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Elementary School • Social Studies

America the Beautiful  http://0-atb.grolier.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/
Everything you need for your state report!

CultureGrams - Kids Edition  http://0-online.culturegrams.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/secure/kids/index.php
Select a country from the menu, or explore your way to a country or state. Learn all about the country or state. Includes photos, videos, interviews, famous people, recipes, flags, graphs and tables

U.S. History - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=U.S.%2BHistory&locID=lvccld_main&topic=History%252C%2BGovernment%2B%2526%2BSocial%2BStudies&ste=3


Art

Picturing America  http://picturingamerica.neh.gov/index.php?sec=home
Gain a deeper appreciation of our country's history and character through the study and understanding of its art.


Maps and Flags

Maps and More  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/forkids/mapsandmore
Provides an interactive map, a world atlas and outline maps and flags.

U.S.Maps in the News  http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/united_states.html
Reading about something that's happening a long way away? Want to see where it is? Here's maps of places in today's news!


Image Galleries

Life Magazines Digital Images  http://images.google.com/hosted/life
Life magazine's photo archive is now available online. Over 2 million images are available dating back to the 1750's. Images can be used for personal use.


American History

Colonial Kids  http://library.thinkquest.org/J002611F/
Come learn about life in Colonial times!

Our Nation  http://bensguide.gpo.gov/3-5/nation/
What is the United States? Fun facts and more!

Pioneers  http://library.thinkquest.org/6400/
When the Europeans first came to America, they only lived near the Atlantic Ocean. Find out about how they explored, and settled the entire continent.


Printables

National Geographic Coloring Pages  http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/topics/coloring-pages/?ar_a=5
Great coloring pages on landmarks, ecosystems,and underwater worlds.


Explorers

Explorer  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635503&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.


Countries & Cultures

For Country information see subject Countries & Cultures  http://lvccld.org/homeworkhelp/prek-5/topics.cfm?age=2&subj=68


Geography & Maps

Cities  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756673772&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Introduces the world's most fascinating, fast-paced cities and how they grow and function, including suburbs, shanty towns, and high-rise business districts.

Desert  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635473&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides an introduction to the harsh world of hot and cold deserts and the people, plants, and animals that live in them.

Geography - Kid InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?locID=lvccld_main&topic=Geography&ste=2


States (All)

Blackbirch Kid's Visual Reference of the United States  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781410304810&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Covers all 50 states as well as U.S. territories and possessions. Coverage includes geography, state history, population, ethnic groups, natural resources, famous natives, and vital statistics.

Coloring Book of Flags  http://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/cbk-us.html
Black and white state flags, ready for you to color!

State Facts  http://www.census.gov/schools/facts/
Find information about your state.


Government & Politics

Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids  http://bensguide.gpo.gov/
Pick your grade level, then learn more about your government!

Government and Politics - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Government%2B%2526%2BPolitics&locID=lvccld_main&topic=History%252C%2BGovernment%2B%2526%2BSocial%2BStudies&ste=3

Virtual Tour of the White House  http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/whtour/
Visit the White House - from your computer!


Americans

Culture Quest - North America  http://www.ipl.org/div/cquest/northamerica/northamerica.html
Tour North America, and find out cool facts about people who live in in the United States & Cananda!


States: Northeast - Mid-Altanic States

New Jersey  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781608702619&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of New Jersey.


American History - Revolutionary War

American Revolution  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635336&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides information on the American war for independence: the battles and leaders, soldiers and heroes, scoundrels and patriots.

American Revolution Reference Library  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780787691479&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
This 4-vol. set supplies the in-depth information about the American Revolution that students and researchers need for class assignments and reports.

Our Nation's Location  http://bensguide.gpo.gov/k-2/nation/
Were is America? Can you find it on a globe?


Career Info

Jobs & Careers - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Jobs%2B%2526%2BCareers&locID=lvccld_main&topic=People&ste=3


States: Northeast - New England

Connecticut  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SOT&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Connecticut.

Massachusetts  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5RSH&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Massachusetts.


States: Midwest - East North Central

Illinois  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SJP&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Illinois.

Indiana  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5RVU&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Indiana.

Michigan  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SRD&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Michigan.


States: South - South Atlantic

Delaware  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5RUG&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides an overview of the state of Delaware, from geography and history to a discussion of its government and economy

Maryland  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SAS&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Maryland.

Virginia  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SGR&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Virginia.


States: South - Coastal

Florida  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SIG&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Florida.

North Carolina  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5RTH&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides an overview of the state of North Carolina, from geography and history to a discussion of its government and economy.

South Carolina  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5RXR&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of South Carolina.


States: South - East South Central

Alabama  http://www.alabama.gov/portal/secondary.jsp?id=~kidsPage


States: West - Mountain (North)

Colorado  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SLU&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Colorado


States: West - Mountain (South)

Arizona  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SQJ&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Arizona.

Nevada - see subject Nevada  http://lvccld.org/homeworkhelp/prek-5/topics.cfm?age=2&subj=53


States: West - Pacific

California  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SAI&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of California.

Alaska  http://www.alaska.gov/kids/

Hawaii  http://www.atozkidsstuff.com/hawaii.html


States: South - West South Central

Arkansas  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE%7CCX2734500013&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w&asid=a83b5f64837ce4bd6f18ef512d36bfb0
Everything you need to know about the State of Arkansas.

Texas  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|5SPD&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=aboutBook&p=GVRL&sw=w
Surveys the history, geography, government, economy, and people of Texas.


Middle Ages - Daily Life

Castle  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635442&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Describes the castles of the Middle Ages and the lives of the people who lived in them.

Knight  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635602&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides information on the world and lives of knights.


Communities & Places

People and Places  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9781593398262&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Discusses commonly visited places and locales in a neighborhood, city, and country as well as the many forms of transportation that are used to get there.


Boats & Ships

Shipwreck  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635732&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides an introduction to the world's most significant shipwrecks and their lost cargoes and treasures.


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