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GREAT WEBSITES in SOCIAL STUDIES
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Updated:1/2015


Maps and the Earth:
Prehistoric Time:
PBSOtzi
Lascaux CaveLascaux Cave
Mr. DowlingPrehistoric People and links to other topics in history.
Phoenicians
Mesopotamia:
Phillip MartinCode of Hammurabi
http://www.unmuseum.org/hangg.htmHanging Gardens(and lots of other infomration)
http://www.penn.museum/cgi/cuneiform.cgiWrite your name in ancient cuneiform
Egyptians:
Discovering EgyptEgyptian math
PBSHieroglyphics
Tour Egyptpapyrus
Kids KonnectLots of links on topics on Egypt
Tour EgyptHoward Carter
Guardian.NetWonderful site!
Ancient Egypt/Great site on ancient Egypt

Greece:
Mr. Donn's Greece Lots of links on Ancient Greece
Focus MMMusic to listen to and lots of other information on Greece.
Rome:
Mr. Donn's Rome/Lots of helpful links on Ancient Rome
PBSConstruct a Roman Aqueduct
Vikings and Germanic Tribes:
BBC SchoolsActivities on Romans Vikings and Germanic Tribes:
PBSVikings and runes
Mr. DowlingHelpful information
Kids KonnectLots of links to information Vikings.

Middle Ages:
Kids on the Net Interactive tour of a Castle
Castle Learning Network Links to lots of information on the Middle Ages.
Mr. Donn's Middle AgesLots of links on topics on the Middle Ages.
http://www.themiddleages.net/index.html Lots of information on this period of time including the history of the fork and links to samples music of the period.
PBS Information and links about the topic of the plague.
Japan:
http://web-japan.org/kidsweb/Excellent site with lots of information and activities
Mr. Donn's JapanLots of links to information on Japan
India
Tai MahalStory on the Taj Mahal
China:
PBSMummies of China
China HighlightsGreat Wall of China
Time for KidsLots of information on China. (Click AROUND THE WORLD ON THE LEFT MARGIN to see other countries in the series!)
Gail Hennessey's China Lots of ideas of things to share with your students about China.
Mr. Donn's China Lots of links to use with your students on China and its history.
Travel ChinaTerra Cotta Soldiers
Pioneers:
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/frontierhouse/multimedia/interactive.htmlInteresting quiz on whether you could succeed as a pioneer.
http://www.kidinfo.com/American_History/Pioneers.htmlLots of links on Pioneers and Westward Expansion.
Civil War:
Kids KonnectLinks on Lincoln and civil war.
http://www.pdmusic.org/civilwar.htmlListen to music clips from the civil war era
Immigration:
PBSImmigration
Roaring Twenties and Depression:
Mr. Donn's American HistoryLots of great links to learn about the Roaring Twenties
Kids KonnectLots of links on the Roaring Twenties.
http://www.archive.org/details/LetsGoToTheMThis clip on the history of movies is excellent.
PBS Information on the beginning of jazz and famous jazz musicians of the time.
Phillip MartinLots of power point lessons on the time period
Kids KonnectLots of links on the Depression.
World War 2:
ScholasticLots of information for young people on Pearl Harbor
ScholasticA primary document on a survivor's story about the atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Economics:
PBSAd tricks
National GeographicLearn about globalization from this short story, Lizzie's Morning.
General sites of interest:

Focus MMClick on the countries at the top to hear music of the regions and learn other interesting information.
Kid InfoLots of resources on topics in history.
http://www.omniglot.com/links/yournamein.htm Fun site: See your name in different languages!
http://elibrary.sd71.bc.ca/subject_resources/socials/mesopotamia.htmLots of resources on different topics in history such as Mesopotamia, Rome, Greece, Middle Ages and more.
BBC SchoolsLots of good resources on world history
ScholasticGame to test your knowledge on the Constitution.
White House.govGreat source of information on Presidents of the United States
White House.govGreat source to learn about First Ladies of the United States.