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GeoSpy

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/geospy/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This National Geographic Society game helps make learning continents, countries, and states fun. Standards 1.2.1, 5.9, and Grade 10 general

Comments: This is a timed drill but is fairly interesting in that it gives feedback to the user.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1367

National Atlas

http://nationalatlas.gov/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Select information sets about California or other places in the United States and map them. Topics for map layers include crops, farms, livestock, boundaries, Indian Reservatons, rainfall, and much much more. Standard 2.2.2, 2.2.4, 3.1 all, 4.1 all, and 5.9

Comments: This will take some guidance at the younger grades but fourth and fifth grade students will be able to work alone. Load time is long so do not use with a dial up connection unless you are very patient.

Resource Type: Maps.

Resource ID: 2245

Postcards from America

http://postcardsfrom.com/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Discover America through postcards. Explore America without leaving your seat cushion. Hitch a ride in the "virtual backseat" as Priscilla and Ken Rhodes travel America in their RV, "Harvey the RV," and share their exciting journey through the window of an electronic postcard. Standard 5.9

Comments: The journey is over but the postcards are still fabulous.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2498

State Folktales

http://www.americanfolklore.net/ss.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here is at least one brief folktale from each state in America. What a great way to spice up a stae report. You might even want to illustrate the tale with some of the symbols and maps you have found. Standard 5.9

Comments: There are many more resources at this American folklore site.

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 2839

The U.S. 50

http://www.theus50.com/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Select a state from the map of the U.S. and up pops historical and geographical information, and almanac of state facts, and a guide of historic sites and tourist attractions. There are links to official state web pages and a state quiz. Standard 5.9

Comments: Wish they had also included outline maps but you may find one by going to http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxusx.htm

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3102

50 States and Capitals

http://www.50states.com/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: States file folders are listed in alphabetical postal code order. Place your pointer on a file folder to view a pop up of capital's name. Click on a file folder to reach state's links page. Standard 5.9

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 25

Almanac of American Politics 2002

http://nationaljournal.com/members/almanac/2002/states/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Using a map of the United States for navigation, this site has political information for each state including population, voting records and ethnicity. After that are lists of major state officials, and representatives to the House and Senate. Standards 5.9 and 12.6 general

Comments: Registration is required to view content.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 155

Blank Outline Maps of the Fifty States of the United States

http://geography.about.com/library/blank/blxusx.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here are blank outline maps for each state organized alphabetically. Each also links to other types of maps and almanac-type information for the state. Standard 5.9

Comments: Students may want to use these maps as the base for specialized maps in their state reports.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 413

Explore the States

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/es

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Designed for elementary students, this Library of Congress site makes learning about the states fun. Just select the state on an interactive map and away you go to a quick set of information about the state. Standard 5.9

Comments: This is the only state site that has links to interesting stories about people and events.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1155

Facts About the States

http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/states.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Using a map of the U.S. for navigation, click on any state for data and almanac facts galore. Find out about the state nickname, population, area, flower, song, etc. Then see the key cities, products, and attractions. There are also links to state-sponsored web pages for more indepth information. Standard 5.9

Comments: This is a good place to begin a state report.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1177

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