This interactive focuses on the concept of Chronological Thinking. Using the example of Pocahontas, explore how historical representations change over time, and often reflect the period in which the representation was created.
American History, History, Reading, Social Studies and History
One way to be sure you'll have enough money to live comfortably when you retire is to put your money in a savings account where it will collect interest. Find out how simple and compound interest can help your money grow and calculate your own savings.
Economics, Mathematics, Social Studies and History
You'll be challenged to test your reaction time under different conditions and then compare the results. You'll find out how processing in the brain changes reaction time under different conditions: being distracted, being presented with emotionally charged stimuli, or being faced with increasing complex tasks.
Neuroscience, Psychology, Science, Social Studies and History
This timeline provides insight into the long history of struggle of the black population of South Africa. Follow the centuries of European wars and colonial rule and the policies that led to apartheid.
History, Social Studies and History, World History
Test your detective skills when you read three random documents. You will have three minutes to read each document, answer two questions about the region, two questions about the time period and three questions about the document.
Different forms of media can present different views of the same story. See how your point of view might change as you read an article, watch a news clip and read an online article about the same event.
Language Arts, Reading, Social Studies and History
Learn about the historical foundations of contemporary psychology. Use the timeline to explore key events, publications, and perspectives that have shaped psychology from the late 19th century to the present.
Political parties have platforms that describe their principles and issue stances in areas such as taxes, education and immigration. Answer the questions to see which party (Democratic, Republican, Green and Libertarian) is your best fit.
Government, Political Science, Social Studies and History
You are working for candidate Fletcher. Read his political profile, view the demographic profile of the city, and decide which random sample increment to use when you conduct your first telephone poll of Republican women.
Mathematics, Political Science, Social Studies and History, Statistics
What happened to bring about the collapse of Copán, once a thriving center of Maya civilization? Study evidence of its monuments, soil and plants, homes, farms and archaeological remains and use your Copan journal to record important clues.
Area Studies/Geography, Cultural Studies, Social Studies and History, World History