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Exploring the West from Monticello to Lewis and Clark

http://www.lib.virginia.edu/exhibits/lewis_clark/home.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has links to maps of the New World created during the Age of Exploration and also has many of North America developed for and by the Lewis and Clark expedition. Standards 5.8.3 and 8.8.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1162

Historical Maps of the United States

http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/PCL/Map_collection/histus.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This valuable site has maps of the Early Inhabitants; Exploration and Settlements; U.S. Territorial Growth; Later Historical Maps; Maps of National Historic Sites; and Historical Maps of U.S.Cities

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1566

Lewis and Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

http://www.pbs.org/lewisandclark/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Designed to compliment the PBS production by the same name, this site includes many invaluable resources including information about the people in the Lewis and Clark Expedition, articles about their equipment, excerpts from the journals they kept, information about the various Indian tribes they encountered, material about the animals and plants that they found, and a timeline of the journey. There is also an interactive story for students and classroom resources for teachers. Standards 5.8.3 and 8.8.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1966

Oregon Trail

http://www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is another way to visit the experience of Westward expansion. A terrific retelling of the story of the Oregon Trail based on the PBS video. This site has many links to forts, old pictures, and the trail. Standard 4.3.3, 5.8.4, and 8.8.0

Comments: Teaching lessons included.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2377

Oregon Trail

http://www.isu.edu/~trinmich/Oregontrail.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site demonstrates the importance of geography in decision making as the user follows the trail experienced by the pioneers moving westward from Missouri. Standard 4.4.3 and 5.8.1

Comments: Useful for a wide grade level range.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2378

Discoverers Web

http://www.win.tue.nl/cs/fm/engels/discovery/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site houses a huge amount of information about exploration. Students can access information about explorers, areas that were explored or discovered, cartographic sites, and much much more! Standards 4.2.2, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.3, and 7.11.1

Comments: This site is an index of a multitude of exploration web sites, making it an ideal place for students to begin to research.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 949

Immigration and Naturalization Service

http://www.formdomain.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This INS site has current and historical information, including statistics and laws, on immigration to the U.S. since 1790. Standard 5.8.1, 8.12.7, and 11.11.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1693

Interactive Santa Fe Trail

http://www.kansasheritage.org/research/sft/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Research the history of the Santa Fe Trail to find out where it went, who traveled it and when, and why they went West this way at this Kansas Heritage site. . Standard 5.8.4, 8.8.2, and 8.8.3

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1741

International Population Pyramids

http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idbpyr.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Population pyramids are graphs that show the distribution of population by age and gender. This U.S Census Bureau site will produce these pyramids for almost every country in the world. See current as well as projected population.

Comments: This is basic analytical information for movement/migration and useful for the study of graphs and charts.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1745

Lewis and Clark

http://www.uky.edu/ArtsSciences/ModernStudies/HumSocSci/lc95/Welcome.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a diary of day to day events of the Lewis and Clark expedition frm a university of Kentucky class. Standards 5.8.3 and 8.8.2

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1967

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