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Through the Eyes of Maud: A Look as a Pioneer Family in Ontario, California 1880

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

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Learn about the life of a pioneer in Southern California through this virtual museum on the family of Maud Van Wig. This project, developed from original photos, diaries and newspapers, shows the land and people in Ontario today and 125 years ago. Standards 2.1.1, 3.3, 3.5 and 4.1.4

Comments: Explore this wonderful model of what may be created by others on local history topics using family resources, oral interviews and old newspapers.

Resource Type: True.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3152

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

Atlas of California Online!

http://www.humboldt.edu/~cga/calatlas/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are animated and interactive maps created by the Humboldt State University Map Desisgn Seminar. It has historical maps of native Amreican groups, explorers, and railroads. Or there are physical maps and weather maps. Standards 4.1.3, 4.1.4 and 4.1.5

Comments: This is a great way to make your own transparency overlay maps.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 335

California History Online - California Historical Society

http://www.californiahistoricalsociety.org/exhibits/online.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This online history has chapters and 400 images on the following topics: 1) The Physical Setting: California and Beyond 2) The First Californians: Native Cultures 3) European Exploration: Voyages of Discovery 4) A Spanish Colonial Frontier: Missions, Presidios, Pueblos 5) Mexican California: The Heyday of the Ranchos 6) The Gold Rush: California Transformed 7) The Impact of the Railroad: The Iron Horse and the Octopus 8) Economic Growth: Progress and Its Discontents 9) The Great Depression: California in the Thirties Standards: 4.1.3, 4.1.5, 4.2 all, 4.3.1, 4.3.3, 4.4.1, 4.4.6 and 4.4.8

Comments: Because of the manner in which this site is posted you cannot bookmark the sections on each topic. From the page at this URL select California History Online and then Text Only or Annotated Timeline.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 512

Desert USA

http://www.desertusa.com/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site invites you to explore the deserts of North America including the Great Basin, Mojave, Sonoran, and Chihuahuan. Standard 4.1.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 936

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

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

The Physical Setting of California

http://www.californiahistory.net/temporary_files/annotated.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The land surface of California covers almost 100 million acres. It's the third largest of the states; only Alaska and Texas are larger. Within this vast area are a greater range of landforms, a greater variety of habitats, and more species of plants and animals than in any area of comparable size in all of North America. Here is brief text and pictures on the California coast, the mountains, the central valley, the deserts and California's climates. Standard 4.1.3

Comments: This site was developed by the California Historical Society.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3065

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

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

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