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Social Studies Links

Historical Figures Research Links

http://www.ducksters.com/history/

https://www.biography.com/search

http://mrnussbaum.com/search/

 

Map Quizzes (various countries and continents)  
http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/samericaquiz.html 

 

Awesome Library:  http://awesomelibrary.org 

 

Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids:  http://bensguide.gpo.gov 

 

Civil Rights:  http://www.ket.org/civilrights/bio_braden.htm 

 

Core Knowledge:  http://www.coreknowledge.org 

 

Discovery School:  http://school.discovery.com/ 

 

History Matters:  http://historymatters.gmu.edu/ 

 

http://www.mountvernon.org/virtual/index.cfm/ss/29/ 
Take a virtual tour of George Washington's home!

 

http://explorer.monticello.org/ (ACT)
Visual tours (there are several) of Thomas Jefferson's home and plantation.

 

http://www.texaslre.org/onlinegames.html 
Interactive games about the COnstitution and the law.

 

http://www.miniature-earth.com/me_english.htm 
Neat little video about the earth's population being shrunk proportionally to 100 people.

 

http://www.6billionother.org/index_ex.php 
Interviews from people around the world on various topics.

 

http://www.loc.gov/vets 
Interviews (audio/video) & pictures from veterans of WWI-Gulf Wars.

 

http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/social/wwii_interactives.htm 
An interactive website on Pearl Harbor.

 

http://www.npg.si.edu/exhibit/origins/index.html 
National Portrait Gallery-paintings & short biographies of influential Americans.

 

http://www.frbsf.org/currency/ 
History of U.S. currency