Districts within Chicago, with specific places of interest linked within each district.
Timeline 1673-1998 includes numerous sites relating to historic happenings and brief histories of Chicago Political Conventions, Fire Department, Police Department, Public Library, City Hall, Weather, Political Divisions, and Population. Highlights Chicago Architecture and Public Art.
Corporate Seal, Flag, Flower, Motto, Name AOrigin, Nicknames, Song.
Facts about Chicago of high interest level.
Maps (see URL Below) and Schedules, which includes Routes and Schedules and Travel and Visitor Information. Also shows CTA Store which describes how to purchase transit cards and passes over the internet. Hard to find links.
Includes general system train maps and bus and train maps of specific areas.
Contains Local City Guide, Online Maps, Driving Directions (tells how to get from one address to another in text and on map).
link to curriculum guide
Curriculum guide for M. Kacen
links to curriculum guide for M. Kacen
Keepers of the Neighborhood includes specifics of the following neighborhoods: Douglas/Grand Boulevard, Rog3ers Park/West Ridge, Pilsen/Little Village, Near West Side/ East Garfield Park.
General site for Chicago Historical Society includes History Files, The Great Chicago Fire, My History is Your History, and Just the Arti-FACTS.
1933 Chicago World's Fair
1893 World's Columbian Exposition
Alphabetical listing of Chicago Parks
Proposal to ecologically protect the Calumet Region of Chicago. For teachers.
Dialog and environmental pictures of Crawdad Slough, Cook County Forest Preserve.
Spring 1999 picutes of baby birds seen at Crawdad Slough, Cook County Forest Preserve.
General Lincoln Park Zoo site menu. Click on Mammals, Birds, or Reptiles & Amphibians to see detailed information on specific subjects.
Numerous programs for teachers and students, supports national science learning goals and Illinois and Chicago academic standards,
Easily integrated into teachers' lesson plans.
Zoo-cology Action Guide: Pre- and post-visit activities to get students excited about conservation for grades K-3.
Zoo-cology Action Guide: Pre- and post-visit activities to get students excited about conservation for grades 4-6.
Brookfield Zoo general site.
General site on Stste of Illinois.
Miswestern US, 16,000 years ago.
Prairies in Illinois: prairie development and the persistence of prairies.
Click on specific animal exhibits to learn details of animals in the exhibit.
Menu includes: General info, current events & exhibits, animal info & fun facts, travel, and education programs.
Fun facts about the aquarium and detailed information about specific animals.
http://www.sheddnet.org/fun.html#anchor136321 Educators section contains teacher activity guides on: From poliwogs to Frogs, Comparing Frog Habitats, Ride the Waves, and Sharks. Also a section on high school marine biology.
Description of Jackson Park Lagoon and surrounding area, includes Washington Park, Osaka Japanese Gardens, Jackson Park Harbor,and local beaches.
Map of Jackson Park Lagoon
Jazz Age of Chicago from 1910 to 1945.
General information page on Garfield Park Conservatory
Chicago Botanical Garden offers several classes for teachers.
Botanical Garden offers family and children activities, ages 3 and