Elementary Social Studies: Resources for Students, Teachers and Parents
The Internet offers a wealth of social studies resources for elementary school students. Whether you're a student looking for a few hints in remembering all 50 U.S. states and their capitals, or an elementary school teacher interested in social studies lesson plans and activities that will inspire your class, the Elementary Social Studies Web Guide is a great place to find what you're looking for.Educators: Sign up for our education newsletter.
On the Web, students can explore faraway countries, discover the history of the world, learn about the U.S. government and even find ways to become more familiar with their own city or state. This collection of elementary social studies help resources includes some of the best sites for social studies students.
- Many sites cover more than just one grade level worth of social studies information, so parents or teachers should look them over to determine if they are age-appropriate before letting students explore on their own.
- BrainPOP is available by subscription only and has some simple and entertaining animated shorts explaining many concepts within social studies.
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