Life Digital Images
Life magazine’s photo archive is now available online. Over 2 million images are available dating back to the 1750’s. Images can be used for personal use.
Celebrate Christmas Around the World
Organization: J. Giannetta
Learn about Christmas in France, Germany, and Italy, as well as the Christmas celebrations of the Victorian era and pioneer times.
Life of the Buddha
Organization: Metropolitan Museum of Art
This site, part of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Timeline of Art History, provides an account of the miraculous life of Buddha (Siddhartha), and features sculptures and paintings of Buddha from areas such as south Asia, Korea, and Japan.
Race: Are We So Different?
Organization: American Anthropological Association (AAA)
“Looking through the eyes of history, science and lived experience, the RACE Project explains differences among people and reveals the reality–and unreality–of race. The story of race is complex and may challenge how we think about race and human variation, about the differences and similarities among people.” (AAA) View an interactive timeline of race in the United States and learn about human variation, racism, stereotypes and other issues of race. This site includes a section for kids ages 10 to 13 years.