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Showing Grade 4, Unit 5, Local, State, and National Government
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California Ballot Measures 1911-Present

http://holmes.uchastings.edu/cgi-bin/starfinder/0?path=calprop.txt&id=webber&pass=webber&OK=OK

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site is a seachable database of ballot measures that were voted on in California since 1911 when the initiative was first introduced. Standard 4.5.4. 4.5.5, 12.6.5, 12.7.2 and 12.7.6 civics

Comments: Excellent general reference for state government.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 497

California Courts: The Judicial Branch of California

http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: The California Courts Home Page has extensive information on the Judicial Branch in California from the Supreme Court down. There are also news releases and current information on new laws affecting the courts. Standards 4.5.4 and 12.7.7

Comments: Excellent resource for judicial branch and mock trial information/resourses.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 507

Citizen's Guide to California Government

http://capitolmuseum.ca.gov/english/citizens/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: You and all the citizens of California have the opportunity and responsibility for shaping California's future by actively participating in the political process. We invite you to learn more about California's political process and how you can be a part of it. Click on one of the icons at this California State Capitol Museum site to get started. Standard 4.5.4, 8.3.6, 12.3.2 and 12.7.6

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3664

I'm Just a Bill

http://www.school-house-rock.com/Bill.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Sing along with America Rocks as you learn about how a bill becomes a law in the United States. Standard 3.4.1 and 4.5.3

Comments: This site requires sound capability in order to get the full benefit.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1661

Images of America's Founders and the Constitution

http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.constitution.org/img/signing.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.constitution.org/cs_image.htm&h=201&w=300&sz=27&tbnid=AM2lqcVzJhEJ:&tbnh=74&tbnw=111&hl=en&start=2&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dsigning%2Bconstitution%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26ie%3DUTF-8%26safe%3Dactive%26sa%3DG

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site has portraits of key philosophers who developed the ideas around which American government is built. There are images of the Constitution and Declaration of Independence as well as all the Founders including those who participated in writing and those who opposed it or were absent. Standards 4.5.0, 5.7.0 , 8.2.0, 11.1.0, and 12.1.0

Comments: This is a useful site for accessing visuals for PowerPoints and other presentations.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3613

My Government: PBS Kids Democracy Project

http://www.pbs.org/democracy/kids/mygovt/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: How does government affect you? Find out by clicking on this map of Anytown to learn out how each building relates in some way to some level of government on a daily basis. Standards 3.4.1 and 4.5.1

Comments: Geared to young students.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2228

National Atlas

http://nationalatlas.gov/natlas/Natlasstart.asp

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Select the type of information you need from boundaries of Congressional Districts, federal lands and Indian Reservations, counties, states, time zones, transportation routes, and more. Map it and then print it. Great for comparing jurisdictions and levels of government. Standards 4.5.3, 12.6.6

Comments: Follw the procedures in "How to draw your first map."

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3631

President for a Day: PBS Kids Democracy Project

http://www.pbs.org/democracy/kids/presforaday/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Would you like to be President of the United States? It may seem like an easy job that is all shaking hands and kissing babies. You may change your mind after finding out the president's daily schedule! Standards 2.3.2, 3.4.4, and 4.5.3

Comments: This interactive site will guide you through a president's day.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2507

California Capitol Museum

http://capitolmuseum.ca.gov/english/legislature/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Explore this Capitol Museum site. Find your legislator, learn about California's legislative history, view the images and learn the names and dates of service for every California governor. Standard 4.5.4

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3663

California Home Page

http://www.ca.gov/state/portal/myca_homepage.jsp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: California's Home Page gives access to the Governor's office and information on California from A to Z. Standards 4.5.4 and 12.7.7

Comments: Provides the general information on California plus links to most California government web sites.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 523

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