Unit 4

topic
website
description
Spanish explorers in Florida

ponce_de_leon

menendz1

Information about the explorers
French explorers in Canada

jacques_cartier

champlain

Information about Cartier and Champlain
English explorers in Virginia
Jamestown Links available to John Smith and Pochahontas
Jamestown jamestown Students get to make decisions about the settlement to see if they do better than the original settlers did
transportation
wright Video about theWright brothers. Need media player installed.
PBS transcontinental railroad Information about the Transcontinental Railroad
Life of Henry Ford Henry Ford information
communication
History of Commuication Includes linkfor telegraph, telephone, radio, television and computers
inventors
Inventors List of inventors. When you click on the inventor you get more sites.
medicines
Pocahontas
pocahont
pocahontas myth Tells a different angle on the story of Pocahontas, including her real name
representative government
democracy_v2 An interactive site to experience Jamestown and government
St. Augustine
castillo de san marcos History of the fort and St. Augustine
Quebec City
Quebec City history Lots of information about historical and current Quebec City
Iroquois
iroquois Information about the Iroquois tribe
longhouses
houses Information about Native American Homes
time lines
tech Timeline that you can move through and shows when things were invented
timeline Timeline of greatest inventions - very long
TOYS timeline Interesting look at toys from 1840 to today
people

people in PA history. Could be used to put a timeline together as described on page 257

Would have to click on each name to see the articles.

Helen Keller
Helen Keller Kids Online Museum Pictures and information about Helen Keller
Pony Express
ponyexp1 Information about pony express
Scott Foreman
Communities Unit 4 Activity communication and transportation