APS Social Studies Databases/Bases de Datos de Estudios Sociales

Students may also access the sites below and all APS databases through the MackinVIA iPad app. Please note that outside of school, some databases are accessed through the MackinVIA app or

Introduces the daily customs and lifestyle of cultures all over the world, as well as to their political, geographic, and economic structure.

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic for Kids

Provides access to photographs, books, and magazines for kids from the National Geographic archives.

Social Studies Pebble Go

Pebble Go Social Studies

Provides students with information on different subjects in the social sciences including government, holidays, families, and culture.

Pebble Go Next

Pebble Go Next

It is the next step in research for students grades 3-6.  Launching with a US Regions and Native American tribes’ module.

U.S. History in Context

U.S. History in Context

Provides access to documents from over ninety-five Gale reference sources, viewpoint essays, image galleries, and video and audio from NBC, NPR, and other sources exploring historical events in the United States.

World History in Context

World History in Context

Provides access to full-text periodicals, reference works, and primary documents covering all aspects of world history from antiquity to the present day.