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Showing Grade 4, Unit 4b, Agriculture and Water Systems After 1850
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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

Reclamation and the Arid West 1936

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-4397733351669298563&q=11674

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is actual film footage taken by government and news sources during the building of Hoover Dam on the Colorado River at the California-Nevada border. It is rich with scenes from the California desert and Los Angeles that show the use of water and power throughout Southern California. Standards 3.5.1, 4.4.5, 4.4.6, 4.4.7, and 11.11.7

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3675

Virtual Tour of California Agriculture

http://vric.ucdavis.edu/virtour/tour.htm

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: From a map of California's vegetable growing regions, select the area you wish to see in-depth. Up pops a slide tour showing the crops in the terrain, the fields, the workers and the machinery. Standards 1.6.2, 2.4.1, 3..5.1 and 4.1.3, 4.4.6

Comments: This could be a great tool to use as a story starter or backdrop for a skit.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3376

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 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

Orange Blossom Time: The Citrus Heritage of Southern California

http://www.pasadenahistory.org/thingstosee/citrus.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The orange and lemon industry has played a major role in the history and development of Southern California, with particular attention to the San Gabriel Valley. This exhibition features photographs and citrus crate labels. Standards 3.5.1 and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3602

People and Water in the Golden State

http://www.fs.fed.us/r5/publications/water_resources/index.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This U.S. Forest Service site provides a brief overview of water issues in California. The most startling fact is that in California, nearly 75% of precipitation falls north of Sacramento, while nearly 80% of water needs are south of Sacramento. Standards 4.4.7

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2422

Rancho Mission Viejo: A Legacy of Ranching

http://www.ranchomissionviejo.com/history/history.php

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The story of Rancho Mission Viejo began 120 years ago when partners Richard O'Neill, Sr. and James Flood bought Rancho Santa Margarita y las Flores in northern San Diego County (now Camp Pendleton) and its adjoining Rancho Mission Viejo and Rancho Trabuco in southern Orange County. The timeline also has information about Mission Viejo until today. Standards 3.3.3 and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3606

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

Water Resources and Conservation

http://content.cdlib.org/search?facet=type-tab&relation=calisphere.universityofcalifornia.edu&style=cui&brand=calisphere&azBrowse=Water%20resources%20and%20conservation&azBrowse-join=exact

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a set of over 800 primary source black and white photos showing water resource development in various regions of California. There are titles for each photo but no text. Standard 4.4.7

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3751

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