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Images of the Past: I-Spy - That’s Not My Habitat During this activity your students will participate in a hands-on observation/habitat challenge. You will notice an increase in the development of your students' observation skills. Also, this is a great activity that encourages students to take a closer look at the habitats around them.
Interactive South Dakota Map Features historical and modern photos of South Dakota courthouses.
Map of South Dakota Counties (PDF)
Blank SD Map (PDF)
US Map outline (PDF)
various regions of the United States in order to focus on how the
following affected development of South Dakota, including site
selection of settlements, opportunities available, natural resources,
and population influences.
issues of concern in South Dakota, including water issues; farming and
ranching issues; Indian and Non-Indian relationships; and urban/rural
between state and national boundaries.
regions as categorized by geographic location.
Use appropriate maps for a specific purpose, including
elevation, land use-resource, road maps and mileage tables, time
zones, and migration/movement patterns.
that longitude and latitude constitute a map grid used in absolute
major South Dakota geographical features, such as the Missouri River;
Black Hills and Badlands; and the capital (Pierre) and the following
cities: Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Aberdeen, Huron, and Yankton.
the impact geography has on the inhabitants of South Dakota such as
location of cities, transportation, industries, agricultural products,
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