This Nearpod answers the essential question: What makes Utah's geography unique? It introduces the learners to the three major regions found in Utah. This lesson has the vocabulary needed to understand landforms, names the three regions, shows pictures of each region and takes the learners on a virtual fieldtrip to each region.
Students will list three or more types of evidence of prehistoric cultures that encouraged archaeologists to investigate the marshes around the Great Salt Lake. Students will also explain why it is important not to disturb archaeological remains.
Enduring understanding: The physical geography of Utah influences where people live.Essential question:How do the physical features and landforms of Utah affect human settlement? This lesson will look at population concentrations in the State of Utah. Students will discuss the physical features that are part of various population centers and look for effects that those features may have on population.