Grade 3 - The Geography of Our Communities

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Video Storyline:  Our communities are in various locations and have different features such as lakes, plains, hills and plateaus. They can also be urban, suburban, and rural. Communities are spread around the 5 regions of the U.S. and have differing natural resources.

Video length: 21:18 minutes.

Topics covered in this Video


What is a community?


Landforms in different communities


Comparison of 3 cities with differing landforms and geography


The 5 regions of the U.S. and the landforms in each


Natural resources


Human impact on landforms and regions

Learning Resources with this Video


Quiz (PDF)


Quiz (Online)


Videos in this Series

Grade 3 - How Government Helps Our Communities

Grade 3 - A Country of Cultures

Grade 3 - I Am A Consumer

Grade 3 - Businesses At Work

Grade 3 - The First Americans

Grade 3 - How The Country Was Settled

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