Social Studies - Gr.3 Online Interactives

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National Geographic's Human Footprint interactive site description for National Geographic's Human Footprint interactive
This fantastic interactive compares what you consume with other countries and explains what kind of footprint we leave by consuming these items. The Behind the Scenes sections include videos that further deepen the examination. 
http://education.nationalgeographic.com/media/richmedia/0/203/proje
ct/human-footprint-interactive.html

 
You're the Farmer site description for You're the Farmer
Answer the questions from this farming quiz to see how well you understand the dairy business in Wales and Jamaica. If you get too many answers wrong, you may want to explore the other Milking It resources (left side of screen) about dairy farmers in these countries. 
http://www.oxfamblogs.org/education/milking_it/milkingit/activities
/ytf.htm

 
Global Trade and Environment Quiz site description for Global Trade and Environment Quiz
Take this quiz and find out how well you understand global trade and the environment. 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/citizenx/teachers/global/using_quiz_1.
shtml

 
Sim Sweatshop site description for Sim Sweatshop
How many shoes can you make in a day under difficult conditions? Play the Sim Sweatshop game to learn more about what it is like to work in a sweatshop. 
http://www.simsweatshop.com/game/

 
Webonauts site description for Webonauts
Webonauts Internet Academy is a PBS game that gives 8-to 10-year-olds an opportunity to have some fun while exploring what it means to be a citizen in a web-infused‚ information-rich world.  
http://pbskids.org/webonauts/

 
Child Labour - video site description for Child Labour - video
This dramatic video comes from the International Labour Organization. How many children are forced to work? Is there hope for a better future for them? 
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/inf/wdacl/english.htm

 
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights as seen by Elyx site description for The Universal Declaration of Human Rights as seen by Elyx
This is a slide show created by the United Nations, with friendly graphics for each article. 
http://www.slideshare.net/unitednations/the-universal-declaration-o
f-human-rights-as-seen-by-elyx

 
Who's Lunch is it Anyway? site description for Who's Lunch is it Anyway?
Build your lunch - where does each ingredient come from? Learn about how explorers brought their foods to the New World and then took foods native to the Americas back to Europe.  
http://ageofex.marinersmuseum.org/games/lunch/

 
Don't Gross Out the World site description for Don't Gross Out the World
Take this quiz to see if you understand food customs around the world. 
http://www.funbrain.com/brain/JustForFunBrain/Games/Game.html?GameN
ame=DontGrossOutTheWorld

 
Cultures for Kids site description for Cultures for Kids
First select Kids. Then, select a country and start learning about the culture, geography and people of that area. 
http://www.exploreandmore.org/world/default.htm

 
Ayiti: The Cost of Life site description for Ayiti: The Cost of Life
"What is it like to live in poverty, struggling every day to stay healthy, keep out of debt, and get educated?" [site] Play this game and try to help a family of five in Haiti survive. 
http://ayiti.globalkids.org/game/

 
National Geographic: Interdependence Journey site description for National Geographic: Interdependence Journey
Create an avatar and then begin looking at some everyday items and what places of the world are part of the creation of those items. 
http://globalcloset.education.nationalgeographic.com/

 
The World Languages Map site description for The World Languages Map
Click on the map of the world and learn more about the languages of the world. If a "lips" icon appears, click on it to hear a native speaker of the language introduce themselves. 
http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/media/services/thec
hildrensuniversityofmanchester/flash/~map.swf

 
Rainforest Alliance Treehouse site description for Rainforest Alliance Treehouse
This interactive treehouse explores the plants, animals and people that live in the rainforest. There are several games. See how coffee, chocolate and bananas go from the rainforest to our table in "Track It Back". "Jewels of the Earth" lets you explore the ecology of a rainforest and "My World" explores... 
http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/education/treehouse/

 
League of Super Citizens: Civil City site description for League of Super Citizens: Civil City
Create a hero, complete your missions and join the League of Super Citizens! 
http://www.tvokids.com/games/supercitizenscivilcity

 
Postcards from You (Arthur) site description for Postcards from You (Arthur)
Watch fun and interesting postcard video clips from kids all over the world! 
http://pbskids.org/buster/pfy/index.html

 
Free Rice site description for Free Rice
Playing this game benefits you and someone afflicted by severe poverty. As you play, 20 grains of rice is donated for each correct answer. **Move beyond vocabulary! Change subjects if your specialty is math or geography! 
http://www.freerice.com/

 
Kids for Saving Earth site description for Kids for Saving Earth
The mission of this site is to give kids the power to help make positive changes to the environment and save the earth. 
http://www.kidsforsavingearth.org
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