Grade 2 - Land and Water Around Us

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Video Storyline:  Earth is made up of many types of both land and water. We also find different types of landforms and natural resources. We change the land around us with our building and creating. We also use a lot of our natural resources, but have to learn to protect the ones that can run out.

Video length: 15:16 minutes.

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The U.S. is made up of 50 states on the continent of North America


Neighbors on the continent are Canada & Mexico


Across the country are many landforms and bodies of water


The climate across the country also varies with extremes from deserts to blizzards


The landforms across the country are grouped into regions that are alike


Regions also have natural resources in common


Renewable/Nonrenewable resources


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