This is a comprehensive research project for 4th graders to do. This will be presented by students in a fun and artistic way while including a great deal of information on places in California, such as missions, big cities, state parks, national parks and gold rush towns. A mapping activity is included in which geography of the state is displayed as well as providing the knowledge of the four geographic regions. This is a great project to use towards the end of the school year and the final projects make an interesting display for Open House. Visual examples of all parts of the project are included as well as the directions for students, teacher guide and grading sheet.