Social Studies






Latitude & Longitude:

Latitude & Longitude

Seasons – related to latitude

Time Zones – related to longitude

Latitude & Longitude Quiz


View the Earth Live

Degree Confluence Project

U. S. Map Collection

Continents & Countries

Map Projection  – Whole Group on the computer

Map Projection PowerPoint

Map Projection Overview

Free Maps

AR Sandbox



Nation Geographic Lakes

Lake Geography

Lake Facts

The Great Lakes

Can you name the one letter in the alphabet that doesn’t appear in any of the names of the fifty states in the United States? Email Mr. D the answer and win a prize! Please don’t tell anyone about this puzzle, let them find it themselves.


Geography Apps:

Google Earth
Earth Viewer





Early American Civilizations

Aztecs, Maya, and Inca 

Aztec, Inca, and Maya History

Digital Resources

You start walking north and you walk in a straight line for two kilometers. When you look at the map, you discover that you actually walked one kilometer north and one kilometer south. How is this possible?

Email the answer to Mr. D and win a prize! Please don’t tell anyone about this puzzle, let them find it themselves.

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Native Americans

The First Americans video

Kid Info: The history of Native American Indians


Ute Trail 1912

Ute Indians

The Original Coloradans video

Ute Indians video

Southern Ute Indian Tribe

History Colorado Exhibit Interactive Site

Bear Dance

Ute Indian Fact Sheet

Bear Dance video

Snow Ceremony video

Sun Dance songs

Shinny game

We shall remain The Ute video

Ute Proud: What Does It Mean to be a Ute? video

Utes in Garden of the Gods


Westward Expansion Before the Civil War

Daniel Boone animated video

Daniel Boone PBS video


Lewis & Clark student video

Nat. Geo. Lewis & Clark

Sacagawea video

Zebulon Pike video

The Journeys of Zebulon Pike

Tecumseh video

Transportation Revolution video

The Alamo video

The Oregon Trail video

The Mexican American War PBS

California Gold Rush video

Westward Expansion Facts



Events leading to the Civil War

Cotton Gin: Eli Whitney video

Slavery video

Frederick Douglass video

Undergound Railroad video

Uncle Tom’s Cabin video

Lincoln video



Civil War

Causes of the Civil War video

Civil War video

Brain Pop Civil War

American Civil War History Part 1

American Civil War History Part 2

American Civil War History Part 3

Union & Confederate Strengths

Photos & Song video


BrainPop – Reconstruction

Reconstruction Links

KidInfo Links

Jeopardy Review Game


Westward Expansion After the Civil War

Pikes Peak Gold Rush

The Colorado Gold Rush video

Pikes Peak or Bust videos

Transcontinental Railroad and the American West video

Cowboys and the Cattle Frontier: Paper Slides Project video

Moving onto the Plains – Pioneers – Go West video

Far and Away – Land Rush Scene video




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Renaissance – Ducksters

Spotlight: Renaissance

The Renaissance Interactive

Brain Pop – Leonardo da Vinci

da Vinci for Kids



da Vinci




da Vinci Inventions

The Reformation



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Russia Today Photos

Russia: National Geographic for Kids

Russian Geography

Early Russia

A Brief History of Russia


Princess Olga

Ivan the Great

Ivan the Terrible

Peter the Great

Catherine the Great



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Destination Japan video

Kids Web Japan

Japanese Geography

Mr. Zoller’s Japanese Geography Podcast

Fast Facts: Japan

Japanese Religions

Getty Images- Yoritomo

Mr. Zoller’s Samurai Podcast


The Real History of the Ninja video

Kabuki Theater video

Mr. Zoller’s Mongols Podcast

Feudal Japan for Kids

Feudal Japan: The Age of the Warrior




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Laptop or Desktop Computer games:

Primary Games

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