5th Grade Social Studies Links

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Social Studies
The Official Site of the Iditarod - Information, video, live updates and more.  Includes a specific section for teachers.
Iditarod: Race Across Alaska - Interactive site from Scholastic.
Digital History - The site includes a U.S. history textbook; over 400 annotated documents, essays on the history of film, ethnicity, private life, and technology; multimedia exhibitions; and reference resources.
Go West with Lewis and Clark - Be a part of this great American Expedition.
Lewis and Clark: Student Reporter - Research and write a newspaper report on Lewis and Clark.
Discovering Lewis and Clark - Contains journals of the expedition, maps, animated graphics, photographs, moving pictures, sound files, and links, the site offers marvelous insight into the men, the movement, and their discoveries.
Archiving Early America - Primary Source material from 18th Century America digitally displayed.
Children in Victorian Britain - Click on "work" to learn about child labor in Britain.
Image Detective - Students critically analyze historical turn of the century American pictures.
America on the Move- Discover how transportation has impacted America.
If You Were President- What choices would you make if you could be President?
The Jamestown Online Adventure - You are the captain of the Jamestown Colony.
Kids in the House - Learn about Congress
Paul Revere Virtual Museum - Visit 5 exhibit halls and complete the activities.  A teacher's guide is included.
The Road to Revolution - Saddle up your horse and join the revolution.
An Interview with Thomas Jefferson - Ask Thomas Jefferson some questions and hear his response.
This Day in History - See what happened on this day or any day in history.
Inside the White House - Make your mark as the President.
Global Trek - Travel to another country and learn about the country and its people.

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