Historia y Estudios Sociales
Bases de Datos
- Student Resources in Context (middle school+)
- Subject based resources including essays, analyses, magazines, newspapers, audio and video clips. Topics include Astronomy (stars), Health (Asthma), and other basic science concepts (light).
- Social Studies Fact Cards (middle school)
- California missions, explorers, states, countries, ancient civilizations
- Opposing Viewpoints (middle school +)
- Find "pro" and "con" arguments on controversial social issues. Great for debate and position papers.
- History Resource Center : United States or World (high school)
- U.S. and / or world history resources for undergraduate and high school research
- JSTOR (high school)
- Full text academic journals going back to 1838. Great for history, sociology, ethnic studies papers.
- SF Museum & Historical Society
- A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving, interpreting and presenting the historical heritage of San Francisco.
- San Francisco City Guides
- A series of free walking tours conducted by volunteers to preserve and perpetuate the history and folklore of San Francisco.
- California Historical Society
- A source for primary and secondary resources on California history including immigration, gold rush, native tribes, landscape, geography, politics, government, etc.
- United States National Parks
- Offers fact sheets on national historic landmarks, structures, parks, species, archaeological sites, and museum collections.
- Smithsonian National Museum of American History
- A virtual connection to the brick and mortar NMAH that offers, virtual exhibitions, an overview of Museum program, activities and collections, an updated blog as well as resources for American history.
- World History Matters
- A collaborative website with links to world history sites that offer reviews, primary sources and tips on finding relevant information.