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Service Stations in California

http://home.pacbell.net/lcobb/gaslinks.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a look at service station brands and history developed by Les Cobb, for whom this topic is a hobby. The site is covers only the 1960's-present in California. There are also service station photos and links to gasoline companies on separate pages. Standards 1.4.2, 1.6.2 and 3.5.1

Comments: Many students will find this site fascinating.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2752

Submarine Terrace

http://www.cyberlearn.com/sub.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a quick tour of the world under the waves. In order to decide if you would like to take a submarine trip, perhaps it would be nice to look at what you might see on such a journey. Standards K.3 and 1.4.2

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2874

Thomas Edison Home Page

http://www.thomasedison.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has pictures of Thomas Edison along with some information about his inventions and life. Learn about the invention of the light bulb and much more. Standards K.3, 1.4.3, and 2.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3134

Transit Station

http://users.techline.com/mccleary/transit_station.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Travel on a city bus can be exciting. A transit station is where you may change modes of transportation from subway or metrolink to a bus. Or you may change from one bus line to a new one. Standards K.3 and 1.4.2

Comments: If your trip involves riding a city bus, this site will be an important stop.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3194

Tugboats

http://www.fotosearch.com/photos-images/tugboat.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Tugboats are an essential element of shipping. Without the valiant little tugboats, the big ships would have a very difficult time coming back to port. Standards K.3, 1.4.2, and 2.4.1

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3227

US History for Kids - Technology in 1900

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/kids/tech1900/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about the first telephone operators, early race cars, and music video 1900 style at this PBS site. Standards K.3, 1.4 all

Comments: You may view a clip or slide show of a film from 1900.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3319

Bell's Telephone (Alexander G. Bell)

http://sln.fi.edu/franklin/inventor/bell.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This Franklin Institute site provide brief information about how the telephone was invented. Standards K.3, 1.4.3, and 2.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 362

Historical Fire Fighting Equipment

http://www.globalinfo.com/noncomm/firehouse/Exhibit.HTML

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site has photos of fire engines and other fire fighting equipment from the 19th and 20th centuries which are housed at the San Diego Firehouse Museum. Standards K.3, 1.4.1, 1.4.2, 3.3.3, and 8.12.5

Comments: This site would be more effective with background information on the lives of firemen and on how fire departments were formed, funded and operated.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1563

Visit Pioneer Village

http://www.uen.org/utahlink/tours/tourFames.cgi?tour_id=14803

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Take a virtual fieldtrip to a pioneer village in 19th century Utah. See a one-room school, a church, and the inside and outside of a cabin. Uses these pictures to compare life today and 150 years ago. Standards 1.4.1 and 2.1.2

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3800

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