Social Studies Links

On this page you will find extension work and links that support our Social Studies Curriculum.  This year we will be covering the following topics.  Have fun exploring.
 

Artifacts/Primary Sources


As part of our exploration of primary and secondary sources as they are used in the study or history, the students viewed a You Tube video on the Kennedy assassination.  I have attached the link for any curious parents or students.
 
The U.S. Constitution

First Americans (Mayas, Incas, and Aztecs)

  Want to play the Maya & Aztec MesoAmerican Ball Game at Home?
  Try this link:
http://www.ballgame.org/




Explorers



Great source for world wide explorers and their tools (excluding Cabot and de Leon).
http://exploration.marinersmuseum.org/

More explorers including John Cabot and Ponce de Leon
http://www.history.com/topics/exploration

Mr. Nussbaum's explorers page
http://mrnussbaum.com/explorers/age/

Simple outline of the Age of Exploration and timeline
http://www.english-online.at/history/age-of-exploration/explorers-and-navigators.htm

Age of Exploration and Columbus, Magellan and Cook
http://geography.about.com/od/historyofgeography/a/ageexploration.htm







Colonial Life

Mrs. Brurns has found the following game.  Have fun!


Causes of the American Revolution


http://zunal.com/process.php?w=159683

American Revolution

Social Studies Links for American Revolution Project:

http://www.theamericanrevolution.org/ 


http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/ (see resources section)








http://www2.lhric.org/spbattle/wohist.html (American Revolution Women)





Our Nation 


US Declaration of Independence webquest

Declaration of Independence Performance Video 

Declaration of Independence BrainPop video

Declaration of Independence Extension Lesson

Copy of the introduction to the Declaration of Independence

Too Late To Apologize video

Copy of the Preamble to the Constitution

School House Rock Video

Westward Exploration