Cool for School: GPS Social Studies Resources in GALILEO Georgia Council for Social Studies Conference October 19, 2007 GaETC, November 15, 2007 Lauren Fancher
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 • 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 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
KindergartenSYMBOLS 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 • 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 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 • Database: Sirs Discoverer • Search: Paul Bunyan • View: Babe the Blue Ox, from American Folklore • View: Fantastic Folk Heroes, from Boy’s Life
Grade TwoGEORGIA, 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 • Search: Mary Musgrove • View: New Georgia Encyclopedia Article: Mary Musgrove (ca. 1700-ca. 1763) • View: Advertisement
Grade ThreeOUR 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 • Database: Historic Architecture and Landscapes of Georgia • Search: Greek Architecture • View: Pictures of houses from all over Georgia
GALILEO >K12 >Elementary • Database: EBSCO Image Search • Search: Parthenon • View: All Images by flipping
GALILEO >K12 >Elementary • Database: Britannica Elementary • Search: U.S. Supreme Court Building
Grade FourUNITED 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 FourUNITED 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.
GALILEO >K12 >Elementary • Database: Searchasaurus • Category: History • Subcategory>Revolutionary War (1775-1783) • Article: Not So Hidden History, Boy’s Life • Next - Search: Revolutionary Battles
Grade FiveUNITED 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.
GALILEO >Digital Library of Georgia • Browse by collection name “S” • Collection: Ships for Victory • View all Photographs • Female welder
Grade SixUNITED 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).
GALILEO >K12 >Middle • Database: Kids Search • NAFTA • Filter Results • Photos • Radio and TV News Transcripts
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.
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 SevenAFRICA 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.
GALILEO >K12 >Middle • Database: SIRS Discoverer • Country Facts • Zimbabwe • Also: Educator Resources • Correlated to Standards • Georgia • Social Studies • Grade 7 • Geographic Understanding • SS7G1
Grade EightGeorgia 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.
>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 9-12American 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.
GALILEO > K12 >High School • Database: Annals of American History • Timeline • 1784-1796: Organizing a New Nation • Also, Search: Constitution
Grades 9-12Economics 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.
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 9-12World 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.
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 9-12World 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.
GALILEO >High School • Database: World History Collection • Search: Opium War • Article: American Missionaries and the Opium Trade in Nineteenth-Century China.
>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 • 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! • Questions? • Time WWW.GALILEO.USG.EDU