Create A Culture

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will work cooperatively to learn about the characteristics of culture and how they relate to the ecosystem in which the culture occurs. By creating a hypothetical culture, students will learn how humans modify the environment and adapt to their environment.
Author: 
Jeannine Kuropatkin
Grade Range: 
6-8
Duration: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems