxes, education and immigration. Answer the questions to see which party (Democratic, Republican, Green and Libertarian) is your best fit.
Government, Political Science, Social Studies and History
You are working for candidate Fletcher. Read his political profile, view the demographic profile of the city, and decide which random sample increment to use when you conduct your first telephone poll of Republican women.
Mathematics, Political Science, Social Studies and History, Statistics
What happened to bring about the collapse of Copán, once a thriving center of Maya civilization? Study evidence of its monuments, soil and plants, homes, farms and archaeological remains and use your Copan journal to record important clues.
Area Studies/Geography, Cultural Studies, Social Studies and History, World History
Read statements by Jefferson and Hamilton on the role of government, the virtue of people, slavery, and the role of cities and decide who had the more enduring vision of America. Your opinion will be added to the tally of others who have visited the site.
American History, Government, History, Social Studies and History