Useful Links, Resources, and Games

Useful Links, Resources, and Games

Writing Resources
Geography Bee Practice
How to study for the Geo Bee 2020
 
     - Daily Geo Bee Practice Quiz
World Map Games

       - Any of the links below in the "States and Capitals section"

Lists of Historical Fiction Choices - For Your Independent Projects
    - Historical Fiction List from Every Good Book
    - Good Reads
    -About.com


States and Capitals 
    - Tour The States
    - U.S. Map Quiz
    - Can You Pass A Basic U.S. Geography Test - U.S. Geography Test 
    - U.S. Capitals Map Game - Capitals Catch
    - Map Game - Map Game
    - U.S. Map Puzzle Game - U.S. Map Puzzle


History Information
    - History Channel - History Channel
    - 9/11 Memorial Museum - 9/11 Museum
    - Kids Discover - Kids Discover
    - U.S. History - U.S.History.org
    - Social Studies For Kids - Social Studies For Kids
    - Smithsonian - Smithsonian
    - America's Story - America's Story
    - Ben's Guide to U.S Government - Ben's Guide
    - History.com - History.com
    - HistoryNet - History Net
    - How Stuff Works - How Stuff Works

    
Cool Videos and Links 
    - U.S. Presidents Video -Presidents Morphing
    - National Geographic Quizzes - National Geographic
    - Animaniacs States and Capitals Song - States and Capitals Song
    - Free Rice - Charity Site - Free Rice
    - National Geographic Games - Nat. Geo. Games

   
Bibliography/Citation Help
    - Easy Bib - Easy Bib
    - Citation Machine - Citation Machine

Extra Learning and Help
     - RVMS Student Links - RVMS Student Links
    - About.com - About.com
    - Enchanted Learning - Enchanted Learning


Current Events   
    - Smithsonian Tween Tribune Tween Tribune
    -Happy News - Happy News
    - DOGO News -DOGO NEWS
    - Time For Kids - Time For Kids
    - Current Events For Kids - KidsGov
    - Student News Daily - Student News Daily
     - 9News - 9 News
    - 7News - The Denver Channel
    - 4News - CBS Denver
    - CNN - CNN
    - FOX News - FOX News
    - TweenTribune - TweenTribune


Veterans' Day
    - VA Kids - VA Kids
    - U.S. Dept. of Veteran's Affairs - Veterans' Affairs

Exploration 
    - Explorer Interactive Map - Explorer Interactive Map
Colonization 
    - 13 Colonies Webquest - 13 Colonies Webquest
    - National Geographic, On the Trail of Captain John Smith - John Smith Adventure
    -  Indentured Servants - Indentured Servants in the U.S.
    - Plymouth Colony - Scholastic - Plymouth Colony
    - 13 Colonies Map Practice - 13 Colonies Map Practice
    - PBS - Colonial House - Interactive History - Colonial House
    - 13 Colonies Chart - 13 Colonies Chart
    - Information on all of the Colonies - ushistory.com
    - Chart of the 13 Colonies - Colonies Chart
    - Overview of the Colonies - Overview of the Colonies
    - Colonial Governments - Colonial Governments
    - Religion, Education, and Medicine in the Colonies - USA History
    - Climate of the 13 Colonies - mrnussbaum colonies
    - Characteristics of the Colonies - Social Studies for Kids
    - Economy of the Colonies - Social Studies for Kids
    - Education in the Colonies - Social Studies for Kids
    
New / Growing Nation
    - PBS - Lewis and Clark Adventure - Lewis and Clark
    -  Interactives - Westward Expansion - Interactives - Westward Expansion


Revolution
    - PBS - "Liberty!" - Road to Revolution Game - Road to Revolution Game
     - National Park Service - Revolutionary War Spy Game - Revolutionary War Spy
     - French and Indian War Videos - French and Indian War Causes and Effects Summary

               
Slavery
    - Digital History - Slavery - Digital History
    - Slavery and the Making of America - PBS - PBS


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