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Showing Grade 4, Unit 4b, Agriculture and Water Systems After 1850
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Where Our Water Comes From

http://www.publicaffairs.water.ca.gov/swp/swptoday.cfm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This gives an overview of the California Aqueduct. History, geography and plans for further development are included. Standards 4.1.3, 4.1.4, 4.4.6, and 4.4.7

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3454

About Sunkist Citrus

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

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Find out about the citrus industry in California at this site by Sunkist. Included is an historical timeline, crate labels, packinghouses, recipes, and the latest news.Standards 3.5.1, 3.5.2, and 4.4.6

Comments: The Sunkist Kids section has teacher guides for linking the study of citrus history to science and health content.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 54

California's Water Resource

http://wwwdwr.water.ca.gov/nav.html?topic=State_Water_Project

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This home page takes you to a series of excellent pages about California's Water problems and policies about them. Standard 4.4.6

Comments: These links do a good job of explaining California's water problems using graphs and maps as aids.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 571

Chinese Farmers in California

http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/CalHeritage/k12project/lincoln/farming.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This student developed site uses resources from the Bancroft Library to research the contributions of the Chinese to California's agriculture. Standards 4,1.3, 4.4.2, and 4.4.3

Comments: This is good example of a student researched and written website.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 641

Citrus Industry Pictures

http://lcweb2.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/r?ammem/horyd:@field(SUBJ+@band(+Fruit.+))

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: These historical pictures of Sunkist store window displays give a glimps of this important industry in California. Standards 3.5.1, 3.5.2, and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 708

Mulholland Waters Los Angeles

http://www.uh.edu/admin/engines/epi553.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a brief description of the engineering work of William Mulholland who was the visionary architect of the LA water project bringing this precious resource from the Owens Valley to the thirsty city dwellers. The focus is engineering not environment. Standard 4.4.7

Comments: An audio file of John Lienhard's article at this Engines of Our Ingenuity site.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3750

Sun-Maid Growers of California

http://www.sun-maid.com/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site has information about the history of growing raisins in California. It contains a map of the area in which the raisins are grown and other information about Sun-Maid and the raisin industry. Standards 2.4.1, 3.5.2, and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2882

Water and Agriculture in California

http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist1/index0.2.html#water

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site contains primary source articles on California agriculture with respect to water issues. Some are difficult to read but arefascinating primary source documents. Standard 4.4.7

Comments: Look in "History by Subject" on the homepage and then "water."

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3416

Water Projects in California

http://www.water.ca.gov/maps/state.cfm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: View the major rivers and water projects (federal, state, and local) drawn on a topographical map of California. Standard 4.4.7

Comments: This site was developed by the California Department of Water Resources.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3419

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