Social Studies

Social Studies (X) - Primary (X) - Elementary (X)

Rivers, Roads, Rails, and Air | Red River Oxcarts

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Learn about the Red River oxcarts that were the primary means of transporting goods from the Red River Valley to St. Paul.

Rivers, Roads, Rails, and Air | Road Improvement

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Learn how by the 1910s, state government began making an effort to improve roads by financially aiding counties, and the federal government began assisting with funding. The economic hardships of the 1930s meant less funds, but the state authorized the state patrol and began issuing drivers' licenses.

Rivers, Roads, Rails, and Air | Barnstorming

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Learn about early airplanes, and how they were a novelty and flying a source of entertainment for bystanders, but quickly became essential in the transportation of passengers and goods.

Be Kind Online

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How do we act when we are on the Internet? Here are some good manners for when we are on the Internet. Use good words, not rude or bad words. Be patient with others. Sometimes others are beginners and are just learning how to use the Internet.

Meet the Helpers | Doctors are Helpers: Quick Look

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Helpers are part of every community. We can help children learn about important helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Doctor. Learn more about how Doctors serve our community.

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Meet the Helpers | Firefighters are Helpers: Quick Look

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Helpers are part of every community. We can help children learn about important helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Firefighter. Learn more about how Firefighters serve our community.

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National Fire Prevention Week | All About the Holidays

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Held during the week around October 9th, National Fire Prevention Week reminds Americans of the danger of fire and the importance of fire safety. Families can use it as a time to review their fire safety plan and learn more about properly using fire.

Meet the Helpers | Meteorologists are Helpers: Quick Look

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Help children learn about important community helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Meteorologist. Learn more about how Meteorologists serve our community.

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Meet the Helpers | Paramedics are Helpers: Quick Look

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Helpers are part of every community. We can help children learn about important helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Paramedic. Learn more about how Paramedics serve our community.

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Meet the Helpers | Teachers are Helpers: Quick Look

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Help children learn about important community helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Teacher.  Learn more about how Teachers serve our community.

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What Is Personal Information?

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Personal information identifies who we are, where we live, and how family, friends and others can find us to talk to us or come over and visit us. Personal information can help us communicate with others, but we have to be careful with that information when on the computer.

Summer Vacation | All About the Holidays

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Take a break from the school year on summer vacation! Summer is a great time to relax, play, and explore your community... but it wasn't always that way. How do you celebrate your summer vacation?

For lesson plans, additional resources, and more teacher support, download our free iBook from the iTunes store: All About the Holidays. 

Meet the Helpers | 911 Operators are Helpers: Quick Look

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Helpers are part of every community. We can help children learn about important helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a 911 Operator. Learn more about how 911 Operators serve our community.

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Meet the Helpers | Police Officers are Helpers: Quick Look

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Help children learn about important community helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Police Officer.  Learn more about how Police Officers serve our community.

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The White House: Inside Story | Kid's State Dinner

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Learn about the official Kid's State Dinner, an event that brings children with healthy recipes from around the country together at the White House to meet the First Lady and the President of the United States. 

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