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social studies

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Sociology
social studiesˈsocial ˌstudies noun [plural]  SSthe study of people in society syn social science
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social studiesWhat is the difference between social science and social studies, or between arts and humanities, or humanities and letters?I looked at several texts directed at the upper half of secondary schools and roughly the same categories emerged as for social studies.It could probably be taught in social studies classes as describing a belief held by certain segments of the population.Mathematics, literature, social studies, and science offer them different ways to think about dynamic relationships within the whole.She was in my social studies class.Thus, for example, biology or food science could represent science, and geography or history could represent social studies.Many are pulling information from the Internet to prepare for debates and write social studies reports.
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