This pathfinder is designed to support the Grade 7 Social Studies Curriculum.


Print Resources, Books and Magazines

Look on L4U , our school's online catalogue or Regina Public Library's online catalogue with these keywords and phrases:

Subject Headings:

Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, Chile, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, North Korea, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam

If you are searching Regina Public Library's catalogue, you can limit your results to juvenile literature.
Example 1: costa rica--juvenile literature
Example 2: philippines--juvenile literature

Keywords & Phrases:

Dewey Decimal Numbers:


Note: Also ask your teacher-librarian or check the Reference section of your school library for CultureGrams.


Type keywords and phrases into the search bar of these online resources.
  • Encyclopedia Britannica
    • Use the "How to Cite" feature at the bottom of each article to help you with your bibliography. Simply copy and paste the citation into your bibliography.
    • You must be at school to have access to this or use the Regina Public Library with your library card number and PIN
  • Wikipedia
    • Include the following information in your bibliography if you are citing an Wikipedia article:

Database Resources



Lonely Planet - This site provides visual and written information on major regions of the world. Use the map to locate a specific country and learn some cultural and travel details.
CIA World Factbook
Kids Web Japan
Ask Asia
Outline Maps - Provides political, physical and climate maps.
Online Maps of the World

Embassy Quest...Destination Unknown - Students take on the role of diplomats from various countries. Using online resources students gather information about the history, economy, and environment. This information is used to develop a presentation for the United Nations about the particular country/region selected.


Image & Sound Resources