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1913 International Exhibition of Modern Art Grades 9 to 12 University of Virginia

Tour the most influential show in the history of American art. The paintings and sculptures featured in this collection of 18 virtual galleries document of the emergence of modernism, the radical break with artistic tradition, and the corresponding public reactions. The nature of many of the representative works makes this site most appropriate for mature students. Use this resource to generate discussion and encourage analysis of how this historic exhibition affected the development of American art. Created by the American Studies Program at the University of Virginia.
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Adventure Learning Foundation Grades 6 to 12

This searchable site provides resources for teaching geography and culture. Currently, the page’s “expeditions” are limited to Baja California, American Southwest, Southern Africa, Oaxaca Mexico, and Peru.
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There are lesson plans and links for each expedition.


 
Belize – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Bolivia – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Brazil – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Canada and the Hudson’s Bay Company Grades 4 to 12 Canadiana

This Canadian site is written expressly for younger audiences, yet the thematic presentation is interesting enough to hold the attention of older students. There’s lots of information, presented in an appealing, easily accessible structure. Great addition to any unit on exploration, or for the study of Canadian history itself.
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Canada Teaching Resources Grades 1 to 12

The National Atlas of Canada has compiled a large collection of teaching resources on Canada. They include numerous mapping resources as well as political, native, and scientific topics.
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Chile – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Chocolate and Culture Grades 6 to 12 Field Museum

Who wouldn’t love a series of lessons about chocolate? Chicago’s Field Museum offers this site with extensive educational materials in PDF format. The lessons begin in the rainforest and move on to the introduction and production of refined chocolate products. Along the way there are many topics to discuss and ponder.
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Try this one for a tasty addition to a unit on rainforests, American industry, or related topics.


 
Colombia – County Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Discover Peru Grades 6 to 12

Here’s a guide to Peru created by a pair of students. There are links on Peruvian history, climate, and lots more. While not fully authoritative, this content seems well suited to a student-to-student application.
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Dominican Republic – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Ecuador – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
El Sabor del Caribe/ A Taste of the Caribbean Grades 9 to 12 Yale University

Enhance the foreign language curriculum through the integration of geography, food, and literature as related to Spanish culture. Students analyze literature created by modern Latino authors who use foods as symbols for identity, patriotism, religion, and nostalgia. This series of lessons promotes understanding of the Creole culture as it exists on the Caribbean islands of Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
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El Salvador Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Guyana – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Haiti – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Honduras – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 
Lewis and Clark National Bicentennial Exhibition Grades 6 to 12 Missouri Historical Society

This on-line exhibition allows visitors to follow the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, explore the cultural landscape they encountered, and browse through a collection of over 350 artifacts that document the first transcontinental journey across North America. Highlights of this beautifully designed site include an interactive map, audio clips providing sounds associated with each place along the journey, and readings from words written by members of the expedition. Links to related themes are provided throughout the site. This is an outstanding resource that accurately presents many facets of this pivotal even in American history.
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Mexico – Country Studies Grades 8 to 12 Library of Congress

This site is part of a set of detailed cultural, political, and historical summaries created by the Library’s Federal Research Service. The emphasis is on less commonly studied nations, and the material will be challenging for some students.
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Teachers will find these summaries useful for their comprehensive scope, which frequently includes historical and cultural background information. Much of the content is 5 or more years old, so these pages are best used for historical or background information.


 

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