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Social Studies Resource Links
The History Net
(World History, American History, Civil War, Battles, WWII)
(A great Site)
U-S-History.com has been developed to provide students of American history with an interactive tool with which to locate detailed information about the nation's history.
Do you need to know facts about any of the 50 states? This
site gives all the details.
Students can test their knowledge of world geography by playing the
online GeoBee Quiz
Choose “Play the Game.”
Comprehensive site on geography & maps
Civil War Information
(8th graders- This is great for your Civil War unit)
Civil War Summaries by States
Civil War, 19th Century American History
North Carolina Web Resources For Students
(8th graders, this is a great site for your NC Study Units!)
Historical Highlights of North Carolina
North Carolina Museum of History
North Carolina Links to Government Resources
On-Line Interactive Maps of Countries (Europe, US, Africa, Asia,
Africa Information Center:
7th Grade Social Studies - This is a great site.
Zoom in on Africa. Get a close look at the land of many languages
and customs. Explore the most amazing animals of earth.
Here is a site that is sponsored by National Geographic and has everything
ready to take students on a virtual safari in Botswana, Africa. Note,
that this site in nearly all graphics and the pages take some time to load,
but the information is well worth the wait.
Asia Information Center
6th Grade Resource Links
Medieval History - Ancient World - Russia - Europe - Renaissance - South America
Click on the desired region of the world for information about any country!
(Flags of All Countries)
Social Studies Online
(World & US History, Countries & Resources)
National Museum of Natural History
(Smithsonian's National Museum -- Here you can search
collections and reference databases for information on subjects
that range from the anthropological to the zoological.)
American Museum of National History
(Preview the American Museum of National History exhibits on line)
Alternative Presidential Websites:
The American Presidential Links, Candidates for 2000 Presidential Race, Political Parties, Commentary & News, Presidential History
Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents
The Library of Congress
The White House
Holocaust - Museum in Jerusalem - Heroes Remembrance
US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Black History Links
The Web's Premier Source of Volcano information
Art History Resources on the Web
National Civil Rights Museum: Virtual Tour
The History Channel
Great listing of History/Social Social Studies web sites for K-12
Ben's Guide to US Government
Created by the Government Printing Office, this well-designed site introduces children to how the government works. It covers the U.S. Constitution, how laws are made, the branches of government, and citizenship. The site is divided into sections aimed at age groups K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12, with a separate section for parents and educators. It also includes games and activities, e-mail for kids to ask questions of Ben Franklin (the first public librarian) and extensive links to other government related sites
This is a site with news articles about European countries.
You can also type in your country’s name in the search box to find other articles.
This page will let you convert the currency (money) of any country into U.S. dollars.
Wake County Public School System
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Last updated: December 18, 2012