Social Studies

Resources

American Fact Finder
Hosted by the US Census Bureau, this is a source for housing, economic and geographic data. It includes tables and maps for the U.S., states, counties, cities, towns, and American Indian reservations.
Beacon Learning Center
Beacon Learning Center provided standards based lesson plans. Lesson plans can be located based on specific SSS Benchmarks taught.BLC also provided web space for teachers.
British Museum
View artifacts from around the world through the collections at the British Museum, illuminating world cultures.
Census Data for the USA
United States historical census data, the data presented here describe the population and economy from 1790 to 1960.
Central Intelligence Agency
This site is a virtual fact book on intelligence, maps, names of foreign government officials, and other CIA information.
Commanding Heights
The purpose of this site is to promote better understanding of globalization, world trade and economic development, including the forces, values, events, and ideas that have shaped the present global economic system.
Country Reports.org
National anthems, flags, maps, weather, news and the nations of the world
Digital History
Using new technologies to enhance teaching and research of history.
Economic Research Service
The economics of food, farming, natural resources and rural America from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
eThemes
eThemes is an extensive database of content-rich, age-appropriate resources organized around specific themes. These resources are created for educators to use in their classrooms.
Exploring Florida
This web site contains thousands of educational resources in several subject areas. Included in this update is a greatly expanded version of our popular Florida history curriculum, Florida Then and Now .
FedStats
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies. Find information by state, agencies and maps. Includes a list of government agencies and the URL for their kids page.
FedWorld
The FedWorld.gov web site is a gateway to government information. It is intended to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government.
Fifty states.com
Information on each of the 50 states including the capital and state bird
Florida Maps - Historical
Enhance your study of Florida history with this collection of over 3,100 Florida maps from the 1500s through the present. Many of the maps can be viewed in a "Zoomified" version, which allows you to zoom in on small details.
Helping Your Child Learn Geography
Ideas that can be used to help youngsters develop a basic understanding of geography
Holocaust, A Teachers Guide
An overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature
Internet Resources for Social Studies Teachers in Pasco County
This collection of hundreds of Internet resources contains age-appropriate, non-commercial sites sponsored by educational institutions and government agencies.
Kids.gov
This site provides links to Federal kids' sites along with some of the best kids' sites from other organizations all grouped by subject.
Liberty! The American Revolution
Test your knowledge about the American Revolution, and see if you can navigate your way to independence. Every correct answer gets you closer to liberty!
Library of Congress
Online words, pictures and sounds from the Library of Congress's large database of resources.
Map Collection from the Univ. of Texas
Maps from the U.S A.to around the world available for use in classrooms.
Mapquest
Mapquest will provide maps and driving directions for the United States of America.
Maps ETC
Historic maps for classroom use. Many of the maps are also available in PDF for easy printing.
MSN Maps and Directions
Find locations in the USA and select countries around the world. Also get driving directions.
National Geographic: Education Page
On-line resources for K-12 teachers, librarians, and students
National Geographic: Geography Action
Information and activities related to geography
Our Documents
This web site includes 100 documents which mark the milestones in the development of the USA. Each item is included as an image and pdf file with high resolution to make it easy to read
Route Map: Welcome to India
Insights into the diverse culture and landscape of India
Terraserver
View images of the world from satellites using coordinates, city, zip code, or map.
US Department of the Treasury
The Treasury's Learning Vault, where students can learn all about the history of the Treasury Department, its role in the Federal government, and its mission to serve people.
US Mint Site for Kids
A web site from the US Mint with games, cartoons, time machine, coin news, and lesson plans.
The White house
The official White house site, with links to policies, news, appointments, offices, speeches and photos.
Words of Humankind
Full text of Literacy and Historic Documents.
World Heritage Tour
View 360 images from over 750 locations around the world. Imagine standing in the Forbidden City and looking all around, now you and your students can.