Native American History

The history of America begins not with the first European explorers to visit the continent but with the American Indians who lived here long...

After-School Programs: Resources for Student Enrichment

After-school programs provide enrichment and development opportunities for kids and young adults beyond the traditional school curriculum. Programs taking place after school hours give...

Space Debris: Asteroids, Comets and Meteoroids

Comets, asteroids and meteoroids are plentiful in the asteroid belt and Kuiper Belt regions of the solar system, and every once in a while,...

Applying to College

Applying to college has become an increasingly demanding task. Since you're probably planning to apply online, why not also use Internet resources to familiarize...

The US in World War I

It took a few years, but eventually the United States became involved in the great global conflict now known as World War I. The...

On This Day: President Nixon Resigns

On Aug. 8, 1974, President Richard Nixon, facing impeachment charges for his role in the Watergate Hotel break-in, announced his resignation. The Watergate Scandal At 2:30...

101 Great Sites for Social Studies Class

Many teachers have yet to fully embrace the potential for the Internet to transform the social studies curriculum. Whether your class is named History,...

Choosing a School for Your Child:

Choosing a School for Your Child: Resources and Information for Finding the Right One Your child will spend at least 16,000 hours at school from...

On This Day: United States Drops Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

On Aug. 6, 1945, U.S. war plane Enola Gay dropped “Little Boy,” a 8,900-pound atomic bomb, on Hiroshima, Japan. Within eight days, Japan surrendered,...

Best Websites for Historic and Contemporary Interviews

The Mike Wallace Interviews was a series of prime-time television interviews conducted between 1957 and 1960. Wallace donated 65 interviews conducted between 1957 and...