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Web Resources Open Court Fourth Grade Theme 1 Web Resources

Harriet (Ross) Tubman: Harriet Tubman's life written by Thomson Gale.

Activists and Reformers: Search America’s Story about famous Americans who have taken a risk.

Last Man on the Moon: The story of an astronaut.

Internet Guide Sheet for the above resouces WORD / PDF

Rosa Parks Bus: Rosa Parks information from the Henry Ford Museum.

Rosa Parks Pioneer of Civil Rights: Rosa Parks information from Academy of Achievement.

Hey, Kids!: Safety information from the US Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Kern County Fire Department: Interactive slideshow and virtual tour of a fire station.

Firefighter Protective Clothing Tour: Protective clothing that firefighters wear.

Fire Call: A Wildland Firefighter Speaks: Hear the story of a firefighter.

Wrestling with Crocs: An interview with someone who wrestles crocodiles.

Frederick Douglass: Frederick Douglass' life written by Thomson Gale.

Compensation and Working Conditions Online: Bureau of Labor Statistics on the risks of specific occupations.

Meet a Super Scientist: Mae Jemison from Scholastic.

Harriet Tubman: Learn about Tubman's role in the Underground Railroad from America's Story.

The Underground Railroad: Go on a virtual tour from National Geographic.

A Delawarean That Made A Difference!: Learn about Thomas Garrett’s role in the Underground Railroad.

Fugitive Slave Bill of 1850: Check out this site from UC Davis.

Discovery Education Streaming Video Resources Open Court Fourth Grade Unit 1 Video Resources

Search for You Can Try, So Can I (clips on Afraid of the Unknown and Failing)