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Our Free Online History Courses

Standards-aligned social studies courses that connect the past to the present with an eye to the future. Infinitely adaptable. Ideal for middle-school and high-school students. Free, open, and online. For everyone.

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Yearlong and Semester History Courses 

Our longer courses are designed to be taught over a single semester or an entire school year, depending on what suits your instructional needs.

  • cosmic space dust
    700
    • Activities 273
    • Videos 153
    • Articles 145
    • Closing 43
    • Opening 34
    • Assignments 52
  • ancient cave painting
    625
    • Articles 272
    • Activities 206
    • Videos 100
    • Assignments 47
  • Horoscope of Prince Iskandar
    609
    • Articles 262
    • Activities 209
    • Videos 87
    • Assignments 51
  • World map through two split globes
    516
    • Articles 189
    • Activities 201
    • Videos 79
    • Assignments 47
  • Nanban art screens showing the arrival of a Portuguese ship
    528
    • Articles 234
    • Activities 229
    • Videos 62
    • Assignments 3

Shorter Courses (4–6 weeks) 

These shorter courses can be taught as standalones or used to supplement your history curriculum.

  • Plants growing in bubbles.
    77
    • Articles 36
    • Videos 25
    • Activities 16
  • Large antenna dish at large array
    20
    • Articles 11
    • Activities 8
    • Closing 1
  • Illustration from the book of the city ladies
    66
    • Prompts 25
    • Activities 13
    • Guide 3
    • Assignments 25

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