Primary Sources
Box of Docs
NSAS images



Almanacs U.S. Census site Old Farmer's Almanac

Encyclopedias Columbia (concise) Encyclopedia Britannica Concise Wikipedia (collaborative open content)

Maps Outline Maps All the Worlds Maps American Memory Maps Collections Language maps (ex. number or German speakers in NY) Use cartograms to anayze hundreds of variables ( ex. child labor) Create maps on current events, weather patterns (ex. Gulf oil spill) Use maps to tell a story you're investigating
Maps101 Navigate maps, videos, lesson plans, National Geographic content by location. Includes Spanish language content!
Woices Attach "echoes" or audio recordings to a location on a world map

This Day in History
On This Day (New York Times)

Countries (also see maps)
Library of Congress Country Studies
Library of Congress is Portals to the World
CIA World Factbook