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From Foot to Flight: A Virtual Museum of Transportation in the U.S.

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/foot_to_flight/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Follow the history of transportation from the beginning of time until today. Learn about canals, steam boats, railroads, automobiles and amuch more. Let your imagination go as you enjoy the activities in each room of this wonderful online museum. Standards K.3, 1.4.2, 2.5, and 5.8.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Resource ID: 1316

Around the World in 1890: Photographs from the Transportation Commission

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/wtc/wtchome.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a searchable library of all amzing photos showing modes and methods of transportation from the late 19th century. See everything from a rickshaw to railroad. Standard 1.4.2, and 8.12.9

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 304

At Home with Henry Nevis Starr - 1852

http://www.museum.state.il.us/exhibits/athome/1850/voices/starr/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an interactive story of a 12 year old boy in 1852 whose family moved to Illinois. See what his life was like. How is it the same and how is it different from yours? Standards 1.4.3 and 2.4.1

Comments: This site was developed by the Illinois State Museum.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 329

Aviation History On-Line

http://www.aviation-history.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Everything you might want to know about aviation is here. This website is filled with photos and information about both new and old aircraft. Standard K.3, 1.4.2 and 2.5

Comments: This award-winning page is a noisy one, so break out the head phones!

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 343

Golden Gate Railroad Museum

http://www.ggrm.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Step back in time to the 1940's or 50's to relive a trip from California to Chicogo aboard the California Zephyr, travel down the coast of California, or ride on a trolley to the beach. Standards 1.4.2 and 3.3.3

Comments: Here are primary source documents such as train schedules and advertising borchures.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1399

Laura Ingalls Wilder - Frontier Girl

http://webpages.marshall.edu/~irby1/laura.htmlx

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site is a rich set of resources about Laura Ingalls Wilder with pages on her life, homes, family and friends. There are links to other sites about the American West and material on the Wilder books. Standards 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 2.4.1 and 5.8.4

Comments: There are activities and opportunities for students to interact with the site leaders.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1935

New York City's Underground

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/nyunderground/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This wonderful National Geographic site has a photo tour, text and audio describing the three layers of underground activity below New York City. What a great way to learn where the water pipes go, what the view through a manhole is like from below, and what a subway train is. Standard 1.4.3, and 2.4.2

Comments: Students will want to look at this site again and again so consider headphones for the computers in the back of the classroom! This is also a wonderful ELL site.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2311

Abraham Lincoln - A Virtual Fieldtrip to Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

http://www.siec.k12.in.us/~west/proj/lincoln/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site, developed by an elementary teacher, takes students on a tour of Lincoln's childhood home in Lincoln City, Indiana. It shows what pioneer life and work were like during Lincoln's childhood in Illinois in the early 19th century. Standards K.3 and 1.4 all

Comments: The pictures enlarge but not enough for full screen projection. To make the pictures more usable, select VIEW from the toolbar and increase TEXT SIZE.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 58

Airport Pictures

http://www.photovault.com/Link/Technology/Aviation_Airports/Airports/SanFrancisco.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a wealth of pictures of the San Francisco airport. It shows planes, people getting tickets and boarding passes and much more. Airpots are similar the world over. Standards K.3, and 1.4.2

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 130

American Folklore

http://www.americanfolklore.net/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This folklore site contains retellings of American folktales, Native American myths and legends, Tall Tales, weather folklore, and ghost stories from each of the 50 states. Read about famous characters such as Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Jesse James, Davy Crockett, Daniel Boone and many more. Stories are divided into six categories: famous characters, state folktales, historical folklore, regional folktales, tall tales, and ethnic folklore. Standards K.1.2, 1.4.3, 1.5.3, and 5.1.2

Comments: These are great starters for storytellers or student projects. The site provides the story reteller but not documentation of the story's source.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 185

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