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Topography
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Native Americans
Daly City History
Demographics
The Philippines
Mexico




TOPOGRAPHY

http://www.worldatlas.com

http://www.altageo.net/atlas/sfpopdist.html Altavision Geographics a fabulous online atlas of the bay area that shows topography, population density and transportation routes.

http://www.sfbayquakes.org/  Great relief photo of the bay area including fault lines

http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps1/ca.gif California relief picture.

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/classroom/quiz/landforms.shtml
Take this quiz to learn the names of some basic landforms.

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/types_of_land_2/index.html Not sure what landforms are? Check out this site from Harcourt to learn about mountains and marshes. 

http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/maps1/ca.gif California relief picture.

 

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SAN BRUNO MOUNTAIN


http://www.mountainwatch.org This volunteer organization works to preserve the natural habitats on San Bruno Mountain.

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NATIVE AMERICANS
http://www.springer.losaltos.k12.ca.us/1999/19/ohlone/food.html Read these pages to learn more about the Ohlone Indians.

http://www.nativecc.com/CaliforniaMap.html

http://www.gov/prsf/history/ohlone.html

http://www.sfei.org/ecoatlas/Habitat/maps/SFBay/pastpres1.html  San Francisco Estuary Institute Eco Atlas: Bay Area Past and Present Map: This fascinating side by side comparison shows the wetlands as they were in 1770 and today including Native American tribes.

http://www.muwekma.org/history/tribe.html Information about the bay area miwok. Good illustrations of contemporary Native Americans.

http://library.thinkquest.org/13386/allnativeinfo/newhistory.html Read this brief history written by high school students to find out about California Native Americans.

http://www.originalvoices.org/ContemporaryCulture3.htm Short text and pictures of native Americans today, living in two worlds.

http://staff.pausd.palo-alto.ca.us/~bvana/Third%20Grade/OhloneIndians/OhloneIndians.htm
 excellent collection of resources about the Ohlone Indians including pictures and text.

http://www.wccusd.k12.ca.us/ohlone/village.htm
Read this information about the Ohlone’s and answer the questions at the end.

http://www.belmont.gov/hist/disc/ohlone.html Yet another text history of the Ohlone’s by the Belmont historical society.

http://www.indiancanyon.org/maps/sfshore.GIF Map of San Francisco showing the locations of Ohlone villages and temporary camps.

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DALY CITY HISTORY

http://www.ci.daly-city.ca.us/depts/police/dept_hist.htm History of the DC Police Department.

http://www.ci.daly-city.ca.us/about/history.htm A great one page history from by Bunny and Ken Gillespie.

http://www.hcsd.k12.ca.us/south/historytrail/site/landmarks/dalycity.htm

http://www.winwaed.com/sci/daly/daly_accounts.shtml Interesting first hand accounts of the 1957 Earthquake, a 5.3. Largest since the 1906 quake.

http://www.plsinfo.org/BitsofHistory/thumbnailtext.asp?%20%20bofhsearchbox=daly&id=348 Must see picture of the “top of the hill“ in 1892.

http://www.tomruley.com/The_Peninsula/146-00.html Picture of Crocker School in 1915.

http://quake.wr.usgs.gov/info/1906/ Info on the 1906 earthquake.

http://www.sfmuseum.org/1906/photos.html Great pictures of the 1906 Earthquake.

http://www.nps.gov/prsf/history/1906eq/cottages.htm Pictures of earthquake cottages like those moved to DC after the quake.

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DEMOGRAPHICS
http://encyclopedia.thefreedictionary.com/Daly%20City   Census information from 2000 about Daly City.

http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/GCTTable?_bm=n&_lang=en&mt_name=DEC_2000_PL_U_GCTPL_ST7&format=ST-7&_box_head_nbr=GCT-PL&ds_name=DEC_2000_PL_U&geo_id=04000US06
  This page gives the counts of the people in each California City in 2000 by race and Hispanic.

http://www.schools-data.com/schools/John-F--Kennedy-ES-Daly-City.html This information about the demographics of John F. Kennedy can help us predict demographic changes for the area.

http://nces.ed.gov/nceskids/graphing/ Use this site to create your pie charts.

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THE PHILIPPINES
http://www.wildflowers.org/community/Filipino/facts.shtml Interesting statistics on Filipinos in DC.

http://www.filipino.com/sfdot/bestof/index.htm Postcards of regions in the Phillipines.

http://www.tourism.gov.ph/
great photos of the Phillipines. 

http://www.ncca.gov.ph/pambata/pambata.htm  great site for children to learn all about the Phillipines.

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MEXICO
http://www.mexico-english.com/information.asp#Adventure Pictures of Mexico.

http://www.visitmexico.com


http://www.mexconnect.com/mex_/photo.html Great library of photos and maps of Mexico.

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RESOURCES

http://www.teach-nology.com/web_tools/materials/timelines/ 
Simple timeline maker.