Social studies is a field of study that seeks to unify the diverse subjects of history, politics, economics, sociology, geography and anthropology, ultimately aiming toward a comprehensive understanding of society. It is... More » World View Social Sciences

Some social studies games for kids include "Supreme Decision" and "Checks and Balances." Both of these games are available to play online at BrainPop for free, as August 2015. More » Hobbies & Games Video & Online Games

Social Studies Weekly is an educational classroom magazine focusing on topics in history, government and civics. Published for American students in kindergarten through sixth grade, the magazines seek to replace traditio... More » Education K-12
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