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Social Studies Resources

 
 
Sixth Grade Social Studies
1 Internet 4 Classrooms http://www.internet4classrooms.com/6thSocSt.htm
2. Awesome Library http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Studies/Social_Studies.html
3. Create a Timeline http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/timeline/index.html

Mummies

1. The Iceman http://www.mummytombs.com/main.otzi.htm
2. The Mummy Project http://anubis4_2000.tripod.com/mummypages1/intro.htm
3. Ancient Egypt Kids http://www.guardians.net/egypt/kids/index.htm
4. National Geographic http://www.nationalgeographic.com/ngkids/9906/mummies/mummy_making.html
5. King Tut http://www.kingtutone.com/mummies/
6. Mummies Unwrapped http://library.thinkquest.org/J003409/

Geography

1. World Atlas - Scavenger Hunt http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm
2. Atlapedia Online http://www.atlapedia.com/index.html
3. CIA  World Factbook https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html
4. Geography for Kids http://www.kathimitchell.com/geog.htm
5. About.com  Geography http://geography.about.com/library/weekly/topicsub7.htm
6. Geography http://www.surfnetkids.com/geography.htm
7. Physical Geography http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/contents.html

Map Skills

1. Maps and Map Skills http://www.kidinfo.com/Geography/Maps.html
2. Think Quest http://library.thinkquest.org/J002254F/
3. Map Skills Activity Sheets http://www.hbschool.com/mapskills/pdf_list.html
4. ISS EarthCam http://www.earthkam.ucsd.edu/public/educators/activities/mapskills.shtml
5. Map Skills Web Page http://hes.peachschools.org/mapskills.htm
6. Maps http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/maps.html
7. Map Games http://www.maps.com/FunFacts.aspx?nav=FF
8. Essential Map Skills http://www.essentialskills.net/products/programs/map_globe.html
Ancient China and India
1. History For Kids- China http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/china/
2. History For Kids- India http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/india/

Ancient Egypt

1 The British Museum http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html
2 Ancient Egypt Sites http://www.ancient-egypt.org/
3. Life In Ancient Egypt http://www.carnegiemnh.org/exhibits/egypt/
4. Gods & Goddesses http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/gods/explore/main.html
5. The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/egypt/religion/godslist.html
6. Gods and Mythology http://www.touregypt.net/godsofegypt/
7. Ancient History - BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/gods_gallery.shtml
8. Egyptian Mythology http://www.touregypt.net/gods1.htm
9. Royal Ontario Museum http://www.rom.on.ca/schools/egypt/learn/
10. Gods and Goddesses http://www.neferchichi.com/godsinfo.html
11 Name Translator http://www.eyelid.co.uk/e-name.htm
12. Greek Myths and Legends http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/carolrb/greek/greek1.html

Ancient Greece

1. Ancient Greece http://www.ancientgreece.com/
2. Greek History for Kids http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/greeks/
3. Ancient Greece http://www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/GREECE/GREECE.HTM
4. Fact Monster http://www.factmonster.com
5. BBC Schools http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ancientgreece/main_menu.shtml
6. Greek Mythology http://www.mythweb.com/
7. Greek Mythology.com http://www.greekmythology.com/
8. Greek Myths http://www.desy.de/gna/interpedia/greek_myth/greek_myth.html
9. Ancient Greece http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/Greece.html
10. Online Games http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0210200/ancient_greece/online_activities.htm
11. Winged Sandals http://www.wingedsandals.com/
12. Ancient Greece http://greece.mrdonn.org/
13. Ancient Greece.org http://ancient-greece.org/
14. The British Museum http://www.ancientgreece.co.uk/
15. The History Link http://www.historylink101.com/ancient_greece.htm
16. Ancient Greece http://www.teacheroz.com/greeks.html

Ancient Rome

1 Ancient Rome http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/romans/
2. History Link 101 http://www.historylink101.com/ancient_rome.htm
3. The Roman Empire http://www.roman-empire.net/
4. BBC Romans http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/romans/
5. The Roman Forum http://www.mainlesson.com/display.php?author=lovell&book=stone&story=forum
6. Ancient Rome http://www.teacheroz.com/romans.htm
7. Ancient Rome for Kids http://www.rome.mrdonn.org/
The Fertile Crescent
1. MR. Dowling's Mesopotamia http://www.mrdowling.com/603mesopotamia.html
2. Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fertile_Crescent
3. The Fertile Crescent http://visav.phys.uvic.ca/~babul/AstroCourses/P303/mesopotamia.html
4. Fertile Crescent http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/babylonia/g/FertileCrescent.htm
5. Middle East http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/middle_east/index.shtml
6. Britannica http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/205250/Fertile-Crescent
7. Map of Ancient Fertile Crescent http://www.bible-history.com/maps/maps/map_ancient_fertile_crescent.html

Sumer

1. Sumer http://lexicorient.com/e.o/sumer.htm
2. MNS - Sumer http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/middle_east/middle_east.html
3. Mesopotamia http://www.mesopotamia.co.uk/
4. The Sumerians http://www.fsmitha.com/h1/ch01.htm
5. Mesopotamia 2 http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/MESO/MESO.HTM
6. Maps/Mesopotamia http://www.crystalinks.com/mesopotamia.html
7. Ancient History Sourcebook http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/ancient/asbook03.html
8. Collapse: Mesopotamia http://www.learner.org/interactives/collapse/mesopotamia.html
9. Ancient Sumer http://mesopotamia.mrdonn.org/sumer.html
10. Sumerians - For Kids http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/westasia/history/sumerians.htm
11. Contributions to Mesopotamia Civilization http://www.dl.ket.org/humanities/connections/class/ancient/mesop.htm
Babylonia
1. Babylonia http://www.bible-history.com/babylonia/
2. Babylonia:  A  History http://history-world.org/babylonia.htm
3. Babylonia:Country http://www.livius.org/ba-bd/babylon/babylonia.html
4. Crystal Links Babylonia http://www.crystalinks.com/babylonian.html
5. Babylonia http://www.earth-history.com/Babylon/
Assyria
1. Assyrians http://www.wsu.edu/~dee/MESO/ASSYRIA.HTM
2. History of Assyria http://www.aina.org/aol/peter/brief.htm
3 Assyria On-line http://www.aina.org/aol/
4. Assyrian Empire http://www.goodnewsmedia.com/assyria.htm
5. Assyria: General Intro http://www.livius.org/as-at/assyria/assyria.html
6. Mesopotomia:Assyria http://www.mesopotamia.co.uk/

Ancient Hebrew

1. Ancient Hebrew Culture http://www.clarion-call.org/yeshua/culture/culture.htm
2. Hebrew Civilization http://www.publicbookshelf.com/public_html/The_Story_of_the_Greatest_Nations_and_the_Worlds_Famous_Events_Vol_1/ancienth_ja.html
3. Ancient Hebrew http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100107183037.htm
4. Mechanics of the Ancient Hebrew Culture http://www.ancient-hebrew.org/12_home.html

 Persia

1. Ancient Persian Civilization http://www.mybibletimeline.com/?gclid=CPCOmOXJ5qQCFeFN5Qod2Uu92A                   
2. iSeek http://www.iseek.com/iseek/home.page
3. Persian Contributions http://www.iseek.com/iseek/clean/result.html?tr=http%3a%2f%2fwww.iran-heritage.org%2finterestgroups%2fhistory-article3.htm&tq=http%3a%2f%2fwww.iseek.com%2fiseek%2fsearch.nav.html%3fc%3d0ea082dbaz12bd41f2802%26et%3d%26ex%3d(v0)(v3)(x1)(x2)(x3)(x4)(x5)(x6)%26p%3d1%26rs%3d%26rsd%3d&title=Contribution+of+Persia+to+the+World+Civilization+-+Iran+Heritage&q=Persia+contribution+to+civilization
4. Ancient Persia http://www.ancientpersia.com/history/hist_f.htm
5. Ancient Persia http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/cultural/oldworld/middle_east/ancientpersia.html
6. Forgotten Empire http://www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/forgottenempire/
7. Persia http://www.theancientweb.com/explore/content.aspx?content_id=22
8 Ancient Persia http://www.ancientpersia.com/

Phoenicia

1. Phoenicia http://phoenicia.org/toc.html
2. Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoenicia
3. Phoenicians http://www.phoenician.org/ancient_ships.htm
4. Encyclopedia of the Orient http://www.i-cias.com/e.o/phoenicia.htm#peop
Tigris and Euphrates River
1. Tigris River http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tigris
2. Euphrates River http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euphrates
3. Euphrates River Homepage http://web.bryant.edu/~langlois/ecology/euphrates.htm
4. Britannica On-line http://www.britannica.com/eb/article-9110543/Tigris-Euphrates-river-system
Renaissance
1. La Renaissance http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/glo/renaissance/
2. Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renaissance
3. Welcome to the Renaissance Faire http://www.renfaire.com/
4. The Renaissance http://www.teacheroz.com/renaissance.htm
5. The Renaissance Connection http://www.renaissanceconnection.org/
Middle Ages
1. The Life in the Middle Ages http://www.kyrene.k12.az.us/schools/brisas/sunda/ma/mahome.htm
2. History For Kids http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/medieval/
3. Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Middle_Ages

The Dark Ages and the Byzantine Empire

1. Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Ages
2. History of Byzantium http://www.turizm.net/turkey/history/darkages.html
3. The Forgotten Empire http://historymedren.about.com/cs/byzantinestudies/a/forgotten.htm

 

Seventh Grade Social Studies

1 Internet 4 Classrooms http://www.internet4classrooms.com/7thSocSt.htm
2 Awesome Library http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Studies/Social_Studies.html
3. Create a Timeline http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/timeline/index.html

Native Americans

1. Native Americans

http://www.nativeamericans.com/

2. Nebraska Studies http://www.nebraskastudies.org/0300/frameset_reset.html?http://www.nebraskastudies.org/0300/stories/0301_0110.html
3. Kidinfo http://www.kidinfo.com/american_history/native_americans.html
4. Index Native Americans http://www.hanksville.org/NAresources/
5. Lewis and Clark http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/native/index.html
6. Native Americans http://library.thinkquest.org/J0110072/navigation/native_american_chart.htm
7. American Indians http://www.42explore2.com/native.htm
8. Native Americans Culture and History http://www.teacheroz.com/Native_Americans.htm

Exploration and Colonization

1. The History Place Timeline http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/rev-early.htm
2. Explorers http://library.thinkquest.org/C001692/english/index.php3?subject=explorers/database&type=name
3. Exploration http://www.artifacts.org/conquest.htm
4. Age of Exploration http://www.pkwy.k12.mo.us/southmiddle/ProjectPathways/explorers.htm

The Thirteen Colonies

1. The Thirteen Colonies http://www.east-buc.k12.ia.us/00_01/CA/13c.htm
2. The Thirteen Colonies http://www.rcs.k12.va.us/csjh/colonies.htm
3 Colonial America http://americanhistory.about.com/od/colonialamerica/
4. 13 Original Colonies http://www.timepage.org/spl/13colony.html
5. The 13 Colonies http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/graphics/13mapnew.htm
6. Interactive Map http://www.mrnussbaum.com/13.htm
7. 13 Colonies http://www.chlive.org/kkaplan/13_colonies.htm

Causes of the American Revolution

1. History of the USA http://www.usahistory.info/American-Revolution/
2. History Central.Com http://www.historycentral.com/Revolt/causes.html

The American Revolution

1 Revolutionary War http://www.multied.com/revolt/
2. Liberty http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty
3. Kidport http://www.kidport.com/RefLib/UsaHistory/AmericanRevolution/AmerRevolution.htm
4. The American Revolution http://www.theamericanrevolution.org/default.aspx
5. The History Place http://www.historyplace.com/unitedstates/revolution/
6. Kidinfo http://www.kidinfo.com/american_history/american_revolution.html
7. The American Revolution http://edtech.kennesaw.edu/web/amrevol.html
8. Harlingen http://www.harlingen.isd.tenet.edu/coakhist/amrev.html
9. History.com http://www.history.com/topics/american-revolution

Articles of Confederation and the Critical Period

1.

Articles of Confederation

http://www.barefootsworld.net/aoc1777.html

2. Digital History http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/database/article_display.cfm?HHID=277
3. US History .com http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h362.html

US Constitution

1. Charters of Freedom http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution.html
2. Annapolis http://www.law.ou.edu/hist/annapolis.html
3. Yahooligans http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/tg/constitution.html
4. The Living Document http://teacher.scholastic.com/researchtools/articlearchives/civics/usgovt/constit/conlivdo.htm
5. Ben's Guide http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/documents/constitution/about.html
6. RATIFICATION OF THE CONSTITUTION http://college.hmco.com/history/readerscomp/rcah/html/ah_073800_ratification.htm

The New Government

1. American President.Org

 http://www.americanpresident.org/history/GeorgeWashington/

2. From Revolution to Reconstruction http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/P/gw1/
3. The Era of Good Feeling http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h43.html
4. The War of 1812 http://www.historycentral.com/1812/Index.html
5 War of 1812 http://www.gatewayno.com/history/War1812.html

The Age of Jackson

1. The Jacksonian Era http://americanhistory.about.com/od/ageofjackson/
2. The Native American Policy http://www.socialstudieshelp.com/Lesson_41_Notes.htm
Causes of the Civil War
1. Southern View http://www.civilwarhome.com/confederatecauses.htm
2. Causes of the War http://ngeorgia.com/history/why.html
3. North  Aggression http://www.civilwarhistory.com/slavetrade/causes.htm
4. The Causes http://www.swcivilwar.com/cw_causes.html
5. Civil War http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/history/A0857365.html
6. The American Civil War http://www.us-civilwar.com/
7. The Civil War http://www.teacheroz.com/civilwar.htm
8. What Caused the War? http://americancivilwar.com/kids_zone/causes.html
The Civil War
1. The War Between the States http://www.archaeolink.com/american_civil_war.htm
2. Civil War.Com http://www.civilwar.com/
3. Civil War Resources http://sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/
4. The Civil War Homepage http://www.civil-war.net/
5. Abraham Lincoln http://www.americanpresident.org/history/abrahamlincoln/
6 Yahooligans http://yahooligans.yahoo.com/Around_the_World/Countries/United_States/History/Presidency/Presidents/Lincoln__Abraham__1809_1865_/
7. The American Civil War http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/USAcivilwarC.htm
8. Answers.com http://www.answers.com/topic/american-civil-war
9. The US Civil War http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/subjects/civilwar.htm
10. Images of War http://www.civil-war.net/cw_images/index.htm
11. US History - Civil War http://www.besthistorysites.net/USHistory_CivilWar.shtml

 

Eighth Grade Social Studies

1 Internet 4 Classrooms http://www.internet4classrooms.com/8SocSt.htm
2 Awesome Library http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Studies/Social_Studies.html
3. Create a Timeline http://www.readwritethink.org/materials/timeline/index.html

Discovery and Exploration

1. Discovers Web http://www.win.tue.nl/cs/fm/engels/discovery/
2. 1492: An Ongoing Voyage http://www.ibiblio.org/expo/1492.exhibit/Intro.html

Colonial Period

1. Plimoth Plantation http://www.plimoth.org/
2. The Salem Witch Museum http://www.salemwitchmuseum.com/
3. Colonial America http://americanhistory.about.com/od/colonialamerica/
4. William Penn

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~cap/PENN/pnhome.html

The American Revolution (1775-1783)
1. A Journey Toward Freedom http://library.thinkquest.org/10966/
2. King George III http://www.britannia.com/history/monarchs/mon55.html

Creating Government

1. Articles of Confederation http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~rkw/RKW_FOLDER/Madison.pdf
2. War of 1812 http://www.multied.com/1812/

Early Republication Period

1. Lewis and Clark http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/
2. Mount Vernon http://www.mountvernon.org/
3. Thomas Jefferson http://www.monticello.org/

Manifest Destiny, Expansion and Slavery

1. The Oregon Trail http://www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html
2. The Underground Railroad http://education.ucdavis.edu/NEW/STC/lesson/socstud/railroad/contents.htm

Civil War and Reconstruction

1. The Civil War Home Page http://www.sunsite.utk.edu/civil-war/warweb.html
2. Civil War Archive http://www.civilwararchive.com/
3. The American Civil War http://www.homepages.dsu.edu/jankej/civilwar/civilwar.htm
4. Civil War Medicine http://www.powerweb.net/bbock/war/
5 Opposing Views on Reconstruction http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1990/ch5_p11.htm

World War I

1. Trench Warfare http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWtrench.htm
2. Articles: Life in the Trenches http://www.firstworldwar.com/features/trenchlife.htm
3. The Great War http://www.pbs.org/greatwar/
4 Wikipedia: WWI http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
5. World War I Archives http://www.wwi-models.org/Photos/

World War II

1. WW II Timeline http://www.worldwar-2.net/
2. The History Place http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/timeline/ww2time.htm
3. WW II  Photos http://www.archives.gov/research/ww2/photos/
4. WW II http://www.teacheroz.com/wwii.htm
5. Yahoo http://dir.yahoo.com/Arts/Humanities/History/By_Time_Period/20th_Century/Military_History/World_War_II/
6. 42 Explore http://www.42explore2.com/worldwar2.htm
     

Immigration and Urbanization

1. Immigration http://www.ricocheting.com/technical_documents/Immigration.and.Urbanization.html
2. Immigration and Urbanization http://faculty.chass.ncsu.edu/kilgroe/Indus.htm
3. 1877-1914 Immigration http://www.rhs.simi.k12.ca.us/RHSLibrary/History/AmerHis/1877-1914ImmigrationUrbanization.html
Progressive Movement
1. The Progressive Movement http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1061.html
2. Progressive Era http://www.americaslibrary.gov/jb/progress/jb_progress_subj.html
3. Links to Glided Era http://bss.sfsu.edu/cherny/gapesites.htm
4. Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressive_Era

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