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|(4.9) Geography. The student understands how people adapt to and modify their environment..|
|The student is expected to:||Related Handbook of Texas Online articles:|
|A: describe ways people have adapted to and modified their environment in Texas, past and present, such as timber clearing, agricultural production, wetlands drainage, energy production, and construction of dams;
|B: identify reasons why people have adapted to and modified their environment in Texas, past and present, such as the use of natural resources to meet basic needs, facilitate transportation, and enhance recreational activities; and
|C: compare the positive and negative consequences of human modification of the environment in Texas, past and present, both governmental and private, such as economic development and the impact on habitats and wildlife as well as air and water quality.
Created by Marsha Crow, Great Oaks Elementary School, Round Rock ISD, July 2001, modified June 2011.
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