Each of these
links offers you valuable resources for your classroom while you
study the Mississippi River with your students.
Resources for indigenous cultures around the world
- A resource database for educators.
Arts and Literature
Twain - Interested in the life of Samuel Clemens (also known
as Mark Twain)? This site, the Web site for the Ken Burns' film
Mark Twain, has it all: history, classroom activities, writings,
and a timeline.
National Gallery of Art - Educational programs and
resources available at and through the National Gallery of Art.
About.com links on Mark Twain
Biology and Environment
U.S. Fish and
Wildlife Service - Provides information for kids and teachers,
including pages on the National Fish Hatchery System and endangered
United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office
of Water - Water Education.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources - Energy and Geological
Resources Information on Iowa's geology and natural resources.
The United States Geological Survey - Educational content
on biology, geology, water, and mapping.
Ozark National Scenic Riverways - A Teacher's Guide to Caves
USGS's Earthquake Hazards Program - Earthquake education,
activities, research, and information.
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial - Consists of the Gateway
Arch, the Museum of Westward Expansion, and St. Louis' Old Courthouse
Gettysburg National Military Park - Use the National
Park Service to teach students about Gettysburg and the Civil
National Park Service's Archaeology and Ethnography Program
- Links to National Park Service archaeology sites
United States Geological Survey (USGS) National Mapping Information
- Acquire prices and ordering information for maps of the United
States and use map activities to strengthen your students' map
The United States Government's FirstGov - Teacher (and parents)
site for US government links
McRel - A compendium of standards and benchmarks
for K-12 education.
for Teachers of Mathematics - Math standards for Middle School
National Park Service -Education links within the National
Park Service Web site
National Park Foundation - The official nonprofit
partner of the National Park Service supports conservation and
Nova on PBS - The most watched science program
in the world offers teachers classroom activities and content.