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Deforestation Maps of the Brazilian Amazonia

http://www.grid.inpe.br/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Satellite images showing the vast loss of rainforests in Brazil. Comprises 334 maps, at the 1 to 250 thousand scale. A comparison between two map sets is available to demonstrate the development of deforestation.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 914

How To Mess Up a Town

http://www.plannersweb.com/articles/kun068.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is an essay by James Howard Kunstler about the problems of Saratoga Springs, New York, and the processes of city planning.

Comments: This article is from the perspective of a planning commission.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1647

Leonard's "CAM WORLD"

http://www.leonardsworlds.com/camera.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is an Award Winning Travel, Entertainment and Educational Site Featuring 2500+ Outdoor Cameras, Travel Information and Access To The Finest Travel and Shopping Sites On The Internet.

Comments: Be careful to avoid buying airline tickets or booking a hotel room.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1951

Native American Shelters

http://www.mnsu.edu/emuseum/prehistory/settlements/index.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site shows and describes different types of shelters used by Native Americans. It is organized by regions within the United States. Standards 4.2.1 and 5.1.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2271

Project Geo Sim

http://geosim.cs.vt.edu/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has downloadable simulations for human population, U.S. Congressional apportionment and global migration/immigration. Standard 11.11.7, 12.4.1 and 12.4.4 civics and 12.4.4 economics

Comments: To get the full benefit of this site, the user needs a fairly sophisticated level of technical knowledge and computer software. The simulation itself is pretty advanced.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2540

San Francisco Bay Maps

http://sfbay.wr.usgs.gov/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a collection of digital satellite images of the San Francisco Bay area. It links to many other types of maps and geography resources on the California's Bay Area. Standards 3.1 and 4.1.4

Resource Type: Maps.

Resource ID: 2702

Sierra Club Global Warming Campaign

http://www.sierraclub.org/globalwarming/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Sierra Club site makes a strong case for the dangers of global warming on the earth's environment.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2765

South Pole Users Committee

http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/~aas/SPUC/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The South Pole User's Committee is an advisory panel of scientists who are actively engaged in scientific research at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. Reports are prepared in response to requests for studies from the Antarctic Support Associates, in their role as support contractor for the National Science Foundation in Antarctica. The South Pole User's Committee provides a forum for discussion of issues affecting the pursuit of science at the Pole. Standard 10.11

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2806

Appalachian Trail Map

http://www.fred.net/kathy/at/bit.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a map of the Appalachian Trail with links to information about each state through which the trail passes. Standard 5.8.1

Comments: Information is mostly about the topography surrounding the trail.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 279

Mulholland Waters Los Angeles

http://www.uh.edu/admin/engines/epi553.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a brief description of the engineering work of William Mulholland who was the visionary architect of the LA water project bringing this precious resource from the Owens Valley to the thirsty city dwellers. The focus is engineering not environment. Standard 4.4.7

Comments: An audio file of John Lienhard's article at this Engines of Our Ingenuity site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3750

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