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Energy Quest

http://www.energy.ca.gov/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The California Energy Commission's Web Site contributes to understanding energy and its importance in our world through a visually rich interative website with games, text and FAQs. Standard 2.4.3

Comments: The Web Site entertains many levels of understanding for multiple ages of student.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1095

Farm Animals

http://www.kidsfarm.com/farm.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: See the animals that live on farms. Learn what they look like, what they eat, and in what kind of pen or corral they live Standards K.3 and 2.4.1

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1184

How Houses Are Built

http://www.howstuffworks.com/house.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is a step-by-step description of how houses are built. The pictures show the various stages of production of the foundation, the framing, the roof, the walls and all the final stages. Standard 2.4.1 and 3.5.1

Comments: The text may be difficult for some students but the pictures are fascinating. This would be a good whole-class website to show on a large screen.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1643

Native Prairie to the Present: Our Agricultural Heritage

http://www.campsilos.org/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn about farms today and hundreds of years ago. How has the land changed? What was it like to be a pioneer? How is corn produced and what is it used for? Standards 1.2.4 and 2.4.1

Comments: This site is very user friendly and has lots of interesting material for young students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2280

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

Virtual Farm

http://www.ext.vt.edu/resources/4h/virtualfarm/main.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Visit a Virtual 4-H Farm to learn about how wheat, dairy cattle, beef cattle, horses, fish, or chickens are raised. Bsides clear text, there are sounds and panaramic pictures to help you learn all there is to know about farming. Standards 2.4.1 and 3.5.1

Comments: This site is a gold mine of clear information about various types of food production.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3360

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

California Seafood Council

http://ca-seafood.ucdavis.edu/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This homepage for the California Seafood Council offers information about the fishing industry, including fish facts, methods of fishing, a history of fishing, as well as lessons and recipes. Standards 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 3.5.1, and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 552

Californian Rice Industry

http://www.calrice.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site, created by the California Rice Promotion Board, contains facts, maps, activities, recipes, and writings concerning the rice industry in California. Standards 2.4.1, 3.5.2, 4.1.3, and 4.4.6

Comments: This attractive site is useful to many levels of research, from basic graphics search to detailed information gathering.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 573

Chocolate: The Exhibition

http://www.fieldmuseum.org/chocolate/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Step into this virtual museum developed by the Field Museum in Chicago to see the processes involved in the growing, processing, and manufacture of chocolate . Standard 2.4.1

Comments: Can be used on a large screen for a teacher demo or by an individual student at a single computer.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1437

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