Social Studies Links

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Project-Based Learning (PBL)/Inquiry-Based Learning:

5 PBL Best Practices for Redefining the Teacher’s Role (Edutopia)

7 Essential Ingredients for Project-Based Learning (TeachThought)

In Search of the Driving Question (Edutopia)

What does a great historical inquiry question look like? (History Tech)

Social Studies-Related Links

Why Geography Matters More Than Ever (PBS)

8 Ways to Make MS History More Meaningful (Middleweb)

Ancient History Links:

British Museum of Ancient Civilizations

National Geographic – Archaeology 

A History of the World in 100 Objects – British Museum

Eyewitness to History – Ancient Civilizations Page

Simple English Wikipedia Ancient History

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Timelines:

Tiki Toki Create interactive timelines!

Geography and Maps:

World Atlas 

National Geographic Mapping

TimeMaps

CIA Factbook

Fact Monster Countries of the World

Google Earth

 

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Great Museums!

British Museum – London, England

American Museum of Natural History – New York City, U.S.A.

Smithsonian Museum of Natural History – Washington D.C., U.S.A.

The Louvre – Paris, France

The World’s 10 Best Museums

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