This category lists sites introducing young people to the cultures found throughout the United States of America. It includes sites about the beliefs, values, lifestyles, and skills of various people groups.
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[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides state and U.S. territory information including state symbols, flags, nicknames, songs, birds, flowers, elected officials, and many other facts. Also includes links to official state homepages.
The African American Museum in Philadelphia
[ Kids/Teens ] Visitor info from this Pennsylvania museum which is committed to telling the triumphant story of African-Americans and preserving the culture.
Alabama Wildlife Federation
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Promotes the conservation of Alabama's wildlife and related natural resources through wise use and responsible stewardship of our wildlife, forests, fish, soils, water, and air.
[ Kids/Teens ] Discover the stories of America's past. Meet amazing Americans from the past and present, explore the states, and read about everyday life.
[ Kids/Teens ] Retellings of American folktales, tall tales, myths and legends, weather folklore, and ghost stories from each of the 50 states.
[ Kids/Teens ] Museum and center for African American history and culture.
Balch Institute - Ethnic Weddings in America
[ Kids/Teens ] Explore how different communities in the U.S. celebrate weddings.
BBC News - Country Profile: United States of America
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news.
Bears Go West
[ Kids ] Follow as four stuffed bears travel the major trails used during westward expansion. Each bear travels from one school to the next making its way across the country.
[ Kids/Teens ] General information, list of Species Survival Program animals, schedule of events and education program summary.
California African American Museum
[ Kids/Teens ] Treasures of African American art, history and culture. Located in Los Angeles.
Cape Cod Photo Album
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Photos from each town on Cape Cod in Massachusetts. Special emphasis on the beauty, history, culture, and artisans of the area.
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage
[ Kids/Teens ] Scholastic site explores Spanish roots in America and contains student interviews with great Latinos, biographies of history makers, and interactive map.
CIA World Factbook: United States
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Features map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.
Color Landform Atlas of the United States
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Includes satellite information for states and counties, 1895 state maps, and tracking of immature eagles.
[ Kids ] Learn about Constitution Day, and play a game to see how well you know it.
Explore the States
[ Kids/Teens ] Read facts and trivia on all 50 states, with a clickable map.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Explains what each line of the United States Pledge of Allegiance really means. From the American Legion.
Geography of the 50 States
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Interactive map of the USA allows users to select a state and find out about the climate and geographical features.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Learn about a city in Colorado. Page features information about general facts, history, people, activities, recreations, landmarks, and the definition of some words.
Gullah Net - Explore Gullah Culture
[ Kids ] Learn Gullah by listening to music, stories, words, and by playing games.
Historical Census Browser
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Search for information about the population and economy of US states and counties from 1790 to 1960. Data can be collected in the form of maps or tables.
[ Kids/Teens ] Describes family life in the New World. Includes Theodore de Bry's Native American engravings, search index of towns, rivers and regions.
[ Kids/Teens ] Read about this PBS show that explores the relationships the U.S. has with its neighbors.
Mr. Lincoln's White House
[ Kids/Teens ] An account of Abraham Lincoln, the White House as it was during his Presidency, and Washington in Lincoln's time.
Name that State
[ Kids ] An interactive quiz that will test your knowledge of the states.
[ Kids/Teens ] Guide to all 50 states. Find information on flags, symbols, emblems, seals, populations, climate and people.
The New Americans
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Follows the lives of immigrants from Nigeria and the Dominican Republic. Includes a brief look at how immigration served as the foundation of American society and culture, as well as an interactive timeline of immigration. From PBS.
P.O.V. - Fenceline
[ Kids/Teens ] Check out this documentary that explores the social and racial divisions in one town when it comes to a chemical plant's effect on the community.
People and Places: United States
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] View photos taken in each state within the US. Includes images of buildings, local animals and people.
Postcards from America
[ Kids ] Follows a teacher and a photographer as they travel across America. Also features fun facts, maps, and a "Just for Teachers" page with tips for using the postcards in the classroom.
Preserving Polonia in America
[ Kids/Teens ] Discover one of the largest immigrant populations to come to America from Europe. Learn about the Polish language, and traditions.
Rites of Passage in America
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn about different culture's rites of passage including sweet sixteen parties, weddings, and funerals.
State Web Games
[ Kids/Teens ] Collection of 34 web games about the fifty states. Designed to teach capitals, abbreviations, locations, and trivia.
Today in History: July 4
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn about the history of Independence Day and see pictures and documents from the Library of Congress.
U.S. Map Puzzle
[ Kids ] Free downloadable puzzle for learning states and capitals. Requires Windows 95, 98 or 3.1.
The University of Alabama Museums Introduction
[ Kids/Teens ] Provides information and links to Moundville Archaeological Park, Alabama Museum of Natural History, Gorgas House, Office of Archaeological Services and the Paul W. Bryant Museum.
A Virtual Journey into San Francisco's Chinatown
[ Kids/Teens ] In the heart of a bustling metropolis, Chinatown is a distinct culture within a culture. Use your mouse to navigate Chinatown's streets and alleys, and see how the old ways mingle with the new.
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