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The Midwest of America: The Land and the People Video

Video title: The Land and the People

Watch this U.S. Geography video entitled The Land and the People of The Midwest and study the people and economic importance of the major natural resources of the Midwest. Discover some of the ways that geography has determined usage of the land and patterns of settlement in the Midwest, from pre-colonial times to the present.

Use this K12 American geography video to study and learn why the Midwest is called "the heartland" and understand this region's significant economic role as an industrial, shipping and agricultural center. Examine the regions growth and trace it's development from the first Native Americans to the present time.

 

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The Midwest of America: The Land and the People Video. Learning Objectives for this video:

  • People of The Midwest. Learn about The Land and the People of America's Midwest States. Discover how westward expansion and the Industrial Revolution helped to develop America's Mid-West region and examine the economic importance of the major natural resources of the Midwest States.
  • Identify the names and locations of the principal cities and geographical features of the Midwest, a region comprising Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
  • Learn why the Midwest is called 'the heartland' and understand this region's significant economic role as an industrial and shipping center.
  • Discover some of the ways that geography, transportation routes, and the availability of natural resources have determined usage of the land and patterns of city settlement in the Midwest.
  • Discover the many benefits of using online video for visual learning. Educational video for teaching the K-12 curriculum provides online learning for children and students of all ages and abilities. Using subtitled video - or video with closed captions - enables children to choose between watching, listening to, or reading each presentation whichever best suites their individual learning style. A wonderful option particularly for dyslexia and special needs education.

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