Social Studies Links

3rd grade/4th grade Resources

This page has a wealth of Social Studies links.  

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/

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

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

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

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

Website to go along with "Acropolis Adventure"
Ancient Greece

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

Take a geography quiz!  See what you know and don't know.
Geography Quiz


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