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California history for kids : missions, miners, and moviemakers in the Golden State : includes 21 activities

California History

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Chicago Review Press, Volume 1st, Chicago, p.127 (2012)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr F861.3 .D84 2012

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9729126

Keywords:

California--History, California--History--Study and teaching--Activity programs

Abstract:

Contents: The earliest Californians. Shoebox archeological dig ; Chumash rock painting ; Miwok hoop-and-pole game -- Early explorers and early settlers. Make an astrolabe ; Sail a Spanish galleon -- From Mexican California to an American beginning. Draw your own diseño ; Design your own brand ; Wave your flag -- Gold! and statehood. Bake a hardtack snack ; Create and send a letter sheet -- Making connections. Whistle Morse code ; Railroad cipher -- Growing crops, growing cities. Use-the-whole-orange muffins ; Grow a shasta daisy ; Promote it! -- A new century. Pack an earthquake preparedness kit ; Become a backyard scientist ; Produce your own movie ; Hollywood handprints -- Difficult times. Create a photo essay -- Moving forward. Make an air pollution logbook.; Summary: Tells the story of the people who settled and built the Golden State and includes a timeline of significant events, a list of historic sites to visit, and Web resources.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Ages 8-12