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Peace Corps Kids World [ Profile ] - Explore the globe and learn about making a difference as a Peace Corps Volunteer.

People Who Made a Difference [ Profile ] - Short profiles of people who shaped the 20th century.

Postcards from America [ Profile ] - Follows a teacher and a photographer as they travel across America. Also features fun facts, maps, and a "Just for Teachers" page with tips for using the postcards in the classroom.

Mr Greiner's Student Resources for SOSE [ Profile ] - Resources for students studying modern and ancient history, geography, and social sciences.

How Customs Works [ Profile ] - Customs regulates what moves in and out of a country and is key in the global economy. See what customs services do.

The Travel Bug [ Profile ] - Explores the concept of travel, the tourism industry, and tourist destinations around the world.

Go Eat Your Homework Series [ Profile ] - Fun lessons provide an introduction to the history, culture, and food of major U.S. cities.

4to40: World History School Project [ Profile ] - Short articles about everything from Marco Polo to the history of the alphabet.

Galinsky Social Studies Site [ Profile ] - Includes webquests and other resources for history, government, geography and economics.

The Navigators [ Profile ] - Information on explorers of the nineteenth century with interactive online learning activities and project suggestions for teachers.

Heritage Moment [ Profile ] - Brings to life people from history, society and culture through animated Flash stories. Includes fairy tales.

Social Studies for Kids [ Profile ] - Offers articles, links, and fun facts, on history, geography, cultures, holidays, economics, and archaeology.

United Nations' CyberSchoolBus [ Profile ] - Provides resources related to global issues, countries around the world, and the United Nations. Includes projects, quizzes, games, puzzles, and lesson plans.

Fun Social Studies [ Profile ] - Fun articles and links provide information about all aspects of social studies.

BC Social Studies 8-12 Resources [ Profile ] - Links that will be especially helpful to students following the British Columbia social studies curriculum, but will be helpful to others as well. Separate pages for each grade, and for geography, law, and comparative civilizations.

Surviving the Seven Natural Wonders of the World [ Profile ] - Learn about the Grand Canyon, Mount Everest, the Paracutin volcano, and other natural wonders. Includes a quiz to test your memory. From ThinkQuest.

The World Bank Group [ Profile ] - Highlights countries and regions, key development issues, the latest development data, curricular materials, collaborative learning networks, and research tools.

Mr. Schmaldienst's Webcenter [ Profile ] - Class website includes question of the week, current events topics, and assignments.

National History Day - Students [ Profile ] - Information on documents, programs and events related to frontiers in history compiled by the National Archives and Records Administration.
 
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