History & Geography
- World digital library
World digital library
A data base in timeline form of books about history of the world, each with a notice and a picture that can be zoomed in high resolution. The notice can be listened to in English. This site is sponsored by UNESCO.
- Library of Congress
Library of Congress
The portal of access to the digital ressources and services offered by the US Library of Congress in Washington DC, USA.
- History for teens
History for teens
All you can read on American history and many themes from the History of the World , hieroglyphs, dinosaurs, French culture et al.
Geography & Travel
- United States History Map
United States History Map
Discover the geography of the United states of Northern America through interactive maps, with quizzes to test your knowledge, learn about the history.
View a collection of 100 breathtaking panoramic views of places around the world that are famous for their beauty, plus short descriptions, and photographs from very talented Russian photographers.
- Towns and places
Towns and places
The British Broadcasting Company, short BBC, offers a collection of short texts and voice recordings on British culture and current events, a fun way of learning new English vocables and often amusing details.
Here is a site offered by the American National Geographic Society magazine short National Geographic for kids to discover geography and nature, there are lots of short videos and texts in easy english.
- A developing World
A developing World
From the homepage of the Canadian International Development agency, an interactive map of Human Development index with extensive commentary.
- The USA-Canadian border
The USA-Canadian border
The Canadian Geographic page offers articles from the magazine on geography and the cultures of the world, here for example a study of the USA-Canadian border along the 49th parallel, there is an atlas of Canada.
- Glossary of geographical terms
Glossary of geographical terms
A glossary of English terms used to describe geographical features.