California History Christopher 2009-2010 4 th grade
<ul><li>The desert is the hottest region. It is hot and dry.
Death valley only has 2 inches of rain a year! The regular one is 10 inches of rain a year. </li></ul>The Desert Region
The Valley Region <ul>Is a farmland which has lots of water. <li>Its also where California gets its grapes. </li></ul>
The Coast Region <ul><li>The coast is where you go to the beach. It is also the most popular region in California. It has cool winters and warm summers. </li></ul>
The Mountain Region <ul><li>The mountain region is the home to the timber industry. The Mount Everest is the highest mountain in he world </li></ul>
The Explorers You are going to learn about the Explorers.
James Cook <ul><li>James Cook was born in Britain.
He was a mapmaker and a sailor. He was in the British navy. He mapped New Zealand and Australia in a ship called Endeavor. </li></ul>
Sir Francis Drake <ul><li>Sir Francis Drake was the first pirate to steal the Spanish treasures. He was sent by the England queen to steal Spanish treasures. He stopped at California to repair the hull. </li></ul>
Vitus Bering <ul><li>Vitus Bering named the waterway that connected the tip of Russia to Alaska.