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Slide1:  Georgia Council for Social Studies Conference October 19, 2007 GaETC, November 15, 2007 Lauren Fancher Cool for School: GPS Social Studies Resources in GALILEO What is GALILEO?:  What is GALILEO? Georgia’s Statewide Virtual Library provided by the state to K12 Full of licensed content such Encyclopedia Britannica, EBSCO, and SIRS products Unique Georgia content such as the New Georgia Encyclopedia and the Digital Library of Georgia collections WWW.GALILEO.USG.EDU Georgia Performance Standards:  Georgia Performance Standards Include both skills (map & globe and intellectual processing skills) and topics that can be addressed with content in GALILEO Many GALILEO resources include educator resources, including links to content via the GPS curriculum, activities, and other materials. Lexile rankings. GALILEO works with the DOE to increase the integration of GALILEO content into the GPS portal, MyGaDOE Examples of GPS Standards and GALILEO:  Examples of GPS Standards and GALILEO Examples of materials in GALILEO for particular GPS standards for social studies K-12 Images, maps, interactive materials, primary source documents, encyclopedia articles, articles from magazines,newspapers, and journals, books and pamphlets, reviewed websites, and more Kindergarten SYMBOLS OF AMERICA :  Kindergarten SYMBOLS OF AMERICA Historical Understandings SSKH1 The student will identify the purpose of national holidays and describe the people or events celebrated. Labor Day Columbus Day (Christopher Columbus) Veterans Day Thanksgiving Day Martin Luther King, Jr. Day f. Presidents Day (George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and the current President) g. Memorial Day h. Flag Day i. Independence Day GALILEO > K12 > Elementary :  GALILEO > K12 > Elementary Database: Britannica Online School Edition: Britannica Elementary Search: Thanksgiving Day View: Thanksgiving article Database: Britannica Online School Edition: Compton’s by Britannica for Middle School Search: Thanksgiving Day View: Thanksgiving article Grade One AMERICAN HEROES:  Grade One AMERICAN HEROES Historical Understandings SS1H2 The student will read or listen to American folktales and explain how they characterize our national heritage. The study will include John Henry, Johnny Appleseed, Davy Crockett, Paul Bunyan, and Annie Oakley. GALILEO > K12 > Elementary :  GALILEO > K12 > Elementary Database: Sirs Discoverer Search: Paul Bunyan View: Babe the Blue Ox, from American Folklore View: Fantastic Folk Heroes, from Boy’s Life Grade Two GEORGIA, MY STATE :  Grade Two GEORGIA, MY STATE Historical Understandings SS2H1 The student will read about and describe the lives of historical figures in Georgia history. a. Identify the contributions made by these historic figures: James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove (founding of Georgia); Sequoyah (development of a Cherokee alphabet); Jackie Robinson (sports); Martin Luther King, Jr. (civil rights); Jimmy Carter (leadership and human rights). GALILEO > Digital Library of Georgia:  GALILEO > Digital Library of Georgia Search: Mary Musgrove View: New Georgia Encyclopedia Article: Mary Musgrove (ca. 1700-ca. 1763) View: Advertisement Grade Three OUR DEMOCRATIC HERITAGE :  Grade Three OUR DEMOCRATIC HERITAGE Historical Understandings SS3H1 The student will explain the political roots of our modern democracy in the United States of America. a. Identify the influence of Greek architecture (Parthenon, U. S. Supreme Court building), law, and the Olympic Games on the present. GALILEO >Arts and Humanities>Arts and Architecture :  GALILEO >Arts and Humanities>Arts and Architecture Database: Historic Architecture and Landscapes of Georgia Search: Greek Architecture View: Pictures of houses from all over Georgia GALILEO >K12 >Elementary :  GALILEO >K12 >Elementary Database: EBSCO Image Search Search: Parthenon View: All Images by flipping Slide14:  GALILEO >K12 >Elementary Database: Britannica Elementary Search: U.S. Supreme Court Building Grade Four UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1860 :  Grade Four UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1860 Historical Understandings SS4H4 The student will explain the causes, events, and results of the American Revolution. c. Describe the major events of the Revolution and explain the factors leading to American victory and British defeat; include the Battles of Lexington and Concord and Yorktown. Grade Four UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1860 :  Grade Four UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1860 Geographic Understandings SS4G1 The student will be able to locate important physical and man-made features in the United States. b. Locate major man-made features; include New York City, NY; Boston, MA; Philadelphia, PA; and the Erie Canal. Slide17:  Database: Searchasaurus Category: History Subcategory>Revolutionary War (1775-1783) Article: Not So Hidden History, Boy’s Life Next - Search: Revolutionary Battles GALILEO >K12 >Elementary Grade Five UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1860 :  Grade Five UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1860 Historical Understandings SS5H6 The student will explain the reasons for America’s involvement in World War II. e. Describe the effects of rationing and the changing role of women and African- Americans; include “Rosie the Riveter” and the Tuskegee Airmen. Slide19:  Browse by collection name “S” Collection: Ships for Victory View all Photographs Female welder GALILEO >Digital Library of Georgia Grade Six UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1860 :  Grade Six UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1860 Economic Understandings SS6E2 The student will give examples of how voluntary trade benefits buyers and sellers in Latin America and the Caribbean and Canada. c. Analyze the development and impact of trade blocks such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Common Market of the South (MERCOSUR), and Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA). Slide21:  GALILEO >K12 >Middle Database: Kids Search NAFTA Filter Results Photos Radio and TV News Transcripts Reading Across The Curriculum:  Reading Across The Curriculum SS6RC1 Students will enhance reading in all curriculum areas by: Reading in All Curriculum Areas ・ Read a minimum of 25 grade-level appropriate books per year from a variety of subject disciplines and participate in discussions related to curricular learning in all areas. ・ Read both informational and fictional texts in a variety of genres and modes of discourse. ・ Read technical texts related to various subject areas. Slide23:  GALILEO >K12 >Middle Database: NoveList K-8 Teacher Resources Grab and Go Book Lists Grades 6-8 Immigration, Mid-20th to Late 20th Century Grade Seven AFRICA AND ASIA :  Grade Seven AFRICA AND ASIA Geographic Understandings SS7G1 The student will be able to describe and locate the important physical and human characteristics of Africa. b. Describe and locate the nations of South Africa, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Rwanda, Mozambique, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Egypt, Ethiopia, Libya, Kenya, and Chad. Slide25:  GALILEO >K12 >Middle Database: SIRS Discoverer Country Facts Zimbabwe Also: Educator Resources Correlated to Standards Georgia Social Studies Grade 7 Geographic Understanding SS7G1 Grade Eight Georgia Studies :  Grade Eight Georgia Studies Historical Understandings SS8H5 The student will explain significant factors that affected the development of Georgia as part of the growth of the United States between 1789 and 1840. d. Analyze the events that led to the removal of Creeks and Cherokees; include the roles of Alexander McGillivray, William McIntosh, Sequoyah, John Ross, Dahlonega Gold Rush, Worcester v. Georgia, Andrew Jackson, John Marshall, and the Trail of Tears. Slide27:  >GALILEO >Digital Library of Georgia Search: Cherokee Removal Collection: "Thar's Gold in Them Thar Hills": Gold and Gold Mining in Georgia, 1830s-1940s Grades 9-12 American Government/Civics :  Grades 9-12 American Government/Civics SSCG3 The student will demonstrate knowledge of the United States Constitution. Explain the main ideas in debate over ratification; include those in The Federalist. Analyze the purpose of government stated in the Preamble of the United States Constitution. Explain the fundamental principles upon which the United States Constitution is based; include the rule of law, popular sovereignty, separation of powers, checks and balances, and federalism. Slide29:  GALILEO > K12 >High School Database: Annals of American History Timeline 1784-1796: Organizing a New Nation Also, Search: Constitution Grades 9-12 Economics :  Grades 9-12 Economics Macroeconomic Concepts SSEMA1 The student will illustrate the means by which economic activity is measured. Explain that overall levels of income, employment, and prices are determined by the spending and production decisions of households, businesses, government, and net exports. Define Gross Domestic Product (GDP), economic growth, unemployment, Consumer Price Index (CPI), inflation, stagflation, and aggregate supply and aggregate demand. Explain how economic growth, inflation, and unemployment are calculated. Identify structural, cyclical, and frictional unemployment. Define the stages of the business cycle, as well as recession and depression. Describe the difference between the national debt and government deficits. Slide31:  GALILEO > K12 >High School Database: SIRS Researcher Pro Vs. CON Leading Issues More Issues Unemployment Overview Pro/Con My Analysis PDF Research Guide Interactive Grades 9-12 World Geography :  Grades 9-12 World Geography SSWG3 The student will describe the interaction of physical and human systems that have shaped contemporary North Africa/Southwest Asia. Describe the location of major physical features and their impact on North Africa/Southwest Asia. Describe the major climates of North Africa/Southwest Asia and how they have affected the development of North Africa/Southwest Asia. Analyze the impact natural resources, especially oil, have on North Africa/Southwest Asia. Analyze the impact of water supplies on the growth of population centers. Explain the impact of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam on the development of the regionユs culture. Explain why this region contains areas on two different continents. Describe the major ethnic and cultural groups in North Africa/Southwest Asia; include major customs and traditions. Slide33:  GALILEO>K12 >High School Database: World Data Analyst Compare Countries Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Saudi Arabia Life expectancy, female Annual average growth rate Per cent of population, Muslim Population estimates Refining capacity Create a Chart Grades 9-12 World History:  Grades 9-12 World History SSWH14 The student will analyze the Age of Revolutions and Rebellions. a. Examine absolutism through a comparison of the rules of Louis XIV, Tsar Peter the Great, and Tokugawa Ieyasu. b. Identify the causes and results of the revolutions in England (1689), United States (1776), France (1789), Haiti (1791), and Latin America (1808-1825). c. Explain Napoleon’s rise to power, and his defeat; and explain the consequences for Europe. d. Examine the interaction of China and Japan with westerners; include the Opium War, the Taiping Rebellion, and Commodore Perry. Slide35:  GALILEO >High School Database: World History Collection Search: Opium War Article: American Missionaries and the Opium Trade in Nineteenth-Century China. Slide36:  >GALILEO >High School >Database:Student Research Center Search: Tokugawa Ieyasu Article: Techniques that made ninjas feared in 15th-century Japan still set the standard for covert ops. Take Away:  Take Away GALILEO is provided by the State of Georgia to K12 at no cost to the school Access from school is seamless because GALILEO knows your school network Students and teachers can access GALILEO from home with a password (ask your media specialist) Amazing resources are available for every age group for Social Studies GPS Better than the Internet alone! www.galileo.usg.edu Thank you!:  Thank you! Questions? Time WWW.GALILEO.USG.EDU

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