Scavenger Hunts & WebQuests:
Holiday Scavenger Hunts
Authors and Illustrators on the Web
Yahoo Children's Authors Directory
Kids and Teens
CIA World Factbook, for government and economy information
Outline and resource maps of all countries.
Country tables from the Library of Congress,
Background Notes from individual countries
Lonely Planet Guides
Mayans and Incas
Greek and Roman civilizations
Roman and Greek mythology
Election information Web evaluation quiz - activity to determine validity of websites.
Explorers of Central and Latin America:
A Thinkquest: fun activity for those who want to test their knowledge of explorers.
Spanish Explorers of the Great Age - from World Book
de Soto, Coronado and de Vaca - the 15 year conquest of North America
a great timeline
many great sites - includes exploration maps
European explorers - with project ideas
Geology: rocks, rock formations types of soil. - webquest.
Wright Brothers: "A Century of Firsts."
Western Expansion. - migration westward - wagon trains - a webquest, - the Oregon Trail - the first transcontinental railroad - the journals of Lewis and Clark.