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Showing Grade 4, Unit 4e, Modern California Economy
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Story of Oil in California - Signal Hill

http://www.priweb.org/ed/pgws/history/signal_hill/signal_hill.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Many people may be surprised to learn that one of Southern California's chief exports over the last 100 years, besides motion pictures, has been oil. Standards 3.3.2 and 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 692

The Twenties

http://www.learner.org/biographyofamerica/prog20/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This Biography of America site examines the consumer culture of the 1920's. It focuses on the Roaring 20's pop lifestyle with special emphasis on the role of the automobile in Los Angeles. Standard 4.4.4 and 11.5.7

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3101

Timeline of the Media Industry

http://library.thinkquest.org/27629/themes/media/mdtimeline.html?tqskip1=1&tqtime=0404

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Trace the history of film from the invention of the illusion of motion in photographs in 1877 to the latest film innovations. Standard 4.4.9

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3171

Virtual Tour: The Story of Milk

http://www.moomilk.com/tour.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Everything you want to know about cows and milk is right here waiting. This site is here to bring you the best of the dairy industry, whether you are looking for the latest industry advances or a cow lover who wants learn more about dairy farms and products. Standards 2.4.1, 3.5.2, 4.1.3, 4.4.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3381

California Agriculture Census

http://www.nass.usda.gov/census/census02/volume1/ca/index1.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: If you are looking for agricultural data for California, this is the spot. Find raw data about farms, crops, livestock, and more. Standard 4.4.6

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 493

Classic Films from the Hollywood Studios, 1934-1946

http://www.tc.umn.edu/~yahnk001/filmteach/teach.htm

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This is a brief description of the studio method of producing films in the 1930's and 40's with a list of the major films and their stars. Standard 4.4.9

Comments: This site was compiled by Robert E. Yahnke, University of Minnesota

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 734

Films from the Silent Era

http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~pringle/silent/

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: During the silent era, California was on the cutting edge of the film industry. The struggling film studios were a significant part of Southern California's economy. Standard 4.4.9

Comments: This site was compiled by Robert E. Yahnke, University of Minnesota

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1222

Occidental Petroleum

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Occidental_Petroleum_Company

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Occidental was founded in 1920 as a California oil and gas production company and remained a modest operation until the 1950s, when it began expanding and diversifying. Standard 4.4.9

Comments: Shows California's connection to the global economy.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2344

Walt Disney

http://disney.go.com/vault/read/walt/index.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: Legend has it that the idea for Mickey Mouse came to Walt Disney from a memory of a friendly mouse that begged for food in his 1922 Kansas City art studio. Find out more at this biography of Walt Disney at this Disney Corporation website. Standard 4.4.9

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3402

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