U.S. Geography: The Midwest DVD
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.