Social Studies Help for Grades K-6
Looking for information on Social Studies topics? Check out these online sources.
Daily Life through History (Available in library only) An electronic encyclopedia of images, articles, and timelines, which explore how earlier people lived around the world. (Recommended for middle and high school students.)
New York Times "All the news that's fit to print" since 1851. And the chance to "ask a reporter" about the news of the day.
Time for Kids - Includes a little bit of everything - the current issue of TIME written for 3 different reading levels (K-1, 2-3 & 4-6) and links to faraway places, and social studies homework help.
National Geographic for Kids - Browse the stories or seach for information on a particular place. Lots of good archaeology stories.
Library of Congress site features biographies, exploring the states, and information about events that happened on specific dates during the year.
Ben Franklin & US Government US government site organized by grade level. History and civics.
Interactive US History Map Travel across the country and across time to experience life as a Native American, a colonist, or a settler.
Erie Canal Maps,That song about My gal, Sal,and diagrams of boats used on the canal.
Discover Lewis and Clark Discover Native American life, trace the route of the expedition and much more.