Social Studies - Gr.3 Online Interactives

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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/learning-activities
/languages/words/world-language-map/

 
Free Rice site description for Free Rice
Playing this game is a great brain exercise and benefits someone afflicted by severe poverty. As you play, 20 grains of rice are donated for each correct answer. Move beyond vocabulary; change subjects if your specialty is math, literature or geography. 
http://freerice.com/

 
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://cultureforkids.exploreandmore.org/

 
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/sites/default/files/uploads/inte
ractives/treehouse/index.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

 
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

 
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/

 
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/
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