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Parent Connections for Social Studies - Sixth Grade Semester 2: Adapting Down Under

Penelope discusses her favorite region and what makes this region so unique!

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How does the physical environment affect the way we live? In the final unit, Adapting Down Under: Pacific Realm, students will learn how the uniqueness of the physical geography in Australia and Oceania has affected how humans -- both natives and migrants – live by adapting to this environment.

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Students will study how industrialization has impacted the native peoples of this region as well as the largest desert in the world, Antarctica!

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