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You will be learning about the important land features, lakes and rivers of Idaho and the states that surround our state. Unit 3 Geography- Idaho Land.

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1 You will be learning about the important land features, lakes and rivers of Idaho and the states that surround our state. Unit 3 Geography- Idaho Land Features Power Point

2 The United States We live here in Idaho.

3 Can you find the state of Idaho?

4 Can you name the states that surround Idaho? Washington Oregon Nevada Utah Wyoming Montana

5 These are the states that surround Idaho.

6 What states should we write in the boxes? Lets practice before you get your paper?

7 Idaho has many beautiful areas. Many people fish, hunt, ski and camp in Idahos amazing state.

8 Lets look at a grid of Idaho to discover where we will travel next.

9 Grid Key H G F E D C B A Idaho Falls C8 State Capital Boise C3 Craters of the Moon C6 Bitterroot Mountains D6

10 We live in the United States of America, the State of Idaho, and in the city of Idaho Falls. Idaho Falls

11 Lets learn a little about our city of Idaho Falls.

12 We can take walks along the Green Belt.

13 Stop and eat at many of our local restaurants.

14 Go fishing or floating on the Snake River.

15 Go visit the zoo.

16 See the Museum of Idaho.

17 Listen to the Idaho Falls Symphony.

18 We have many colleges in Idaho.

19 We can go horseback riding.

20 Many of the people in Idaho Falls work at the INL.

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22 An important place in Idaho is the town of Boise. Our state capitol is there.

23 What does the word capital mean? A capital is the main city or town associated with its state government.

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25 Craters of the Moon National Monument

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29 Craters of the Moon National Monument, Arco, Idaho. The Monument is 83 squares miles in area. Much of it is covered by lava.

30 Sunrise illuminates rocky lava flow. The landscape supports relatively few plants and animals and has been inhospitable to mankind as well.

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32 Lava flow covers rugged terrain. It is within the Great Rift Zone where volcanic activity and eruptions began. There has been no activity during the last 2,000 years.

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38 Animals of the Bitterroot Mountain Range.

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43 Now, lets review what we have learned before we get our own paper.

44 Grid Key H G F E D C B A Idaho Falls State Capital Boise Craters of the Moon Bitterroot Mountains

45 Lets try again H G F E D C B A Idaho Falls State Capital Boise Craters of the Moon Bitterroot Mountains

46 Now, lets check out some water places here in Idaho.

47 Idaho Rivers Rivers to know Clear Water River Salmon River Snake River

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49 Clearwater River

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51 Salmon River

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53 Snake River

54 Now, lets think and practice what we have learned before we get our own paper.

55 Salmon River Clearwater River Snake River Three Rivers to Know Clearwater River Salmon River Snake River Name_________ Date__________

56 Great Job! Now, lets learn four Idaho lakes together !

57 Idaho Lakes Lakes to Know Priest Lake Coeur d Alene Lake Bear Lake Lake Pend OReille Priest Lake Coeur dAlene Lake Pend OReille Bear Lake

58 Coeur dAlene Priest Lake Bear Lake Three Name___________ Date____________ Lakes to Know Priest Lake Coeur d Alene Lake Bear Lake Lake Pend OReille

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60 Priest Lake

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62 Lake Coeur d'Alene

63 Aerial View of Bear Lake

64 Bear Lake

65 Lake Pend O Reille

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67 Priest Lake Coeur d Alene Lake Bear Lake Lake Pend OReille Idaho Lakes to Know

68 Great Learning ! Dont be sad, today you learned….

69 Where the State of Idaho is on a map. Where Idaho Falls is located. What and where our capitol is located. The states that surround Idaho. Where Craters of the Moon is located. The names of four lakes and three rivers in Idaho and their locations. The location of the Bitterroot Mountains.

70 United Streaming Links National Parks: Yellowstone National Park (15:52)National Parks: Yellowstone National Park


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