Social Studies Sites

www.whitehousekids.govwww.whitehousekids.gov

URL: http://wetww.whitehouse.gov/kids/index.html

Whitehousekids allows you to visit the White House.

Glencoe History/Social Studies

URL: http://glencoe.mcgraw-hill.com/sites/0078688744/student_view0/

Glencoe is our sixth - eighth grade social studies publisher. Click here to log-in to the Glencoe site.

 

URL: http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/hssc/index.html
 
Harcourt Social Studies houses support for the social studies textbook. 

 


URL: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm
 
Sheppard Software shares several geography activities.

 



 


URL: http://www.mrnussbaum.com/historycode.htm

Mr. Nussbaum presents interactive activities in social studies.


URL: http://www.ourdocuments.gov/
 
Our Documents archives 100 "milestone documents" for students and teachers.

 

URL: http://www.sbnature.org/research/anthro/chumash/index.htm

 

 
Chumash Indian Life includes information about the Chumash people's daily lives, as well as resources archived by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History.

 

URL:  https://www.opened.io/video/america-the-story-of-us-gold-rush/113495

America - The Story of Us - Gold Rush is a short video sharing information about Gold Rush Times. (Thank you to Ms. Jen Maloney for sharing this!)

URL: http://pbskids.org/wayback/goldrush/

Gold Rush! provides information under the following topics: Gold Fever, Journey of the Fourty-niners, and The Californios.

URL: http://www.calgoldrush.com/

Gold Rush is a very extensive site, offering a detailed resource of the Gold Rush era. It is provided by the Sacramento Bee.

URL: http://missions.bgmm.com/

California Missions presents a map of California. Click on a mission and get a brief history of the mission.

California Mission History, Historical Photographs, and Mission Music

URL: http://www.californiamissions.com/menu.html

California Missions presents clips of music written by the Franciscan Friars and Native Americans who founded the missions in the late 1700's.

URL: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/weshallremain/

We Shall Remain is a PBS video series about Indians in North America. (Works best within the Modzilla browser - not as well in Internet Explorer)

 

Annotated Links
to California Missions, History and Peoples

URL: http://www.californiamissions.com/links.html

Annotated Links offer MANY links to Mission sites.

Welcome to the 50states.com web site. The number one link resource for states research. 
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URL: http://www.50states.com/

50States.com displays details about the 50 states. You can find capitals, flags, songs, birds, famous people and many other important aspects about our states.



 

URL: http://www.mrnussbaum.com/stateimageindex.htm

Mr. Nussbaum says, "Use any of my 50 state interactive maps to conduct research for state reports, find statistics, or facts, or, learn about the histories of cities and landmarks. Simply pick a state or the District of Columbia, and click on any point on the map to learn!" He presents interactive maps so students can see where places are as they read the facts presented.

 

URL: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games.htm

U.S.A. Games has many fun activities to help students learn where states are as well as their capitals.

 

URL: http://204.48.191.200/public/dunlap2000/state_websites.htm

United States Websites Directory was designed by OUSD teacher, Jim McManus. Just click on the state you wish to visit and that state's official website will come up. This is a must see if you are doing a state report or just interested in finding out more about a state.

URL: http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/states/

Enchanted Learning gives facts, maps and state symbols for the 50 states, as well as links to related quizzes and printouts.

Learn the geography of the United States with a free educational map puzzle.

URL: http://www.yourchildlearns.com/puzzle_us.htm

US Map Puzzle is a free downloadable game to practice placing states and capitals.

America's Story from America's Library

URL: http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/es

America's Story houses information about each state. Like the site above, just click on the state and you'll link to a page about that state.

European Explorers

URL: http://www.stemnet.nf.ca/CITE/explorer.htm?

European Explorers links to several sites giving much information about these explorers.

URL: http://www.mythweb.com/

Mythweb is devoted to the heroes, gods and monsters of Greek mythology.

Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago
               Museum Education - Kids' Corner
URL: http://www.oi.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/ED/kids.html

Oriental Institute offers interactive activities that teach about ancient Egypt.

Counting California

URL: http://countingcalifornia.cdlib.org/

Counting California allows access to public use data compiled by federal, state, and local agencies.
 

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URL: http://www.planning.org/kidsandcommunity/

Kids and Community is a site developed by city planners to help students explore communities. Several activities are presented.

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids (Image Map)

URL: http://bensguide.gpo.gov

Ben's Guide to the US Government for Kids provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of Government Printing office, GPO, Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities.

Click here to return to the main Student Link page.