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Photograph, Other

Description:

Fjord estuaries are deep, cold bodies of water that form as glaciers retreated from a landscape. The steep cliffs of a glacier often allow only trickles of freshwater streams to enter them. The Puget Sound, in Washington state, is filled with fjord estuaries. Rivers and streams from the Cascade mountains meet an inlet of the Pacific Ocean in Puget Sound.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Social Studies > General

Education Levels:

  • K

Keywords:

K to C1 | Photos

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Update Standards?

3.8: Massachusetts History and Social Science Curriculum Framework

On a map of Massachusetts, locate the class's home town or city and its local geographic features and landmarks. (G)

3.8: Oregon Social Sciences Academic Content Standards

Identify links of land, regions, river systems, interstate highways between Oregon and other states.

3.8: History and Social Science Standards of Learning for Virginia Public Schools

The student will recognize that because people and regions cannot produce everything they want, they specialize in what they do best and trade for the rest.
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