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History of the Mother Lode - SOC-900
TRADITIONAL: Visiting Mariposa/Mother Lode area for 2 days allows time for teachers to complete on-site visitation requirements. ...

History Mother Lode (Virtual) - SOC-900V
History of the Mother Lode (Virtual Field Study) is an entirely computer generated study course on CD. It is NOT a travel ...

California's Gold Rush - SOC-901
The pre-tour study requirements may be completed at home. Two days in the Coloma-Grass Valley will allow time for the teacher to ...

Calif Gold Rush (Virtual) - SOC-901V
SOC 901V (Virtual CD - travel NOT required) is a CD study course. This course will help teachers become more familiar with ...

Monterey: Historic Capital-CA - SOC-902
This course is designed to help teachers become more knowledgeable about California's past and experience the excitement of ...

Historic Los Angeles - SOC-903
This course emphasizes the rich heritage of Los Angeles. This self-directed study tour of Los Angeles is designed to help ...

Historic San Francisco - SOC-904
This course emphasizes the role of San Francisco as a bridge to the past in the settlement of California and the Western ...

Historic Sacramento: Thru Yrs - SOC-905
The purpose of this course is to emphasize the rich heritage of Sacramento and its role as California's State Capital. The ...

CA Mission:1769-Secularization - SOC-906
This course emphasizes California's Mission Period, that period of time from 1769 to the 1830's when secularization took place. ...

Bodie & Other Ghost Towns - SOC-907
This standards-based course is designed to provide educators a first hand experience with the operation and impact of a typical ...

Yosemite Cultural History - SOC-908
In this course the contributions of the Southern Miwok, early pioneers, the US Army, the concessionaires, environmental groups, ...

Historic Virginia City - SOC-910
This is a standards-based course for educators. Queen of the Comstock Lode, the richest place on earth, Sister city to San ...

Women of West: Frontier Life - SOC-911
This course examines life and survival for women of the frontier. Native American women and others who joined them during the ...

Women of West: Path Breaking - SOC-912
This course highlights individual women who challenged stereotypes in their vocations and avocations, including education, arts, ...

Stewardship of Lake Tahoe - SOC-913
This online course investigates the political, social, economic, and environmental forces that have shaped the development of the ...

Historic Carson City - SOC-914
Once the smallest but one of the most important State Capitals, Carson City was the social center of civilization in a harsh ...

Historic Mono Lake Region - SOC-916
This standards based course is designed to give educators an overview of the Mono Lake area with an emphasis on pioneers, native ...

California: Reflecting America - SOC-917
Become acquainted with Dr. J.S. Holliday and his study of past and present events which led him to conclude that California's ...

Lake Erie Islands - SOC-923
Located along the north coast of Ohio in western Lake Erie, the isles of Lake Erie stand for all to explore. Their history dates ...

American Indians: Overview - SOC-924
This course concentrates on understanding American Indians with reference to stereotypes, historic beginnings, similarities, ...

American Heritage - SOC-927
Located in southeastern Virginia, and connected by the Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown offer the educator ...

Our National Parks - SOC-934
This course is designed as an introduction to the history of the use and preservation of the National Parks Service from its ...

On the Road With Mark Twain - SOC-935
This Standards based course is designed to take educators back in time on the road with Mark Twain. Samuel Clemens was born in ...

Ohio: Lake Erie to Columbus - SOC-937
Located in the Midwest on the southern shores of Lake Erie, Ohio truly is the heart of it all. The state is extraordinarily rich ...

Ancient Greece - SOC-939
This course will explore the historical development and impact of ancient Greece, the birthplace of democracy, philosophy, and ...

Washington, DC - Capital Sites - SOC-940
The names are heard every night on the news: the White House, the Pentagon, Capitol Hill. We watch programs with the Lincoln ...

Yellowstone Cultural History - SOC-941
This course presents the complex and fascinating history behind the creation of Yellowstone National Park. Through the text, ...

Boston & American Revolution - SOC-943
Boston became the center of much patriot activity that moved England's American colonies toward revolution and independence. The ...

Social Studies Methods K-12 - SOC-944
This K-12 methods course is designed to explore social studies in the study of culture, people, places and environments, ...

Social Studies Methods K-12 - SOC-944A
Have you ever wondered about how your country, state, and county came to be? This K-12 methods online course will direct you to ...

Gettysburg - SOC-945
Nestled between two ridges just north of the Mason-Dixon Line, Gettysburg, PA is located at the crossroads of four major highways ...

China: A Cultural History - SOC-946
This online course is designed as an introduction to the history of China from prehistoric times through the rise of the modern ...

Puritan New England - SOC-947
Puritanism in colonial New England was a way of life that had a profound effect on the shaping of later American culture and ...

History Curriculum on Web - SOC-949
History/Social Science Curriculum on the Web will introduce middle and high school educators to history/social science curriculum ...

Understanding Other Cultures - SOC-951
This course is designed to stimulate thinking about cultural differences and how we and our students can be enriched by them ...

Map Skills K-12 - SOC-953
This K-12 methods course is designed to explore how the study of Social Studies - Map Skills is important to our lives. The ...

Map Skills K-12 - SOC-953A
This K-12 online methods course is designed to give teachers hand-on experiences in using maps. Activities vary from making a ...

Agriculture:Past-Prsnt-Future - SOC-954
This course is designed to help all classroom teachers increase their agricultural literacy and become more knowledgeable about ...

America Goes Modern:The 1920s - SOC-955
The 1920's were years of rapid and startling changes in the ways many Americans thought and lived their lives. Almost overnight, ...

The Civil Rights Movement - SOC-956
This course will provide an overview and details of the Civil Rights Movement in the United States during the 1950's and 1960's ...

America's Founding Documents - SOC-957
This course is designed for teachers interested in a deeper understanding of the earliest years of the new American nation with ...

Abraham Lincoln & His Era - SOC-958
Using standards-based learning outcomes, this course will expose students to the human side of Abraham Lincoln, and go beyond the ...

Japan: A Cultural History - SOC-959
This online course is designed as an introduction to the history of Japan, from its earliest known civilization to the present. ...

Slavery in America - SOC-960
This course will trace the history and development of American slavery from early colonial times to the end of the Civil War. The ...

Ancient Rome - SOC-961
An understanding of the world of ancient Rome is important for understanding the modern Western World. So much of our government, ...

India: A Cultural History - SOC-962
This online course is designed as an introduction to the history of India, from its earliest known civilization to the present. ...

A Nation of Immigrants - SOC-963
This course explores the multi-ethnic heritage of the United States, providing valuable insights through the experiences of ...

History of Mexico - SOC-964
Discover the rich political, cultural, and social history of Mexico from ancient times to the present. Great pre-Columbian ...

Multicultural Ed Perspectives - SOC-965
Designed for classroom teachers, Multicultural Education: Personal Perspectives provides interviewees' definitions of ...

Multicultural Americans - SOC-966
Designed for classroom teachers, this course traces multicultural American groups and individuals from migration and immigration ...

Scientific Revolutn: 1500-1800 - SOC-967
Explore the key discoveries, theories, personalities, and impact of the Scientific Revolution in Europe in the 16th through 18th ...

The American Presidency - SOC-968
This course will explore the development of the American Presidency from its Constitutional beginnings in 1787 through the ...

The Great Depression - SOC-969
Can the Great Depression happen again? This course will explore the causes, events, policies, personalities, and human tragedy ...

Baseball As American Culture - SOC-970
This course examines the game of baseball as an integral part of American culture from its origins to the present day. The course ...

New York City: The Am Revolutn - SOC-971
This course will examine the importance of New York City in the nation's struggle for independence from 1775 to 1783. More than ...

Explore the San Joaquin River - SOC-972
This independent study field experience/travel course uses the Sierra Vista National Scenic Byway to examine the history, ...

Ben Franklin's Philadelphia - SOC-973
Examine the life of Benjamin Franklin and his impact upon the city of Philadelphia, PA through this Social Studies correspondence ...

Hudson River History - SOC-974
This course will examine the history of one of the most important waterways in America. No other river has held such importance ...

Cesar Chavez: Peacemaker - SOC-975
The purpose of this course is to acquaint the student with the life of Cesar Chavez and his work with the United Farm Workers ...

American West: Video Course - SOC-976
The course will provide teachers with conceptual understanding of the American West and concrete teachable units for classroom ...

Vietnam War: Video History - SOC-977
The Vietnam War created divisions in the American political body like no other conflict since the Civil War. Those divisions ...

9/11: Tragedy & Triumph - SOC-978
On September 11, 2001 the United States suffered through the worst Terrorist Attack on U.S. soil. This course will examine the ...

Comparing World Governments - SOC-979
Examine various government systems and political ideologies from around the world. The governments of six countries will be used ...