Social Studies - Gr.3 Online Interactives

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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/

 
Your Lunch, now and then site description for Your Lunch, now and then
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://exploration.marinersmuseum.org/wp-content/themes/agesofex/ga
mes/lunch/

 
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-languages-map-2/

 
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/

 
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

 
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/
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