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San Francisco Bay Maps

http://sfbay.wr.usgs.gov/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a collection of digital satellite images of the San Francisco Bay area. It links to many other types of maps and geography resources on the California's Bay Area. Standards 3.1 and 4.1.4

Resource Type: Maps.

Resource ID: 2702

Sierra Web Page: Death Valley Introduction

http://www.thesierraweb.com/sightseeing/deathvalley/dvintro.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has pictures and some information on the history of Death Valley, one of the natural wonders not only of California but of the U.S. Standards 3.1 all and 4.1.3

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2770

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

Surf Your Watershed - California

http://cfpub.epa.gov/surf/state.cfm?statepostal=CA

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This EPA site provides information on US watersheds including environmental uses and impacts, natural resources, and socio-economic factors. Standard 3.1.2 and 4.1.3

Comments: You can search for your watershed in a variety of ways: by clickable map, ZIP code, stream, county, HUC code, city, tribe, ecosystem protection efforts or state.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2891

California Coastal Geography

http://ceres.ca.gov/ceres/calweb/coastal/geography.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: California's diverse coastal communities are the result of many different natural forces. Tectonic and volcanic activity, occuring over the past 250 million years, created our coastal mountain ranges. Coastal streams and rivers, along with wind and rain, shape and tear down these mountains through erosion. Standard 3.1, 4.1.4 and 4.1.5

Comments: The reading level of the California Environmental Resources Evaluation site is high for fourth graders.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 499

Central Coast Redwood Forest

http://www.humboldtredwoods.org/florafauna.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Redwood forests are complex ecosystems. From the tallest trees in the world to the tiniest fungi, the whole forest is a working system in a very delicate balance. Everything has a role to play in this forest. Learn about the plants and animals of the redwood forest at the web site. Standards 3.1.1 and 4.1.3

Comments: The reading level is high for 3rd grade but the pictures are excellent.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 612

Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

http://www.getty.edu/research/tools/vocabulary/tgn/index.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Looking for longitude and latitude or other facts about a city, river, county, etc.? Enter the name of your place and you get the details. The information is limited, but well organized. Standard 4.1.1

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 1372

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