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Great Websites for Kids Social Sciences Center
The social sciences section of the American Library Association’s collection of outstanding websites. Includes Geography, Religion, Politics and World Cultures.


Religion

World Faiths
Introduces the major world religions, their history and beliefs.

URI Kids
Provides information on Islam, Christianity, and other major world religions in an appropriate and informative site.

Bible Gateway
Allows you to search and discover different passages of the Bible in many different versions. Appropriate for school or self-study.

Islamic Playground
Provides puzzles, quizzes, and Arabic alphabet games.

Hinduism for Schools
Introduces students to the teachings and practices of the Hindu religion.

BuddhaNet
Provides an in-depth look at Buddhism for elementary and middle school students.

Mythweb
Devoted to the heroes, gods and monsters of Greek mythology!


Politics

iCivics
An amazing interactive website that puts you in the heart of the issue! Run for president, solve the Crisis of Nations and sit on the Supreme Court.

ConneCT Kids
Learn about the state of Connecticut, including symbols, history, puzzles and more!

Kids.gov
The offical portal to the U.S. government for kids! Links users to information about different subjects, includes great activities for parents and educators also.


Geography

Geography4Kids
Need to know what the Earth is made of? This site will show you our planet’s layers and what is in our atmosphere!

World Atlas
Provides accurate and thorough information on the continents and their countries, history and culture, and geographical details.


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