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Virtual Guidebooks to Central California, including San Francisco

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are hundreds of virtual reality panoramas of central California. Included in this annotated guidebook are both natural and manmade sites such as Big Sur, the East Bay, El Camino Real, the inner coast mountain ranges, Monterey Peninsula, the gold country, Santa Cruz, San Francisco Bay and its islands, the San Joaquin Valley, Sequoia/Kings Canyon, Tehachapi/South Sierra, and Yosemite National Park Standards 3.1 all and 4.1.3

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

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3362

Aerial Photos of San Diego

http://www.skypic.com/sand.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Welcome to the San Diego page of the website of the Aerials Only Gallery. This page displays "thumbnails" of the aerial photographs. Click on the thumbnail or the description below it to enlarge the picture to full-screen size. What a great way to learn local geography! Standards 3.1.1 and 3.1.2

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 89

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

Folsom Powerhouse

http://www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=501

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The Folsom Powerhouse is part of a colorful chapter of Sacramento history and is also an example of the tremendous advance in the commercial application of electricity. Standard 3.1.2 and 4.4.7

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1267

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

San Francisco Bay Maps

http://sfbay.wr.usgs.gov/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a collection of digital satellite images of the San Francisco Bay area. It links to many other types of maps and geography resources on the California's Bay Area. Standards 3.1 and 4.1.4

Resource Type: Maps.

Resource ID: 2702

Sierra Web Page: Death Valley Introduction

http://www.thesierraweb.com/sightseeing/deathvalley/dvintro.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has pictures and some information on the history of Death Valley, one of the natural wonders not only of California but of the U.S. Standards 3.1 all and 4.1.3

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2770

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

Tuolumne River

http://www.tid.org/River/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This virtual field trip on the Tuolumne River shows sites along the river including restoration work, fishing, the dam and Don Pedro powerhouse. Standard 3.1.2

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3228

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