The following Social Studies resources apply to multiple grade level audiences.
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids This site provides learning tools for K-12 students, parents, and teachers. These resources will teach how our government works, the use of the primary source materials of GPO Access, and how one can use GPO Access to carry out their civic responsibilities. And, just as GPO Access provides locator services to U.S. Government sites, Ben's Guide provides a similar service to U.S. Government Web sites developed for kids.
EDSITEment Humanities on the Web from the National Endowment for the Humanities in partnership with the National Trust for the Humanities, and the Verizon Foundation.
National Constitution Center - Students Need resources for your government or American history class? Want to catch up on current events? The National Constitution Center provides many different ways to engage in the American experience.
National History Day National History Day makes history come alive for America's youth by engaging them in the discovery of the historic, cultural and social experiences of the past.
United Nations Cyber School Bus The UN Cyberschoolbus captures the growing potential of the Internet as an educational tool and provides an effective medium with which to disseminate information and resources about international affairs, as well as bring together diverse communities of students and educators from around the world. Within the Cyberschoolbus site there are a number of activities and projects that teach students about global issues in an interactive, engaging and fun way.
CultureGrams CultureGrams links students to country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture. In-depth reports covering 190+ countries and all 50 United States.
National Archives The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has billions of pieces of paper and millions of photographs that document the working of the Federal Government and U.S. history.
National Museums of Kenya Website of the multi-disciplinary institution whose role is to collect, preserve, study, document and present Kenya's past and present cultural and natural heritage.
NOVA Online presents Pyramids The Inside Story. Tour the Great Pyramid in QuickTime VR, follow the current excavation, learn about how the pyramids were constructed and who constructed them.<br />
The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection Over 15,800 maps online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.
The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History A nonprofit organization supporting the study and love of American history through a wide range of programs and resources for students, teachers, scholars, and history enthusiasts throughout the nation.