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Showing Grade 2, Unit 2, Location and Place: Geography
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Children's Songs and Rhymes of All Nations

http://www.mamalisa.com/world/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: These rhymes and song lyrics are arranged by continent and by language. Most are printed in both their native language and English. What a wonderful way to learn geography. Standards 1.2.1, 1.2.4, and 2.2.3

Comments: This site makes an excellent cultural extension to the standards related to place geography. Students may submit songs to the site.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 630

Earth and Moon Viewer

http://www.fourmilab.ch/earthview/vplanet.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: View either a map of the Earth showing the day and night regions at this moment, or view the Earth from the Sun, the Moon, the night side of the Earth, above any location on the planet specified by latitude, longitude and altitude, from a satellite in Earth orbit, or above various cities around the globe. Standards K.4.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.3, and 2.2.0

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1019

Enchanted Learning - Geography

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are a wealth of geographic materials, with materials and learning activities on the continents, oceans, flags, and exploreres. There are map reading activities, printouts, vocabulary words, and much more. Standards K.4.2, K.4.3, K.4.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.3, 2.2.1, and 2.2.2

Comments: Enchanted Learning has many resources for the early elementary classroom.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1085

Los Angeles River Virtual Tour

http://www.lalc.k12.ca.us/target/units/river/riverweb.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site, created by Kurt Ballash at Jefferson H.S., gives a visual tour down the L.A. River, stopping at interesting sites from the headwaters to the ocean. It also has hotlinks to information on plants, animals, and birds found along the way. Standards 2.2.4, 3.1.1 and 4.1.5

Comments: This a good resource to use in an interdisciplinary science and social studies unit.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2019

National Atlas

http://nationalatlas.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Select information sets about California or other places in the United States and map them. Topics for map layers include crops, farms, livestock, boundaries, Indian Reservatons, rainfall, and much much more. Standard 2.2.2, 2.2.4, 3.1 all, 4.1 all, and 5.9

Comments: This will take some guidance at the younger grades but fourth and fifth grade students will be able to work alone. Load time is long so do not use with a dial up connection unless you are very patient.

Resource Type: Maps.

Resource ID: 2245

National Geographic Map Machine Atlas

http://plasma.nationalgeographic.com/mapmachine/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Use this clickable map to learn more about any state in the U.S. Standards 1.2.1, and 2.2.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2253

Rural, Suburban, and Urban

http://www.brainpopjr.com/socialstudies/communities/ruralsuburbanandurban/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Join Annie and Moby in this Brain Pop Jr. cartoon video as they explain how the use of land and people's lives are different based on whether they live on farms, in cities, or in the suburbs. Background information and activities are included for teachers and parents. Standard 2.2.4

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3804

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

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

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

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