Third Grade Social Studies


Capoeira Find some martial arts photos on this site. Just click on the photos to see an enlarged picture!

Different Cultures

Breaking Down the Walls Learn about other people's cultures and how cultural differences make the world a better place.

People and Places Travel to all the continents of the world to learn about different countries, the people who live there and their customs on this National Geographic Kids site.


Rainforest Alliance Use this site to find rainforest resources. You can also read stories, make crafts and color pictures about the rainforest.


Chinese Zodiac Find the year you were born to discover your sign and what you are like!

Get a Chinese Name Get your own Chinese name based on your English name and find out your sign in the Chinese Zodiac.

The Great Wall of China Find information about the Great Wall. There are other links to China and a special area designed for kids.

Walk the Great Wall of China Take a virtual walk on the Great Wall of China through photographs and panaramas. You really feel like you are there!

Yin Tu Tang: Visit a Chinese House Find out what a Chinese merchant's house was like in this virtual visit made possible by the Peabody Essex Museum.

Chinese New Year Learn all about the Chinese New Year and play New Year games.

Pin-gu Dominoes Game Play dominoes with pictures, rather than numbers.

Our Community and Government

Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids Valuable information about all aspects of our National Government.

Congress for Kids Learn all about the different sections that govern our country.

The Constitution for Kids What rights do we have as citizens of the United States? Find out what our founders wrote to give us these rights.

PBS President for a Day Did you ever wonder what it would be like to step into our president's shoes? Try this site to find out what it's like.

Town of North Castle Click here to find information about your town both past and present.

The White House Search this site to find out how our government works and what is currently happening with the president.