These sites are about the history of Arkansas. Students can take a virtual tour of the state capitol. Included are other eThemes resources on Arkansas.
National Park Service
This map shows the different national parks in Arkansas.
NPS: Arkansas Post
Scroll down to download "Fur Trapper's Maize" or "Alligator Word Search."
Students can download this 17-page PDF file about the different Indian tribes with connections to Arkansas.
NPS: Little Rock Central High School Historic Site
Students can view this timeline of the high school. There is also a "Printer Friendly" version of the timeline. Click on "Photos & Multimedia" for a gallery of photographs.
NPS: Fort Smith
Students can view postcards of historic Fort Smith. Click on "Artifact of the Month" to view an artifact and its story.
Southwest Arkansas History
Students can "View Slide Show of Historic Photos." Teachers can click on "Teacher Plans."
A More Perfect Union
This site tells the story of the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Two of the internment camps, the Rohwer Internment Camp and Jerome Internment Camp, were in Arkansas.
The Traveler's Guide to Arkansas: Timeline
Students can use the interactive map or print out a PDF version of the timeline.
Old State House Museum
Students can try one of these activities, games, or quizzes. Teachers should click on "For the Classroom."
Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
This site is rich with information. Students and teachers can "Browse Entries" or "Browse Media." There is also a "Search" and an "Advanced Search." This text may be too advanced for younger students, but there is good background information for teachers.
eThemes Resource: Arkansas: State Facts I
Learn the history, state symbols, statistics, fun facts and trivia about the state of Arkansas. Explore state maps and trace the borders. Includes games, quizzes, and a lesson plan. There is a link to eThemes Resources on Arkansas state flag.
eThemes Resource: Arkansas: State Facts II
These websites contain state facts about Arkansas. Included is information about Arkansas counties, state parks, and wildlife. Students can choose among different quizzes on Arkansas. Games are found on several sites. Included are other eThemes resources on Arkansas.
eTheme Resource: Arkansas: Geography
Find out about Arkansas geography. Learn more about various cities in the state and view the most recent diamond found at the "Crater of Diamonds." Included is another eThemes resource on the state of Arkansas.