The regions of the United States are interdependent, but the Midwest has unique topography, natural resources, economy, and culture.
How does the Midwest support other regions of the United States?
What are the unique characteristics of the Midwest?
Land and resources of the Midwest
How do available natural resources impact the economy of the Midwest?
How do geographical features of the Midwest impact their economy?
How do natural resources and geographical features of the Midwest impact lifestyles?
How do lifestyles differ in urban, suburban, and rural areas of the Midwest?
How does the Midwest support the economies of the other regions of the United States?
Waterway, Prairie, Badlands, Drought, Canal, Lock, Barge
Irrigation, Crop Rotation, Interstate
a system of rivers, lakes, and canals, through which ships travel
the process of bringing water to crops
the planting of different crops in different years
an area where grass grows well, but trees are rare
a region of dry hills and sharpe cliffs
a system of interconnected highways in the U.S.
a long period with little or no rain
a waterway that has been dug across land for ships to travel through
a gated part of a canal or river used to raise and lower water levels
a flat-bottomed boat that carries goods through lakes and rivers