Social Studies

Social Studies for Second Graders

There are 7 videos in this category and 3 videos in 2 subcategories.

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Ages: 10 - 18
Manhattan: What Henry Hudson Saw in 1609
From YouTube, produced by National Geographic
This video from National Geographic gives us a peek at what Manhattan would have looked like when Henry Hudson discovered it. (Professional video that shows scenes of NYC without the buildings, bridges, and such). (01:39)
February 7, 2010 at 01:40 PM
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Ages: 9 - 14
Geography of East Asia
From YouTube
Learn the geography of East Asia in a fun and memorable way! A song that teaches about the geography of Asia .
August 8, 2009 at 07:33 AM
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Ages: 6 - 10
Map Lesson for Primary Grades
From Slideboom
This is a great slide show for students to learn about maps and the different kinds of maps (political, relief). The words are large and can easily be seen if using a projector in a classroom. (Only pictures, no narration or music)
July 24, 2009 at 08:37 PM
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Ages: 9 - 15
The Five Themes of Geography
From YouTube, produced by Geography Tutor
In this video, students will learn about geography terms--absolute and relative location (longitude and latitude), cultural and physical place characteristics, environment, and more. Very good visuals and examples are given. This is a great resource ... [more]
July 12, 2009 at 05:35 PM
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Ages: 8 - 12
World's Top Ten Longest Rivers
From TeacherTube
A Video Presentation of the World's Top Ten Longest Rivers. Pictures are shown of each river.
August 8, 2009 at 10:20 AM
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Ages: 7 - 14
History in Pictures, Part 1
From Slideboom, produced by Larry Sanger
A slideshow for small children explaining what things "looked like" in the past (mostly medieval Europe). One simple sentence, or part of a sentence, followed by an illustrative picture.  (04:20) (Amateur video)
May 5, 2009 at 12:34 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
On Location: Liberty Bell
From YouTube
A park ranger gives a speech on the history and importance of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia, PA.  Amateur videographer has unsteady hand in first few seconds. The video is good quality and has information for students.   (5:45)
August 7, 2009 at 05:03 PM
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