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The wagons on the Oregon Trail were packed full of everything from basic necessities to a family's most treasured possessions.

The Jamestown Online Adventure...You are the captain of the Jamestown Colony in Virginia in this flash based historical simulation. Will your colony survive and prosper or will it become another "Lost Colony?"

"Too Late to Apologize--A Declaration." If I'd known this video existed, I wouldn't have spent an hour this afternoon trying to explain the Declaration of Independence! I'm pretty sure that's Mr. Jefferson on the violin, too.

These History Teachers make the COOLEST videos to use with your classes. Very well done. LOVE LOVE LOVE THEM!

▶ 3 Branches of Government - YouTube For FIFTH grade. Activity: write down the names of the three branches. Lead Topic: the 3 branches. What each branch does.

Weeks 1-10. 50 states song for CC. a great way for the kids to not only memorize the song but visualize the states and where they are as they sing.

This 12-minute documentary explains the Iroquois Indian's lifestyle inside a longhouse, and provides a virtual tour of a longhouse as well.

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Oregon Trail Facts for Kids

Oregon Trail Facts