begin the research phase, students may explore the following links:
This website has an overall description of major cities in the U.S.
(major companies, cost of living, entertainment,etc.)
This website showcases a cities' entertainment, restaurant, and shopping
This website features a city entertainment guide.
4. Best Places
This informational website has various tools: cost of living tools, comparison
of city tools,
crime statistics, and school information.
5. World Almanac for Kids
This has information of US states.
6. Rand McNally-Explore America
This site allows you to explore the different states' geographies, detailed
climates, and detailed city information.
7.Salary Comparison and Calculator
This site allows you calculate and compare different salaries among U.S.
This site provides city profiles and great random pictures.
9. National Geographic
This site features city maps, geography, and photos.
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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Wednesday, June 14, 2006 2:48 PM
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