Social Studies

 

 

world

GEOGRAPHY

 

Latitude & Longitude:

Latitude & Longitude

Seasons – related to latitude

Time Zones – related to longitude

Latitude & Longitude Quiz

Maps:

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

Lakes:

Nation Geographic Lakes

Lake Geography

Lake Facts

The Great Lakes

 

Geography Apps:

Google Earth
GeoPlay
Earth Viewer
Compass
Pangaea

 

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AMERICAN HISTORY

 

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 Indians

The Original Coloradans video

Ute Indians video

Southern Ute Indian Tribe

Bear Dance

Ute Indian Fact Sheet

Bear Dance video

Snow Ceremony video

Sun Dance songs

Shinny game

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

 

Westward Expansion Before the Civil War

Daniel Boone animated video

Daniel Boone PBS video

Map

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

Reconstruction

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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THE RENAISSANCE AND THE REFORMATION

Renaissance – Ducksters

Spotlight: Renaissance

The Renaissance Interactive

Brain Pop – Leonardo da Vinci

da Vinci for Kids

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Research:

da Vinci

Michelangelo

Brunellesci

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da Vinci Inventions

The Reformation

 

 

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RUSSIA: EARLY GROWTH AND EXPANSION

Russia Today Photos

Russia: National Geographic for Kids

Russian Geography

Early Russia

A Brief History of Russia

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Princess Olga

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Ivan the Great

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Ivan the Terrible

ivan-the-terrible from Russiapedia

Peter the Great

peter-the-great from Russiapedia

Catherine the Great

catherine-the-great from Russiapedia

 

 

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FEUDAL JAPAN

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

Ninjas

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:

http://mrnussbaum.com/fifth-grade-social-studies/

http://www.toonuniversity.com/gradelist.asp?dept=SS&grade=5

http://www.gamequarium.org/dir/Gamequarium/Social_Studies/

Lewis & Clark: http://www.nationalgeographic.com/west/main.html

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