Social Studies

 

AMERICAS

Be sure to use the databases (Britannica, Sirs, Marshall Cavendish, GVRL, History Reference Center)

 

1.    Mayans
 
 
 
 
2.    Aztecs
 
 
 
 
3.    Tenochtitlan
 
 
 
 
4.    Incas
 

Daily Life: http://www.ducksters.com/history/inca/daily_life.php

 
5.    Achievements
 
 
 
 
6.    Explorers
 
 

6th grade Research Sites:
 

MYTHOLOGY 
*Check the NMMS databases first! (FactCite, Sirs Discoverer, Gale VIrtual Reference Library, Marshall Cavendish)

Greece

Greek Gods/Goddesses

Heroes and Gods

Greek Myths

 http://www.storynory.com/category/myths/greek-myths/

 

 

 

Mesopotamia:

 

http://mesopotamia.mrdonn.org/

 

 

http://www.ducksters.com/history/mesopotamia/ancient_mesopotamia.php

 

 

Assyrians:

 

  1. Mr. Donn: http://mesopotamia.mrdonn.org/assyria.html

  2. Ducksters: http://www.ducksters.com/history/mesopotamia/assyrian_empire.php

  3. Ducksters: http://www.ducksters.com/history/mesopotamia/assyrian_army.php

  4. Kids Past: http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0055-assyrian-empire.php

  5. History for kids: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/westasia/history/assyrians.htm

 

Akkadians:

 

  1. Ducksters: http://www.ducksters.com/history/mesopotamia/akkadian_empire.php

  2. Akkadian Art: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/westasia/art/akkadians.htm

  3. Akkadians for kids: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/westasia/history/akkadians.htm

Babylon:

  1. Ducksters: http://www.ducksters.com/history/mesopotamia/babylonian_empire.php

  2. Mr. Donn http://mesopotamia.mrdonn.org/babylon.html

  3. Hammurabi: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/westasia/history/hammurabi.htm

     

Neo Babylon:

  1. NeoBabylon for kids: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/westasia/history/babylonians.htm
    2. Hanging Gardens: http://www.kidspast.com/world-history/0075C-hanging-gardens-babylon.php

    7th grade research sites
     

     

     

Mr. Donns: http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/

Ducksters: http://www.ducksters.com/history/middle_ages/daily_life_in_the_middle_ages.php

Medieval Life for kids: http://www.historyforkids.net/medieval-daily-life.html

The Middle Ages Discovery magazine

Facts on File

Fact Cite

GVRL

Exploring Through the Middle Age http://www.marshallcavendishdigital.com/encnav/Exploring-the-Middle-Ages.18

 

BLACK DEATH

http://www.health.state.mn.us/handhygiene/why/5ways.html
 

Mr. Donn: http://medievaleurope.mrdonn.org/plague.html

 

Ducksters: http://www.ducksters.com/history/middle_ages_black_death.php

 

 

Black Plague for kids: http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/science/medicine/plague.htm

 

 

National Geographic: http://science.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-diseases/plague-article/

 

 

Children and Youth in History: http://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/teaching-modules/167

 

 

History Channel Video (requires earbuds): http://www.history.com/topics/black-death

 

        http://www.history.com/topics/black-death/videos/plague

http://www.history.com/topics/black-death/videos/black-plague-extinction

 

WHO http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs103/en/

Marshall Cavendishhttp://www.marshallcavendishdigital.com/articledisplayresult/18/4393/45548/searchsolr#

GVRL-GreenHaven

 

 

 

GVRL-Middle Ages

Test your Knowledge with a practice quiz: http://www.ducksters.com/history/the_black_death_questions.php