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Geography Principles: Civic Units

19 minutes 45 seconds

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Names the five civic units in which people live: neighborhoods, cities, counties, states, and regions. Describes their similarities and differences, their functions, how geography influences them, and briefly touches on urbanization.

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Runtime: 19 minutes 45 seconds

U,S postal truck stops at a traffic light. Across the street is a police line with a fire truck, ambulance, and police car. Caption. The most important is to provide services.
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 1
19 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Red dirt hillside partially covered by green foliage falling away into a river with the near bank also covered in green foliage. Caption: the rainforests in tropical climate zones
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 2
21 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Manmade dam as seen from below. Caption: to create even more complicated structures.
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 3
21 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
Stream of water running through soil. There is no plant life holding the soil in place. Caption: we typically identify as "soil erosion."
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 4
19 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Wide shot of terraced land sloping up from a valley at the base of a mountain range. Caption. Of finding ways to farm in steep terrain.
Geography Principles
Season 0 / Ep 5
19 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12