Link to the complete "The Land of Alabama" video
Link to "The Land of Alabama" PowerPoint
Alabama Course of Study
2.) Describe physical characteristics, including landforms, bodies of water, soil, and vegetation of various places on Earth.
Examples: -landforms -bodies of water -soil-vegetation Identifying processes of Earth, including continental drift, erosion, natural hazards, weather and climate
1.) Identify historical and current economic, political, and geographic information about Alabama on thematic maps.
4.) Describe the relationship of the five geographic regions of Alabama to the movement of Alabama settlers during the early nineteenth century. Examples: Describing the natural resources of Alabama Examples: water, trees, coal, iron, limestone, petroleum, natural gas, soil Describing the natural environment of Alabama Examples: wildlife, vegetation, climate, bodies of water
7th Grade Geography
1.) Describe the world in spatial terms using maps, major physical and human features, and urban and rural land-use patterns. Examples: -thematic maps -topographic maps -aerial photos -satellite images
3.) Describe processes that shape the physical environment, inlcuding long-range effects of extreme weather-phenomena and human activity. Examples: -plate tectonics and continental drift