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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

Water and the Desert: The Colorado River

http://www.desertusa.com/colorado/explorriver/du_explorrv.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Part of the award-winning Desert USA site, this page is an introduction to the geography of the Colorado River and to a virual tour of the key points and dams along this important lifeline in the West. Standards 4.1.4, 5.8.2, 5.8.4, and 8.8.4

Comments: This site links to much more information about the Southwest and about geography.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3417

A History of Yosemite

http://www.americanparknetwork.com/parkinfo/yo/history/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site written by Moira Magneson with photos courtesy of the Sierra Club and the University of California Press includes a history of Yosemite National Park as well as biographies of key individuals in Yosemite history. Standards 3.2.4, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 4.1.4, and 1.11.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 32

California Natural Resource Fun Page

http://ceres.ca.gov/ceres/calweb/forkids.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a collection of links, most with pictures, related California's animals, geology, and weather. Standard 4.1.3

Comments: This site is maintained by the California Environmental Resources Eavluation System.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 545

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

Earthquake Areas - USGS Maps

http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/recenteqs/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Earthquake Areas gives up-to-date information on recent quakes in California with links to other U.S. Geological Survey data. Standard 4.1.3, and 12.7.5

Comments: This is excellent up-to-date data on earthquakes in California.

Resource Type: Maps.

Resource ID: 1024

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

Images of the California Environment

http://geogweb.berkeley.edu/GeoImages/BainCalif/CalClickMap.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: From a clickable relief map of California, access images of the state's major environmental regions. Standard 3.1.1 and 4.1.4

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Resource ID: 1691

Landform Map of California

http://www4.hmc.edu:8001/humanities/indian/california/ca-map.gif

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This colorful map is excellent for showing the mountains and valleys of California but rivers have been left off. Standard 4.1.3 and 4.1.4

Comments: Sometimes this site freezes before the whole map is loaded. Be patient and try again.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1926

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

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