Intended for middle grades social studies classes, the scavenger hunt serves as an excellent review or introduction to the state of Georgia's geography and physiography. Includes answer key!
The scavenger hunt covers Grade 8 Georgia Performance Standard:
SS8G1 The student will describe Georgia with regard to physical features and location.
a. Locate Georgia in relation to region, nation, continent, and hemispheres.
b. Describe the five geographic regions of Georgia; include the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and
Ridge, Appalachian Plateau, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain.
c. Locate and evaluate the importance of key physical features on the development of Georgia;
include the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and
Savannah Rivers, and barrier islands.
d. Evaluate the impact of climate on Georgia’s development.