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To begin the research phase, students may explore the following links:

1. Wetfeet
http://www.wetfeet.com/Content/Cities.aspx
This website has an overall description of major cities in the U.S.
(major companies, cost of living, entertainment,etc.)

2. Citysearch
http://www.citysearch.com/
This website showcases a cities' entertainment, restaurant, and shopping venues.

3. Cityguide
http://cityguide.aol.com/main.adp
This website features a city entertainment guide.

4. Best Places
http://www.bestplaces.net/find/
This informational website has various tools: cost of living tools, comparison of city tools,
crime statistics, and school information.

5. World Almanac for Kids
http://www.worldalmanacforkids.com/explore/states.html
This has information of US states.

6. Rand McNally-Explore America
http://www.randmcnally.com/rmc/explore/exploreMain.jsp?BV_
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This site allows you to explore the different states' geographies, detailed maps,
climates, and detailed city information.

7.Salary Comparison and Calculator
http://salary.nytimes.com/
This site allows you calculate and compare different salaries among U.S. Cities.

8. City-Data
http://www.city-data.com/
This site provides city profiles and great random pictures.

9. National Geographic
http://www.nationalgeographic.com/index.html
This site features city maps, geography, and photos.

10.City Rating
http://www.cityrating.com
CityRating.com is a comprehensive resource of city demographic guides, local weather forecasts,
cost of living, population statistics, crime statistics, school rankings, career and occupational outlook, weather history, average temperatures, relative humidity and general relocation information about the most prominent metro areas in the nation.


These pages were developed through TeacherTECH, the teacher professional development component of GirlTECH, which is sponsored by the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) and made possible by support from the National Science Foundation and Rice University.

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