Celebrate America’s 236th Independence Day with Free Fourth of July Resources
Practice your Independence Day knowledge with a quiz (click here). Don’t know the answer to a question? Gooru provides you with hints and explanations for each question so you’ll be a Fourth of July expert in no time.
Want to know more? Gooru is also featuring an Independence Day collection of resources to learn more about the history behind the Fourth of July, including the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Independence.
Independence Day WebQuest
This clever WebQuest helps students understand the themes associated with establishing and promoting a newly independent country by developing a campaign for their own classroom’s independence from the school.
Steve Spangler: Fourth of July Science Fun (Without the Fireworks)
Using energy UV beads, colored smoke ring canons, and Mentos geysers, science guru Steve Spangler shows you fun experiments to try this Fourth of July. Click here for the activity.
Independence Day Around the World
Use this interactive map to explore when other countries celebrate their independence.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Have students explore this interactive time line to learn more about the events, people, and places related to America’s Independence Day.