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  • 1. WH-1Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/ANNOTATION: This British Museum site offers interactive tours, simulations, andgames on Ancient Greece. Topics include the Acropolis, Athens, Daily Life, Festivalsand Games, Geography, Gods and Goddesses, Knowledge and Learning, Sparta, Time,War. Students can build a virtual temple, take a virtual tour of Athens, follow aninteractive story about women in Greece, and "set the scene" in a virtual house. Aninteractive tour of the Olympics, Greek theatre, and Greek festivals are also topics toexplore. The Geography section features a series of zoomable maps and an interactivedive of a shipwreck. The "staff room" has worksheets and discussion questions to helpteachers use the site.WEBPAGE:
  • 2. WH-2Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/greeks/ANNOTATION: This BBC Ancient History site focuses on Anglo-Saxons, Egyptians,Greeks, Romans, and Vikings. The Greece section covers five major areas: TheOlympics, Athens and Democracy, other Greek Cultures, Legends. It also includesrelated links to other BBC pages. The site consists of a series of extended expert essayson various topics: Ancient Greek Olympics, Alexander the Great, Lord Elgin, Fall ofMinoan Civilization, Democracy, Greek tale of Jason and the Golden Fleece, and PlatosAtlantis.WEBPAGE:
  • 3. WH-3Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/greeks/ANNOTATION: This site presents the Beazley Archive at The University of Oxford. Itprovides an impressive set of images ancient Greco-Roman art. Topics include: "Art","Pottery", "Gems", "Sculpture", and "Antiquaria" and helpful features include"Dictionary", "Databases", and "Tools." The images are excellent, and the referencingtools provide a context for appreciating how the objects and why they are significant.WEBPAGE:
  • 4. WH-4Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/ANNOTATION: This site has text on Ancient Greece with hyperlinks for further study.Topics include history, clothing, the Olympics, architecture, literature and other surveysof Greek culture. This site is not interactive, but the reading level is accessible forstruggling learners.WEBPAGE:
  • 5. WH-5Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/greek/index.htmlANNOTATION: This site by explores ancient Greek medicine, provides a timeline andvocabulary, and discusses Hippocrates, Aristotle, and other Greek physicians. Thematerial is presented in an encyclopedia format, but the reading level is accessible.WEBPAGE:
  • 6. WH-6Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.forumromanum.org/index2.htmlANNOTATION: This site is devoted to Ancient Rome. It includes a virtual tour, adictionary of Mythology, a Picture Index, and much information on History, Life,Language, and Literature. This site has articles on many topics and an outline format haslinks to articles. This site would be effective as a source for research on Ancient Rome.WEBPAGE:
  • 7. WH-7Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/primaryhistory/romans/ANNOTATION: This site on Ancient Rome is accessible to all learners. Topics includethe City of Rome, Invasion, Rebellion, Roman defense of Britain, The Roman army,Roads and places, Leisure, Family and children, Technology, and Religion. There arearticles, photos, maps, quizzes, and activities. There is also a Flash-generated "Dig it Up"game. The Teacher Resources area has worksheets for student-centered activities.WEBPAGE:
  • 8. WH-8Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.haverford.edu/classics/audio/ANNOTATION: This contains links to Podcasts of readings of Latin and (ancient)Greek texts.WEBPAGE:
  • 9. WH-9Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/ancient_hebrews/ANNOTATION: This site focuses on the Ancient Hebrews. Through a virtual museumformat, it explores the land, the people and leaders, and the beliefs of the ancientHebrews.WEBPAGE:
  • 10. WH-10Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Annodomini/introduction-en.htmlANNOTATION: This site is devoted to a virtual tour of the teachings, history and lifeof Jesus. From a historical perspective, it is a comprehensive look at the man whochanged civilization of his time and his impact on history.WEBPAGE:
  • 11. WH-11Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.sacred-texts.com/ANNOTATION: This site is an archive of sacred texts. This archive presents thescriptures of the worlds great spiritual traditions. Sacred writings from Zoroastrianism,Hinduism, Taoism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Confucianism and manyothers can be accessed for study.WEBPAGE:
  • 12. WH-12Modern World History Standard 1:Students relate the moral and ethical principles in ancient Greek and Roman philosophy,in Judaism, and in Christianity to the development of Western political thought.WEBSITE: http://www.theancientweb.com/explore/content.aspx?content_id=19ANNOTATION: This site focuses on the ancient civilizations. Peru, Mexico, France, thePhillipines, Persia, India and Canada are some of the countries featured. Interactivemaps, images and articles present an in-depth look at the history and culture of thesecivilizations.WEBPAGE:
  • 13. WH-13Modern World History Standard 2:Students compare and contrast the Glorious Revolution of England, the AmericanRevolution, and the French Revolution and their enduring effects worldwide on thepolitical expectations for self-government and individual liberty.WEBSITE: http://chnm.gmu.edu/revolution/ANNOTATION: This site focuses on various aspects of the French Revolution. It is arepository of many key documents from the era including essays, images, textdocuments, songs, a timeline, a glossary, and short audiovisual lectures from leadinghistorians. There are also commentaries on the French Revolution by Thomas Jeffersonand other prominent Americans of the time.WEBPAGE:
  • 14. WH-14Modern World History Standard 2:Students compare and contrast the Glorious Revolution of England, the AmericanRevolution, and the French Revolution and their enduring effects worldwide on thepolitical expectations for self-government and individual liberty.WEBSITE: http://www.pbs.org/empires/napoleon/ANNOTATION: This site takes a comprehensive look at Napoleon. It offerscommentary on the following topics: The Man and the Myth, Napoleon and Josephine,Politics in Napoleons Time, and Napoleon at War. Students will enjoy the InteractiveBattlefield Simulator: Could you win the battle of Waterloo? Video clips are alsoavailable. Lesson plans accessible on this site include: Napoleon Becomes a Man ofDestiny, Napoleon: Hero or Tyrant? The Laws Live On, and Church and State.WEBPAGE:
  • 15. WH-15Modern World History Standard 2:Students compare and contrast the Glorious Revolution of England, the AmericanRevolution, and the French Revolution and their enduring effects worldwide on thepolitical expectations for self-government and individual liberty.WEBSITE: http://library.thinkquest.org/10966/data/flames.shtmlANNOTATION: This site has allows the user to download a strategy game that depictsthe war between British and the colonies.WEBPAGE:
  • 16. WH-16Modern World History Standard 3:Students analyze the effects of the Industrial Revolution in England, France, Germany,Japan, and the United States.WEBSITE: http://www.saburchill.com/history/chapters/IR/001.htmlANNOTATION: This reference site contains topic chapters, events, biographies and atimeline. This particular lesson is on the industrial revolution. The reading level isaccessible and information given is useful.WEBPAGE:
  • 17. WH-17Modern World History Standard 4:Students analyze patterns of global change in the era of New Imperialism in at least twoof the following regions or countries: Africa, Southeast Asia, China, India, LatinAmerica, and the Philippines.WEBSITE: http://www.ethnographica.com/ethnographica_site_navigation.htmANNOTATION: This site provides images, graphics and information on the ethnic artof Africa. It also has a wealth of images of sculptures, carpets, and paintings. There arealso interactive maps of Africa. This site provides the history of Africa through theartist’s lens.WEBPAGE:
  • 18. WH-18Modern World History Standard 4:Students analyze patterns of global change in the era of New Imperialism in at least twoof the following regions or countries: Africa, Southeast Asia, China, India, LatinAmerica, and the Philippines.WEBSITE: http://chinapage.com/china.htmlANNOTATION: This site presents Chinese culture and history both present and past. Itis possible to read poetry, view paintings, learn about Chinese Opera, the sciences, thelanguage and literature. This site enables the user to appreciate China’s rise as a worldpower.WEBPAGE:
  • 19. WH-19Modern World History Standard 4:Students analyze patterns of global change in the era of New Imperialism in at least twoof the following regions or countries: Africa, Southeast Asia, China, India, LatinAmerica, and the Philippines.WEBSITE: http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.htmlANNOTATION: This site presents 3,000 years of world history. Categories includescience, culture, religion and politics. All significant historical figures are representedwith a brief biography, timeline of their place in history and the events that made theircontributions significant. This site is interactive and it is easy to navigate.WEBPAGE:
  • 20. WH-20Modern World History Standard 4:Students analyze patterns of global change in the era of New Imperialism in at least twoof the following regions or countries: Africa, Southeast Asia, China, India, LatinAmerica, and the Philippines.WEBSITE: http://www.theancientweb.com/explore/content.aspx?content_id=19ANNOTATION: This site presents 3,000 years of world history. Categories includescience, culture, religion and politics. All significant historical figures are representedwith a brief biography, timeline of their place in history and the events that made theircontributions significant. This site is interactive and it is easy to navigate.WEBPAGE:
  • 21. WH-21Modern World History Standard 5:Students analyze the causes and course of the First World War.WEBSITE: http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/w1frm.htmANNOTATION: This site has first-hand accounts of the assassination of ArchdukeFranz Ferdinand, the death of an American pilot, and a German U-boat attack. Graphicsand text are available. There is no audio component.WEBPAGE:
  • 22. WH-22Modern World History Standard 5:Students analyze the causes and course of the First World War.WEBSITE: http://wwi.lib.byu.edu/index.php/Pre_-_1914_DocumentsANNOTATION: This contains links to primary documents, such as treaties and personalrecollections. This site is useful for research.WEBPAGE:
  • 23. WH-23Modern World History Standard 6:Students analyze the effects of the First World War.WEBSITE: http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/ANNOTATION: This site includes interviews, maps, an interactive timeline, and briefsummaries of the televised episodes of this series. The video footage is not included.However, the summaries given are helpful to impart essential information with anaccessible reading level. The summaries can be printed.WEBPAGE:
  • 24. WH-24Modern World History Standard 6:Students analyze the effects of the First World War.WEBSITE: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/nfhtml/ANNOTATION: This Library of Congress site has 59 brief sound recordings ofspeeches by American leaders from 1918 to 1920. The speeches focus on issues andevents surrounding the First World War and the subsequent presidential election of 1920.WEBPAGE:
  • 25. WH-25Modern World History Standard 7:Students analyze the rise of totalitarian governments after World War I.WEBSITE: http://www.worldwar1.com/tgws/index5.htmANNOTATION: This site is a very comprehensive collection of links on WW1.Primary source documents, photo galleries and a database of links offer excellent toolsfor research. The emphasis is on the participation of the Americans, Italian and French.WEBPAGE:
  • 26. WH-26Modern World History Standard 7:Students analyze the rise of totalitarian governments after World War I.WEBSITE: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/peoplescentury/episodes/redflag/ANNOTATION: This site covers the Russian Revolution and its aftermath, providingtext and audio interviews, a teachers guide, and links to related sites. The text summariesgiven have an accessible reading level and can be printed.WEBPAGE:
  • 27. WH-27Modern World History Standard 7:Students analyze the rise of totalitarian governments after World War I.WEBSITE: http://www.alexanderpalace.org/palace/mainpage.htmlANNOTATION: The Alexander Palace site covers the history of Alexander Palace andthe Romanovs and includes biographies, diaries, letters, and maps.WEBPAGE:
  • 28. WH-28Modern World History Standard 7:Students analyze the rise of totalitarian governments after World War I.WEBSITE: http://chnm.gmu.edu/wwh/modules/lesson11/lesson11.php?s=0ANNOTATION: This site contain primary sources, lessons plans a text summary andgraphics on Stalin and the role of women under his system.WEBPAGE:
  • 29. WH-29Modern World History Standard 7:Students analyze the rise of totalitarian governments after World War I.WEBSITE: http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/wwtwo/hitler_01.shtmlANNOTATION: This site features a summary of the rise of fascism in Germany. Itcharts the rise of Hitler. There is an emphasis on the growth and formation of Hitlerscareer and the Nazi party. The reading level is accessible.WEBPAGE:
  • 30. WH-30Modern World History Standard 7:Students analyze the rise of totalitarian governments after World War I.WEBSITE: http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/2WWmussolini.htmANNOTATION: This site features a summary of the rise of fascism in Italy. It chartsthe rise of Mussolini. The site contains a summary and biography of Mussolinis life andclimb up the political ladder. It also briefly covers his military and social life. There arelinks within the text that can be viewed for a deeper understanding of the materialpresented.WEBPAGE:
  • 31. WH-31Modern World History Standard 8:Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II.WEBSITE: http://www.historyplace.com/ANNOTATION: This site is one part of the history place website. In this section, all theimportant events of World War II in Europe are covered. It includes the Rise of AdolfHitler, all the battles, the Holocaust, and Nazi Leadership. This site includes text as wellas biographies and images. It is an excellent source for research. The reading level isaccessible.WEBPAGE:
  • 32. WH-32Modern World History Standard 8:Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II.WEBSITE: http://www.calvin.edu/academic/cas/gpa/ww2era.htm#SpeechANNOTATION: This site archives Nazi propaganda material including speeches byNazi leaders, anti-Semite literature, and visual materials. This site is comprehensive andshould be used with teacher supervision.WEBPAGE:
  • 33. WH-33Modern World History Standard 8:Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II.WEBSITE: http://my.execpc.com/~dschaaf/mainmenu.htmlANNOTATION: This site is part of the USS Arizona Visitor Center located on the PearlHarbor Naval Base adjacent to the sunken remains of the USS Arizona. The site providesan overview to the Pearl Harbor attack, a timeline of events, survivor remembrances, amap, audio files, and links for further exploration of the topic.WEBPAGE:
  • 34. WH-34Modern World History Standard 8:Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II.WEBSITE: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/dday/ANNOTATION: This site has archival footage and the voices of people who werethere. The "Did You Know?" section tells about landing craft, battle reporting, and theinvasion. “Voices of D-Day" tells the stories of the men who landed on Normandysbeaches. German soldiers tell their stories also. "Hot Off the Presses" has newspaperaccounts and Americans reactions to news of the D-Day assault. "Letters from theFront," has first-hand accounts of soldiers experiences after D-Day.WEBPAGE:
  • 35. WH-35Modern World History Standard 8:Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II.WEBSITE: http://americanhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/experience/index.htmlANNOTATION: This site is an online exhibit from the Smithsonian on the topic ofJapanese internment during WWII. Immigration, Removal, Internment, Loyalty, Serviceand Justice are the areas available for viewing, with a special area for reflection byvisitors. Classroom Activities are found under the Resources link at the bottom of thepage. These resources include a bibliography, activities and web links.WEBPAGE:
  • 36. WH-36Modern World History Standard 8:Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II.WEBSITE: http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/2WWwomen.htmANNOTATION: This site examines the important role played by women during WorldWar II. It includes biographies of secret agents, women in the anti-Nazi resistancemovement in Europe and women war reporters. This site gives a perspective not found inthe textbook.WEBPAGE:
  • 37. WH-37Modern World History Standard 8:Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II.WEBSITE: http://www.remember.org/index.htmlANNOTATION: This site is an educational forum dedicated to Holocaust survivors,children of Holocaust survivors, art by children, educational efforts, and books bysurvivors to promote learning and remembering. A virtual tour of Auschwitz is available.WEBPAGE:
  • 38. WH-38Modern World History Standard 8:Students analyze the causes and consequences of World War II.WEBSITE: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/08/hiroshima_64_years_ago.htmlANNOTATION: This site contains a Boston Globe article. It commemorates the 64thanniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. The summary of the events of that day isexcellent. The 34 pictures included give an insight into the total devastation of the area.WEBPAGE:
  • 39. WH-39Modern World History Standard 9:Students analyze the international developments in the post–World War II world.WEBSITE: http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0212881/yalta.htmlANNOTATION: This site is created by a student and deals with European countriesinvolved in the Yalta Conference. A “Mission Impossible” type agency is explored by theuser, who gathers provided information to pass quizzes to receive a certificate ofachievement.WEBPAGE:
  • 40. WH-40Modern World History Standard 9:Students analyze the international developments in the post–World War II world.WEBSITE:http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/causes%20of%20the%20cold%20war.htmANNOTATION: This site presents a list of causes for the Cold War. Some causes havelinks for further exploration.WEBPAGE:
  • 41. WH-41Modern World History Standard 9:Students analyze the international developments in the post–World War II world.WEBSITE:http://staff.imsa.edu/socsci/jvictory/vietnam_quant/chron.htmANNOTATION: This site presents a chronology of Cold War events by President,party, year, location and event. This list is helpful for gaining a snapshot of the farreaching affects of cold war politics.WEBPAGE:
  • 42. WH-42Modern World History Standard 9:Students analyze the international developments in the post–World War II world.WEBSITE:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Yig30zzirUANNOTATION: This you tube video uses text and graphics and a very catchy song togive a two minute history of the cold war and the Truman doctrine and the Marshall plan.My favorite!WEBPAGE:
  • 43. WH-43Modern World History Standard 9:Students analyze the international developments in the post–World War II world.WEBSITE:http://www.nasm.si.edu/exhibitions/gal114/SpaceRace/sec100/sec100.htmANNOTATION: This site is maintained by the Smithsonian National Air and SpaceMuseum. It documents the space race as an outcome of the Cold War. The site exploresthis topic from its military origins to the modern day presence in space. This site has textand graphics.WEBPAGE:
  • 44. WH-44Modern World History Standard 9:Students analyze the international developments in the post–World War II world.WEBSITE:http://www.chinavoc.com/history/prc_china/mzd.htmANNOTATION: This site outlines the rise of Mao Tse-Tung in China. This site isunique, because it is sponsored by the Chinese government. It is their version of his riseto power.WEBPAGE:
  • 45. WH-45Modern World History Standard 9:Students analyze the international developments in the post–World War II world.WEBSITE:http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specialreports/1989.shtmlANNOTATION: This BBC site offers audio, text and images of the countries affectedby the collapse of communism. The struggles of Poles, Hungarians, Czechs and EastGermans are featured.WEBPAGE:
  • 46. WH-46Modern World History Standard 9:Students analyze the international developments in the post–World War II world.WEBSITE:http://www.pptpalooza.net/PPTs/OtherTeachers/The_Cold_War-TSothers.ppt#256,1,TheCold WarANNOTATION: This site contains over 200 power point presentations created byteachers on world history topics. This power point addresses the topic of the Cold Warand its impact on Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, Russia and the US response.WEBPAGE:
  • 47. WH-47Modern World History Standard 10:Students analyze instances of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least twoof the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico and other parts ofLatin America, and China.WEBSITE: http://www.abac.edu/awright/HIST1112/PDF6/ch28.pdfANNOTATION: This site contains a PDF file of a power point presentation on nationbuilding in Africa and the Middle East. It would be a useful handout on this topic. Itdetails the colonial legacy, rise of nationalism, culture, conflicts, revolution and solutions.It is a comprehensive, but comprehensible look at a complicated topic.WEBPAGE:
  • 48. WH-48Modern World History Standard 10:Students analyze instances of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least twoof the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico and other parts ofLatin America, and China.WEBSITE: http://podcasts.ushmm.org/genocideprevention/subscribe.phpANNOTATION: This site has audio feed on the voices of genocide from regions suchas Darfur, Sudan and Bosnia. Teacher should preview content prior to sharing withstudents. Some of the feed is very graphic.WEBPAGE:
  • 49. WH-49Modern World History Standard 10:Students analyze instances of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least twoof the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico and other parts ofLatin America, and China.WEBSITE: http://www.mnh.si.edu/africanvoices/ANNOTATION: This site is sponsored by the Smithsonian Institutions NationalMuseum of Natural History. It provides a thematic exploration of Africa. The themesrevolve around issues of wealth and the working and living conditions in Africa. Thehistory-oriented sections focus on the slave trade, colonialism, and other subjects. TheLearning Center has web links for further study.WEBPAGE:
  • 50. WH-50Modern World History Standard 11:Students analyze the integration of countries into the world economy and theinformation, technological, and communications revolutions (e.g., television, satellites,computers).WEBSITE: http://worldhistoryforusall.sdsu.edu/themes/keytheme6.htmANNOTATION: This online course is based on seven essential questions. Thisparticular strand focuses on the global impact of science, technology and theenvironment. This unit could be used as a supplemental reading assignment or integratedinto instruction.WEBPAGE:
  • 51. WH-51Modern World History Standard 11:Students analyze the integration of countries into the world economy and theinformation, technological, and communications revolutions (e.g., television, satellites,computers).WEBSITE: http://www.slideshare.net/stevenlubar/american-museums-of-the-history-of-technologyANNOTATION: This power point addresses the history of technology through museumexhibits. This power point can be accessed at www.slideshare.com. It is free to registerand many teachers and other professionals share their multimedia presentations on thissite. A search tool is provided to find your topic of choice.WEBPAGE: