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Use online videos to study the geography, regions, climate, natural resources of The Rockies. Use the video subtitles to improve Reading and Literacy skills .... simultaneously!

Use these online Geography of America videos entitled The Rockies to study the geography of The Rockies by way of its diverse and interdependent regions, climate, and natural resources. Discover key events in the history of The Rockies and gain insight to its ethnic diversity.

Discover why The Rockies rich mineral resources attracted both Native Americans and European settlers. Use these 2 online educational video titles to hike across one of America's most spectacular regions, where the average elevation is more than one mile above sea level. Learn how the discovery of gold and the building of hydroelectric plants, dams, and reservoirs affected the growth of this mountainous region. States covered: Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the names and locations of the principal cities and geographical features of the Rocky Mountain states, a region comprising Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming.
  • Examine the economic importance of the major natural resources of the Rocky Mountain region.
  • Discover some of the ways that geography has determined usage of the land and patterns of settlement in the Rocky Mountain region.
  • Examine the technological progress that has been made in the Rocky Mountain region and the effect of this progress on the inhabitants of this region.
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