California Gold Rush

Created by:
Francisco Medina Caro
Santa Ana Unified School District

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UCI Summer Science Institute WebQuests - 2001

UCI Science WebQuests from all years

Purpose: This site will allow students to independently explore California Gold Rush will gaining keyboard typing experience, internet usage, California history, and knowledge of certain rocks and minerals.  Additionally, student will create a portfolio by completing their activities.


Resources Needed: A computer with internet access, a printer, a folder, and prospecting mind!!! 


    • Review the Menu
    • Complete all 3 activities 
    • Compose your folder  
    • Receive your Diploma

 Gold Rush Time Line
Diversity and Conflict
 Untold Gold Rush Stories
 California History On-line
Gold Rush Technology
 Gold Rush Minerals
Photo Gallery
Authenic Letter about Tom Sutter
Gold Rush Web Sites

Panning for Gold!!!


Brief History of Gold Rush 



Activity #1  Volcabulary
          Please find words in the puzzle

Activity #2   Geography

Activity #3    Post Cards
           Stamps, example, and  Worksheet  for activity #3

Completed and printed all three activities?  Now place all activities in your folder.  Then click and print your certificate, congradulations!

Click for your Certificate of Completion

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E-Mail: FranciscoMCaro
August 6, 2001
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