Social Studies Sites

Site NameRecommended Grade LevelLink (Click Here)Description
Plimoth.orgFourth Grade and abovePlimoth.orgInvestigate the world of the Pilgrims and the Native Americans during the first Thanksgiving.
World Almanac for KidsFirst Grade and aboveWorld Almanac for KidsJammed packed full of information about the world around us. A kid’s online version of the World Almanac
Stately KnowledgeFirst Grade and aboveStately KnowledgeLearn all the general facts and figures about all 50 states. Links to even more detailed information for each individual state.
Trading Around the WorldThird Grade and aboveTrading Around the WorldUse a limited amount of money to create a global economy. Sponsored by international monetary fund.
Colonial Williamsburg Kid ZoneKindergarden and aboveWilliamsburg Kid ZoneLearn and explore the colonial times through these games.
Kids Portrait – a George Washington MysteryThird Grade and aboveKids PortraitDiscover Geroge Washington the President by looking for clues
StatretrisSecond Grade and aboveStatresisLike tetris but with states.
Build a Sod HouseThird Grade and aboveBuild a Sod HouseLearn how to build a sod house and never get your hands dirty!
Build a CityThird Grade and aboveBuild a CityLook at how cities changed over time. Build your own city.
Dump CItyThird Grade and aboveDump CItyTake care of your city by recycling.
BBC Interactive GamesFourth Grade and aboveBBC Interactive GamesFun, intense games of learning. From the BBC.
Urban VerminThird Grade and aboveUrdan VerminLearn how to work with others. Find out about yourself.
Secret Millionaires ClubThird Grade and aboveSecret Millionaires ClubWarren Buffet’s guide to being a millionaire. Since he is a millionaire several times over, he should know.
Inca InvestigationThird Grade and aboveInca InvestigationLearn about the Inca Empire through a game.
Rail, Sail, or Overland MailFourth Grade and aboveRail, Sail, or Overland MailYou are the post master, how do you get the mail where it needs to be?
Time LordFourth Grade and aboveTime LordHow well do you know history? This game will find out!
A Sailor’s Life for MeFourth Grade and aboveA Sailor’s LifeEnlist and explore life on the seas in the 1800’s.
Texas IndependenceFirst Grade and aboveTexas IndependenceLearn how the great state of Texas gained its independence from Mexico to become a nation and then join the USA.
George Washington’s WorldFirst Grade and aboveGerorge Washington’s WorldExplore George Washington’s world in three-D. Walk around Mt. Vernon and learn about the father of our country.
iCivicsFourth Grade and aboveiCivicsExplore games that help you understand the role and function of government and our laws
Nobel Prize Educational GamesFourth Grade and aboveNobel Prize Educational GamesGames inspired by the work of the Nobel Laureates. Very neat games.
Post ChallengeFourth Grade and abovePost ChallengeHow much do you know about the US postal service? Play to find out.
LondonianThird Grade and aboveLondonianFind out what life was like in London in when the Romans ruled England.
Shopping in Tudor EnglandThird Grade and aboveShopping in Tudor EnglandHelp a Tudor family with chores and go shopping – Tudor style!
Life in Medieval EnglandThird Grade and aboveLife in Medieval EnglandSee if you can survive the perils of medieval life. Good luck!
Oregon Trail GameFourth Grade and aboveOregon Trail GameLearn if you have the stuff to conquer the Oregon Trail!