Social Studies 7B Home Page

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The Library of Congress

National Geographic Search Engine

World Map Viewer (interactive)
Physical world map

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Google Earth

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This is the class web site for Social Studies 7B from
Mr. Robbins at Madison J
unior High School.

The Old Pitsligo Church, Pistligo, Scotland

The Old Pitsligo Church, 1634, Pitsligo, Scotland



We will be Africa and Asia this trimester. You can click on the thumbnail below to view a larger map of each continent.

Map of Asia

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  • You will always need a notebook and a writing tool in class, but never turn in an assignment on paper with ripped out spiral bound edges. Those go straight to the Re-Do folder.

Click below for the information packets.

Click this link.





Number, Name   Links   Deadline
One, The Pacific Rim of Eastern Asia   Click here.   12/08
Pearl Harbor Study Guide   Click here.   12/07
In Class Presentation   None   12/08
Two, China   Click here.   12/16
Three, Russia   Click here.   01/16


Journal Items

Remember -

  • We evaluate a current event or fact piece about one of our topics here every day. You will keep a journal with your evaluations in it.
  • You will submit your journal entries from each week Friday. Please, submit only the items for that week each Friday.
  • You will keep your journal entries on 8 1/2" x 11" three hole punch paper.
  • When your journal entries are returned, keep them in your class binder.
  • You are required to evaluate every piece of art we use. This includes days you may be absent.

The links to the journal entries we use for each day are found in the right hand column of this table. 

If you want to see an example of how your journals should be formatted, click here.

 Daily Reading Vocabulary 

Week ending Dec. 2

  • Ubiquitous
  • Novella
  • Disparity
  • Domestic
  • Hybrid
  • Viscous

 Link to the article for the day 

For the week ending Dec. 2
11/29 Mauna Loa Eruption
11/30 Wild Boars in Japan Since 2011

12/01 Iceman Findings
12/02  Dickens and Christmas

For the week ending 12/09
12/05  Indonesia Volcano
12/06  Russian Bases Hit
12/07  Pearl Harbor Attack
12/08  Charles V Secret Code
12/09  Pirate Hid Out in Americas

For the week ending 12/16
12/12  Lockerbie Bombing Suspect

12/13  50 Years Since Last Moon Landing
12/14  Nuclear Fusion
12/15  How do Grandparents Fit into Grandkids' Lives?
12/16  Taney Bust to Removed from U.S. Capitol

For the week ending 12/21
12/19  Bog Bodies
12/20  Fortnite Lawsuit

For the week ending 01/06
01/03 Oldest Known N.Am. Stone Points Found in ID.

01/04 Russia Blames Attack on Cell Phone Use
01/05 Cave Art Code
01/06 Teenage Pilot Makes Emergency Landing

For the week ending 01/13
01/09 Seattle School District Lawsuit
01/10 Immigrant Innovators
01/11 Patriot Training for Ukrainian Troops in OK.

01/12 Megalodon Tooth
01/13 Ancient DNA

For the week ending 01/20
01/17 3D Printed House in Houston

01/18 Analysts Estimate India Most Populous Nation
01/19 WWII Pilot Remains Identified
01/20 Questions About Tanks for Ukraine

For the week ending 01/27
01/23 Book of the Dead