Social Studies

WORLD PEN PALS.....World Pen Pals promotes international friendship and culture between students around the world ages 8-20 through direct correspondence. Founded in 1950 we are the oldest, most reliable and most experienced pen friend organization in the USA and we guarantee satisfaction. Pen friends are offered as follows: Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin American, request male or female.
The fee is $4.00 per pen friend. We provide directions and helpful hints for writing. (For a group rates of 10 or more contact us.)
Pen friends serve as a real life motivation to geography, writing skills and social studies. Bob Carroll, director, is a retired global studies teacher with teaching experience in Africa, Asia and the USA World Pen Pals, P.O. Box 337, Saugerties, NY 1247 USA Phone/Fax 914.246.7828 Go to our website to pay by credit card: Contact us at:

The Alaca Company......Cotton's Journey - A Field Trip in a Box Educational Kit.... Curriculum and Activities for the Classroom... This curriculum uses the inquiry-based approach and meets many National Education Standards for English/Language Arts, Math, Science and Social Studies....
Lessons are written for grades: 1-3, 4-6, 7-8....Kits include: CD-ROM, Teacher's Guide, Cotton bolls -Pima (6) and Upland (5) varieties, samples of cotton in various stages, planting seeds, cottonseed oil, colorful poster showing cotton in six stages of growth, student booklet, fabric, dictionary sheet, production flowchart and 23 minute video.....
For additional cotton resources visit The Alaca Company, P.O. Box 55, Tranquility, CA 93668, Call 559.698.5190

GollyGee Software Introduces 3D CREATIVITY program for K-8 Students BRING LEARNING into the 3rd Dimension

  • Improve Spatial Reasoning Skills
  • Strengthen the Verbal-Visual Connection
  • Help Develop Problem Solving Techniques

BUILD GollyGee Blocks is an innovative 3D creativity program for grades K-8 which brings the fun of building blocks to the computer. Children create their own 3D world using traditional building block shapes (geometric forms) and a library of pre-made objects. Intuitive editing tools let students move, stretch, rotate, stack, copy, color and texture objects or stacks of blocks.

LEARN The GollyGee Blocks Activity Guide provides a set of over 50 classroom activity ideas covering Art, Social Studies, Language Arts, Math, Science and just plain creative play. The lessons have been aligned to national standards.

Runs on PC (WIN 95/98/ME/NT4/2000/XP) and MAC (OS 8.1 9.2 or OS 10.2)

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