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Discover the different industries of the West.

Student Application

Explore the environment, climate and natural resources of the West Region of the United States.

Learning Objectives

  1. Students will be able to list the eleven states that make up the Western Region.
    1. Six of these states are called the Mountain States, because they border the Rocky Mountains. The Mountain States include Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho, Utah, and Nevada.
    2. The other...

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Supporting Activities

  1. Have students work in groups to prepare a creative extension to any one of the topics covered in the video. For example, students who choose climate might build a model of farmland that requires irrigation due to dry weather. Students who choose natural resources may want to present the class with examples and explain their importance (i.e. gold, l...

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