2 What is a Region?A Region is a large area that has common features that set it apart from other areas.
3 West 11 states Major Landforms: Washington, Oregon, California, Montana, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Wyoming, Colorado, Alaska, and Hawaii.Major Landforms:Rocky MountainsLargest Mountain RangeContinental DivideRivers to the West empty into the PacificRivers to the East empty into the Gulf of Mexico or Atlantic
4 West Of the 11 states 6 are considered Mountain 5 are considered Pacific
5 West Climate: Arid East California and South Nevada DryTemperatures Vary with latitudeNorth Nevada, Utah East Oregon, East Washington, and South IdahoSemi DryTemperatures Vary with Latitude
6 West East: Washington, Oregon, and California Mild Winter and Cool SummerMiddle: Washington, Oregon, CaliforniaHighlands, precipitation and temperature vary with altitude.South West CaliforniaWinterMild and wetSummerHot and Dry SummerHawaiiWarm an Wet all year aroundAlaskaVery Cold Winters, Cool Summers
7 West Natural Resources: Minerals Forests and Plants Fish and Wild Zinc, LeadForests and PlantsCedar, BirchFish and WildSalmon, Tuna, DeerFossil FuelsOil
12 West Questions:Why is this region different than the others?
13 South West 4 of the largest states Major Landforms Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, TexasMajor LandformsGrand CanyonCarved by the Colorado RiverRocky Mountains
14 South West Climate East Texas and Oklahoma Wet, Mild/ Warm Winters; Hot summers, HumidWest Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona.Temperatures Vary with LatitudeSemi-drySouth Arizona, New Mexico, and Tip of TexasDry
15 Natural Resources: Minerals: Forests and Plants: Fish and Wildlife: Iron, CopperForests and Plants:Oak and CactiFish and Wildlife:Shrimp, Deer, and RabbitFossil FuelsNatural Gas and Oil
25 Which states can be found in the Middle west? Minnesota, Missouri, and Arkansas.Minnesota, Missouri and Illinois.Minnesota, Missouri, and Kentucky.
26 Please make your selection... Appalachian MountainsRio GrandeGrand CanyonGreat Lakes
27 Middle West Questions: Why is the Corn Belt?Why is this region different than the others?
28 South East 11 States Major Landforms Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, VirginiaMajor LandformsAppalachian MountainsSmokey MountainsThe fog makes it look like smoke.
29 South East Of the 11 states Climate (weather over many years) 5 Border the Atlantic Ocean5 border the Gulf of MexicoClimate (weather over many years)Wet and HumidWinter:Mild or WarmSummer:Hot
30 Natural Resources Minerals Forests and Plants Fish and Wildlife IronForests and PlantsPine and MangroveFish and WildlifeShrimp and BearsFossil FuelsCoal and Natural Gas
31 Are Shrimp and Bears Natural Resources of the Southeast? TrueFalse
32 Which are the states in the Southwest? Kentucky, Tennessee, Virginia, and Maryland.Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina.Kentucky, Tennessee, and Indiana.
35 South East Questions:Why is this region different than the others?
36 North East 11 States Major Landforms: Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine.Major Landforms:Appalachian MountainsGreat MountainsWhite MountainsLake OntarioLake Erie
37 North East Of the 11 states 6 are New England States. 5 are Middle Atlantic States.9 Border the Atlantic Ocean3 Border Canada2 Border the Great Lakes
38 North East Climate ( weather of many years) Dry and Humid Winter: Very ColdSummer:Cool
39 Natural Resources Minerals Forests and Plants Fish and Wildlife Granite and CopperForests and PlantsFir and MapleFish and WildlifeLobster, Scallops, and DeerFossil FuelsCoal
40 Northeast QuestionsWhy is this region different than the others?
41 Coal a Natural Resource found in the Northeast? TrueFalse