Japan - Elementary-level Resources
From Asia for Educators
Africa unit for primary students
Lists activities (without much detail) and recipes to be used in an elementary Africa unit
Renaissance: The Elizabethan World
Explore the world of Elizabethan England
Mr. Donn's: In the Tombs of Egypt
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about Egyptian Tombs for kids & teachers
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about Greece for kids & teachers
Ancient Egypt Unit Study
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about the Egypt for kids & teachers.
Cultural, historical and statistical country information.
Ancient India Unit
India Past and Present - Lesson plans for teachers and students.
A comprehensive educational directory and homework helper that provides a wide variety of resources on Hungary.
Kids' literature featuring Germany
Top literature picks for children with themes related to Germany
Kids' literature featuring Greece
Top literature picks for children with themes related to Greece
Kids' literature featuring Scotland
Top literature picks for children with themes related to Scotland
Kids' literature featuring Spain
Top literature picks for children with themes related to Spain
Kids' literature featuring the Netherlands
Top literature picks for children with themes related to the Netherlands
Kids' literature featuring Costa Rica
Top literature picks for children with themes related to Costa Rica
Kids' literature featuring Cuba
Top literature picks for children with themes related to Cuba
Kids' literature featuring Guatemala
Top literature picks for children with themes related to Guatemala
The Greatest Places
The Greatest Places is a large-format film playing worldwide. Amazon, Greenland, Iguazu , Madagascar, Namib, Okavango and Tibet. This website is intended to extend inspiration and education about the geographically diverse regions and cultures related to the film.
Asian Indian Immigration Unit
Countries and their cultures
Nova Online: The Vikings
From PBS.org. Based on recent archeological investigations.
BBC has one of the best children's sites on the web. It has long been my favorites for their flash games, but the site is large and has much more to offer. School Day 24 connects kids all over the world, particularly kids living in areas of conflict. Science, nature, history, and more are covered in ways that get kids engaged. The site also includes movie reviews, articles, and links to other areas of the BBC site like health and sport, cooking, and more.
Peace Corps World Wise School
Classroom resources based on Peace Corps Volunteer experiences.
Includes older elementary curricula, puzzles and quizzes, and graphics along with many links.
From the Trustees of the British Museum, each section has a story, a challenge (requires shockwave), and a timeline. The website design is intriguing and the content interesting. Includes information on Egyptian deities and temples.
The Face of Russia
Site accompanies PBS program of the same name; contains lesson plans for upper elementary through high school.
A Russian Phototrack
An illustrated history in addition to photos from each region
Black History at InfoPlease
History & timeline, special features, fun stuff, and other resources
One World Nations Online
They bill themselves as the gateway to the world, and as comprehensive as this website is, I believe it. Find out anything and everything about any country!
Little Known Facts About Black History
Lots of biographies, a "Who Am I?" interactive quiz, teacher resources (created to accompany History Channel programming), and videos
The African-American Mosaic
A Library of Congress Resource Guide for the Study of Black History and Culture; taken from an exhibit of the same name.
Ancient Greek Olympics Mini Unit study
Mr Donn's lesson plans and activities about the original Olympics for kids & teachers.
Medieval activity; "You are a Medieval Castle Builder living in Wales in the year 1076. You are hired by the Norman Baron William de Clare to build him a fantastic castle in Aberystwyth, Wales.
Elementary Themes Viking Ships
Learn about different kinds of Viking ships and find links to other related sites.
Kids' literature featuring France
Top literature picks for children with themes related to France