History and
Social Studies


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Featured History and Social Science Collections

Wide Open School Social Studies Resources

A collection of websites, lessons, and videos for Social Studies in grades preK-5 and 6-12

PBS Learning Media

PreK-12 Lessons in Science, Math, Social Studies, and English. Plan and adapt lessons using the Lesson Builder tool, Google Classroom, Remind, etc.

Crash Course & Crash Course Kids

YouTube channels that provides engaging videos on subjects, including philosophy, economics, U.S. government and politics, world history - Available with Google Classroom links on PBS Learning Media.


Content for every grade, browse by resource type. Developed by the National Museum of American History to offer hundreds of free, innovative online resources for teaching and learning American history.

Khan Academy Arts & Humanities

History, Government, and more - Mostly High School level (free)

California History, Geography, and Social Science

Teaching California

Classroom-ready resources to help teach California's History-Social Science Framework. Inquiry sets with primary sources, teacher and student notes, activities, and more to guide you through a research-based approach to improving student reading, writing, and critical thinking.

California History Social Science Project

UC Davis collection of K-12 resources for teachers and/ or parents. Resources include lessons, primary source sets, and current events.


Parks Online Resources for Teachers and Students provide home learning experiences for grades K-12 - many historical parks and Missions connect with History/Social Science Curricula.

California Geography Alliance

The CGA partners with the California Subject Matter Projects, National Geographic Education Foundation (NGEF), and numerous state-level initiatives designed to support and enrich K-12 education. Resources available include California Atlas, Multimedia Geography links, and Lesson Plans

Social Justice, Equality, Identity, Diversity and Responsibilities in a Democracy

Teaching Tolerance

Teach the topics that shape our students' lives. Whether you're looking for a text, a webinar or a grab-and-go lesson, these resources will help your students explore identity and diversity, recognize injustice and learn to take action. K-12, FREE.

Facing History

Through rigorous historical analysis combined with the study of human behavior, Facing History’s approach heightens students’ understanding of racism, religious intolerance, and prejudice; increases students’ ability to relate history to their own lives; and promotes greater understanding of their roles and responsibilities in a democracy.

Listening and Learning: Courses on Understanding Racism, Inequality and Social Justice

At edX we believe that education has the power to transform and lift up humanity. It’s always been important to listen to, engage with, and learn from the perspectives of others—but now it is critical. In this learning collection, find courses that explore the history and systems that have and continue to shape the racial inequalities we face today, along with content that provides tools and skills for making change.



Games, webquests, lesson plans, and more to help learn and understand government and citizen rights

C3 Teachers

C3 Teachers empowers teachers to help students learn academic content using the C3 Inquiry Arc, which outlines the social studies habits of mind, disciplinary tools and conceptual content that students need to become ready for college and career, and most importantly, civic life.

Digital Civics Toolkit

The Digital Civics Toolkit is a collection of resources for educators to support youth to explore, recognize, and take seriously the civic potentials of digital life. The Toolkit explores a range of civic opportunities and dilemmas via 5 modules focused on: Exploring Community Issues, Investigation, Dialogue, Voice, and Action.

The Better Arguments Project

Better Arguments can provide tools to build skills to engage productively across difference and methods to learn about topics from different viewpoints. Educators and school leaders can bring Better Arguments to their school community and classroom using the Better Arguments school curriculum.

World History, Foreign Relations, and more

World 101

Lessons provide the basic knowledge on the issues, challenges, and opportunities that people face in today's connected world.

California Global Education Project

Distance Learning Resources including Global Competence Framework, virtual exchange, global books, and more.

Additional Resources on Wakelet

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Arts & Humanities Virtual Field Trips

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Even more history / Social Science Resources!Check back as we'll add more to our Wakelet collections as we find good resources!