This list includes the title of the software, a link, and a description of the software's capabilities.
- Map Makers Tool Kit
Help students develop important map skills as they construct and interpret present-day and historical maps.
- National Geography 3-D Earth
Allows students to explore geography through different types of maps and country information.
- Decisions, Decisions 5.0
Through role-playing simulations, students learn and apply the lessons of history. Facilitates class discussions and positive interaction.
- Timeliner 5.0
Helps you and your students tackle challenging content and concepts by visually organizing information on a time line or number line.
- Virtual Art Collection
Has video and separate CDs covering Greece and Rome
- Discovering Egypt
Extensive information about Egypt, covering art, music, and virtual navigation of the country.
- Egypt Hieroglypics Made Easy
Allows students to experience and learn how hieroglyphics work.
- The First Emperor of China
Covers the findings of archaeologists and also the Qin dynasty.
- Ancient Medieval History
Includes: maps, primary documents, photographs, art and more. Covers Greece and Rome.
- Liberty's Kids
Though this is for ages twelve and under, there is a feature for creating newspapers, and watching mini-movies. Could be good for students having difficulty or ESOL.
- Remembering the Revolutionary War
Includes primary sources, maps, pictures, and general information about the war.
- WebQuest Garden 1.0
Allows teachers to make webquests. Sponsored by the San Diego State University.
This list includes the title of the game, a link, and a description of the games benifits.
- Where in the World is Carmen San Diego
This detective game asks students to solve geography questions in order to catch to thief Carmen Sandiego. http://www.kidsclick.com/descrip/carmen_world_del.htm
This game allows students to try to build and run a city. It forces students to make decisions of how to plan a city as well as try to govern a safe place for people to live. http://simcity.ea.com/
Students lead a civilization from hunter and gatherers to world domination. Uses real city names, historical events and figures. Emphasizes importance of diplomacy, trade, geography, and technology.
Allows students to see the strategy of the Roman Empire by playing the game of how to take over the world.
- Age of Empires: The Rise of Rome
Allows students to play and try to build Rome, as well as experience historical moments. Could be played over the course of the Rome unit.
- Egypt; Tomb of the Pharoah
Game that allows students to interact and explore Egypt.
Allows students to use the principles of economics by playing the game of Monopoly.
This list includes the title of the title of the website, a link, and a description of the website.
- Marco Polo
Good resource designed to aid teachers in incorperating the internet into instruction. Provides standards based lesson plans as well as staff developement resources.
- BBC America
Includes great flash information on a variety of topics including Greece, Rome, Indus River Valley, English history and more.
- National Geographic
- Discovery School
Teachers: can create puzzles and connect to clip art as well as lesson plans, connection to United Streaming, big teacher resource center.
- Smithsonian Institute
Provides resources for both teachers and students.
- The British Museum
Provides resources for both teachers and students over a variety of historical subjects.
- Houghton Mifflin Publishing Website
Good resource to go with a middle school textbook provider that matches curriculum standards.
- United States Geography Games
This site provides numerous games, each with multiple difficulty levels, that teach U.S. Geography. It is a great resource when teaching the States and Capital Cities of the United States.