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50 Quick & Easy Social Studies Computer Activities

50 Quick & Easy Social Studies Computer Activities | Tammy Worcester
Single Book: #90116
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Building Site License: #90116SL
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Author: Tammy Worcester

Grades K-8

Aligned with NCTE standards.

Enliven, enhance, and update your social studies lessons by integrating the resources and tools found on the Internet and on the classroom computer. This book is full of fascinating ideas and resources that will inspire both teachers and students. Includes "Tips and Shortcuts" - A quick reference for Microsoft Excel™ basics and PowerPoint™ tips.

License definitions:

  • Single = qty 1 book, 1 teacher's use
  • Site License = qty 1 book, unlimited use at one school building

PowerPoint™ Activites:

  • Childrens' story Map
  • Day Trips
  • Design Own Flag
  • Farm or City T-Chart
  • Hero High Five
  • How Laws are made
  • Photo Scavenger Hunt
  • Mouse-Over Continents
  • T-rrific Communities
  • Transportation Mini Book

Spreadsheet Activities:

  • 30 Places to See Before I'm 30
  • ABC Detective Agency
  • Cost of Living Chart
  • Graphing Product Labels

Online Map Activities:

  • Custom Online Maps
  • Holidays and Customs Around the World

 

  • Rock Star Tour
  • "Wonder"ful World

Internet Activities:

  • Explorer Trading Cards
  • Land form Crossword
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Random Word Picker
  • Student-Created Arcade
  • Time-line of my Life

Web Resources:

  • Civics/Government
  • Economics/Finances
  • Geography
  • People/Cultures
  • Social Studies Games
  • World History

CD contains examples from PowerPoint,™ Excel,™ and Web resources. Each activity specifies:

  • Grade Level
  • Appropriate Software
  • Materials/Equipment Need
  • Web Resources
  • Teacher's Role
  • Student Instructions

System Requirements:

  • Macintosh: 4 MB RAM, System 7 or higher
  • Windows: 4 MB RAM, Windows 95/98 or higher

Click on the links below to preview samples of this book.