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Social Studies

6th Grade

Social Studies 6 - World Geography

1.  Introduction to Geography:  The United States and Canada

  • Canadian Geographic:  The online version of the magazine with the same name, this site includes a lot of interesting information about the issues affecting Canada.
     
  • Canadian Geography Quizzes:  From Sheppard Software, this site allows users at various levels to take interactive quizzes on Canadian capitals, provinces, and landscapes. 
  • Explore Countries of the World:  From National Geographic, this site includes photos, facts, and videos to introduce students to different places in the world.  Site is searchable by continent and country. 

  • Journey to Planet Earth-Canada:  From PBS, this site provides a brief overview of Canadian cultural and physical geography.
     
  • Natural Resources Canada:  From the Government of Canada, this site includes a wealth of information about Canadian natural resources. 
  • United States Geography Quizzes:   From Sheppard Software, this site allows users at various levels to take interactive quizzes on United States capitals, states, and landscapes. 

2. Latin America

  • Explore Countries of the World:  From National Geographic, this site includes photos, facts, and videos to introduce students to different places in the world.  Site is searchable by continent and country.
     
  • Journey to Planet Earth:  From PBS, this site includes overviews of the cultural and physical geographies of major countries around the world.  This particular link will take you to a clickable map of the world. 
     
  • Latin American Geography Quizzes:  From Sheppard Software, this site allows users at various levels to take interactive quizzes on Latin American capitals, countries, landscapes, and oceans. 

3.  Europe

  • European Geography Quizzes:  From Sheppard Software, this site allows users at various levels to take interactive quizzes on European capitals, countries, and landscapes.
     
  • Explore Countries of the World:  From National Geographic, this site includes photos, facts, and videos to introduce students to different places in the world.  Site is searchable by continent and country.
     
  • Journey to Planet Earth:  From PBS, this site includes overviews of the cultural and physical geographies of major countries around the world.  This particular link will take you to a clickable map of the world. 

 4.  Africa and the Middle East

  • African Geography Quizzes:  From Sheppard Software, this site allows users at various levels to take interactive quizzes on African capitals, countries, and landscapes.
     
  • Explore Countries of the World:  From National Geographic, this site includes photos, facts, and videos to introduce students to different places in the world.  Site is searchable by continent and country. 
     
  • Journey to Planet Earth:  From PBS, this site includes overviews of the cultural and physical geographies of major countries around the world.  This particular link will take you to a clickable map of the world.
     
  • Middle East Geography Quizzes:  From Sheppard Software, this site allows users at various levels to take interactive quizzes on Middle Eastern capitals, countries, and landscapes.

5.  Asia

  • Asian Geography Quizzes:  From Sheppard Software, this site allows users at various levels to take interactive quizzes on Asian capitals, countries, and landscapes.
     
  • Explore Countries of the World:  From National Geographic, this site includes photos, facts, and videos to introduce students to different places in the world.  Site is searchable by continent and country. 
     
  • Journey to Planet Earth:  From PBS, this site includes overviews of the cultural and physical geographies of major countries around the world.  This particular link will take you to a clickable map of the world.

 6.  Oceania and Antarctica

  • Explore Countries of the World:  From National Geographic, this site includes photos, facts, and videos to introduce students to different places in the world.  Site is searchable by continent and country. 
     
  • Journey to Planet Earth:  From PBS, this site includes overviews of the cultural and physical geographies of major countries around the world.  This particular link will take you to a clickable map of the world.
     
  • Oceania Geography Quizzes:  From Sheppard Software, this site allows users at various levels to take interactive quizzes on Oceania capitals, countries, and landscapes.