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Showing Grade 9, Unit 6, Human Environmental Interaction
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InfoNation

http://cyberschoolbus.un.org/infonation3/menu/advanced.asp

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site allows the user to select to click on a part of the world and find demographic and economic information in a searchable database. Standard 12.6.2 economics

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1729

Panama Canal Becomes Panama's Canal

http://geography.about.com/science/geography/library/weekly/aa071299.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Panama Canal was returned to Panama on December 31, 1999. Learn the fascinating saga of its history and future in the transition period. Standards 11.4.3 and Modern Latin America 11.9.3

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

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2403

Suez Canal

http://www.mrdowling.com/607-suez.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This teacher developed site provides an excellent article about the Canal which includes a great map. Standards 10.10.1 and 11.9.6

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

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2875

Time Zones

http://geography.about.com/science/geography/library/weekly/aa030899.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn about the development of time zones around the world and plot the time in various cities in the owrld at the About.com site.

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

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3158

Antarctic Support Associates Home Page

http://www.asa.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Under contract to the National Science Foundation (NSF), ASA provides a wide range of science support to the United States Antarctic Program.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 275

Blakeway Worldwide Panaramas

http://www.Panoramas.com/default.asp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: These photos are for commercial use but have been indexed so that they are accessible through a map of the world. They provide a wonderful window on what the world looks like for students. Standard 1.2.4

Comments: These photos may be projected on a large screen for whole class discussion but watch that students don't make a purchase.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 412

Center for Demography and Ecology

http://www.ssc.wisc.edu/cde/brochure/home.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Established more than 25 years ago, the Center for Demography and Ecology is dedicated to the study of population issues, both domestic and international.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 609

Chernobyl: A Nuclear Disaster

http://library.thinkquest.org/3426/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a student developed site with researched information on the Chernobyl nuclear disaster in 1986 and its follow-up.

Comments: The site has a dark background which makes it difficult to look at for long periods of time.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 624

Cities of Today, Cities of Tomorrow

http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/habitat/index.asp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has units describing the growth, expansion, and consequences of urbanization in history, with possible solutions. Text include city profiles, pictures, and activities for students. Meets Standard 8.12.5, 10.3.3, and 11.2.2

Comments: Part of U.N. Cyberschoolbus site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 706

Daylight Saving Time

http://geography.about.com/science/geography/library/weekly/aa040697.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: By "springing forward" and "falling back," we modify the use of daylight during the summer months.

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

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 891

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