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External Resources

Outside Web sites providing information regarding History-Social Science.

History, Geography, Government and Economics

American Historical Association External link opens in new window or tab.
Professional historian organization

California Council on Economic Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Lesson plans and other professional development resources for teachers

California Council for the Social Studies External link opens in new window or tab.
Advocacy for History-Social Science programs

California History-Social Science Project External link opens in new window or tab.
Professional development, curriculum, and instructional resources

California Judicial Branch Civics Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Resources for teachers and students

California Learning Resource Network External link opens in new window or tab.
Standards-aligned electronic resources

The California Museum External link opens in new window or tab.
Resources for teachers, and the California Hall of Fame

Center for History and New Media External link opens in new window or tab.
Digital media and computer technology

Course Models External link opens in new window or tab.
Butte County Office of Education model standards and aligned lessons

Courts in the Classroom External link opens in new window or tab.
A collaboration of the Judicial Branch of California and the Constitutional Rights Foundation

International and Area Studies External link opens in new window or tab.
University of California, Berkeley

National Council for History Education External link opens in new window or tab.
Promoting the importance of history

National Council for the Social Studies External link opens in new window or tab.
Leadership, service, and support for teachers

National History Day – California External link opens in new window or tab.
Hands-on project based curriculum for grades 4-12

Schools of California On Line Resources for Education (SCORE) External link opens in new window or tab.
Lessons and resources for History-Social Science.

Your Finance, Your Future External link opens in new window or tab.
A site hosted by the State Controller's Office with information about how to make better decisions in personal finance.

Primary Sources

California Historical Society External link opens in new window or tab.
Preserving and using California historical artifacts

California Museum External link opens in new window or tab.
Student, family, and educator resources

California State Archives External link opens in new window or tab.
Records and documents of California history

California State Library External link opens in new window or tab.
Public research library

History Matters External link opens in new window or tab.
Materials for teaching United States history

Library of Congress External link opens in new window or tab.
Federal Cultural Institution and Research Library

National Archives External link opens in new window or tab.
Primary sources and lessons

Oakland Museum of California External link opens in new window or tab.
California Art, History, and Natural Sciences Museum

Online Archive of California External link opens in new window or tab.
Access to digital resources

Smithsonian Institution External link opens in new window or tab.
Museums and research facilities

University of California, Bancroft Library External link opens in new window or tab.
UC Berkeley's Digital Library

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 27, 2015
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