(which in the Tshiluba language means "here on this
earth") aims to foster a foundation for global citizenship and community in
children around the world. Through this Site, Sesame Workshop aims to extend
their mission to use educational media to help children reach their highest
potential, celebrate cultural diversity, and build global understanding. Visit Panwapa, it's both educational and fun!
Test your knowledge of world geography by playing
alone or with a partner. Grades 7+
- a web-based education
project designed to teach students civics and about our democracy. iCivics is
the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. There are teaching games on this
Latitude and Longitude
Enter two global coordinates and receive the crow's
flight distance between the two or examine the
distance between many large cities on the planet. Grades 5+
Don't Gross Out the World
Cute - International Dining Etiquette Quiz
Games, maps, history
provides tools to build a description of
an event, person or historical event by placing items in a virtual box.
Interactive economics by grade
of A Nation
Explore the animated timeline that traces the growth
of the United States at the animated atlas. Grades 3+
Atlas, encyclopedia, current events, daily facts and more
A collection of references: encyclopedias,
newspapers, language translators and more
Interactive role playing
Kids NewsRoom This week's news
written just for kids.
dMarie Time Capsule Plug in a date & find out what
music, books, famous people were 'happening'
Place the State
BuzzTracker Shows relationship
between news stories. Great for current events!
FREE online Classic version.
City Creator For the younger
History Mystery From Scholastic Gr 4-9
Flags of the World
Great way to apply economics
Bayeux Tapestry Activities
World History: Complete
the tapestry, build a Norman ship, etc
Archiving Early America
This site contains movies based on the 'Famous
Moments' series which highlight a true story of historical significance,
providing 'students' of early America with a better understanding of the people,
places and events of this important era. Grades 3-8
Edison Motion Pictures
*Alphabetical Listing http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/edhtml/edmvalpha.html
A collection of 341 Edison films, including
127 titles made from 1891 to1918. For best results, right-click and save file to computer. Grades 2-12
Take the Worldwide Table Manners Flash Quiz and find out how much you know about customs around the world. Grades 2-8
Interactive shockwave quizzes on topics of geology.
Geocaching Got a GPS unit? This site will help YOU
be the search engine, then try
a weekly podcast all about geocaching.
A super site for kids to learn U. S. census
information. Includes an interactive map students can click on to learn
information about each state. Also includes online quizzes. Grades 2-5
Check out this interactive "museum"
that will take on geography journeys. Come in and visit an archeological dig or
climb a mountain. This site includes lesson plans, games, maps, activities and
more. Grades 5-8
At this site there is an interactive world map and you'll be instantly
transported to a large collection of online sites located in the continent,
country, city, or town or your choice. Grades 6-12
There are many time capsule sites available on the web and this is just one that
students can use. At this site you can type in a specific date and see the
highlights including music, politics, TV, movies, prices of goods, etc.
This is a fun educational site for audiences as young as preschool. Some of the
areas covered: science, language arts and geography. (Not all pages are
interactive.) Grades PreK-3
collection of language arts, math, science, and social studies. Grades
site contains a variety of edu-taining activities covering areas of math,
language arts, social studies, and science. Grades K-6
This site provides interactive timelines, essays, visual histories, and a
reference room with speeches, music, images, maps, and more from various periods
of American history. Ask a professional historian questions, play games, or
watch a flash movie. Grades 3-12
Economics for the 8-10 year old.
GeoSpy Geography game from National Geographic
Puzzled States US puzzle from Scholastic
The Road to Revolution - 1763 from PBS
Savings & budget game for kids
This e-zine from National Geographic provides articles, online games,
brainteasers, plus lots of other
surprises. Grades 3+
Seven Wonders of the World
Take a virtual tour of the seven wonders of the world and and learn about The
Temple of Artemis, The Hanging Gardens of Babylon, The Great Pyramid, The
Lighthouse of Alexandria plus three others.
World Atlas.com Plug in a date &
find out what music, books, famous people were 'happening'
Google Earth Free download of
satellite images and local facts.
Google Earth in the Classroom
Tutorial & Tips
Earth Contest Free way for
encourage students to USE Google Earth!
Google Earth Touring How to create
a Google Earth tour.
Google Moon NASA images and
Google Mars NASA images and
Google maps let you visit Mars
NASA World Wind Free PC download
enables zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth
Map Machine National Geographic
InfoNation Lets you compare
let's you compare statistics for countries and states
provides outlines of states, countries, & continents
How Far Is It?
Measure destinations of two locations to find the mileage & latitude and
Outlines of states, countries, & continents
Pedometer Track your walks
Map Maker Make your own map
from National Atlas
Google Earth and flickr shares photos around the world
Google Earth file:
Extent of sea ice
downloads directly to Google Earth
Global Temperature Trends for Google Earth
Download this set of .kmz files to get data on temperature trends
Map practice How well do you know the US?
I Know That
Social Studies Games
Basic Skills and Games
Social Studies Resources
6-12 Social Studies Interactive Resources