Virginia produces many goods and services.  Can you identify in which parts of Virginia you can find these different industries.

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2.7 The student will describe the differences between natural resources (water, soil, wood, and coal), human resources (people at work), and capital resources (machines, tools, and buildings).


3.5 The student will develop map skills by

e) locating specific places on a simple letter-number grid system.


3.7 The student will explain how producers use natural resources (water, soil, wood, and coal), human resources (people at work), and capital resources (machines, tools, and buildings) to produce goods and services for consumers.


3.8 The student will recognize the concepts of specialization (being an expert in one job, product, or service) and interdependence (depending on others) in the production of goods and services.


4.8 The student will investigate and understand important Virginia natural resources.  Key concepts include

b) animals and plants;

  1. c)minerals, rocks, ores, and energy sources;


VS.10 The student will demonstrate knowledge of government, geography, and economics by

b) describing the major products and industries of Virginia’s five geographic regions;

  1. c)explaining how advances in transportation, communications, and technology have contributed to Virginia’s prosperity and role in the global economy

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