Supplemental Internet Sites
for use with
A Literature Approach to Geography
using the books of Holling C. Holling


Lesson 1
#3: Research the Canada Goose

Live Goose Cam   Lessons from Geese   How Birds Fly
Heading South:Migration Map   Heading South:FAQs about Migration

Lesson 3
#4: Characteristics of a Marsh

Nature Day Photos from
Gene Stratton-Porter's Limberlost in Geneva, Indiana

Lesson 4
#3: Research on Iron Ore

BHP Iron Ore
Play "Match the Steel Products", then go to "Student Projects" and click on "What is Steel?"

Lesson 5
#2: Research on Copper

Sixty Centuries of Copper

#4: The Breeches Buoy
The U.S. Lifesaving Service at Work

Lesson 6
#3: Canal Locks

Steevs Canal Pages

Lesson 9
#9: Jacques Cartier

Discoverer's Web
Cartier's Contribution to Canadian Toponymy
Samuel Champlain
   Biography   Voyages, 1604
1607 Map

Tree in the Trail

Lesson 1
#3: Research the Cottonwood Tree

Coloring Page
#5: Francisco Vasquez Coronado
The Story of Coronado   Letters on the Texas Explorers
Map of Expedition
#6:The History of the Horse
International Museum of the Horse
Click on the link, "600-1630." Scroll down to "Return to the New World."
#7: Santa Fe
Timeline of New Mexico History
Santa Fe

Lesson 2
#3: Jamestown

Virtual Jamestown
Plymouth Plantation
Of Plimoth Plantation
#4: The Comanche
Notes from "The North American Indian" by Es Curtis

Lesson 3
#2: The Santa Fe Trail

Santa Fe Trail Net
#4 Taos
Taos Virtual Vacation Guide: History and Culture
A Brief History of Taos

Lesson 4
#3: Native American Weapons

American Aboriginal Arts and Crafts
Flintlock Rifles
G. L. Jones, Fine Custom Rifles

Lesson 6:
#4: Native American Life

***Native American Trade Quest   Nebraska's Native Americans
Living in the Navajo Past   Navajos
Scott O'Dell's Sing Down the Moon

Lesson 7
#3: The Conestoga Wagon

The Oregon Trail and the Conestoga Wagon
The Wagon Train of 1843: The Great Migration
#4: The Cimarron Crossing
Cimarron, Kansas
#5: The Buffalo
American Bison   The American Bison
American Buffalo

Lesson 8
#5: Jedediah Strong Smith

Diary of Jedediah Smith
Jedediah Smith

Minn of the Mississippi

Lesson 1
#1:The Snapping Turtle

Snapping Turtle Homepage
#5: Marquette and Jolliet
Discoverer's Web   Jacques Marquette, Missionary of the Mississippi Louis Jolliet, Professional Explorer
#6: The Song of Hiawatha
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Lesson 5
#7: Paul Bunyan

Hey Paul, Paul Bunyan

Lesson 6
#2 Hernando de Soto

Spanish Conquest of Native America   Biography
Letters on the Texas Explorers   Map
#3: Mound Builders
Mounds and Mound Builders
Ancient Architects of the Mississippi
#5: Dams
Geoguide to Dams

Lesson 7
#3: Evangeline

The Poem
The Story behind Evangeline

Lesson 9
#4: Alligator Snapping Turtle

Alligator Snapping Turtle
Loggerhead of the Sea
Loggerhead Sea Turtle
Rare White Loggerhead
Ocean Animals:Loggerhead Turtle

Lesson 10
#2: Natchez

History of Natchez
#3: Siege of Vicksburg
Siege of Vicksburg


Lesson 1
#4: Whaling

Overview of American Whaling
Whaling Around the World
Shipboard Terms   Why Whales were Hunted
The Whaleboat   Life on a Whaleboat
The Bark, Lagoda

Lesson 2
#5: Scrimshaw


Lesson 4
#7: Coral

Photos   Corals of Hawai'i

Lesson 5
#2: The Equator, and the Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn Geography

Lesson 6
#4: San Francisco


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