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Alaskan.com

http://alaskan.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Alaskan.com is your guide to America's Last Frontier. Featured are valuable resources and information on Alaska's businesses, Alaska travel information, tour operators and guides, Alaska real estate and much more. See what man has done to the Last Frontier.

Comments: McREL Geog Standard #14.Understands how human actions modify the physical environment

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 133

American Indians and the Natural World

http://www.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh/exhibits/north-south-east-west/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This wonderful site from Carnegie Museum of Natural History explores the culture of an American Indian tribe from four different areas of the United States; north, east, south, and west. The emphasis is on how the tribe interacted with the world around them. Standard 3.2.1, 4.2.1 and 5.1.2

Comments: A good site for a comparison study of different Native American cultures.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 191

Calendars Through the Ages

http://geography.about.com/science/geography/msub54.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This impressive site provides a bounty of information about the history of the calendar, from the history of the week to the month, to several different calendar systems. Standard K.5

Comments: National Geography Standards: Understands that culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 491

Digital Passport

http://www.rubicon.com/passport.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This website gives currency exchange rates, time zones, travel information, and American Embassy contacts and data.

Comments: This is a commercial site but it is great to use for information.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 946

E-Conflict - World Encyclopedia

http://www.emulateme.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: With National Anthems, Flags, Maps, History, Weather, News and the Nations of the World this Web Site has "1,400 pages of content intended to Eradicate Conflict by increasing cultural awareness."

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1002

Earth and Moon Viewer

http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: View either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe. Standards K.4.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.3, and 2.2.0

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1019

Earth Science Careers

http://kids.earth.nasa.gov/archive/career/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: There are many kinds of jobs that experts in Earth Science do. From park ranger to engineer, find out how you can make use of your knowledge about the Earth.

Comments: National Geograpy Standard 14: Understands how human actions modify the physical environment.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1021

Ethnologue: Languages of the World

http://www.sil.org/ethnologue/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: If you've ever wanted to know what languages are spoken in a country then this is the site to see. Also included is a list of the 6,703 languages alphabetically and by language family. Very comprehensive and very interesting!

Comments: National Geography Standards: Understands that culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1120

GovStats - Government Information Sharing Project

http://govstats.library.oregonstate.edu/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site provides data on U.S. demographics, education and economics, as well as links to other government web sites. Standards 12.5.1 and 12.5.2 economics

Comments: Provides data for basic government information provided by the Bureau of the Census, the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Center for Education Statistics. National, as well as, state information is easily accessible.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1403

Hetch Hetchy Hearing

http://www.sfmuseum.org/hetch/hetchy1.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: These are transcripts of testimony from the Hetch Hetchy Hearing held before the committee on the public lands of the House of Representatives, December 16, 1908, on House Joint Resolution 184. Also included are related communications that were sent to the committee but not part of the hearings. Standard 4.4.7

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1537

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