This powerpoint covers where Indiana is on the Earth, explains to students how the regions of Indiana were formed and has directions for a class activity on the regions of Indiana, resources and land use. Please also find and download the free document for the activity in my shop.
This is intended to be used for the Indiana Studies course in High School but may be modified for 4th grade use.
Indiana Studies Standards covered in this lesson:
IS.3.1 Use latitude and longitude to identify physical and human features of Indiana understanding their locational importance relative to significant Earth features (equator, prime meridian, international date line, Canada, Mexico…).
IS.3.2 Map and describe the physical regions of Indiana and identify major natural resources and land use regions (such as agriculture).
IS.3.3 Explain how glaciers shaped Indiana’s landscape and the contribution that glaciers had in terms of geology, fertile soil and accessible fresh water resources.