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The Best Sites For Learning About Spies

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With the arrest yesterday of an alleged Russian spy ring in the United States, espionage is in the news.

I thought I’d put together a quick list of good links related to spies and spying. I’ll be adding to it as I have time.

Here are my choices for The Best Sites For Learning About Spies:

MSNBC has plenty of online videos related to this Russian spy case. CNN has similar resources here.

The Guardian has an interactive on the case.

The History Channel has quite a few spy-related online videos.

How Stuff Works has a similar list of videos.

The British Council has a fun and engaging spy-related game for English Language Learners.

Spying On The Spies is a slideshow from Scientific American.

10 Cutting-Edge Spy Gadgets is a slideshow from Computer World.

The Notorious History of Double Agents

5 famous spies and their techie ties

American Spies, Then And Now

Russian Spies Through History is a TIME Magazine slideshow.

Infamous spies throughout history is a Washington Post slideshow.

The Associated Press has an interactive on spies and spying.

James Bond, Jason Bourne and Austin Powers: Spies infiltrate Hollywood is another Washington Post slideshow.

The Best Spies on TV and in Movies is a slideshow from Fox.

Spy Games is a Wall Street Journal interactive.

Additional suggestions are welcome.

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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  1. http://www.spymuseum.org/ is a useful site as well! They have a section for educators that is quite extensive.

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