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Getting Started
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Using the Quest and Challenges
These tips and downloads help students develop research skills through investigation and inquiry.

Literacy and Engagement
Find out how this project supports investigative research, vocabulary acquisition, and content fluency.

Recommended Teacher Resources
Discover other great Iowa resources, including online archives, primary resources, local history, field trips, and more.

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IPTV Education
Find information about the latest classroom resources from IPTV and PBS.

K-12+ PBS LearningMedia
Find thousands of lessons, videos, interactives and other resources for your classroom.

State Historical Society of Iowa
This website provides educational links to the numerous resources of the Historical Society and Museum.

5-12+ Iowa History Online
This site provides Iowa history teachers across the state with instructional tools, suggested benchmarks, and online access to classroom resources.
5-12+ Iowa Heritage Digital Collections
The Iowa Heritage Digital Collections is envisioned as an online collection of Iowa history and culture created by bringing together in digital form documents, images, maps, finding aids, interpretive and educational materials, and other media from collections held by a wide range of organizations throughout Iowa.
5-12+ The Iowa History Project
Online archive of books, pamphlets, journals and news articles about Iowa.
K-12 Camp Silos and Camp Silos Excursions
This site offers resources and virtual adventures about Iowa's farming, pioneer women, archaeology, industrialization, immigration, and the native prairie to present.
K-12+ The Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist
The mission of the Office of the State Archaeologist is to develop, disseminate, and preserve knowledge of human past through Midwestern and Plains archaeological research, scientific discovery, public stewardship, service, and education.
K-12+ Exploration in Iowa History Project
The objective of this project is to collect, organize and disseminate primary sources materials for instructional use by elementary and secondary Iowa history teachers.

Living History Farms

At Living History Farms, visitors experience first-hand what it was like to live on an Ioway Indian farm, on a pioneer farmstead, in an early Iowa town, on a farm from 100 years ago and what farming is like today!


Iowa Hall of Pride

The Iowa Hall of Pride showcases the achievements of all Iowans, from student athletes to sports legends, movie stars to scientists. Interactive, hands-on exhibits tell the stories of Iowa heroes while teaching about the state and its history. Whether you're 8 or 80 years old, you are sure to have an exciting time!


Iowa Folklife

Learn about Iowa history and Iowa festival with the Iowa Folklore Web site. Created for the celebration of Iowa's 150th year as a state, this site offers essays, lessons plans, images and links for your classroom.


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