Presentation on theme: "Today’s Guiding Question -What industries came first to Minnesota? -What natural resources does Minnesota have? -How did natural resource influence the."— Presentation transcript:
Today’s Guiding Question -What industries came first to Minnesota? -What natural resources does Minnesota have? -How did natural resource influence the development of industries? Today’s Learning Goal -Students will be able to identify the three main industries that developed in Minnesota in the late 1800’s -Students will be able to describe how natural resources influenced which industries developed
-Pick up the M is for MN Book by the door and a notecard -Please pass out the folders -Remember if you are not in your seat working quietly when the bell rings you are tardy Welcome Geographers Today is Tuesday December 1, 2009
Today’s Agenda 1. M is for MN AR Test 2. Vocabulary Activity 3. Video Clip 4. Learn about Milling Industry 5. Exit Slip
M is for Minnesota AR Test Letters to use A, B, D, I, L, M, R, Y
Today’s Guiding Question -What natural resources does Minnesota have? -What industries came first to Minnesota? -How did natural resource influence the development of industries Today’s Learning Goal -Students will be able to identify the three main industries that developed in Minnesota in the late 1800’s -Students will be able to describe how natural resources influenced which industries developed
Natural Resources Study the words above and tell me what you notice or what the words remind you of.
Natural Resources I got information for my project from resources at the library. (books, magazines, …._) I used some online resources to help me find a job. (websites) St. Paul public schools gets its resources through tax dollars. (money to buy materials and pay teachers) The Mississippi River is a great resource for the Twin Cities because it not only provides water, but also recreation for citizens and a habitat for wildlife.
Industry “Entire industries developed that specialized in certain products or services.” “The railroad industry was one example of this trend, but there were many others.” “The trains that changed the landscape during the late 1800s signaled the arrival of a new era in Minnesota--- an era of industrialization.
“In Minnesota’s early economy, three industries became particularly important.”
*Natural Resources *Industry *Economy Write a sentence that includes all three words.
Vocabulary Natural resources-things found in nature that people can use Example: soil, water, forests, iron
Vocabulary Industry-people buying and selling things to use and to make money Examples: forest industry, flour milling industry, mining industry, farming industry, shipping industry
Iron Ore = Steel Iron ore is main ingredient in production of steel 98% of iron ore is used to manufacture steel MN produces about 80% of the nation’s iron ore Minnesota has led the nation in its production since the 1880s
MN’s Iron-Bearing Formations Mesabi Range Vermillion Range Cuyuna Range