Organizations such as Discovery Education and Information Please provide assistance with social studies homework on their websites. These places provide mini-lessons in the form of print tutorials and video lessons, organized by topic.
Information Please has online homework assistance available on the website FactMonster.com. It breaks down the social studies information into the United States government, general information about the United States and general information about the world. Subtopics include customs, weather, the American presidents and a heading called Just for Fun under each section.
Discovery Education has a variety of educational videos about a variety of topics within the larger heading of social studies. The site offers five different videos each on the topics of presidential powers, the U.S. election process and important American presidents, as of April 2015. The Discovery Education site also offers links to articles and videos about ancient civilizations, medieval history, world history, geography and civics.
The American history section is the largest part of the website, containing links to everything from geography and culture to history. For students pursuing projects in current events, Discovery Education also offers links to many major newspapers in the United States, as well as cable news networks. Online news services such as Yahoo News have links on this page as well.