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California History Online

http://www.californiahistory.net/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site by the California Historical Society is written for young students. It is organized chronologically by which the user selects a timeline icon to access the content for that era. Material is brief but is well-researched. Graphics are excellent.

Comments: You may access sections of this site in the grade level topics on SCORE that relate.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 520

California Landmarks by County

http://www.california.worldweb.com/Photos/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are hundreds of pictures of California. Select from Attractions, Buildings & Architecture, History & Culture, etc. Standards 3.3.0 and grade 4 general

Comments: This site can be a kick off place for a study of unique local or California history topics.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 532

Calisphere

http://www.calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Explore thousands of primary source images and documents. Get inside history with themed primary source sets for K-12 teachers. Discover California's multicultural heritage. Quickly find primary sources on subjects from Advertising to Zoot Suits in the alpha search. Go inside the Japanese internment experience through this huge digital archive. Learn more about subjects from film to physics at the UC sponsored sites. Standards: U.S. and California History - general

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3744

Encarta Reference Tools

http://encarta.msn.com/artcenter_/browse.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: From the homepage, link to an encyclopedia, a dictionary, and an atlas for a quick reference to begin your research. You will also see links to the day's highlights in the news, weekly features, and Today in History.

Comments: Select Spain from the homepage and access the articles in Spanish. It is also available in French, Italian, and German.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1084

John Muir Exhibit

http://www.sierraclub.org/john_muir_exhibit/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The John Muir Exhibit features the life and legacy of John Muir, naturalist, writer, conservationist, and founder of the Sierra Club. The contents include the writings of John Muir, a bibliographic resources, educational resources, pictures, and links to external resources. Standard 11.11.5

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1835

Los Angeles Almanac - History

http://www.losangelesalmanac.com/topics/History/index.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This rich, well-researched site overviews of the Los Angeles area from ancient times to 2000. The section on headline history provides a brief timeline of Los Angeles history. The section on historic sites and structures is a list of buildings with addresses and their historic significance. After that there is an incredible list of references to events and eras from Native American settlement to the Rose Parade. Standards 3.2 all, 3.3 all, and 3.5.1

Comments: There is interesting, hard-to-find information here put together by Los Angeles Almanac Editor Gary Thornton. More pictures are needed.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2012

Official National Geographic Homepage

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/main.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a must see site for research. Teachers and kids will love the graphics and the variety of interesting geography information available here.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2350

This Day in History

http://www.historychannel.com/thisday/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Do you want to know what happened on this day in history? Want to know what happened in history the day you were born? Then try this site.

Comments: This an excellent place to break-in the day. Links to the History Channel.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3132

Using Music to Teach Social Studies

http://www.songsforteaching.com/socialstudiessongs.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This rich resource of songs to teach about American history, geography and government has words and sound files to more than 50 songs. Included are The 50 States and Capitals Song, First Americans and So Proud, Yankee Doodle, Miner's Song, Declaration of Independence, and Bill of Rights.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3682

Biography

http://www.biography.com/search/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This general biographical resource was developed by the Arts and Entertainment channel. "Biography" is cross-referenced to other people during their time and era. There are many popular figures mixed in with historical people.

Comments: This is a useful first step in the study of a historical or contemporary figure. The information is usually brief. There are many popular figures mixed in with historical people.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 399

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