Everything is connected: Arkansans and the Natural Environment

Throughout history people have developed a relationship with the natural environment, which includes climate, geology, topography, water, soils, plants, and animals. In this lesson plan students will describe the relationship between people and the natural environment over time using the terms depend upon, modify, and adapt to. They will also compare and contrast people-environment interaction during the past with that of today.

Lesson Plan

Courtesy of CALS Butler Center for Arkansas Studies

Grade Level: 5-8 Middle School

Time period: Modern Era 1968 to Present

Arkansas Academic Standards are subject to revision every six years by the Arkansas Department of Education. The frameworks used in the majority of lesson plans on the Arkansas History Hub are from the 2006 Social Studies Frameworks and the 2007 Arkansas History Amendments and School Library Media Frameworks.



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