[Unit Theme Resources]

Below are links to various materials we've created to support students' work on the unit theme: Our Land.


[Think Like a Geographer]

Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Think Like a Geographer” feature for this unit: How Does a Geographer Study Regions?

Color Landform Atlas of the United States
The Color Landform Atlas of the United States contains topographical and political maps to the county level for each of the fifty states. Each state link brings up a menu of links to maps and other online information about the state.
http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states/states.html
Welcome to the USGS - U.S. Geological Survey
The U.S. Geological Survey Home Page hosts a large number of educational resources for teachers and students interested in cartography, geography, and related subjects, as well as a variety of fact sheets, links to related educational sites, and more. You can also order USGS materials from this site.
http://www.usgs.gov/

[Links for Citizenship]

Here are links to Internet resources that can be used to support instruction of the “Citizenship” feature for this unit: How Can You Help?

Keep America Beautiful, Inc.
Here you will find tips for how kids can help preserve the environment.
http://www.kab.org/network.asp?id=200&rid=201/