Blog post about teaching the research common core standards through Social Studies. Includes FREE resources! by One Stop Teacher Shop.
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Pew Research Center's Global Attitudes Project -- International public opinion polls, data and commentaries
Did you know that the CIA has information on pretty much everything in the world? Okay, but did you know that they make a ton of this information open to the public? The World Factbook is your godsend for research, allowing you to cite facts and details that pertain to a seemingly endless amount of information from reputable sources.
Peace Corps Challenge - Game that gives you the opportunity to work in the fictional village of Wanzuzu as a Peace Corps Volunteer. (Flash required) #peacecorps #challenge #game #culture #village #kids
Culture Quest Game from the National Museum of American Indian - Collections representing the Native peoples of the Americas from their earliest history to the present day. (Flash required) #game #online #nativeamericans #culturequest #infinityofnations #art #artifacts #collections #americanindian
Country Fact Sheets from the State Department - Find information about every country; including facts about the land, people, history and more. #country #data #facts #list #history #government #embassies
National Archives, Washington DC. We visited the Rotunda for Charters of Freedom on an 8th grade trip. We viewed the Bill of Rights, Declaration of Independence and the Consitution. Our guide tweeked our 8th grade curiosity by telling us how any threats to these documents would result in the vaults being sent underground. We were told not to touch and be quiet and careful.
National Archives: The Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom - The Declaration, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights #charters #historical #documents #declarationofindependance #constitution #billofrights