Social Studies

News for Kids

  • News For Kids - Real news, told simply.
  • DOGOnews - Empowering youth literacy, reading fluency and global awareness through current events, books, and movies. 
  • Youngzine - Children can learn about current news and events in a simple, engaging, and interactive way. 
  • Smithsonian Tween Tribune - News from the Smithsonian by age groups. Spanish available.

Wisconsin Native American Tribes

  • Wisconsin First Nations - A collection of educational materials about the American Indian Nations of Wisconsin.
  • Native American Tribes of Wisconsin - Find basic information about each tribe's culture including language, dress, work, and play activities. Links to other sites about Native American cultures.
  • Indian Country Wisconsin - View cultural information and histories of Wisconsin tribes. Select the tribe you are studying from the Wisconsin map on the website.

World Cultures & Country Reports

  • Voices of Youth - an organization set up by UNICEF to help children from across the world exchange knowledge and ideas.
  • Scholastic Global Trek - Select a country to see information about it's people and history. Includes guided tours and links to other websites with more information on specific cultural topics.
  • National Geographic Kids - Easy-to-Read articles, amazing photos, and fun games.