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Showing Grade 3, Unit 5c, Southern California: Economy
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How Big Were Their Footprints? A Study of Loma Linda History

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This virtual museum will take you on a tour of Southern California history from Native Peoples through the late nineteenth century. You will explore the "footprints" left by people who inhabited the area near the modern city of Loma Linda. Standards 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 4.2.1, and 4.2.3

Comments: This page was written especially for third grade students and English Learners.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1638

Virtual Tour of a Hospital

http://tour.mhschildrens.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Take a virtual tour of a hospital like one that may be in your community. Move from the emergency room entrance to the operating room and then the physical therapy room. Learn about the jobs that people do to make other people well. Standards K.3, 1.5.2, and 3.5.1

Comments: Prior to any hospital visit, "touring" this site would be informative and comforting

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3375

California Seafood Council

http://ca-seafood.ucdavis.edu/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This homepage for the California Seafood Council offers information about the fishing industry, including fish facts, methods of fishing, a history of fishing, as well as lessons and recipes. Standards 2.4.1, 2.4.2, 3.5.1, and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 552

Early California Oil Industry

http://www.geocities.com/espee9164/oil.industry.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This web page by Bruce Petty is about the California Oil history. It is rich in photographs from Petty's collection Oil, Mining and Stationary Power Plants. The text is written in a folksy style and easy to read. Standards 3.5.1 and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 800

History of Orange County, California

http://www.ocf.berkeley.edu/~kennyk/oc/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This amateur historian's site gives a bird's-eye- view of Orange County's past through a look at its early history, exploration, mission era, land settlement, land booms and busts, early twentieth century development, expansion between the two world wars, suburbanization and recent times. Standards 3.3 all, 3.5.1, 4.4.6, and 4.4.9

Comments: The historical photos of freeways, shopping centers, etc. will intrigue students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1591

History of Sunkist

http://www.sunkist.com/about/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The story of Sunkist Growers is one of agriculture's greatest success stories of the 20th century. Built by California growers facing financial ruin more than a century ago, this grower-owned organization has not only become a billion dollar industry but has created a name that is now synonymous with the word "citrus." Standards 3.5.1, 4.1.3, 4.2.6 and 4.4.2

Comments: The type is small and difficult for young students to read on a small screen. The teacher might try increasing the font size in the browser preferences.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1596

Los Angeles Union Passenger Station

http://www.westworld.com/~elson/larail/laus.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are pictures of the last of the great railroad stations, and how it functions today. Los Angeles Union Station is a beautiful example of great functional architecture. It still serves passengers today. Standards K.3, 1.4.2, 3.5.1, and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2020

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: 2751

Story of Oil in California - Signal Hill

http://www.priweb.org/ed/pgws/history/signal_hill/signal_hill.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Many people may be surprised to learn that one of Southern California's chief exports over the last 100 years, besides motion pictures, has been oil. Standards 3.3.2 and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 692

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

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