Social Studies


Presidential Election Resource/Game - PBS game that simulates being president and links your decisions with those of past presidents. Good stuff (4-6)
50 States - A Great database for information on states and capitals
State Capitals! Shepherd software's online games for learning states, capitals and regions. Awesome.
ABCs of San Diego -
BBC Geography skills - Activities are age divided and designed to increase student’s Geography skills.
Biography database
Ben's Guide to Government - A kid’s guide to government hosted by Ben Franklin
Calisphere (3 +) A World of Digital Resources - Calisphere is a service of the UC Libraries and offers collections to quickly find primary sources for the classroom or for research projects.
Colonial Williamsburg
Country Facts - Database on countries
Mariner Education - Maritime discovery from ancient times to Captain Cooks 1768 voyage to the South Pacific
San Diego Historical Society- (3 +)
Ancient China Links
Ancient China Timeline
Ancient China Dynasties
History for Kids Great resource for ancient civilizations


California Missions - A great site! Every mission linked!
The California Missions - A great mission resource for all 21 California missions
The California Missions
San Luis Obispo
San Fernando
San Juan Bautista
San Luis Rey
San Juan Capistrano
San Diego Alcala

Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo (4th) Information in Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo through the National Park Service
Juan Rodrequez Cabrillo - (4th)
The California Gold Rush (4th) The Gold Rush by the Oakland Museum of California
The California Gold Rush - (4th) The Gold Rush by Idaho State University
The California Gold Rush (4th) The Gold Rush by PBS
The Transcontinental Railroad and The Golden Spike - (4th) By the San Francisco Museum
The Golden Spike - (4th) By the University of Utah