How does air temperature shape a place? A crash course in geography #7.

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This playlist consists of 52 videos all about Geography. Teachers can use these videos to support their lesson plans and engage students. These videos each cover specific topics and concepts learned in Geography classes. The playlist is an excellent resource for students to review or study for a test or final. By the end of this playlist, students will be able to read maps accurately while also understanding the various factors in the shaping of maps including natural and human influences.

Today, we’re going to visit Siberia and take a closer look at how temperatures there (and around the globe) impact the way cultures, communities, and landscapes form. Air temperature plays a much bigger role than just helping us decide what we’re going to wear everyday, it dictates the kind of foods we can grow, how we build our cities and roads, and the kinds of industries that can even exist in a location. And in a region like Siberia, where it can get cold, like REALLY COLD, the air temperature has had an incredible impact on life. But before we end this episode we’ll warm up with a visit to Phoenix, Arizona to talk about how they too have to make a lot of decisions due to the extreme heat of a city in the middle of the desert.

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