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Showing Grade 3, Unit 5b, Central California: Economy
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Service Stations in California

http://home.pacbell.net/lcobb/gaslinks.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a look at service station brands and history developed by Les Cobb, for whom this topic is a hobby. The site is covers only the 1960's-present in California. There are also service station photos and links to gasoline companies on separate pages. Standards 1.4.2, 1.6.2 and 3.5.1

Comments: Many students will find this site fascinating.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2752

Statistical Tour of California's Great Central Valley

http://www.library.ca.gov/CRB/97/09/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: View charts, graphs and maps showing everything from population and agricultural crops to land overnership, in California's vast Central Valley. Standards 3.1.2, 3.5.1 and 4.1.3

Comments: What a great way to learn to read charts and graphs and to see the practical applications of graphing.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2845

UC Davis - Vegetable Research and Information Center

http://vric.ucdavis.edu/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site includes a virtual slide tour that was produced by University of California vegetable specialists and farm advisors. Tour regions of the state to see what crops are grown. Also has a section on vegetable crop information that covers production, cost, pest management and harvesting. Standards 2.4.1 and 3.5.2

Comments: Comments: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your hard drive to access these documents. It is FREE and easy to download.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3271

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

Commodity and Resource Fact sheets

http://www.cfaitc.org/Commodity/Commodity.php

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: California Agriculture produces more than 350 different varieties of fruits, vegetables, poultry, dairy, livestock, and related crops. Our state leads the nation in more than 110 of these crops including some products that are only grown in California. Download pdf files on crops from almonds to walnuts. Standards 2.4.1 and 3.5.2

Comments: Comments: You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your hard drive to access these documents. It is FREE and easy to download.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 768

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

County Farm Bureaus

http://www.cfbf.com/counties/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This page lists the Farm Bureau data for each county including the top five crops by value. It will be valuable for all regions of California. Standards 2.4.1 and 3.5.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 829

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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