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      History, Government, Economics, and Geography, Approved 2005
      Mathematics, Approved 2003
      Reading, Approved 2003
      Science, Approved 2007
      Writing, Approved 2004
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Grade 4  
History and Government, Economics and Geography, Approved 2005  
3    Geography
3    The student understands Earth's physical systems and how physical processes shape Earth's surface.   
3    (A) The student explains the functions and relationships of ecosystems in Kansas and across the United States (e.g., food chains, water, link between flora and fauna and the environment).
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50 States This site provides links to information on all 50 states.
Kansas: Heart of the West Information about Kansas
Postcards From America If you teach American geography, or if you're an armchair adventurer who wants to explore America without leaving your seat cushion--then you've come to the right place. Hitch a ride in our "virtual backseat" as we travel America in our RV, "Harvey the RV," and share this exciting journey through the window of an electronic postcard.
The Fragile Fringe: A Guide for Teaching About the This online guide provides information, lesson plans, and additional resources for teaching students about coastal wetlands in the U.S. as an ecosystem and in terms of human-environment interaction.
US Geography: The Midwest Students learn about the geography of the Midwest & the importance of agriculture to the Midwest economy.

Kansas State Department of Education
120 SE 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66612-1182
(785) 296-3201