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Cotton Counts

http://www.cotton.org/pubs/cottoncounts/story/index.cfm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Today, the world uses more cotton than any other fiber, and cotton is a leading cash crop in the U.S. California is one of the leading cotton producing states. How does it grow, how is it processed, and how is it marketed? Learn all about it here. Standards 2.4.1, 3.5.2, 4.1.3, and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 823

CyberSpace Farm

http://www.cyberspaceag.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Take a tour of a modern farm or campare life today with fam life in 1900. Follow a day-by-day routine for a week and see the equipment famers use. Learn about the animals that are raised on farms and ranches. Standard 2.4.3

Comments: The comparison of life today and in history will take some assistance in reading.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 868

Industrial Revolution - A Virtual Museum

http://www.coe.uh.edu/archive/sstudies/sstudies_lessons/ssles5/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site is a unit on the Industrial Revolution. It provides a secondary resource for students as well as activities. Some activities are specifically for Alaskan students. The activities are designed to relate the past to the present. Standard s2.4.1 and 8.12.1, 8.12.4, 8.12.5 and 8.12.6

Comments: This unit is quite lengthy but nonetheless provides a good resource for the topic.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1725

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

Raising Goats

http://www.ics.uci.edu/~pazzani/4H/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The 4-H Farm at the University of California, Irvine is a cooperative farm that allows children to learn to raise farm animals. Learn all about raising goats for milk or for show. Standards K.3 and 2.4.1

Comments: Here are movies and pictures of animals and the children raising them.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2567

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

Virtual Tour: The Story of Milk

http://www.moomilk.com/tour.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Everything you want to know about cows and milk is right here waiting. This site is here to bring you the best of the dairy industry, whether you are looking for the latest industry advances or a cow lover who wants learn more about dairy farms and products. Standards 2.4.1, 3.5.2, 4.1.3, 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3381

Cotton's Journey

http://www.cottonsjourney.com/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a clearly written commercial site that provides a history of cotton and information about how it is grown and processed. The Watch Cotton Grow section of the site has pictures of cotton at various stages so that students can follow the process from seed to harvest. Standards 3.5.1, 3.5.2 and 2.4.1

Comments: To receive the full information, one must order Cotton's Journey-A Field Trip In A Box from the site. The story of cotton portion of the site is excellent .

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 825

Poor Richard's Energy Almanac

http://www.energyquest.ca.gov/library/ben/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: It is partly because of Benjamin Franklin that you have electric lights, TVs, washing machines, computers and thousands of other things that make your life more comfortable and interesting. But all those things use energy. Back when Franklin was living, around 250 years ago, people burned coal, oil and wood for energy. Today, you have safer, cleaner and easier energy sources -- but many won't last forever. The most important thing you can discover about electricity and other kinds of energy is how to conserve them...to save them. Standards 2.4.1 and 2.4.3

Comments: This is a good site use for a discussion of the concept of scarcity.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2491

Sun-Maid Growers of California

http://www.sun-maid.com/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site has information about the history of growing raisins in California. It contains a map of the area in which the raisins are grown and other information about Sun-Maid and the raisin industry. Standards 2.4.1, 3.5.2, and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2882

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