History-Social Science Content Standards for California Public Schools: California: A Changing State 4.1-Students demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human geographic features that define places and regions in California.
Objectives: Identify the location of the Pacific Ocean, rivers, valleys, and mountain ranges and explain their effects on the growth of towns.
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California is one of the most diverse, and economically important regions in the country. Why is this? There are many examples, so write as many as you can, and be as specific as you can! Answer on Google Forms here and be prepared to share some answers tomorrow in class.