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Virtual Tour of a Hospital

http://tour.mhschildrens.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Take a virtual tour of a hospital like one that may be in your community. Move from the emergency room entrance to the operating room and then the physical therapy room. Learn about the jobs that people do to make other people well. Standards K.3, 1.5.2, and 3.5.1

Comments: Prior to any hospital visit, "touring" this site would be informative and comforting

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3375

Virtual Tour of California Agriculture

http://vric.ucdavis.edu/virtour/tour.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: From a map of California's vegetable growing regions, select the area you wish to see in-depth. Up pops a slide tour showing the crops in the terrain, the fields, the workers and the machinery. Standards 1.6.2, 2.4.1, 3..5.1 and 4.1.3, 4.4.6

Comments: This could be a great tool to use as a story starter or backdrop for a skit.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3376

Welcome to the City

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/cities/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Cities have many buildings and people. In the United States, cities have been formed by people who have come from all over the world. Learn about how cities celebrate holidays, the important work people do, and the shopping and eating available in the city. Standards 1.6.2 and 2.2.4

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3439

Building a House

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/buildingahouse/buildingahouse.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a place to watch a house being built. Click on the pictures and you will see how a house is started. Standards K.3 and 1.6.2

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 473

Kids Bank

http://www.kidsbank.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Have fun in this learning website as you explore some of the fundamentals of banking. Learn the basics of banking, and a little about how savings, interest, checking and other banking activities work. Standard 1.6.2 and 2.4.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1887

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: 2751

The New (U.S.) Currency

http://www.moneyfactory.com/newmoney/main.cfm/currency/aboutNotes

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The United States government began issuing currency with new designs and security features beginning with the $20 note on October 9, 2003. The redesigned currency is safer, smarter and more secure: Safer because it is harder to fake and easier to check; Smarter to stay ahead of tech-savvy counterfeiters; and More Secure to protect the integrity of U.S. currency. Learn about it here. Standard 1.6.1 and 12.3.1

Comments: The technology allows viewers to see things not readily apparent with the naked eye.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3057

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