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Education at the Getty - Lesson Plans
A variety of lesson plans are provided which are based on the artistic collection at the J. Paul Getty Museum in California. Plans can be integrated into all core subject areas and are searchable by grade level and subject. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: The Getty
Edward S. Curtis's The North American Indian
This site presents the 2226 photographs taken by Edward S. Curtis for his work The North American Indian. Included are images of tribes from Great Plains, Great Basin, Plateau Region, Southwest, California, Pacific Northwest, and Alaska. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Library of Congress
Encyclopedia Smithsonian
The Encyclopedia Smithsonian provides “answers to frequently asked questions about the extensive collections of the Smithsonian Museums and links to resources on subjects from Anthropology to Zoology.”Many teachers suggest Encyclopedia... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: Smithsonian Institution
The Floating World of Ukiyo-e: Shadows, Dreams, and Substance
Features selected Japanese Ukiyo-e prints, books, and drawings from the seventeenth to the nineteenth centuries and information about Ukiyo-e artists, genres, influences, and more. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Library of Congress
Great American Landmarks Adventure
Travel back through time with the help of Roxie Munro to a prehistoric cave, to a Shaker village, to the Octagon House, and many more great American landmarks. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: National Park Service Heritage Preservation Service
IPL Kidspace
Web sites selected and organized for student use and research. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Internet Public Library
Joy2Learn
This innovative website brings free, interactive e-presentations in the areas of theater arts, music, dance and visual arts. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
The National Endowment for the Humanities
Find information about education grants and American history workshops, recommended readings for K-12 students, and links to online educational resources. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: National Endowment for the Humanities
Thirteen Ed Online
A free service which provides Internet integration lessons, video lessons, selected sites, free tutorials, and other great professional resources. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Thirteen/WNET New York - PBS
WorldImages
A collection of almost 50,000 images which have been arranged in portfolios by theme to be used for education and research. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: California State University