Social Studies: 

 
AtoZ Teacher Stuff - Theme Pages - elementary
http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/

American Factfinder from the U. S. Census Bureau
http://factfinder2.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/index.xhtml

Ancient Egypt from University of South Florida
http://ce.eng.usf.edu/pharos/cairo/

American History sites from Georgetown
 
http://resources.library.georgetown.edu/libdata/rqs.phtml?core=1&subject_id=63
   More sites from Georgetown -
    
http://resources.library.georgetown.edu/libdata/resources_by_subject.phtml

American History information for kids
http://web.archive.org/web/20030312154216/www.lksd.org/kongiganak/kongiganak/ContinuousEdCarnagie/Carnagie/AmericanHistory/AmericanHistory.htm

Bellingham, Washington sites - explorers activities and webquests
http://wwwbir.bham.wednet.edu/class/hinshaw/socst/explorer.htm

The Best of History Websites -  http://www.besthistorysites.net/index.shtml

Brad Bowerman's Geography World - tons of good stuff
http://geographyworldonline.com/

CNN - http://www.cnn.com
 
CNN for Kids - http://www.cnn.com/studentnews/index.html
  CNN Education - hhttp://schoolsofthought.blogs.cnn.com/


The Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov

Center for Civic Education -curricular materials on left
http://www.civiced.org/index.php
   Sample Lessons -
http://www.civiced.org/index.php?page=lesson_plans

Central Intelligence Agency with facts about countries of the world
2002 Fact Book
 
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/index.html

       CIA for Kids site
        https://www.cia.gov/kids-page/index.html

Crossroads - American history curriculum from New York for K-12
http://www.eric.ed.gov/PDFS/ED430841.pdf

Mr. Donn's History
http://www.mrdonn.org/

    
Mr. Donn's US History
     http://americanhistory.mrdonn.org/index.html

Mr. Dowling's Electronic Passport
http://www.mrdowling.com/

EconEdLink - economics lessons
http://www.econedlink.org/

EDSITEment Lesson Plans -
http://edsitement.neh.gov/lesson-plans

Enchanted Learning - K-3
http://www.EnchantedLearning.com/Home.html

Evansville - ancient civilizations
 http://eawc.evansville.edu/index.htm

Excellent American History site from the Netherlands
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/1994/index.htm
    Also:
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/H/index.htm

Federal Reserve Publications for Teachers - websites and publications
 http://app.ny.frb.org/education/index.html

First Gov For Kids - http://www.kids.gov/
   State information http://www.kids.gov/k_5/k_5_states.shtml

Fourth of July, American history, and History Center from Education World
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson069.shtml
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/archives/history.shtml
http://www.education-world.com/history/

Fun State Facts from the US Census Bureau
http://www.census.gov/schools/census_for_kids/index.html

Greentown Themes and Units and Online Activities
http://www.northcanton.sparcc.org/~greentown/grtheme.htm

History-Social Science Course Models for grades 2-5 from CA
http://www.history.ctaponline.org/

Mr. Hokanson's Social Studies (US History and World Geography)
Outlines, objectives, tutorials, notes, and activities plus more
http://homepage.mac.com/nhokanson/Sites/socialstudies/

Learn About the US Department of State
http://www.state.gov/youthandeducation/

The History Channel - This Day in History
http://www.thehistorychannel.com/

The History Net - Where History Lives on the Web
http://www.thehistorynet.com

History/Social Studies for K-12 Teachers
http://k-12historysocialstudies.com/boals.html

(Really big site from) Indiana - Social Studies Sources
http://www.indiana.edu/~socialst/

Library of Congress - includes Thomas, American Memory, and exhibitions
http://www.loc.gov

Mapquest - world atlas with printable maps or map your trip
http://www.mapquest.com
http://atlas.mapquest.com/

Memphis State - ancient world cultures including Color Tour of Egypt
http://www.memphis.edu/egypt/index.htm

National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
http://www.socialstudies.org/standards/introduction

National Geographic Society - Maps, searchable lesson plans,interactive sites - http://www.nationalgeographic.com
For teachers - http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/?ar_a=1
                 http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/teaching-resources/?ar_a=1
                 http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/explore-topics/st/?ar_a=

New Hampshire Geographic Alliance - excellent resources for NH teachers
http://www.nhga.net/

Odyssey Online from Emory University -ancient civilizations info and art
http://carlos.emory.edu/ODYSSEY/

SCORE history and social studies lesson plans and resources from California - http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/

Smithsonian Institution - http://www.si.edu/
    Education and Outreach - http://smithsonianeducation.org/
   Lesson Plans - http://smithsonianeducation.org/educators/index.html
    Students - http://smithsonianeducation.org/students/index.html
    Resource Library - http://smithsonianeducation.org/educators/resource_library/resource_library.asp

Social Studies Lesson Plans and Resources for Teachers
http://www.csun.edu/~hcedu013

Teacherlink - Resources (NASA, graphics, lesson plans, maps, teacher opportunities, searchable database)
http://teacherlink.ed.usu.edu/tlresources/

TerraServer - satellite views
http://www.terraserver.com/

Topo maps - topographic maps online
http://nationalmap.gov/ustopo/index.html
http://nationalmap.gov/
http://mapserver.mytopo.com/homepage/index.cfm?CFID=13606733&CFTOKEN=32577592
http://topomaps.usgs.gov/

United Nations Cyberschoolbus - Global Teaching and Learning Project
http://www.cyberschoolbus.un.org/

US Maps  - http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states.html

Social Studies Resource Links
http://www.free.ed.gov/?sid=9
http://www.beavton.k12.or.us/vince/vose/resources/social.html#social

The White House - historical info plus modern
http://www.whitehouse.gov

World History information for kids
http://web.archive.org/web/20041111022456/http://www.lksd.org/kongiganak/kongiganak/ContinuousEdCarnagie/Carnagie/WorldHistory/WldHistoryMain.htm

WWW-VL History Central Catalog - teacher reference
http://vlib.iue.it/history/index.html


Arlington Public Schools Overview of Social Studies K-12
http://www.apsva.us/Page/2071

Awesome Library Social Studies Lesson Plans
http://www.awesomelibrary.org/social.html

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

EdHelper.com - social studies lessons
  (Select your state and scroll down to Classroom Resources)
http://www.edhelper.com

Eduplace social studies activities, current events, maps
http://www.eduplace.com/ss/wtp/

History for Kids
http://www.historyforkids.org/

LessonPlansPage.com -by grade level with multiple social studies topics and links
http://www.lessonplanspage.com/SS.htm

Links from Kathy Schrock - http://school.discoveryeducation.com/schrockguide/history/histg.html

New York Times Learning Network - http://www.nytimes.com/learning/
      New York Times Archived Lessons -
 
        
http://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/category/social-studies/

ProTeacher - lessons
http://www.proteacher.com/090000.shtml

Social Studies Curriculum by grade level from the Montgomery County Public Schools in Rockville Maryland - use left column or select a grade level and scroll down to Bookmarks
http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/curriculum/socialstudies/

US Treasury - Role Of and History for Kids
' Lessons for Teachers
http://www.treasury.gov/about/education/Pages/default.aspx

Mrs. Mitchell's social studies web page
http://www.kathimitchell.com/socstud.htm
   Mrs. Mitchell's Geography Links
web page
    http://www.kathimitchell.com/geog.htm

   Regional Geography
     http://www.kathimitchell.com/reggeo.html

 

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