Social Studies
States Research

President

Olympics Web site -

https://www.rio2016.com/en/athletes

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/08/04/sports/olympics/20080804_MEDALCOUNT_MAP.html - NY Times Olympic map

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Summer_Olympics_medal_table - if NY Times site does not work

Athletes
http://www.biography.com/people/groups/olympic-medal
www.olympic.org
  • read about equipment and history of all Olympic sports
  • read about various athletes of Olympic games
Rio Athletes

Social Studies
http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/World_Continents.htm

Government
http://www.politopia.com/ - discover your political views (need email address)
http://www.factmonster.com/world.html - Countries, religion, history, timelines
https://www.cia.gov/kids-page/games/index.html - fun page from CIA. Also explanation of who they are.

http://www.texaslre.org/ -find interactive activities for social studies (i.e. branches of the government game, youtube video for constitution test.)

Library of Congress http://loc.gov


http://bensguide.gpo.gov/6-8/index.html - United States Government guide for kids

http://www.eduplace.com/geonet/
- Houghton Mifflin game
Geography
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/social_geography.htm - maps: interactive, landforms, population, etc.
http://earth.google.com/ - (free download) type in location throughout the world, find pictures
http://maps.google.com/ - type address, find location
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm - geography games

History
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/social_history.htm - timelines, multitude of sources

Economics
http://www.internet4classrooms.com/social_economics.htm



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