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The Iroquois Indians - a short introduction of the 'People of the Longhouse'

The Iroquois Indians - a short introduction of the 'People of the Longhouse' | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it
This article was written about the Iroquois Indians, who were probably one of the most amazing Native American tribes.
Read about their everyday life and culture here!
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Native American Tribes - Navajo History and Culture

Native American Tribes - Navajo History and Culture | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it
Of all the northern Native Americans, the Navaho tribe and culture fascinate me the most. I have attempted to document some of the Navaho history and culture.
Included are maps to the Navaho, Zuni and Hopi Nations of the southwest U.S.
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Make Your Own Trading Cards

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Tony Molnar's curator insight, January 16, 2013 6:29 AM

Looks Interesting.  Neat idea to use historical, real, fictional, sports characters.  You can even use places.

kendra styles's curator insight, February 17, 2013 7:15 PM

funnnnnn!!!!

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Facts about the Thirteen American Colonies

Facts about the Thirteen American Colonies | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it

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Lots of interesting facts!

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John Fulton's curator insight, October 11, 2014 8:17 PM

More factual information for the 13 colonies. 

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Geography Games - United States - Unscramble Game | Learning Games For Kids

Geography Games - United States - Unscramble Game | Learning Games For Kids | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it

Learning Games for Kids - United States - Education is part of life. It should be fun and challenging... not boring. Learn while you play games!


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Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help — FactMonster.com

Fact Monster: Online Almanac, Dictionary, Encyclopedia, and Homework Help — FactMonster.com | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it
Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health.
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Manifest Destiny - The Story of The US Told In 141 Maps

Think of all the lesson ideas here- 141 interactive maps detainling the story of the United States from the Declaration to the Present.

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All About Explorers

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Webquests and information about explorers for students and teachers.


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European Exploration: The Age of Discovery

Looks like an Oregon Trail on the Seas type project/game.  here's what the description says:

 

Explore the new world as a European power in the 15th Century by funding and sending expeditions out into the unknown. Hire captains, build ships and outfit voyages to learn of the wonders of the new world. Expeditions can be dangerous however, so be careful or else Europe may never hear of your discoveries!

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Text 2 Mind Map - Simple mind mapping online

Text 2 Mind Map - Simple mind mapping online | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it

Throw out all the old pencil and paper thinking maps you want to have kids create.  This is the ONLY way to go!


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newspaper map | ✰

newspaper map | ✰ | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it

Insanely Unique and Endless Site!!  Like, where do you start?

 

Newspaper Map | ✰ find and translate all newspapers in the world ✰...

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Navajo People - The Diné - Information about the Navajo People, Language, History, and Culture. - Navajo Indians

Navajo People - The Diné - Information about the Navajo People, Language, History, and Culture. - Navajo Indians | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it
Keeping alive the culture, of the Navajo People - The Diné, Navajo Indians. Info on Navajo Clothing, Homes Art, Language, History, Culture, Jewelry, Sand Painting, Rugs, Code Talkers, the Long Navajo Walk and many other subjects.

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Ancient Navajo and Native Americas Migrations

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This is the story of the Diné, The People, as the Navajos call themselves and there migration to Dinétah. Dinétah is the traditional homeland of the Navajo tribe of Native Americans.

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JeopardyLabs - Online Jeopardy Template

JeopardyLabs - Online Jeopardy Template | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it
Create your own jeopardy template online, without PowerPoint. Or browse the pre-made templates created by other people!

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What were the Original 13 Colonies

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This site has description of the Thirteen Original Colonies at the time of the Revolutionary War...

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Has nice maps and information!

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Colonial History: Life in the colonies

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Colonial Times: resources for students, educators, and history buffs - streaming video, kid's activities and games, links to Living History Sites, history merchandise - multiple ways to Have Fun with History.

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Interactive Learning Sites for Education

Interactive Learning Sites for Education | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it
Interactive learning Sites for the Classroom

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Tony Molnar's curator insight, January 28, 2013 8:32 PM

It's All Here!!  Too many to go in individual descriptions.  Simply, pick any of the subjects and get INTERACTIVE !

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Fun Trivia Quizzes - World's Largest Trivia and Quiz Site!

Fun Trivia Quizzes - World's Largest Trivia and Quiz Site! | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it

The world's largest and most popular trivia website with over one million trivia questions and quizzes.  This site is infinite- even has online crosswords. 

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European Exploration: The Age of Discovery

Looks like an Oregon Trail on the Seas type project/game.  here's what the description says:

 

Explore the new world as a European power in the 15th Century by funding and sending expeditions out into the unknown. Hire captains, build ships and outfit voyages to learn of the wonders of the new world. Expeditions can be dangerous however, so be careful or else Europe may never hear of your discoveries!

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Kidinfo.com - Your Guide to Famous Explorers and Explorations

Kidinfo.com - Your Guide to Famous Explorers and Explorations | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it
Read Biographhies of Famous Explorers, Explorer Trivia, Early Explorers, Modern Explorers, Space Explorers and View Maps of Early Explorations.
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Time for Kids (TFK) Helps Meet the CCSS Requirement for Informational Text

Time for Kids (TFK) Helps Meet the CCSS Requirement for Informational Text | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it

TIME For Kids is committed to helping teachers meet the Common Core State Standards. Keeping in mind the Common Core’s particular emphasis on the reading of informational text, TIME For Kids education editors have taken steps to help ensure that students practice and master the literacy skills highlighted in the Common Core.


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American History Timeline: 1780-2010

American History Timeline: 1780-2010 | Social Studies Topics | Scoop.it

Awesome Time Line; Not interactive, but you can compare different events happening at the same period of time; Very Colorful

 

This timeline shows American history from 1780 to 2010, with parallel developments in geography, presidents, society, Native American, world, technology, and culture.

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