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Social Studies Resources

Information on Plagiarism

What Is Plagiarism?

Types of Plagiarism

How to avoid plagiarism

Consequences of plagiarism

Elementary/Middle

12 Geography Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

15 Truly Odd Geographical Facts

CNN Student News (Kid Safe)

Distance Calculator

Fact Monster World Geography

Find Latitude and Longitude

Here, There, Everywhere (Kid Safe)

Kids World Travel Guide – Geography

National Geographic for Kids

Nick News (Kid Safe)

PBS News Extra (Kid Safe)

Scholastic News (Kid Safe)

Smithsonian Tween Tribune (Kid Safe)

Student News Daily

Time for Kids (Kid Safe)

The World Atlas List Of Geography Facts

World Geography Games

Current Issues

CNN Student News

Student News Daily

Smithsonian Tween Tribune

News Resources (this website)

Economics

BPubs: access to business and trade publications with excellent browsing as well as a focused search

Chair The Fed: A Monetary Policy Game – “Think you have what it takes to run our country’s central bank? See if you can achieve full employment and low inflation as Chair of the Fed.”

Check Writing Basics

Compounding Calculator

Credit Score Basics

DailyStocks: look up stocks to monitor the stock market and your portfolio

Debt Payoff Calculator (Flash Required)

Debt Payoff Calculator (Flash Not Required)

Dr. Econ (Ask Dr. Econ) San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank

EconLit: more than 120 years of economics literature from around the world in an easily searchable format with journal articles, books, book reviews, articles, working papers, and dissertations, as well as historic journal articles from 1886 to 1968

Economics Help for Students

EDGAR Search: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requires certain disclosures that can be helpful to investors, and you can find them all here

Escape from Barter Island – “a…game that prompts thinking on the role of money in an economy, barter, and trade.”

Federal Reserve Education

Financial Literacy Facts – Links to resources for financial literacy

Foundation for Economic Education Economics

Foundation for Economic Education Economics and Entrepreneurship

HippoCampus Economics

How Teens Can Become Millionaires – A plan for the future

Khan Academy Finance and Capital Markets

Khan Academy Macro

Khan Academy Micro

Khan Academy AP Macro

Khan Academy AP Micro

Library of Economics and Liberty

Maintaining a Checking Account

National Bureau of Economic Research: find access to great resources in economic research.

Reality Check – What will it cost you to live?

Research Papers in Economics: a volunteer-maintained bibliographic database of working papers, articles, books, and even software components with more than 1.2 million research pieces.

The Stock Market Game

General

Behavioral Brain Science Archive: International journal of current research and theory

SocioSite: get access to information and resources which are relevant for sociologists and other social scientists

The SocioWeb: an independent guide to the sociological resources available on the Internet and is founded on the belief that the Internet can help to unite the sociological community in powerful ways.

WikiArc: find open access articles about archaeology.

Government

10 Basic Things Every American Should Know About How Your Country Works

270 To Win Interactive Election Map

Foundation for Economic Education US History and Government

HippoCampus History and Government

Political Information: Over 5000 carefully selected policy & political websites, the latest political news from dozens of authoritative sources, and an indispensable resource for journalists, political professionals, students and political junkies around the world.

US House of Representatives

US Senate

Human Geography

Dining Etiquette around the world

Etiquette Around the World

Countries and their Cultures

Money Around The World – Payoff Pilot – website sent by Katie V and Mia and their Kid’s Culture camp To access an archived page of the website, click here: Archived Page Thank you so much for the resource addition!

WikiArc: find open access articles about archaeology.

The World Atlas List Of Geography Facts

Psychology

Psycline: psychology and social science journals

Sociology/Anthropology

Anthropological Index Online: includes  general search of 4,000 periodicals held in both The British Museum Anthropology Library as well as Royal Anthropological Institute films

Anthropology Review Database: access to anthropology reviews, look up publishers, and find resources available for review

Dining Etiquette around the world

Don’t Gross Out the World!

Etiquette Around the World

HippoCampus Sociology

Money Around The World – Payoff Pilot – website sent by Katie V and Mia and their Kid’s Culture camp To access an archived page of the website, click here: Archived Page Thank you so much for the resource addition!

Nursery Rhymes – Lyrics, Origins, and History – The history and origins of most nursery rhymes reflect events in history and where available this site shows both the meanings, history, and origins of many nursery rhymes.

SocioSite: get access to information and resources which are relevant for sociologists and other social scientists

The SocioWeb: an independent guide to the sociological resources available on the Internet and is founded on the belief that the Internet can help to unite the sociological community in powerful ways.

US History

American History Online: find sources from historical digital collections

Biographies

Digital History: University of Houston’s Digital History database offers links to textbooks, primary sources, and educational materials in digital history. The database has multimedia, an interactive timeline, active learning, and resources for teachers.

The food timeline

Foundation for Economic Education US History and Government

Genesis: sources for women’s history with the Genesis data set and an extensive list of web resources.

HippoCampus History and Government

HistoryBuff: online newspaper archive, reference library, and a historical panoramas section in their free primary source material collection

The history chef

History Engine: learn history by researching, writing, and publishing, creating a collection of historical articles in U.S. history that can be searched for here by scholars, teachers, and the general public.

History and Politics Out Loud: a searchable archive of important recordings through history, particularly politically significant audio materials.

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: research human origins, with full text and topics including Mesopotamia, Rome, the Hellenistic world, Late Antiquity, and Christian origins.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: find thousands of sources in modern history, full texts, multimedia, and more.

Library of Anglo-American Culture and History: a subject catalog of recommended websites for historians. Currently, the catalog includes metadata of about 11.000 websites including the web directory of Clio-Online [more information]

Holocaust

WikiArc: find open access articles about archaeology.

Women’s History

World Geography

12 Geography Facts That Will Blow Your Mind

15 Truly Odd Geographical Facts

Countries and their Cultures

David Rumsey Historical Map Collection: contains more than 150,000 maps. The collection focuses on rare 16th through 21st-century maps of North and South America, as well as maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. The collection includes atlases, wall maps, globes, school geographies, pocket maps, books of exploration, maritime charts, and a variety of cartographic materials including pocket, wall, children’s, and manuscript maps. Items range in date from about 1550 to the present.

Distance Calculator

Ethnologue: find, read about, and research the world’s 7,099 known living languages

Fact Monster World Geography

Find Latitude and Longitude

Food Country by Country

Money Around The World – Payoff Pilot – website sent by Katie V and Mia and their Kid’s Culture camp To access an archived page of the website, click here: Archived Page Thank you so much for the resource addition!

The World Atlas List Of Geography Facts

Kids World Travel Guide – Geography

Maps of the World

World’s 50 Best Foods – Article

The World Geography

World Geography Games

World Map from Geology.com

World History

Adolf and Maria Althoff – The Circus family that harbored a family of Jews in Germany during World War II

Children of the Holocaust – information, pictures, links to more information about children during the Holocaust from the US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Digital History: University of Houston’s Digital History database offers links to textbooks, primary sources, and educational materials in digital history. The database has multimedia, an interactive timeline, active learning, and resources for teachers.

The food timeline

Genesis: sources for women’s history with the Genesis data set and an extensive list of web resources.

HippoCampus History and Government

HistoryBuff: online newspaper archive, reference library, and a historical panoramas section in their free primary source material collection

The history chef

History Engine: learn history by researching, writing, and publishing, creating a collection of historical articles in U.S. history that can be searched for here by scholars, teachers, and the general public.

History and Politics Out Loud: a searchable archive of important recordings through history, particularly politically significant audio materials.

The Holocaust: A learning site for students – “Organized by theme, this learning site presents an overview of the Holocaust through historical photographs, maps, images of artifacts, and testimony clips. It is a resource for middle and secondary level students and teachers, with content that reflects the history as it is presented in the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s Permanent Exhibition.

Internet Ancient History Sourcebook: research human origins, with full text and topics including Mesopotamia, Rome, the Hellenistic world, Late Antiquity, and Christian origins.

Internet Modern History Sourcebook: find thousands of sources in modern history, full texts, multimedia, and more.

Irene Danner Testimony – One of the Jews harbored by Adolf and Maria Althoff in their family circus during World War II

Library of Anglo-American Culture and History: a subject catalog of recommended websites for historians. Currently, the catalog includes metadata of about 11.000 websites including the web directory of Clio-Online [more information]

Info-Please World Geography

Nursery Rhymes – Lyrics, Origins, and History – The history and origins of most nursery rhymes reflect events in history and where available this site shows both the meanings, history, and origins of many nursery rhymes.

US Holocaust Memorial Museum – Information about the museum and links to information about the Holocaust

WikiArc: find open access articles about archaeology

Women’s History

News Resources Page

 

 

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