The toppling of statues is enriching not erasing history and it has thrilled my heart. These are not debates, but facts.
We don’t get to choose whether or not this happened; but we do get to choose whether or not we deny it. Timelapse – Google Earth Engine. GatherIQ App. Ten Great Tech Tools for Social Studies Lessons. Over the last decade I've written about a lot of excellent resources for social studies lessons.
Over time some of those tools have faded away and others have moved to the forefront of my top recommendations. Here's my current list of ten top tools for social studies lessons. Timeline JS Timeline projects as as old as history classes themselves. It used to be that timelines were only made on paper. Today, students can build timelines that include videos, audio recordings, pictures, and interactive maps. StoryMap JSStoryMap JS is produced by the same people that make Timeline JS. Google's VR Tour CreatorGoogle's VR Tour Creator is a free tool that enables anyone to create virtual reality tours that can be viewed online and in the Google Expeditions app. Google Expeditions Google's free virtual reality application that lets students virtually tour more than 800 places around the world. (29) Why Study History? The British Museum - Google Maps. Timeline - World History Documentaries. StoryMapJS. Timeline.
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Prelinger Archives : Free Movies : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive. By Castle Films movies eye favorite 210 comment 13 Complete presentation of the banana industry from the clearing of the jungle and the planting to the shipment of the fruit to the American markets. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 13 reviews ) Topics: Agriculture: Bananas, Central America.
Top 10 Toilets Through Time. It’s not glamorous, but everybody needs to do it.
From Romans gossiping on the loo to medieval royal bottom-wiping, to the invention of our modern flushing toilet, here are 2,000 years of toilet history! *Updated November 2017* 1. The Films. Myths & Legends. TimelinesTV. An Introduction to 100 Important Paintings with Videos Created by Smarthistory. If you have an interest in how the internet has widened the very concept of education, you may well know about Google's Art Project, a digital wealth of free visual art information and viewing opportunities we've featured before.
And you more than likely know about Khan Academy, the highest-profile producer of educational videos on the internet. Now, from the combined power of their learning resources comes this collection of video introductions to over 100 important paintings. Ranging from between two to nine minutes and covering works of art created in eras from 575 B.C.E to the Second World War, these brief but intellectually dense and visually rich lessons bear the label of Smarthistory, "a multimedia web-book about art and art history" that merged with Khan Academy in 2011. Just above, we have Vincent van Gogh's 1889 The Bedroom, a painting that, in the words of the artist himself, "ought to rest the brain — or rather, the imagination.
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History highlights the New York-based museum's extensive collection, ranging from 8,000 B.C. to current-century fashion. Its content is written by Met curators, conservators, scientists, and educators and includes 930 essays and nearly 7,000 objects to view.
You can locate artwork from a certain region by clicking on a world map; select an era on a timeline, or search for specific pieces by entering qualifications like name, artist, material, or technique. A Thematic Essays section features written background and slideshows of different styles, movements, artists, and time periods. 7 Outstanding YouTube Channels for History Teachers. Educational Technology and Mobile Learning has recently started featuring some educational YouTube channels pertaining to different subject matters.
Up to this moment, we have covered channels for Math, Science, and yesterday we posted a list of channels for kids. The purpose behind such collections is to help teachers and educators have instant access to educational videos they might need to use with their students. Virtual History Centre. Essential Norman Conquest - An interactive day-by-day retelling of the events of 1066. Endangered Languages Project.
History for Music Lovers. The Official Site of HistoryTeachers. The History Guide. SchoolHistory.co.uk - online history lessons, revision, games, worksheets, quizzes and links. The history of the paper clip: It was invented in 1899. It hasn’t been improved upon since. Getty Images/BananaStock via Thinkstock.
The paper clip is something of a fetish object in design circles. Its spare, machined aesthetic and its inexpensive ubiquity landed it a spot in MoMA’s 2004 show Humble Masterpieces. This was a pedestal too high for design critic Michael Bierut, who responded with an essay called “To Hell with the Simple Paper Clip.” He argued that designers praise supposedly unauthored objects like the paper clip because they’re loath to choose between giving publicity to a competitor and egotistically touting their own designs. Bierut might be right about his colleagues’ motives, but he’s wrong about the paper clip: It’s not all that simple.
Most everyday objects—like the key, or the book, or the phone—evolve over time in incremental ways, and the 20th century in particular revolutionized, streamlined, or technologized the vast majority of the things you hold in your hand over the course of an average day. Funny Fake Facebook Walls - The Wall Machine. My Fake Wall - MyFakeWall.com. 'Fakebook'! Create a Fake Facebook Profile using this generator. Titanic Teaching Ideas - Detailed facts and History on the RMS Titanic Disaster of 1912. Ancient History.