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Social Studies
  • NEWThe World’s Colombian Exposition
    by Courtney Hayden, Student in Karla Karr's Indiana Wesleyan University EDU 355 Social Studies Methods for Elementary Education
  • Know Where to Go? by Heidi Befort
    Map skills and geographical knowledge are more important than ever in our global communiity. This GoogleTrek™ encourages the learner to understand different geographical terms from around the world and be able to identify and apply them to Arizona geography.
  • From Deserts to Desserts by Travis Hooser, Southern Nevada Regional Professional Development Program (Elementary School )
    This GoogleTrek™ explorers the story of Cocoa Ice. Cocoa Ice is about 2 groups of people coming together (interdependence) to make their lives better. The dessert in the story is cocoa ice but it’s also how the cultures working together enrich each others' lives.
  • Native American Homes by Pam Metcalf
    THis GoogleTrek™ explores how the weather influenced the way and materials the Native Americans use to build their homes.
  • The Seeds of Discovery and Change by Dolores Salisz
    This GoogleTrek™ explores the dynamic events and places that helped shape what the New World was to become.
  • Famous Buildings in Italy by Nan Rhodes
    This GoogleTrek™ takes you on a journey through Italy and some of its most famous architectural buildings.
  • Farm Animals by Lauren Powder
    This is a GoogleTrek™ about 8 animals that live on the farm. It includes horses, cows, ducks, chickens, roosters, goats, pigs, and sheep.
  • OLYMPICS: Athens to London by Helen Maxwell
    In this GoogleTrek™, third grade students will learn about the first Olympic Games and compare those to the current Olympic Games in London.


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Culture
  • Un Viaje!
    This GoogleTrek™, created by Megan Hopkins of West Point High School (West Point, MS), is a virtual trip to a Spanish Speaking country- Mexico. It is designed to be used in a High School Spanish 1 classroom, or it could be used in a Social Studies classroom studying Spanish culture.
Government and Civics
  • NEWWashington D.C. Memorials
    by Abigail Meyers, Student in Karla Karr's Indiana Wesleyan University EDU 355 Social Studies Methods for Elementary Education
  • NEWAdventure of the Last Five Presidents
    by Tristen Walker, Student in Karla Karr's Indiana Wesleyan University EDU 355 Social Studies Methods for Elementary Education
  • NEWUS Federal Service Academies
    byMonica Sondergard, Student in Karla Karr's Indiana Wesleyan University EDU 355 Social Studies Methods for Elementary Education
  • NEWPresidents Born in US
    by Julisa Myers, Student in Karla Karr's Indiana Wesleyan University EDU 355 Social Studies Methods for Elementary Education
  • United States Congress by Dr. Alice Christie
    This GoogleTrek™ is designed for middle school students studying the function and formation of the United States Congress. Students of multiple learning styles will learn about the Legislative Branch of the US Government through text, images, and video.
  • Mississippi's Congressional Delegation
    This GoogleTrek™, created by Alan Leonard of West Point High School (West Point, MS), introduces high school students to the Congressmen and Senators who serve the State of Mississippi.

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