U.S. Geography: The Midwest DVD

Discovery Education

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SKU: DC773978
Format: DVD
Grade Level:
Runtime: 25
Copyright: 2004

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In this agriculturally important region, students observe how farmers work with the natural environment to grow crops. Segments include:
  • You Are Here: Understanding Maps: Formed by geologic events millions of years ago, the Midwest was once a sea of grass. Today the prairies of America's heartland provide food for millions.
  • The Prairie Ecosystem: Sometimes a destructive force of nature, fire is an essential element in the life cycle of the prairie.
  • Feeding the United States: Farming is vital to the economy and culture of the Midwest.