The Birth of a Rocky Mountain City and Railroad: Georgetown and the Loop Railroad

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn how humans use, adapt to and modify natural elements that define regions in the United States.
Author: 
Andree Charlson
Grade Range: 
5
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Supplemental Files: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources