Super SOCIAL STUDIES Sites
Be the President
If you were president, how would you run the country? In this decision-making game, pick advisors, balance a budget, and defend your decisions to the press.
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
This site has resources that can teach you how our government works, and how you can carry out your civic responsibilities.
Fedstats Kid's Page
Visit this site for really cool links to government agencies' web pages for kids.
Explore Gullah culture in South Carolina with Aunt Pearlie Sue!
Investigating the First Thanksgiving
On this site from Plimoth Plantation, you get to be a historian and discover new things about the Pilgrims and the first Thanksgiving. (Please be patient as this site can take a while to load.)
Liberty! Road to Revolution GameTest your knowledge about the American Revolution, and see if you can navigate your way to independence. Every correct answer gets you closer to liberty!
Take the Mapman Challenge and put your knowledge of world geography to the test.
My America Field Trip
Find places all over the United States to see!
National Geographic for Kids
This site takes you all over the world!
National Geographic's "Xpeditions"
This site is an interactive museum that takes you on geography journeys. Here youll climb a mountain, hover over the Earth, speed across Europe, visit an archeological dig, and even order sushiplus games, animations, and more!
In this game, see if you can identify the 50 states and reveal their nicknames.
RiverVenture is the story of South Carolina's cultural and natural landscape as told by its rivers. RiverVenture will take you on a virtual "float-trip" across South Carolina, following the Saluda, the Congaree, the Santee and the Cooper rivers.
Scott Foresman Social Studies
This site goes along with your social studies book. You can view it in English or in Spanish. The activities on the site go along with what you are learning in school.
Stately Knowledge: Facts About the United States
These web pages will help you find out the basic facts of any state in the Union, including Washington, D.C. Need to know the capital of South Carolina or Alabama? Want to know which hockey teams are in California? How about the size of Montana? All that information is here and more!
White House Kids
On this site you can learn more about the President's house!
Worldwide Table Manners Quiz
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about customs around the world. (For students in Grades 2-8)