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Posts Tagged ‘ social studies ’

Learn about Lady Liberty

On October 28, 1886, the Statue of Liberty was dedicated, which is what we are celebrating today!  What better opportunity to learn about the Statue of Liberty history than in recognition of her dedication date? 
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5 Women Making STEM History that Your Kids Should Know

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these 5 women making STEM history that your kids should know.

Celebrate Women’s History Month with these 5 women making STEM history that your kids should know.
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Economics for Children

Ideas and resources for teaching your child about money and finances. Homeschool lesson plans, games ideas, book recommendations, entrepreneurial ideas, and other economic resources.
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Celebrating Powerful Women in History

Women have been influential throughout history. Find out more about the powerful women who shaped that history.
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Pilgrims

The Pilgrims owed their lives to an English speaking native they called Squanto, who both translated for them with Massasoit and helped negotiate the first Indian treaty, but who also taught the Pilgrims how to cultivate and harvest native foods. He was generous with his knowledge, teaching the Pilgrims survival skills in this new land....
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American Revolution – American History for Kids

American Revolution – American History for Kids

Stories and Videos of the American Revolution How did compliant colonials with strong ties to Europe get the notion to become an independent nation? How did the American Revolution get started? The American Revolution Event by event you can find out what happened during the Revolution. Boston Tea Party Facts The Boston Tea Party-Destruction...
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Activism For Kids

Activism For Kids

Teach children about social and environmental activism with these activities. Homeschooled children and teens have the time for activism that kids in school just don’t have! A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara Read Inside “A is for Activist”is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the next generation of progressives: families who...
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Christopher Columbus Unit Study

Christopher Columbus Unit Study Dateline: 10/8/05 Dh wants me to do a unit study on Columbus Day. I have a real problem with the unit studies I have found since they are all bubbly and happy and Columbus tames the savage country and all that cheezy stuff. I am looking for something that isn’t...
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Indian Craft Projects And History For Kids

Indian Craft Projects And History For Kids

“We send our little Indian boys and girls to school, and when they come back talking English, they come back swearing. There is no swear word in the Indian languages, and I haven’t yet learned to swear.” Gertrude S. Bonnin (Zitkala-Sa) – Yankton Sioux Homeschooled kids learning to start a fire by rubbing two...
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Women In History Who Made A Difference

Women have been extraordinary in their fields. Come read and get inspired by their stories. My personal favorites, but feel free to comment and add yours. 4000 Years of Women in Science Women are, and always have been, scientists. This site lists over 125 names from our scientific and technical past. 11 Women Who...
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Contests For Kids – Academic and Skill-based

Contests For Kids – Academic and Skill-based

Academic and skill-based contests that welcome homeschoolers.
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American History

American History

An Overview American History – Elementary American History Stories 27 classic stories of early America written by early Americans for children under 12. These stories reflect the prejudices of their times. At Home in the Heartland Explore Illinois from its earliest days through modern times. A game-like setting, you learn about the people of...
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Money Education for Kids

Money Education for Kids

Money clipart of dollar bills and coins. Business games to play such as Lemonade Stand. Learn about stocks or buy a share.
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News for Kids

News for Kids

Find news for kids that most will find interesting an informative. Read current events. Be a reporter. Write newspaper stories. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide. CBBC News Round News for and by kids from England and around the world. Topics when I posted this link were: should schools be allowed to smack kids?...
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Social Studies Lesson Plans

Christopher Columbus Unit Study AN A TO Z RESOURCE This page is an attempt to help parents see all sides of the controversy so that they can better evaluate material they present to their children regarding Columbus and his times, according to the age and maturity of their children. Homeschoolers for Kerry and Edwards...
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Free Social Studies, Political Science Courses, CDs, DVDs

Free Social Studies, Political Science Courses, CDs, DVDs

Take advantage of these opportunities to borrow political science materials or to get some free social studies supplies outright.
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Civics Lessons For Kids in US, Australia, Canada & UK

Civics Lessons For Kids in US, Australia, Canada & UK

Governments of the United States, Australia, Canada, and the UK explained to children in free civics lessons.
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United States Geography Unit Study

United States Geography Unit Study

Each and every state of the union has interesting and unique features. Find them in this United States Geography unit study. 50 States All the facts you need to know for your 5th grade-level report on any of the states in the USA. Explore the States A brief overview of each state’s history, and...
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Archaeology For Kids

Archaeology For Kids

Archaeologists work to put pieces of human tools and bones together to create a picture of what life was like long ago.
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Civil War Described for Kids

Civil War Described for Kids

Coloring pages, recipes, craft projects, reenactments and songs make the Civil War come alive for kids.
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