K-12 Teaching and Learning From the UNC School of Education

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Resources on the web

Metis: An Interface for Ancient Greek Archaeological Sites
Information on over 60 ancient Greek ruins with virtual, interactive movies of each site. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Bruce Hartzler
Mexico: From Empire to Revolution
This online exhibit provides historical information about Mexico from 1857-1923. It is highlighted extensively with photography, photographers, maps, and a timeline. This site contains rich content of the period covered and is user friendly and easy to navigate. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Getty Research Institute
Monticello: The Home of Thomas Jefferson
Besides information related to planning a trip to the famous house, this site offers educators and students a variety of resources. First, new at the site is the Monticello Explorer which provides a self-guided tour of the plantation or of the house and... (Learn more)
Format: website
Provided by: Thomas Jefferson Foundation
The National Gallery of Art
This premier national art museum's website features online exhibits and information about artists, in-depth select European and American paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and graphic arts. The website includes multimedia and podcast presentations of some... (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: National Gallery of Art
National Museum of African Art
"The Smithsonian's National Museum of African Art fosters the discovery and appreciation of the visual arts of Africa, the cradle of humanity." This site contains African Art of many mediums: sculpture, painting, masks, multimedia and more. An added component... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian Institution
NEFSC Historical Page
Contains answers to frequently asked questions about fish and oceanography including fish images and artwork. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Northeast Fisheries Science Center
NGA Kids
Look carefully at works of art and explore shape, technique and color using art activities online. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: National Gallery of Art
NOAA Photo Library
An image collection that encompasses polar region to polar region and much of the World's oceans and captures NOAA's work as they chase tornadoes, fly into hurricanes, battle stormy seas, tag turtles and whales, take scientific readings at the South Pole,... (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: NOAA
North By South
Culture, traditions, history and impact of the communities resulting from the 1900-1960 African-American migrations from south to north. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Kenyon College
North Carolina Zoo
Everything teachers and students need to know to plan a very special trip to the Zoo. Resources including games, images, and interactive tours of the special exhibits and animals as well several educational resources for teachers can be accessed online through... (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
The NYPL Picture Collection Online
More than 30,000 digitized images from books, magazine, newspapers, original photographs, prints, and postcards from the 1700s through 1925. (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: The New York Public Library
OceanWorld
Illustrated information about fisheries, weather, waves, icebergs, currents, coral reefs, and other oceanography topics with real time data and interactive quizzes. Includes a variety of tools for teachers and an online textbook for high school students. (Learn more)
Format: website/activity
Provided by: Texas A&M University
Odyssey Online
Explore the ancient Near East, Egypt, Greece, Rome, and 19th - 20th century sub-Saharan Africa through museum objects in this comprehensive and informative site from the Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and the Memorial Art... (Learn more)
Format: website/lesson plan
Provided by: Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University
Oliphant's Anthem
Pulitzer Prize winning political cartoonist, Pat Oliphant and a selection of his works that cover political and other subjects are highlighted in this historical and valuable exhibition from the Library of Congress. (Learn more)
Format: website/general
Provided by: Library of Congress