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  • PowerKnowledge Earth and Space Science
    PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science informs and inspires learners about key earth and space science topics including earth cycles, ecosystems and biomes, energy and matter, landforms, maps, natural disasters, rocks and minerals, environmental issues, the scientific method, space, water, and weather and climate. Designed for learners in grades 3 to 6.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Environment, Geography, Maps, Marine Science, Science

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  • David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
    Has over 20,000 maps and images online. The collection focuses on rare 18th and 19th century North American and South American maps and other cartographic materials. Historic maps of the World, Europe, Asia, and Africa are also represented.
    Browse related subjects: Geography, Maps
  • National Atlas
    An interactive map of the United States displaying millions of geographical locations in a series of map layers. These map layers display airports, federal lands, urban areas, water features, parkways, rivers, railroads, roads, and geological events. Also includes terrain relief and elevation and seasonal vegetation growth maps, as well as articles about U.S. geography. Map layers and raw data can be downloaded.
    Browse related subjects: Geography, Maps

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Signers of the Original California Constitution

The signers of the original California Constitution were the 48 delegates to the constitutional convention. The convention met from September to November 1849 at Colton Hall in Monterey, California. The Constitution was written in both English and Spanish and provided that all major legislation was to be written in both ... [More]

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