Social Studies Articles by Topic

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General Physical
Five Themes of Geography
Location or Place
How to Read a Compass

Degrees on a Compass
Continental Drift

Continental Drift – Fact or Fiction?
Continental Drift Closer to an answer
Plate Tectonics

Miscellaneous Places
Time Zones What Are They and Why Do We Need Them?

Surprising Geographical Facts

Describing the World
World Hemispheres
World Continents

Antarctica Facts

Animals in Antarctica
Early Explorers in Antarctica
Antarctic Climate and Weather


General US
How Money Began 
From Bartering to  Money
How Writing Began
From Hieroglyphics to the Internet
Colonies An Overview
Colonies Reasons for Colonization
Community Helpers
Flags at Half Mast – Learn why flags are hung at half mast
Native Americans
An Overview
The Major Groups
The Effects of Colonization

Pilgrims and Technology
Black History Women in History
The Big Dipper
Road to freedom
Harriet Tubman
Patricia S Cowings
Sidney Poitier
Joan of Arc
Elizabeth Blackwell
Valentina Tereshkova
Harriet Tubman
Patricia S Cowings
Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptians
The Great Pyramid at Giza
The Outside

The Inside
The Sphinx guardian of the tombs

Mummification ~ Why did the Egyptians make mummies?
How Mummies Were Made
Papyrus ~ How it was made

Hieroglyphics How Writing Began
Three KingdomsHatshepsut ~ The queen who became a king

Akhnaton ~ Rebel or visionary?

Tutankhamun ~ why was he important?

Places of Interest September 11
The Great Pyramid at Giza
The Outside

The Inside
The Sphinx guardian of the tombs
The Leaning Tower of Pisa

Please read first.
Note to Parents

World Coming Together


Holidays General
Guy Fawkes Day
St Martins Day
Some Christmas Traditions
Eid Al Fitr
Paper lanterns
When is a Pancake not a Pancake?