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Resource: Symbol

Map symbols.

Student Application

Explore different regions of the world and how they are changed by humans and geographic factors.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will review their basic understanding of map and globe terms.
  2. Students will learn how geographers break the world into regions.
  3. Students will determine the human and physical characteristics that affect the lives of people all over the world.
  4. Students will understand how differe...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Thinking locally. Draw a labeled map of your community, complete with physical features. Now think about where most of the people in your community live. Does this match what the video said about the way people settle in areas? Why or why not? Do you think that the way a community forms is different from the way people locate themselves arou...

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Symbol

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Girl waving flag.

Student Application

Introducing the United States of America!


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will realize that the United States of America is a country. A country is a land that is shared by the people who live there. It has its own leaders and its own laws. Many times people call the United States of America the United States or America for short.
  2. Students will understand that the Unite...

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Symbol

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Stars over states.

Student Application

Explore the national symbols of the United States and why they have such powerful meanings to the citizens of our country.


Learning Objectives

  1. Students will understand that a symbol is anything that stands for something else. A symbol can represent things that are too large to carry around, like a highway, or a symbol can represent things that are abstract.
  2. Students will realize that nations have symbols that represent their beliefs, values, and ide...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Before viewing the video

    1. Have a discussion with the class about symbols. Brainstorm symbols that the class can identify (e.g. railroad crossing signs, logos, etc.). Show students examples of actual U.S. symbols (flag, eagle, Statue of Liberty, and Liberty Bell). Have students hypothesize why these ...

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