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SOARing this Summer! Congratulations, LHS Class of 2017! Recognition from Kenton County Alliance for Choosing to be a Smoke-Free Campus We'll Miss You, Senior Band Members! Great Job, LHS Chorus! Sounds Great, Elementary Chorus! Before their big performance! Congrats to our Golden Apple Teachers: Ms. Setty & Ms. Collins! Tai read "Fiona, the Baby Hippo," a book written in braille, to our kindergarten class! Findlay Market Field trip 2017 Bubble Fun in our Preschool! Life Center Cincinnati was here today and we allowed our juniors and seniors to be organ donors. UK lets us see their MEDI man. Prom 2017 We Love Our Panthers! We Love Our Panthers! Celebrating Being 100 on the 100th Day of School! This is what we'll look like when we are 100! We are 100 Days Smarter! Working Together as a Team! Panther Pride! Mr. Frevola teaches the 2nd Grade about tortoises! Homecoming 2016 Team Building Day Egg Drop Competition Challenge Accepted! We Love Our Panthers! Let's Go, Panthers! Tailgate Fun! Graduating Students to Be Ready for College & Careers Proud of Our Town! SOARing at Zip City! Our Band is the GREATest! Elephant & Piggie visited our school! Learning to Box in SOAR! Our students visited KHEAA's College Road Show We love to read!

Social Studies Technology Tools

  Quick Link to Technology Tool pages by subject:


 
Google Earth-You can use it to tour ancient cities and empires,examine battle sites from the World Wars,learn about current events (such as the war in Afghanistan)
All Grades
What's happening around where you live?
All Grades
History Animated provides animations of the Revolutionary War,the Civil War,and WWII in Europe
and the Pacific.
Grades 7-8Grades 9-12
 
Snag Learning offers free access to high quality documentary films from producers like NOVA and National Geographic. Documentaries are categorized by grade level and content area and each film has a set of guiding questions
Grades 9-12
Where kids learn about the world in lots of fun ways!
grades 1-3Grades 4-6
Find out whats going on today! Politics, current events! What's happening in teen news?
Grades 4-6Grades 7-8Grades 9-12
Inside the White House gives you an interactive tour of the White House that contains video,images,text,and news clips
grades 1-3Grades 4-6Grades 7-8
Library of Congress also has a section just for teachers that has a large set of classroom materials that contains primary source sets (such as Civil War Music,the Constitution,the Industrial Revolution,and many more)
All Grades
 
 Ancient History Encyclopedia a Google chrome app that is
a non-profit community that uses definitions, time-lines, maps, illustrations, and articles to present ancient history in a very accessible way.
All Grades
   USA Maps is a fun google chrome app that allows you to place the states in the correct location on the map of the US.
          All Grades
McGraw-Hill Education’s American History Time Line is a fun and informative way to navigate the history of the United States. Scroll through time with the flick of your finger and tap on important American people and events to learn more about the history that has shaped the nation.
Grades 7-8

 
Digital American History - Online textbook, timeline, ethnic voices, and more.
All Grades
150 years after the start of the American Civil War, HISTORY presents The Civil War Today, an award-winning app created by Bottle Rocket apps exclusively for the ipad.
Grades 7-8Grades 9-12
  Social Studies games- Fun social studies games for elementary students!
grades 1-3Grades 4-6
Learn about maps and lots of places around the world HERE!
grades 1-3Grades 4-6
Learn everything there is to learn about theU.S. government! It teaches to studesnts that range from anywhere to first grade, to high school!
grades 1-3Grades 4-6
Apple Apps!
Civil War: America's Epic Struggle Features over 1,000 high-res photos, more than an hour of multimedia presentations, in excess of 100 authentic maps, dozens of first hand accounts, and numerous text articles and biographies, it provides instantaneous access to information on every aspect of the war. The app automatically optimizes images and text depending upon the display: iPad, Retina, or iPhone; portrait or landscape orientation.
It is $4.99
All Grades
 
  Our Constitution and The Federalist papers is the best way to learn about the Constitution of the United States. Not only does the app include the full text of the Constitution, the product also features an explanation of each and every clause, as well as commentary on each of the amendments. unique capabilities of the iPad/iPhone you can zoom in on any part of the actual Constitution. A brief history of the writing of the Constitution and the Federalist papers is also included
And it's FREE!
Grades 4-6Grades 7-8Grades 9-12
MyCongress is a portal to detailed information about your elected U.S. Congressional officials. Track their news, video and Twitter feeds. Look up their official Open Congress profile or contact them directly. MyCongress helps you get in touch with your government.
 It is FREE!
Grades 9-12
HistoryTools is a free app for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch that lists all the famous and infamous people who were born or died on each day of the year, major news events that occurred on each day, plus feast days of saints and holidays and celebrations around the world. Users can enter their own events which will be added to the program.
And it is FREE!

Grades 7-8Grades 9-12
This Battle of Gettysburg app contains 60 high quality photos and drawings, 10 maps, 10 first-hand accounts and a six minute movie summary bring to life the most important battle in American History. The program includes a reading of the Gettysburg Address, delivered by President Lincoln, at the dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery
And it is FREE!
Grades 9-12
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  Quotes are the food for thought. Now with this app, every time you find a good one that relates to you, add them to your own quotes book, share with others, revisit them and re-read. Over a period of time, your quotes book will tell a story about you that is enlightening. 
Grades 7-8
Android Apps!

 

Your portal to learning more about Congress! Find your legislators based on your location and see how they vote. Even contact your legislator through the app. Read up on current bills, and be notified of new events. Quickly and easily access new laws passed too.
All Grades

 
 
   FactBook is the app that literally puts the world at your fingertips. Want to know what the population of a country is? What their military expenditures are? How many people own a cell phone? Well it’s all there, and more. WorldStats contains vast amounts of data from the CIA World Fact Book and from the United Nations world data.

              Grades 7-8
When you look up at the sky, does it feel like you’re looking at one of those Magic Eye pictures where if you stare at a spot long enough, a picture is supposed to come together? This app can help you identify what you’re looking at. Just point your phone at the sky, and this app will highlight the constellations, pulling a clear picture out of a jumble of stars.
Grades 4-6
 
 

 

The full, unedited text of the US Constitution. Drill down by article, section or amendment. Also includes the ability to search, ratification dates, bios of the signers, a Constitution timeline, the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, Mayflower Compact, failed amendments, and much, much more.
All Grades`

A new event each day! Provides information on history’s notable past events, including famous birthdays and a sliding puzzle picture of a historical AP photo.
Grades 9-12

 
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