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People & Society Classroom Resources

This collection of lessons and web resources is aimed at classroom teachers, their students, and students' families.

PBS Learning Media
Resource: Educators and Students
PBS and PBS member stations have curated free, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans, and more for teachers. The resources are organized for browsing by subjects (such as social studies) or by grade.

National Geographic
Resource: Educators, Students, General Public
The National Geographic website features amazing photos, videos and articles by explorers, journalists, photographers and filmmakers and focusing on a variety of topics including science and innovation, animals, and culture and history. The site encourages everyone to explore the world.

National Geographic Kids
Resource: Students
The National Geographic Kids website features a variety of games, videos, articles, interactives and other digital resources for students focusing on grades K-12 in a variety of topics. The site offers a rich source of images and activities to spark young minds. The Interactive World Map engages students with amazing photography and information about people and cultures around the world.

Space Age Tech Comes to Earth
Resource: Educators (high school), Students (grades K-12)
This lesson plan was created by the Utah Education Network to engage students in identifying numerous applications of technology in agriculture, thereby becoming more familiar with changing agricultural practices. This is just one of the many resources on the Utah Education Network website. From the top navigation, users can sort by grade level and by a variety of subjects that include social studies and world languages.

History of Science Society
Resource: Educators, Students (high school and college) and General Public
The History of Science Society promotes efforts to foster the interests of science in a historical context and its social and cultural implications on society. Users can find information on jobs, fellowships, grants and prizes, and scientific historians can learn about upcoming conferences. The website also offers links to reources for teachers.