Introduction

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

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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

Note:
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:

900's

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

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:
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Database Resources


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Websites

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
Maps:
Outline Maps - Provides political, physical and climate maps.
Online Maps of the World

Webquest
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.

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Image & Sound Resources