How did The Nile River contribute to the development of ancient Egyptian civilizations?

How does the geography of a country effect where people live today?

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Ms. Niosi's Sixth Grade Class
JFK Middle School
Port Jefferson Station, New York

Social Studies Standards
Students understand the development of diverse civilizations, cultures, and religions.
Students collect and interpret information found in primary and secondary source documents.
Students make connections between sources of information and ideas. Students ask questions to further investigate the investigation of topics. Students evaluate information found in documents.

 STANDARD 3: Geography.
 Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of the geography of the interdependent world in which we live— local, national, and global—including the distribution of people, places, and environments over the Earth’s surface.

Technology Standards:
 Students are proficient in the use of technology.
 Students develop positive attitudes toward technology uses that support lifelong learning, collaboration, personal pursuits, and productivity. Students use productivity tools to collaborate in constructing technology-enhanced models, preparing publications, and producing other creative works.
Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.