Mr. Johnson @ Burgin Elementary


S. Studies

Social Studies

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Global Studies WeeklyStudies Weekly creates educational tools that instill in children the desire to be lifelong learners, to value the past and to understand their roles as citizens of our country and our world. Student learn all about Social Studies and Science while earning points with the coolest classroom pet around.

CIA World Factbook - The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. - This user-friendly portal offers a comprehensive range of information about the world in the form of easily understandable map images. - Explore the world on this website.

Geography Glossary - Need to find the meaning of new geography words? You can click on the map or the word... a pop-up window displays a graphic and photo example of the term as well as its meaning, and a read-aloud feature.

iCivics - iCivics is a web-based education project designed to teach students civics and inspire them to be active participants in our democracy. iCivics is the vision of Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.

Texas Law Related Education - This is a site dedicated to civic and law related education in Texas. Check out the games and other materials available.

GeographyIQ - GeographyIQ is an online world atlas packed with geographic, economic, political, historical and cultural information. In addition, GeographyIQ brings together a number of other resources including maps, flags, currency conversion as well as climate and time zone information.

Kids Geo - This game helps students practice the concepts of latitude and longitude.

Geography Games - A collection of games from Sheppard Software.

Geography World
- A collection of games, puzzles, quizzes, and trivia

KBears - Geography games

Geography Quizzes
- Test your knowledge of  geography on this site.

Digital Dialects
- This website offers interactive games for learning languages as well as geography.

Hispanic Heritage

Scholastic - Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

Somos Primos
- A publication dedicated to past and present articles, events and information concerning Hispanic heritage issues.

Jeopardy-History of Mexico


Asia Games - Learn about the different countries of Asia in a fun interactive way.

Middle East - Learn about the location and geography of the countries in the Middle East.

Chinese New Year - Activities for Chinese New Year

African American Heritage

Wonders of the African World - Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he takes you on a journey to discover a wealth of African history and culture.

Africa Games for Kids - Games and activities to help students learn more about the continent of Africa.

Africa - Explore the continent of Africa with this collection of games and activities.

Explore Africa - PBS has created this site for students to explore Africa.

Africa Puzzles - Solve these puzzles and find out where countries are located in Africa.

African American RegistryAfrican American Registry concentrates on serving the needs of those seeking knowledge and education through the black experience. 

Today in Black History -  As with all aspects of American history, Black history is an indispensable key to understanding the nation's past, present, and future. - Site has an interactive timeline, videos and bios on 200 notable African-American icons.

- African American Cultural Heritage Tour
- African American history from a-z

The History Makers
- Features the stories of African Americans who have succeeded and made achievements in the areas of art, business, education, law, politics, science, religion, and sports. There is a great timeline of African American history.

USF Africana Heritage Project - Our mission is to rediscover precious records that document the names and lives of former slaves, freedpersons and their descendants, and share those records on this free Internet site.

Afriquest - A free, central Internet database for records of African and African American genealogy and history.

American History

Social Studies for Kids - This site is a resource for students, teachers, and anyone else who wants to learn about Social Studies.
- Lessons and presentations on US History.
- Outline of U.S. History

- This web site offers  you information about the United States of America. You will find here information of all 50 states, all National Parks, the American history, all presidents and also information of society, population and economy.

Congress For Kids - Congress for Kids gives you access to interactive, fun-filled experiences designed to help you learn about the foundation of our federal government and how its actions affect you. - Search for biographies about icons in a variety of fields.

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