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Social Studies

Themes in U.S. History
Read stories of Ellis Island immigrant experience. Use a timeline of immigration history.

Themes in World History
To expand your understanding of world history, visit the Hyperhistory website. You can find timelines, events, and maps of many regions.

For a real-life exercise in economic decision-making, try out a case study about a couple who wants to purchase a home.

Civics and Government
Visit this website and see how well you do on the questions asked on the U.S. citizenship test.

In the Mapquest site, enter your home address and the address of someplace nearby. Compare the driving directions for a familiar route to the route selected by the website's mapping program. How would you explain any differences? How might these differences relate to geographers' ideas about "place"?