Learning - Social Studies | 10-18 yrs

How To Study Social Science

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Many students consider social science a boring subject. But once students learn about social science and how to study it, they find social science to be a very interesting subject. Social science comprises history, geography, civics and government. Through social studies, children learn about the world and the different factors that influence the world.

Students must devise and follow a plan to effectively study social science. Interacting with peers and teachers, understanding the concepts and skills, and important information to pay attention to are parts of the plan. It also helps to use source materials other than the textbooks of the school curriculum to learn more about any topic.

To help with learning history, students can use films, documentaries and research papers. Many leading museums around the world, cultural centres and places of national or historical importance offer interactive tours for students. These interactive lessons can greatly supplement student’s knowledge about history, government and world events. One important aspect of history education is learning dates. According to blog.udemy.com, “One of the best ways to retain information is by using simple memory techniques to make absorbing lots of information easier. From flashcards to mnemonics, ideas and tactics that seem too simple to work can actually be incredibly effective.”

For learning geography, using 3-D models help to understand the concepts better. You can buy these resources online or find them in the library. Other interesting learning tools are also available for learning geography. Teachhub.com says in an article, “Google for education is an easy way for your students to access the world’s information visually. The possibilities are endless, students can use Google maps and Google earth to see and learn about virtually anything, anywhere.”

To know more about techniques to study social science, you can read the articles in this ClipBook. 


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