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Showing Grade 4, Unit 4f, California's Education and Culture
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Ansel Adams Biography and Chronology

http://www.zpub.com/sf/history/adams.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This chronology offers detailed information about the life of Ansel Adams year by year. Standard 4.4.9

Comments: This is part of the San Francisco Index website.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 273

Ansel Adams Gallery

http://www.anseladams.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The photographs of Ansel Adams are collected here to demonstrate the beauty of nature, the vision of the artist, and the development of the art of photography. Standard 4.4.9

Comments: There are many Ansel Adams sites that offer views of his photos- this is a rare one without lots of advertising.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 274

Biddy Mason's Family Album

http://www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/maso-bid.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Explore a family album of a slave who gained her freedom and helped shape the culture of African-Americans in California. Standard 3.3, 4.3.4, 4.4.3, and 4.4.8

Comments: Students will enjoy browsing through the album photos.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 380

Biddy Mason's Home Site

http://www.cr.nps.gov/history/online_books/5views/5views2h14.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Robert Smith came to California with slaves, including Biddy Mason, about 1851, and lived in a Mormon settlement in San Bernardino until 1855. On January 19, 1856, the United States District Court in Los Angeles emancipated Biddy Mason, her children, and 10 other slaves belonging to Smith. Immediately following the emancipation decree, Biddy Mason was offered a job as a midwife and nurse by a Los Angeles doctor. Through many philanthropic deeds, Mason became known as Grandma Mason. Standard 3.3, 4.3.4, 4.4.3, and 4.4.8

Comments: This site is part of the National Park Service's book and website Five Views of California.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 381

California Colleges

http://www.californiacolleges.edu/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Use this page to explore the colleges in California including information about applying for admission and financial aid. Find colleges that match specific criteria you specify, see a brief overview of a particular campus, compare colleges and universities, and view detailed information about a particular campus. Standard 4.4.8

Comments: This site has information on private, California State Universities, the University of California, and Community Colleges.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 500

Community Colleges in California

http://www.cccco.edu/find/find.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Find the community college near you at this site. You can even print out a map of the colleges in California. More interesting, you may find the approved programs at each college listed on line. Standard 4.4.8

Comments: Select the college with the most interesting program.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 774

Early Motion Pictures 1897-1916

http://rs6.loc.gov/ammem/papr/mpixhome.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: These motion pictures represent the first chapter in the history of the medium. Most are actuality films with a running time of two or three minutes.The motion pictures may be downloaded in the the AVI format.Supports Quicktime &Video for Windows. Standard 4.4.9

Comments: Not for low tech computers

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1014

Steinbeck Country

http://www.sjsu.edu/depts/steinbec/steincon.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This page is part of the San Jose State Center for Steinbeck Studies site. It details the many California settings of Steinbeck's stories with text and photos. Standard 4.4.9

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2851

University of California Admission as a Freshman

http://www.ucop.edu/pathways/infoctr/introuc/fresh.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn the courses that are needed and the grade point average and test scores needed for admission to the University of California. Standard 4.4.8

Comments: This site will help students plan their education.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3311

Biddy Mason's Place: A Passage of Time

http://www.usc.edu/isd/archives/la/pubart/Downtown/Broadway/Biddy_Mason/mason.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This page provides a brief history of the Biddy Mason and her achievements for the monument to her at Broadway and 3rd in Los Angeles. Standard 3.3, 4.3.4, 4.4.3, and 4.4.8

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 382

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