Fun and Helpful Social Studies Websites

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Social Studies Practice


A really fun and challenging website that students can use to practice their 
knowledge of the world around them!
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Geography.htm

CIA Factbook is probably the best website for the most current, accurate, 
and detailed country information.
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

U.S. Census data.
http://factfinder.census.gov/home/saff/main.html?_lang=en

Pop Clocks, keep a up to the minute update on world and U.S. population!
http://www.census.gov/main/www/popclock.html

National Geographic webpage.
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/

A collection of great history resources.
http://www.d.umn.edu/~gbabiuk/WorldHistoryandCultures.htm

Same great site, for geography websites as well
http://www.d.umn.edu/~gbabiuk/Geography.htm

World time zones!
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/

Currency converter
http://www.xe.com/ucc/

A good website for proper format when referencing information.
http://www.thewritesource.com/

Great resource for any historical, cultural, religious, and current topics  
regarding countries.
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html

The Met. Museum of Fine Art website of art history.  A great resouce for any 
historians, especially fans of any and all works of art!
http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/splash.htm

A good website for anyone looking to learn more about the various 
characteristics and history of world religions.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/index.shtml

Comprehensive database with a multitude of valuable websites.
http://www.besthistorysites.net/

Great resource for quotes..."Quote of the Week" page!
http://thinkexist.com/quotes/

Another great resource for quotes..."Quote of the Week" page!
http://www.brainyquote.com/

Odd state laws-always very interesting, and well....odd!
http://www.harford.edu/faculty/DVolkart/Handouts/odd_state_laws.htm

World Heritage website listing all of the protected, natural and human-
created that are recognized as having "universal value."
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list

Other Resources



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