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Awesome Library: Multicultural

A truly awesome database of information regarding all cultures. http://www.awesomelibrary.org/Classroom/Social_Studies/Multicultural/Multicultural.html

City Population

"On these web pages, you'll find statistics and maps about the population of the major agglomerations of the world. For many countries, information about the population of their administrative areas and the principal cities is provided." http://www.citypopulation.de/

The Gallup Organization

This site offers statistics, current events, and articles. http://www.gallup.com/

Minnesota Academic Standards: Social Studies and History

The Minnesota Academic Standards for history and social studies cover U.S. History, World History, Geography, Economics and Civics, as well as for psychology, sociology and anthropology. http://education.state.mn.us/mde/static/006219.pdf

Minnesosta State Legislature Youth
Provides information on "How a bill become a law," Minnesota and the legislature.
http://www.leg.state.mn.us/youth/

National Council for the Social Studies

"The National Council for the Social Studies provides lots of information including standards, teaching and professional resources, student news and views, and notable social studies books." http://www.ncss.org/

The Online Teacher Resource - Social Studies

Social studies resources including lesson plans, time lines and today in history.
http://www.teach-nology.com/teachers/subject_matter/social_studies/

Peace Corps Kids World

Contains general information about diverse cultures, with interactive activities. http://www.peacecorps.gov/kids/

Social Studies Web Sites for Teachers

This site covers resources for teachers in the area of geography, government, general history, U.S. history, and world history. http://www.sldirectory.com/teachf/socsci.html

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