Social Studies Resources for eLearning

A coworker compiled a list of interesting resources to add or augment our students eLearning.

To Watch:

  • Netflix:
    • World War II in Colour
    • Untold History of the United States
    • The Vietnam War
    • Minimalism
    • Betting on Zero
    • The Great Hack
    • Dirty Money 
  • Amazon Prime:
    • John Adams
    • The Men Who Built America
    • Jamestown
    • All Quiet on the Western Front
    • Drive Thru History: Discovering America’s Founders
    • Dates that made History
    • Mankind: The Story of Us
    • Ken Burns: The Dust Bowl
    • The Men who Built America
    • The American Century
    • The Giant Beast that is the Global Economy
  • Hulu:
    • Roots
    • Hitler’s Last Stand
    • Moneyball
    • Shark Tank
    • Bloomberg Gamechangers
    • ABC This Week
  • Disney +
    • Year Million
    • Imagineering
    • Titanic: 20 Years Later
    • Drain Alcatraz
    • Drain the Great Lakes
    • Drain the Oceans: WWII
    • Apollo: Missions to the Moon
    • Into the Grand Canyon
    • Paris to Pittsburgh
  • Youtube:
    • The Century: America’s Time

To Listen:

  • Podcasts
    • Back Story
    • Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History
      • **** Blueprint for Armageddon (World War I) is one of the greatest things I’ve ever listened to
    • Presidential
      • Awesome review! Remember the test is stopping in 1945 so Truman will be the last president you need to know about.
      • Stuff you Missed in History Class
    • Historical Figures
      • Wild Bill Hickok, Al Capone, Franz Ferdinand, Abraham Lincoln, Billy the Kid, Toussaint L’Ouverture, Harriet Tubman, Christopher Columbus, Sacagewea, Fredrick Douglas, Joseph Stalin, Andrew Carnegie, John Locke, Mark Twain, Jesse James, Thomas Edison, Hernan Cortes, J.D. Rockefeller, Adam Smith, The Wright Brothers, John Adams, Nikola Tesla, Lewis & Clark, Einstein
    • Ridiculous History
    • American History Tellers
    • The Daily
      • Great daily news, focus on one main story, about 20-30 minutes long
    • Civics 101
    • Newsbeat
    • The Gist
    • Up First
    • Political Gabfest
    • Women Rule
    • The Economist Radio
    • EconTalk
    • NPR Planet Money
    • 50 Things that made the Modern Economy
    • Freakonomics Radio
    • The Sound of Economics

To Explore: