My California 21 is a unique history curriculum developed specifically to meet the needs of upper elementary and middle school students.
Newspaper format: 32 chronological issues resembling small newspapers present the story of California in a student-friendly, informal style that does not intimidate or repel young readers.
http://tinyurl.com/px4ly will take your screen or smart phone to wikipedia.
The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was discovered by James Wilson Marshall at Sutter's Mill, in Coloma, California. News of the discovery soon spread, resulting in some 300,000 men, women, and children coming to California from the rest of the United States and abroad. Of the 300,000, approximately 150,000 arrived by sea while the remaining 150,000 arrived by land.
These early gold-seekers, called "forty-niners," (as a reference to 1849) traveled to California by sailing boat and in covered wagons across the . . .
Today http://tinyurl.com/m6t8t4 will take your screen to YouTube.
Sooner or later it will be an information rich QR that will only need the click of a smart phone or a scanner pen to get this on your smart phone or flat screen.