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Social Studies UNIT 1

Geography and Early Societies of the Western Hemisphere

 

 

MAP ACTIVITIES 

 

Label the Western Hemisphere Map!  (How fast can you do it?)

https://www.purposegames.com/game/western-hemisphere-map-game

 

Mexican Geography Game

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Mexico_Geography.htm

 

 South & Central America Game

https://www.sheppardsoftware.com/South_America_Geography.htm

 

Label the Central American Map

https://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3217

 

Identify the North & Central American Flag Game

https://online.seterra.com/en/fl/2015

 

Label the South American Map Game

https://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3243

 

Identify the South American Falg Game

https://online.seterra.com/en/fl/2004

 

 

Legends of Learning Games

https://teachers.legendsoflearning.com/games

 

 

Continental Drift Activities. Simulations, & Games

 

Introduction Video - Early Civilizations of the Western Hemisphere

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFKD-jRxpIw

 

 

**Bitesize Plate Tectonics Simulation & Game

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/science/21c_pre_2011/earth_and_space/continentaldriftact.shtml

 

Move the continents

http://www.geo.cornell.edu/hawaii/220/PRI/continental_puzzle.html

 

Continental Drift Timeline

https://www.edumedia-sciences.com/en/media/303-continental-drift

 

Plates and Boundries Game

https://www.learner.org/interactives/dynamicearth/platesboundarieschallenge/

 

Brain POP Game - Plate Tectonics

https://www.brainpop.com/games/timezonexplatetectonics/

 

 

Video - Pangaea

https://www.hhmi.org/biointeractive/animated-life-pangea

 

Video #2 - Pangaea

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrKTuCDierM

 

Archaeology Games & Activities

 

Introduction to archaeology video #1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zOJlCdMvWAI&list=PLwATkHzMg1ETnOHCMkskh8z2M5XtmqnIp

 

 Introduction to archaeology video #2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lAPUK0AF7us

 

A variety of archaeology games

https://archaeology.mrdonn.org/games.html

 

 

 

ICE AGE

 

Ice Age Various Activities & Games

https://www.neok12.com/Ice-Age.htm

 

Inforgraphic Website:  easel.ly

https://www.easel.ly/

 

Ice Age - (General information about the last ice age!)

https://www.cdm.org/mammothdiscovery/wheniceages.html

 

Ice Age Review Game

http://www.classtools.net/manic/201911_jAkX24

 

 

Migration & the First Americans

 

Bering Land Bridge Theory 

hhttps://study.com/academy/lesson/the-bering-strait-land-bridge-lesson-for-kids.html

 

 

 Coastal Route Theroy

http://www.sfu.museum/journey/an-en/secondaire1er-middle/route_cotiere-coastal_route

 

 

Video - Human Population Through Time:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUwmA3Q0_OE

 

Map - Human Migration

https://genographic.nationalgeographic.com/human-journey/

 

 

Fossils

 

Fossils - Layers in Time Game

https://www.amnh.org/ology/features/layersoftime/

 

Dig and Deduce

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/neanderthals/dig_flash.html

 

 

OZ Fossils Game - Pitfall

http://www.abc.net.au/science/ozfossil/megafauna/game/pitfallgame.htm

 

Fossil Forensics: Interactive

http://humanorigins.si.edu/research/fossil-forensics-interactive

 

 

Human Made vs Natural Features

 

Machu Picchu

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnMa-Sm9H4k

 

Hoover Dam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBLkJbloXhA

 

 

Panama Canal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2T7CL9wqyM

 

Bering Land Bridge

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kd00htzaHYw

 

Great Barrier Reef

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=BO44JlAElXM

 

Rising Global Temperatures

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oJAbATJCugs&disable_polymer=true

 

Canadian Geography

 

Canadian Geography Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FM7--6oW1k

 

Canadian Map Game

https://online.seterra.com/en/vgp/3006

 https://www.cbc.ca/kidscbc2/games/match-the-flag-canadian-provinces

 

Various Games About Canada 

https://mrnussbaum.com/search?q=canada

 

 

Inuits

 

Inuit Life Artcle and Quiz

https://www.ducksters.com/history/native_americans/inuit_peoples.php

Inuit Creation and Culture Interactive Website

http://www.mythicjourneys.org/bigmyth/myths/english/2_inuit_full.htm

 

Make your own Totem Pole

http://mrnussbaum.com/inttotem/

 

Traditional Inuit Games

http://www.athropolis.com/news-upload/master/11-frames.htm

 

Brianpop.com - Inuit

https://www.brainpop.com/search/?keyword=inuit

 

 

 

Homes of Early Americans 

 

Adobe Pueblo

https://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-houses/adobe-house-pueblo.htm

http://www.crowcanyon.org/EducationProducts/pueblo_history_kids/introduction.asp

 https://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/adobepueblo.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hfz8TZ3eCow

 

 

 

Igloo

https://www.warpaths2peacepipes.com/native-american-houses/igloo.htm

https://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/arctic/central_canada.html

https://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/arctic/inuit.html

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-x5QOSqP3E

 

 

Wigwam

https://wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-a-wigwam

https://nativeamericans.mrdonn.org/wigwams.html

https://www.wonderopolis.org/wonder/what-is-a-wigwam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb2s9vxrS_E

 

 

*Enrichment!

Brainpop - Adobe  https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/americanindians/

Brainpop - Wigwam  https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/thanksgiving/

Brainpop - Igloo  https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/ushistory/inuit/

How to build an igloo video  https://aeon.co/videos/could-the-simple-replicable-elegance-of-the-igloo-be-a-model-for-future-homes

 

 

Canadian Regions

 

Canadian Geography Puzzle

https://www.canadiangeographic.ca/sites/cgcorp/files/images/web_articles/kids-games/flash/games/storepuzzle.html

 

Canadian Memory Game

https://tvokids.com/school-age/games/my-canada

 

 http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/canada-puzzle.htm

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Pueblo: Environmental Interactions

 

Pueblo Research Guide & Website

https://www.crowcanyon.org/EducationProducts/pueblo_history_kids/timeline.asp

 

 

Absolute Location

 

Latitude & Longitude (will help you complete page 12)

https://www.mapsofworld.com/lat_long/

 

Inca, Aztec, & Mayan Research

 

Ducksters.com

https://www.ducksters.com/history/aztec_maya_inca.php

 

Inca Enrichment - brainpop.com

https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/incacivilization/

 

Inca Game -brainpop.com

https://www.brainpop.com/games/timezonexinca/

 

Aztec Enrichment - brainpop.com

 https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/azteccivilization/

 

 Mexicolore - Aztec Website

http://mexicolore.co.uk/aztecs/kids/

 

Mayan Enrichment - brainpop.com

https://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/mayacivilization/

 

Mayan Game - brainpop.com

https://www.brainpop.com/games/timezonexmaya/

 

 MesoAmerica Interactive Ball Game

http://www.mesoballgame.org/ballgame/main.php

 

 Maya Math Game

https://maya.nmai.si.edu/maya-sun/maya-math-game

 

 

Mayan CSI Research & Resources

 

Living in Mayan Time

http://maya.nmai.si.edu/

 

 Mayan Civilization

https://www.timemaps.com/civilizations/mayan-civilization/#reli