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Showing Grade 5, Unit 9, States and Capitals
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How Much of your State Is Wet?

http://wwwga.usgs.gov/edu/wetstates.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: What percent of your state do you think is water covered? Which state has the highest percentage of water area? Is the West really "drier" than the rest of the country? The table below shows the total land area of each state, the water area, and the percent of total area that is water. In addition to using this information in your state report, learn more about water at http://faldo.atmos.uiuc.edu/w_unit/LESSONS/precipitation.html Standards 5.9 and 8.8.4

Comments: This chart is a good beginning for learning about water in the West.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1645

Infoplease Atlas

http://www.factmonster.com/atlas/mapindex.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is an index of color maps on the continents, regions, countries of the world, United States, Canada, and provinces and territories. There is a section with printable maps of the U.S. and the continents.

Comments: This Infoplease Fact Monstor site is easy to navigate and includes state profiles, flags and other information.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1730

Maps of the United States

http://www.usgs.gov/fact-sheets/maps-us/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This U.S. Geological Survey site has thumbnail maps of North America and the United States, both modern and historical. Standard 5.9

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2081

Netstate

http://www.netstate.com/states/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about the symbols, flags, seals, geography, history, and people of each state in America at Netstate.com. 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: 2304

Stately Knowledge! - Facts about the United States

http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/stateknow/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is an almanac-like site from the Internet Public Library has basic information about each state in the U.S. From each entry thee are links to encyclopedia and official government sites with other inforrmation about the state. Standard 5.9

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

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2842

The Fifty States

http://www.infoplease.com/states.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Organized by state and navigated by way of a map, this site has basic almanac information, a map, historical information and brief biographies of key figures for each state in the U.S. Standard 5.9

Comments: This is a site by Infoplease.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Resource ID: 3003

U.S. Regional Maps

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/usa/statesbw/regions.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn the regions of the United States through these colorful maps. Also find maps of the colonies, the states, and North America. There is a short quiz to support learning each map. Standards 2.2.2 and 5.9

Comments: You may print off these workbook-type maps which do not require an Internet hook-up in the classroom.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3263

Welcome to Puerto Rico

http://welcome.topuertorico.org/index.shtml

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Learn about the history, geography, and economy of Puerto Rico, a self-governing commonwealth in association with the United States. The chief of state is the President of the United States of America. The head of government is an elected Governor. There are two legislative chambers: the House of Representatives, 51 seats, and the Senate, 27 seats. Standards 5.9, 7.11.2, and 11.4.2

Comments: As you study the states in America, study the territories too.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3782

Virgin Islands - World Factbook

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/print/vq.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This CIA World Factbook article provides basic information about the U.S. Virgin Islands. a territory of the United States. Standard 5.9

Comments: As you study the states in America, study the territories too.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3783

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