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To Next Slide Unit 4 Chapter 8 Lesson 2 Amber Waves of Grain 20 Questions!
To Next Slide A layer of soil held together by the roots of grasses. sod
To Next Slide Why did settlers on the Great Plains have to learn new ways of building? There were few trees they could not build with wood. They built their homes out of sod.
To Next Slide Self-sufficient Doing almost everything for yourself, with no help from other people.
To Next Slide Why did pioneer families need to be self-sufficient? They often lived far away from towns, stores, and neighbors.
To Next Slide How did new farm machines and improved plows change farming? They allowed farmers to till and plant more land.
To Next Slide Matter added to the soil to help crops grow. Fertilizer
To Next Slide The spread of city life. Urbanization
To Next Slide How has the number of people who earn their living on farms changed? Fewer people now earn their living as farmers.
To Next Slide The order in which one thing comes after another. Sequence
To Next Slide Thats All! Keep Sharp Minds!
To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson 2 Looking at Different Regions 20 Questions!
Life on the Great Plains
Soil Conservation 6.E.2.4 Conclude that the good health of humans requires: monitoring the lithosphere, maintaining soil quality.
Section 1: How We Use Land
Lesson 3 “Building Farms”. What did pioneers do when they first arrived in the Midwest? Rushed to claim their land Built Houses Started Farms.
To Next Slide Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 4 A Rich Fertile Land 20 Questions!
Technology on the Plains Kirsten graphics and text revised from:
$1 Million $500,000 $250,000 $125,000 $64,000 $32,000 $16,000 $8,000 $4,000 $2,000 $1,000 $500 $300 $200 $100 Chapter.
Homework Check Please turn in your chart on what was hard and easier of farming on the Plains. Remember I’m checking to see if you take complete notes!
Unit 2 Chapter 3 Lesson 2.
Unit 2 Lesson 5. Crops The first settlers leaving St. Louis headed west across the Great Plains. They began to farm the land and raise chickens, hogs,
Unit 1 Chapter 1 Lesson 5 People and the Environment
Objectives Identify what attracted farmers to the Great Plains.
Expanding West. WARM-UP REVIEW Why did YOU move? Why do you think people moved West after the Civil War? What are the positive/negative effects of moving.
To Next Slide Unit 2 Chapter 4 Lesson 2 A Region of Cities 20 Questions!
Ch. 8 Weathering and Soil Formation. Section 3: Soil Conservation The Value of Soil – Sod is the think mass of tough roots at the surface of the soil.
Dust Bowl 1930’s. The Promise Land When pioneers migrated west in the middle of the 19 th century they found promising land in the Midwest They found.
5th Grade Social Studies Chapter 7 Vocabulary
Soil Conservation Chapter 2 Section 3 Pages
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