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Terraserver-USA

http://terraserver.microsoft.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: See a satellite picture of your house or other favorite spot if it's in a coverage area. Standards K.4.2 and 1.2.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2945

About Australia

http://www.about-australia.com

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site covers information on attractions, tours, places of interest, culture, education, maps and weather of Australia. Standard 1.2.4

Comments: Although the text is written for adults, the pictures give an excellent visual tour.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 53

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

Canadian Landscapes

http://cybermuse.gallery.ca/cybermuse/youth/landscape/index_e.jsp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has images and regional maps of various Canadian landforms such as plains, lowlands, and Appalachian highlands.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 583

Culture Quest: World Tour

http://www.ipl.org/youth/cquest/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Culture is defined as the customs, beliefs, arts and institutions of a group of people. Join Parsifal Penguin and Olivia Owl as they travel the seven continents and learn about culture. Parsifal has spent his entire life in Antarctica where there is no culture to speak of--just a few research stations where people eat freeze-dried spam and play checkers. Join Parsifal and Olivia as they sample the delicious cuisines, play the games, see the museums full of arts, crafts and history, hear the folktales and learn about the holidays & festivals of many of the world's cultures. Standard 1.2.4

Comments: The games and recipes are cute but this site needs more maps.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 859

Journey North

http://www.learner.org/jnorth/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This "journey" follows the migration of wildlife as the seasons change. Students can participate by sharing their observations. Standards K.4.2 and 1.2.4

Comments: Students can get directly involved through the observations they make.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1853

Let's Go Around the World

http://www.ccph.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Meet children who live in China, the Amazon rainforest or East Afrcia and see how they spend their days. Compare their life to your own. Standards 1.2.0 and 2.2.4

Comments: There is free material here but for full involvement, registration is required.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1954

Lonely Planet

http://www.lonelyplanet.com.au/dest/aust/aus.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a virtual tour of Australia from the Opera House to Ayers Rock, from the drama of the outback and the spectacle of the Great Barrier Reef to the cosmopolitanism of Sydney. Standard 1.2.4

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2008

Maps and Globes

http://www.mcwdn.org/MAPS&GLOBES/MapsGlobesFrame.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is information about the earth supported by maps of all kinds. Divided into sections on the earth, land forms, water forms, climate, time and maps, there is great inforation for many topics and standards, The weather maps show predictions of coming weather or report on weather that is actually happening. Standards 1.2 all, and 2.2.2

Comments: There are links to major sites such as the World Meteorological Association.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2070

North America

http://www.geographic.org/maps/north_america_maps.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a selection of maps of North America to use in the classroom or on your own. Standards 1.2.1, and 2.2.2

Comments: These maps can be printed or used on educational websites.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2325

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