Best of History Web Sites Created for teachers and students, this sites not only has links to the best history websites, it now features links to K-12 history lesson plans, teacher guides, activities, games, quizzes, and more throughout its pages
Breaking Down the Walls Students have fun exploring and learning about different cultures from this website designed by 4th and 5th grade students,
Congress for Kids Interactive, fun-filled experiences designed to help students learn about the foundation of our federal government and how its actions affect them
Digital Docs in a Box Documentary kits containing a collection of annotated documents, images and audio clips primarily from the Library of Congress—all resources are copyright free and easily downloadable.
Our Documents.gov Contains lesson plans and activities that will help them incorporate 100 milestone documents from American history into classroom curriculum.
Politics in Colonial Virginia Using primary source documents, you can trace the path the colonists followed to revolution and then the principles the new United States imbedded into its founding documents.
Teaching with Historic Places A variety of products and activities that help teachers bring historic places into the classroom using properties listed in the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places
TerraServer Provides a vast data store of maps and aerial photographs of the United States.
Virginia Trekkers Join 4 Henrico ITRTs as they visit the regions of Virginia through video podcasts
You Are Here Activities and games to teach key consumer concepts from the FTC.
WhoWhatWhenA database of people and events from 1000 A.D. to the present. Create graphic timelines of periods in history and of the lives of individuals
Zoom into Maps Offers hundreds of historical maps—maps showing European exploration of the Americas; migration, population and economic activity; the growth of roads, railways, canals, river systems, telephone systems, telegraph routes and radio coverage; landforms, recreational and wilderness areas; troop movements, battle routes and campsites during major U.S. military conflicts; and more
All websites linked from this site have been previewed; however, content and urls change constantly. Teachers and parents should always provide direct supervision when allowing students to use the Internet. Harrisonburg City Schools is not responsible for the content of external sites linked from HCPS websites.