Interactive Social Studies for your Interactive Whiteboard
Try these Interactive Social Studies websites with your interactive whiteboard! Using your board as a center will give small groups of students to interact with the content and collaborate while solving problems. Using the SMART Recorder or a screencast program can be used to demonstrate their thinking with other groups as they share their work.
Time for Kids Games. has some fun games with a social studies focus.
National Geographic "Mapmaker Interactive" allows you to explore your world with map themes, data and tools for customizing your map!
National Geographic Xpeditions is an interactive “museum” that takes you on geography journeys.
National Geographic Education is packed full of resources from videos to interactive simulations to support geo-literacy.
Download Google Earth to explore rich geographical content, save your toured places, and share with others.
Native American Resources: A great resource with various areas and tribes and their cultures.
Learn how the Pilgrims reached America and lived to celebrate the First Thanksgiving.
Use The Globe Unwrapped to find out how a globe becomes a map.
Using Cardinal Directions helps students use compass skills.
National Geographic's Adventure Island helps students understand map symbols.