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Showing Grade 1, Unit 4, Everyday Life: Today and Yesterday
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Daily Life in the Colonies

http://www.pbs.org/ktca/liberty/perspectives_daily.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This interactive picture allows students to explore key elements of life on a colonial farm. Standards 1.4.3 and 2.4.1

Comments: This is part of a larger site on the American Revolution which students may wish to explore with the teacher's help.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 879

Edith and Joe's Farmhouse

http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=13051

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a virtual museum of a 1920's farmhouse bungalow in Utah. About 30 photos show all the rooms and furniture. The parlor has a description of a radio and the bath describes how hot water for the tub was related to the stove in the kitchen. There is brief text explaining the pictures. Compare them to photos that children take of their homes today. Standards 1.4.0 and 2.1.2

Comments: This will be a great way for students to see change over time and compare the lives of two generations.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1039

Harbor Bay Maritime Ferries

http://www.gnb.ca/0113/ferries/ferries-e.asp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: If your travel plans involve traveling across water between adjacent pieces of land, the ferry boat is your answer. See what different types of ferries, large and small look like in Neew Brunswick. Standards K.3 and 2.4.2

Comments: Good for a lesson on transportation.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1487

Helicopters of the World

http://www.helis.com

Rating: 2, High!

Description: You will find lots of information about helicopters from the USA and other countries. The history of helicopters is outlined here and lots of photos are included. Standards K.3, 1.4.2, and 2.4.1

Comments: The introduction is noisy so break out the headphones.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1503

Highway Images

http://www.highwayimages.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Wherever you go on the highway, you will see big trucks like these. These are excellent photos of big trucks in action. Standards K.3, 1.2.4 and 2.4.1

Comments: This commercial site is a good choice for a lesson on transportation.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1541

Images of Ships

http://www.shipphotos.co.uk/gallery/index.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This collection of images of ships from the United Kingdom has pictures of sailing ships, steam ships, submarines and war ships. Standards K.3 and 1.4.2

Comments: The pictures are primary sources.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1688

Life Aborad a Nuclear Submarine

http://americanhistory.si.edu/subs/operating/aboard/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Life on a submarine is described here. See the inside of the submarine including where people sleep and eat. If you are looking for an unusual way to travel the submarine my be your answer. Standard K.3 and 1.4.2

Comments: This site was developed and is maintained by the National Museum of American History.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1974

Los Angeles Union Passenger Station

http://www.westworld.com/~elson/larail/laus.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are pictures of the last of the great railroad stations, and how it functions today. Los Angeles Union Station is a beautiful example of great functional architecture. It still serves passengers today. Standards K.3, 1.4.2, 3.5.1, and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2020

Pioneer Games, Toys and Songs

http://library.thinkquest.org/6400/toys.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site gives a glimpse of what pioneer children did for amusement. Standard 1.4.3

Comments: Children can see what simple toys children had long ago.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2461

R.M.S. Queen Mary

http://hull534.freeshell.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are pictures of one of the world's most famous luxury liners. It shows the way people traveled overseas before airplanes were a major mode of public transportation. Standards K.3, 1.4.2

Comments: This site has a lot of photos of the Queen Mary and links to other sites as well.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2560

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