The purpose of this curriculum guide is to explore the natural and cultural resources that existin each of the eleven natural regions or ecoregions of Texas. The purpose is to familiarize students with the resources of their state so that they will be better prepared to make informed choices regarding natural and cultural resource management and stewardship.


  • Science > General
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > Ecology
  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Geography
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


texas texas ecoregions ecosystems pineywoods oak woods and prairies backland prairies gulf coast prairies and marshes coastal sand plains south texas brush country edwards plateau llano uplift rolling plains high plains trans pecos



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Update Standards?

SCI.7.8.B: Science

analyze the effects of weathering, erosion, and deposition on the environment in ecoregions of Texas; and
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