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Showing Grade 3, Unit 1a, Northern California: Geography
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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

Virtual Guidebook of California North of the Golden Gate

http://www.virtualguidebooks.com/NorthCalif/NorthCalif.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This virtual guidebook site has a short description and wide angle pictures of a wealth of key sites in northern California, including the Klamath Trinity Mountains and North Coast Ranges, Lake Tahoe and the Northern Sierra, Marin County, the Mendocino Coast, Mount Lassen and the Modoc Plateau, the Mount Shasta Area, the Napa and Sonoma Valleys and much more. Standards 3.1 all, and 4.1.3 - 4.1.5

Comments: The photos are large enough for whole class projection.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3361

Don Bain's Images of the California Environment

http://geogweb.berkeley.edu/GeoImages/BainCalif/BainCalif.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Photographs of Agriculture, Energy, Forestry, Geography, Habitat Restoration, Mining, Native Americans, Natural Vegetation, Open Space, Parks, and Wilderness, Pollution and Solid Waste, Urban Environment, Water Resources, and much more. Standard 3.1 all and 4.4.7

Comments: Contains many images useful for teaching geography as well as many other parts of the framework.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 982

Jack London's Ranch Album

http://www.jacklondons.net/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Jack London's own words to relate his attempts to build a model farm. On his ranch, he pioneered in soil conservation, using tillage and terracing to make fruitful again the worn-out hillside lands. He raised prize-winning livestock and cut the biggest and best hay crops in Sonoma County. Standard 3.1.2

Comments: Provides a different look at the life of the famous author.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1790

Lighthouses of California

http://www.westofpch.com/lighthouse/california.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is a brief history of lighthouses along California's 1200 mile coast. Links are given to 23 lighthouses which give individual histories and pertinent links. Standard 3.1.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1987

Map of California

http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps1/ca_c.gif

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This topographical map of California shows the borders of each county. No names are given. Standards 3.1.1, 4.1.3, 4.1.4, and 4.1.5

Comments: Useful for both local and state government and geography.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2057

Surf Your Watershed - California

http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/state.cfm?statepostal=CA

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This EPA site provides information on US watersheds including environmental uses and impacts, natural resources, and socio-economic factors. Standard 3.1.2 and 4.1.3

Comments: You can search for your watershed in a variety of ways: by clickable map, ZIP code, stream, county, HUC code, city, tribe, ecosystem protection efforts or state.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2891

Central Coast Redwood Forest

http://www.humboldtredwoods.org/florafauna.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Redwood forests are complex ecosystems. From the tallest trees in the world to the tiniest fungi, the whole forest is a working system in a very delicate balance. Everything has a role to play in this forest. Learn about the plants and animals of the redwood forest at the web site. Standards 3.1.1 and 4.1.3

Comments: The reading level is high for 3rd grade but the pictures are excellent.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 612

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