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Showing Grade 3, Unit 1c, Southern California: Geography
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Lake Arrowhead Virtual Museum

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http://rims.k12.ca.us/score_lessons/lake_arrowhead

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Today, Lake Arrowhead is a quiet resort community about eighty miles east of Los Angeles. But it hasn't always been like this. Explore the natural environment and the unique history of the region. Learn how this mountain community changed from the summer home of the Serrano Indians, to a Mormon logging camp, and then to a resort after the damming of Little Bear Valley and the creation of the Arrowhead Reservoir and Power Company. Standards 3.1 all, 3.2.2, 3.3.2 and 3.3.3.

Comments: How does the development of Lake Arrowhead match with that of other southern California communities?

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1921

Virtual Museum of the Mojave Desert

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http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/mojave/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The Mojave is one of the largest and most important climate regions of California. Explore the Mojave's climate, plants, animals and history. Decide how you might work to preserve this beautiful and valuable region for future generations. Standard 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 4.1.3, and 4.1.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3372

Desert Tour

http://www.field-trips.org/tours/sci/desert/_tourlaunch5.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online tour leads you to the major deserts of the world. Learn how each is unique and yet shares characteristics with the others. After you have traveled the world, link to sites that discuss how human beings have increased the area of the world now classified as desert. Standards 1.2.4 and 3.1.1

Comments: This site can be used large screen for presentations and is a model of how students might create a virtual tour. Use this site for English Learners.

Resource Type: Web Museum.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 935

Los Angeles River Virtual Tour

http://www.lalc.k12.ca.us/target/units/river/riverweb.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site, created by Kurt Ballash at Jefferson H.S., gives a visual tour down the L.A. River, stopping at interesting sites from the headwaters to the ocean. It also has hotlinks to information on plants, animals, and birds found along the way. Standards 2.2.4, 3.1.1 and 4.1.5

Comments: This a good resource to use in an interdisciplinary science and social studies unit.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2019

Virtual Guidebooks to Southern and Eastern California

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are hundreds of virtual reality panoramas of southern and eastern California. Included in this annotated guidebook are both natural and manmade sites such as Death Valley National Park, the eastern Sierra, Los Angeles and surrounding areas, the lower Colorado River (listed under Arizona), the Mojave Desert, San Diego, and Santa Barbara. 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: 3363

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

History and Geography of Joshua Tree National Park

http://www.desertusa.com/jtree/jtdes.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about the history and geography of one of California's most famous desert sites, Joshua Tree National Park. Standard 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 4.1.3 and 4.1.4

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1569

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

Death Valley

http://www.americanwest.com/deathvalley/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Visit Death Valley National Park that covers almost 3,000 square miles. It is a vast natural museum, larger than the Yellowstone National Park. The floor of the Valley is almost 300 feet below sea level and it is recognized as the lowest point in the Western Hemisphere and one of the hottest places on earth. Standard 3.1.1

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 897

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