An interactive map lets you explore 1,500 volcanoes, 44,000 earthquakes, 170 impact craters, and all the tectonic plates that make up the earth's crust. If a volcano erupts, or the crust trembles, you can find the event on this map.
Provides lessons, teaching guides, best practices, and other resources for teaching history. See videos on "what is historical thinking," teaching history in elementary school, and the digital classroom. Find primary sources and reviews of more than 1,000 websites and primary document resources.
The collected writings of Booker T. Washington fill thirteen impressive volumes, and the first website offers scholars access to all of them. Published by the University of Illinois Press, these volumes tell the story of Washington's life and work in rich detail.
A Sightseer's Guide to Engineering takes you to engineering creations across the United States. Find fun and stimulating destinations while learning how engineering improves our quality of life and helps make our economy go.
Information on the current implementation and history of daylight time in the U.S. Daylight Saving Time begins on March 11. Not all places in the U.S. observe daylight time. In particular, Hawaii and most of Arizona do not use it. Indiana adopted its use beginning in 2006.
In the Humanity Against Hunger web module, students become volunteers to help solve the severe food shortage faced in Africa. Through the interactive experience, students learn how nitrogen, potassium and phosphorous deficiencies can stunt plant growth in different ways. They also learn how replenishing the land with fertilizer can help farmers achieve higher yields of crops to feed more people.