SS Links

Links for Social Studies


US Department of Labor Website
Look up career information and statistics for jobs
http://www.dol.gov/

Approximately 400 U.S. posters are available for viewing spread 
over 
four pages.

Propaganda Example Posters

The Internet Public Library: Learning HTML
http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/kidsweb/html.html

Macromedia Freehand Tutorials and Information
http://www.sketchpad.net/freehand.htm

Evaluating Websites: A Rubric
http://www.tammypayton.net/courses/print/evalweb2.shtml

QUICK: The Quality Information Checklist
Evaluating Websites: What should I look for?
http://www.quick.org.uk/menu.htm

LOGO
Move the turtle through basic programming via an applet.
http://www.mathsnet.net/logo/turtlelogo/index.html

Scroll to the bottom of this website to the section "Sites to 
Use for
Demonstrating Critical Evaluation." Use with the Critical 
Evaluation.
http://school.discovery.com/schrockguide/eval.html

Technology Website
Created by: Miss B:)
http://feast.ed.uiuc.edu/sites/lakepark/dbenefie/final_project117/myweb2/technology.htm

Ancestry.com
http://landing.ancestry.com/fhw/merc/wizardtask.aspx?o_xid=21171&o_lid=21171&offerid=0%3a700%3a0

American Family Immigration History Center (Ellis Island)
http://www.ellisisland.org/

Family Search
http://www.familysearch.org/Eng/Search/frameset_search.asp?PAGE=vr/search_VR.asp&clear_form=true

Behind the Name
http://www.behindthename.com/

Traceit- Surname Search (Coat of Arms+ History)
http://www.traceit.com/

Flash (Macromedia) Tutorials
http://www.smartwebby.com/Flash/flash_animations.asp

Music- The Basics of Reading Music
http://www.notationmachine.com/how_to_read_sheetmusic/readingmusic.htm

Digital Story Telling Example
From: Story Center
(Mom)
http://www.storycenter.org/momquicktime.html

DST
http://www.coe.uh.edu/digital-storytelling/arcs.htm

Star Logo TNG (The Next Generation)
MIT
http://education.mit.edu/starlogo-tng/

Star Logo
TNG tutorial on Concepts of Complexity
http://education.mit.edu/starlogo-tng/complexity/

Introduction to Star Logo
http://education.mit.edu/starlogo/

Anne Frank: 3D Interactive Home
http://www.annefrank.org/en/Subsites/Home/

Anne Frank: Cyber Hunt
http://teacher.scholastic.com/products/instructor/May04_cyberhuntkids.htm

The National Civil Rights Museum
This website is host to the National Civil Rights Museum located 
at the 
Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee.
http://www.civilrightsmuseum.org/default.asp

Remembering 9-11
http://www.teaching9-11.org/

National Weather Service
http://www.nws.noaa.gov/

National Geographic: Lewis and Clark
(Mr. S's Students: Team 7-1)
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/

1920's Advertising
http://weburbanist.com/2010/06/15/1920s-vintage-ads-marketing-in-a-roaring-post-war-world/

Click here to play educational games about civics!
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