Social Studies Resources
Folktales and Myths
- Encyclopedia Mythica. A one-stop shop for "gods, goddesses, heroes, legendary creatures
- and beings from all over the world." (Gr. 6 up)
- A Europe of Tales. Engaging multimedia storytelling. (Gr. 4 up).
- Indigenous Australia. "Stories of the Dreaming" is the highlight of this virtual tour. (Gr. all)
- Kids Web Japan. Introducing Japanese culture to students worldwide. (Gr. 4 up).
- Myths, Folktales and Fairy Tales. Helps students study and create tales in a variety of
- literary genres. (Gr. 2 up).
- America in the 1930's - print and multimedia resources from the University of Virginia
- Primary Sources Megasite - from the Library of Congress
- Vikings - from the BBC, photos, maps, timelines and fun activities
- eHistory Primary Sources & Multimedia History from Ohio State University.
- NewsHourExtra - Student-centered look at current events from PBS. Includes interactive reports, reader-written editorials, discussion boards for hot topics, lesson plans for educators.
- CNN Student News
- Student News Net
- Weekly Reader
- Behind the News
- Kids Newsroom
- Scholastic News
Geography Standards, Maps, Games
- 18 Geography Standards from National Council for Geographic Education
- National Geographic Lessons and Activities
- Gateway to Educational Materials (GEM)
- The Map Guide - All the Maps on the Web