Explore the many different ancient cultures of the first people to live in North America: The Native Americans.
Students will understand that Native Americans were the first people to inhabit North America. Many believe that long ago people from Asia crossed the frozen Bering Straight into North America, while following animals that they were hunting. As time progressed, people broke off from the main group and settled in different areas. Soon, there were gro...
Ask the students to tell what the word "Indian" brings to mind. Ask the students if they know why the natives are called Indians. The video will explain the answer. Watch the video and pay attention to the regions where the Native North Americans lived.
Explore different regions of the world and how they are changed by humans and geographic factors.
Students will review their basic understanding of map and globe terms.
Students will learn how geographers break the world into regions.
Students will determine the human and physical characteristics that affect the lives of people all over the world.
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...