Cariboo Gold Rush Adventure
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Learners play the online game Cariboo Gold Rush, in which students make decisions like the original gold miners did.
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Gold Rush Boomtowns
The California Gold Rush sparked many people to try for their fortunes and led to the formation of some well-known California cities. Have your class read about the changes that happened and then respond to the five included questions.
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