Social Studies Links

3rd grade/4th grade Resources

This page has a wealth of Social Studies links for both 3rd and 4th grade.  

3rd grade: Information about Japan
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/japan/

3rd grade:  A kid's life in Japan, good for background knowledge.
http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0212302/japan.html

Excellent information on Ancient Egypt
http://chiddingstone.kent.sch.uk/homework/Egypt.html

3rd grade: Ancient Egypt for Kids - good interactive site
http://egypt.mrdonn.org/

3rd grade:  Information about Egypt.
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/egypt/

Japan Webquest 
http://www.teachers.ash.org.au/jmresources/countries/japan.html#homes

Create your own cartouche with Egyptian Hieroglyphics!
http://www.virtual-egypt.com/newhtml/glyph/glyph.html

3rd grade:  Information about Italy
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/italy/

Digital copies of past issues of the Young Explorer magazine by 
National Geographic.  This is an excellent non-fiction resource.
National Geographic Young Explorer

3rd and 4th:  Good search engine for information
http://www.timeforkids.com

3rd and 4th:  Take a tour with Ben Franklin and learn about the 
history of our government,especially the documents that are 
important to our history.
Ben's Guide to the Government

4th grade:  Explore the history, people, culture, and beliefs of 
the Iroquois 
Indians.
Carnegie Museum: Iroquois of the Northeast

4th grade:  Information about the confederacy of Native Americans 
known as the Iroquois. Details how they lived and their allies 
and enemies, both foreign and from other Native American tribes.
Ohio History Central: The Iroquois Indians

4th grade:  A rich website all about the Iroquois nation, past 
and present.
Iroquois Museum

3rd and 4th grade:  Be President for a day, and see how 
government affects you!
The Democracy Project

3rd and 4th grade:  Learn about the US Government, about the 
president, and how government works.
The White House for Kids

3rd and 4th grade:  Learn about the FBI and what they do to 
protect our country.
FBI

4th grade:  This site has a lot of links, including the ones 
above, to great governmentwebsites.
Kids Government links

4th grade:  Take a tour through Colonial times.
Colonial Think Quest

4th grade:  Learn how our government of today was created during 
Colonial times.
Colonial Government

4th grade:  Links to help with Colonial research.
Colonial Period

4th grade:  More Colonial Links
Colonial Links

4th grade:  Enrichment activities for Pedro's Journal
http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/pedro/pedrotg.html

4th grade:  Oregon Trail Westward Expansion Site
http://emints4.purdy.k12.mo.us/westwardho.htm

4th grade:  Oregon Trail Fates and Important Information!
http://courses.missouristate.edu/ShaeJohnson/oregontrail.htm#Keeping_Your_Family_Journal

Website to go along with "Acropolis Adventure"
Ancient Greece

Use this website for "The Great American Mail Race"
New York State


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