Social Studies and Geography

 

 

Read Write Think Timeline Creator

 

National Geographic Atlas Resources

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/atlas/

 

The American Revolution

USA Boston Tea Party

http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/E/teaparty/bostonxx.htm

Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum

http://www.bostonteapartyship.com

 

Battles of the American Revolution

http://theamericanrevolution.org/battles.asp

 

http://kidport.com/RefLib/UsaHistory/AmericanRevolution/Battles.htm

 

http://militaryhistory.about.com/od/americanrevolution/American_Revolution.htm

 

 


 

The Russian Revolution

Russian Revolution

http://depts.washington.edu/baltic/papers/russianrevolution.htm

 

http://rationalrevolution.net/war/russian_revolution.htm

 

Leon Trotsky

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/trotsky_leon.shtml

 

http://fbuch.com/leon.htm

 

http://www.kirjasto.sci.fi/trotsky.htm

 

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/RUStrotsky.htm

 

http://www.google.com/search?q=leon+trotsky&hl=en&client=safari&rls=en&tbs=tl:1&tbo=1&ei=7fMSSuqaCJuxtgeCmbmUBA&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=13

 

Joseph Stalin

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/stalin_joseph.shtml

 

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/RUSstalin.htm

 

Czar Nicholas II

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/nicholas_ii.shtml

 

Karl Marx

http://www.historyguide.org/intellect/marx.html

 

KGB

http://www.fas.org/irp/world/russia/kgb/su0514.htm

 

KGB

http://www.newsfinder.org/site/more/kgb_komitet_gosudastvennoy_bezopasnosti/

 

Lenin's Propaganda

 

http://www.pbs.org/redfiles/prop/inv/prop_inv_ins.htm

 

http://www.calvin.edu/academic/cas/gpa/sedprop.htm

 

Communism

http://www.allaboutphilosophy.org/communism.htm

 

http://www.gmu.edu/departments/economics/bcaplan/museum/musframe.htm


 

Historical Maps

University of Texas Links to 200+ sites for historical maps.

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/map_sites/hist_sites.html

 

Large collection of historical maps.


 

Time Magazine for Kids

All Levels

http://www.timeforkids.com/TFK/


 

Explorers

Enchanted Learning's site.

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/

 

All About Explorers, A to Z 

 

Biographies on famous explorers

 

Links to many other sites with info.on explorers.


 


 

Social Studies - Primary Level 1-3

 

Great links to famous Americans, community information, symbols, holiday activities

http://www.newton.k12.ks.us/tech/second_grade_internet_links1.htm#Social%20Studies

 

Information about the Spanish American War

http://www.wccusd.k12.ca.us/elcerrito/history/span-amerwar.htm

 

http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/remember.html

 

United States Presidents

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/history/us/pres/list.shtml

 

Whitehouse Site

http://www.whitehouse.gov/kids/


 


 

Frontier Life

Compare a day in the life of a people in the 1800's to now

http://a-day-in-the-life.powys.org.uk/eng/eindex.html

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/frontierhouse/frontierlife/index.html


 


 

Fall River and Massachusetts

Fall River Historical Sites

http://sailsinc.org/Durfee/fallriver.htm

 

Official Site of Fall River, MA

http://www.fallriverma.org/

 

Battleship Cove Site

http://www.battleshipcove.org/

 

Lizzie Borden

http://www.roadsideamerica.com/attract/MAFALliz.html

 

City Guide

http://icity.net/massachusetts/fall-river-massachusetts/

 

 

Massachusetts

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/cis/ciskid/kididx.htm

 

Geography

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/ma_geography.htm

 

Enchanted Learning - Massachusetts facts

 

IMMIGRATION

Scholastic Site on Ellis Island, Virtual Tour

Ellis Island Official Site

http://www.ellisisland.org/genealogy/ellis_island_visiting.asp

Encyclopedia Brittanica - Ellis Island


 

New York City

National Park Service-Statue of Liberty

http://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

 

Museum of Jewish History

http://www.mjhnyc.org/

 

Metropolitan Museum of Fine Arts

http://www.metmuseum.org/visit/

 

Sony Wonder Technology Lab


 


 

 

Government History and Historic Sites


Iwo Jima

http://www.nps.gov/archive/gwmp/usmc.htm

 

Martin Luther King Memorial

Holocaust museum

http://www.ushmm.org/

 

Smithsonian Museum


Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for kids

 

http://www.aviewoncities.com/washington/uscapitol.htm


Harcourt Social Studies

http://www.harcourtschool.com/menus/hssc/index.html

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/

 

Washington D.C. Monuments-Pictures


Virtual Tour of Washington, D.C.

Virtual Tour of Ford's Theater

http://www.fordstheatre.org


Short descriptions of
Washington D.C.

monuments

http://dc.about.com/cs/sightseeing/a/Monuments.htm


Official Whitehouse Site - Info. on Presidents

http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/presidents/

Virtual tour of
Washington, DC

http://www.tourofdc.org

Benjamin Franklin

http://sln.fi.edu/franklin/rotten.html


King George III

http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/PRgeorgeIII.htm


National Archives

http://www.archives.gov/

http://www.digitalvaults.org/


Library of Congress

http://www.loc.gov/index.html


Vietnam

Veterans Memorial

http://www.nps.gov/vive/


Iwo

Jima Memorial

http://www.aviewoncities.com/washington/iwojimamemorial.htm


Mount Vernon

http://www.mountvernon.org/


Arlington National Cemetery

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.org/


US National Parks Website

http://usparks.about.com/

 

National Park Service Website

http://www.nps.gov/index.htm


National List of Historic Travel Sites

http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/travel/


Oklahoma

Info. & News


 

Presidential Election Sites

270 to Win

http://www.electoral-vote.com/

http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Voting.shtml

 

 

 

Native American Sites

Native Americans in Massachusetts

Native Americans in Massachusetts

Native Americans in Rhode Island

Native Americans in Rhode Island

Native Americans in Maine

Native Americans in Maine

Native Americans in Vermont

Native Americans in Vermont

Native Americans in New Hampshire

Native Americans in New Hampshire

Native Americans in Connecticut

Native Americans in Connecticut






















 

 

 

Continents, Oceans, Major Rivers of the World

Enchanted Learning - Rivers of the World

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/rivers/majorrivers.shtml


Continents and Oceans Game
 

Label Rivers of the World


Outline Map of major rivers of the world
 

Thinquest site - Pictures and info. on major rivers

 

Social Studies for Kids site


River systems of the World
 

 

Mountains of the World

Map of world mountain ranges

http://maps.howstuffworks.com/world-mountain-ranges-map.htm

 

Peakware Encyclopedia of Mountains

http://www.peakware.com/index.html

 

I like2learn site-Social Studies topics

http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/mountainmaps/MountainRanges.html

 

Website for several social studies topics

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/geoindex.html

 

Learning About Mountains - An online guide for teachers and kids

http://www.mountain.org/education/subexplore/explore01.cfm

 

http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/infopage/alps.htm

 

http://www.blueplanetbiomes.org/rocky_mountain.htm

 

http://www.mnteverest.net/history.html

 

http://www.tanzaniaparks.com/kili.html

 

Appalachian Mountains

http://www.peakbagger.com/range.aspx?rid=16

 

http://animals.about.com/od/environmenthabitat/p/appalachian.htm

 

 


 

Pilgrims

Scholastic websites

http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/feast/play.htm

 

http://www.scholastic.com/scholastic_thanksgiving/

 

http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/search?query=pilgrims&x=0&y=0

Scholastic site about Plymouth Colony

http://teacher.scholastic.com/researchtools/researchstarters/plymouth/

Pilgrim background info.

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mosmd/#part1

Pilgrim Story

http://www.pilgrimhall.org/museum.htm

 

A brief history

http://www.mayflowerfamilies.com/colonial_life/pilgrims.htm

 

History of Plymouth and its people

http://www.pilgrims.net/plymouth/history/

 

The Mayflower Compact

http://www.allabouthistory.org/mayflower-compact.htm

 

 

The First Thanksgiving - Story about the Pilgrims

http://www.holidays.net/thanksgiving/pilgrims.htm


 

Freedom Trail


Main Site - Boston National Historical Park

http://www.nps.gov/bost/index.htm

 

Freedom Trail Site & map

http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/maps/maps.html

 

Bunker Hill Museum

http://www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/bhmuseum.htm

 

African American Freedom Trail

http://www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/bhmuseum.htm

 

Old South Meeting House

http://www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/osmh.htm

 

http://www.colonialmeetinghouses.com/mh_old_south.shtml

 

Old State House

http://www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/osh.htm

 

Old State House

http://www.bostonhistory.org/?s=osh&p=history

 

http://www.cityofboston.gov/freedomtrail/Massachusettshouse.asp

 

Massachusetts State House - Old and New

http://www.sec.state.ma.us/trs/trsbok/trstour.htm

 

Faneuil Hall

http://www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/fh.htm

 

http://www.cityofboston.gov/FreedomTrail/Faneuilhall.asp

 

http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/visitor/old-corner

 

Paul Revere House

http://www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/prh.htm

 

http://www.paulreverehouse.org/

 

The Old North Church

 

http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/visitor/old-north-church.html

 

http://www.oldnorth.com/

 

http://www.sacred-destinations.com/usa/boston-old-north-church

 

Bunker Hill Monument

http://www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/bhm.htm

 

Charlestown Navy Yard

http://www.nps.gov/bost/historyculture/cny.htm

 

USS Constitution

http://www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org/

 

Park Street Church

http://www.cityofboston.gov/FreedomTrail/parkstreet.asp

 

http://www.parkstreet.org/history

 

http://www.google.com/search?q=history+park+street+church&hl=en&safe=active&client=safari&rls=en&tbs=tl:1&tbo=1&ei=bnYmSrS-Cpbhtgf45uzbBg&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11

 

Granary Burying Ground

http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/visitor/granary.html

 

http://www.cityofboston.gov/FreedomTrail/granary.asp

 

King's Chapel andBurying Ground

http://www.cityofboston.gov/FreedomTrail/kingschapel.asp

 

Ben Franklin Statue & First School Site

http://www.cityofboston.gov/FreedomTrail/firstpublic.asp

 

http://www.thefreedomtrail.org/visitor/boston-latin.html

 

Old Corner Bookstore

http://www.cityofboston.gov/FreedomTrail/oldcorner.asp

 

Copp's Hill Burying Ground

http://www.cityofboston.gov/FreedomTrail/coppshill.asp

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Massachusetts_State_House

 

Links to all Freedom Trail sites & Boston Attractions

 

http://www.starthereboston.com/park-street-church.html

 

http://www.aviewoncities.com/boston/paulreverehouse.htm

 

http://www.hmdb.org/



 




 

Aztecs, Incas and Mayas

Ducksters.com Aztecs, Incas, Mayas

The Mayan Empire=Powerpoints, clipart, videos, games

Info. on Mayan children, daily life

http://mayas.mrdonn.org/dailylife.html

Online encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maya_civilization

Kids Mayan website
http://mayankids.com

Mayan Games

http://www.greatdreams.com/mayan/mayan-games.htm

Links to sites on Aztec,
Inca, Mayan Civilizations

Info. and comparison charts on Inca, Maya, Aztec civilizations
http://library.thinkquest.org/C006206F/

http://www.suite101.com/content/the-conquest-of-the-maya-a129824

http://www.hanksville.org/yucatan/mayamath.html

http://www.math.wichita.edu/history/topics/num-sys.html#maya

http://www.pbs.org/kcet/when-worlds-collide/essays/birth-of-a-new-world-religion.html

http://www.historylink101.com/1/mayan/ancient_mayan.htm

Aztec Civilization
Aztec children

http://aztecs.mrdonn.org/dailylife.html

Aztec History and Culture

http://www.history-aztec.com

http://library.thinkquest.org/27981/beliefs.html

http://library.thinkquest.org/16325/y-rel.html

Links to sites on Aztec, Inca, Mayan Civilizations

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/mayan.html#AZTEC%20%A0

http://www.thenagain.info/webchron/americas/cortes.cp.html

http://www.hyperhistory.net/apwh/bios/b4hcortez_p1jf.htm

http://www.pbs.org/conquistadors/cortes/cortes_flat.html

http://www.aztec-history.net/aztec_religion

http://www.aztec-indians.com/aztec-religion.html

http://philtar.ucsm.ac.uk/encyclopedia/latam/aztec.html


Incan Civilization

Info. on Incan children

http://incas.mrdonn.org/

Information about the Inca civilization

http://library.thinkquest.org/5058/inca.htm


sites on Aztec, Inca, Mayan Civilizations

http://www.westirondequoit.org/ihs/library/mayan.html#AZTEC%20%A0