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Pickin' Cotton

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cottonPodcastStoryboard.docx
PickinCotton2.m4v
PickinCotton2_x264.mp4

Creator:

Cari Wilson

 


School/Organization:

R. L. Young Elementary School

Talladega City Schools

Overview:

This podcast describes the change in the way cotton is harvested by documenting a field trip.


Length: 1:09

Content Areas: Social Studies

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

SS2010 (3) Geographic and Historical Studies: People, Places, and Regions
7. Describe the relationship between locations of resources and patterns of population distribution.
Examples: presence of trees for building homes, availability of natural gas supply for heating, availability of water supply for drinking and for irrigating crops
  • Locating major natural resources and deposits throughout the world on topographical maps
  • Comparing present-day mechanization of labor with the historical use of human labor for harvesting natural resources
  • Example: present-day practices of using machinery versus human labor to mine coal and harvest cotton and pecans
  • Explaining the geographic impact of using petroleum, coal, nuclear power, and solar power as major energy sources in the twenty-first century
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