Social Studies Homework Help for K-8th Grade

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Travel the globe or learn about our city without leaving the comfort of your home.

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government for Kids
Learn how our government works.

Biography in Context
Biographies of over half a million people, living and dead, for 6th grade and up.

Chicago Facts
Find the municipal seal and learn the meaning behind the Chicago flag.

Chicago History Museum
Explore Chicago’s past, present and future.

Chicago Mayors
Biographies of Chicago's mayors from Ogden to Emanuel.

Chicago Timeline
Chicago history from DuSable to Obama.

Encyclopedia of Chicago
Determine the connection between your history fair topic and Chicago's history.

Illinois State Museum
Discover the natural, cultural and artistic past of Illinois.

Illinois State Symbols
Find the history behind Illinois’ state symbols.