Social Studies Resources


Adventist Education Elementary Social Studies Standards

NAD SoS.M.A.R.T. (Social Studies Management and Resource Tool)

National Council for the Social Studies

Washington State OSPI - Social Studies   

Internet Resources*

Children's Book Council - Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People - SDA curriculum and resource links

Colonial House - PBS site about living in America in 1628

Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Archive

Education World: Social Science Center - searches and reviews websites

     Washington State timeline

     Oregon State timeline

Fort Vancouver

Free test prep for WEST-B and NES

Frenchtown Historic Site

GoNorthwest Pacific Northwest History Web - The Free Online Encyclopedia of Washington State History

Historic Newspapers in Washington

iCivics - games to learn about government.  After using the site's games for six weeks, the Crittenden Middle School in Newport News, Virginia had a pass rate on the state-mandated civics test of 96%, compared with 5% the previous year.

Leaving Independence - David Vixie, WWU graduate, takes his class on a 120 mile wagon train simulation field trip.

Legacy Washington - history pages from Washington Secretary of State office

Living in Washington, Celilo Falls - OSPI Tribal Sovereignty Curriculum for the Social Studies: unit of study on native life in Celilo Village before the dam was built

Oregon Historical Society

PBS-The West - Profiles men and women of the West

Smithsonian Learning Lab - access images, recording, and texts from the Smithsonian museums.

Teacher Bulletin - "The Teacher Bulletin is created by teachers, for teachers. It is our mission to present classroom teachers with creative and resourceful ideas integrating Christian principles with cutting-edge technology, contemporary theories and trends."

Washington State Historical Society

Whitman Mission National Historic Site

*Links to other sites do not necessarily constitute endorsement of the organizations.

Interlibrary Loan

Research Central - Instructions for finding and borrowing items from other libraries.

Curriculum Library Resources


Professional literature 372.83

       Interact Simulations IM/PL 372.83 In8

Textbooks 372.83, 372.89, and 900's for social studies, geography and history.  

        372.87 for music of different cultures or themes.

        372.83 M178   McGraw-Hill Networks (SDA recommended series)


       Cobblestone, National Geographic Kids, Saudi Aramco World, Time for Kids

Reference -  especially the Bibliographies books

Children's literature

300's social issues

400's foreign languages

600's ethnic cookbooks

700's music

812 history reader's theater

900's history and geography

B's biographies of historical figures

File folder games

Map file

Puppet scripts

Room 306 - Small kits in 372.83, curriculum guides. and die cutter and dies, publishing station.

Room 308 - Big kits

Room 310 - Posters, cardboard "puppets", over-sized textbooks 

Room 312 - Globes