Farm Family Trunk - Kansas State Curricular Standards
The Farm Family in Kansas traveling resource trunk connects to the 2004 Kansas History and Government; Economics and Geography Standards in the following ways:
Geography, Benchmark 5, Indicator 1 - Identifies ways in which people depend on the physical environment to meet needs and wants (e.g., water, food, fuel).
Geography, Benchmark 5, Indicator 2 - Describes how the physical environment impacts humans (e.g., choices of clothing, housing, crops, recreation).
Geography, Benchmark 5, Indicator 1 - Describe how physical systems influence people and their activities.
History, Benchmark 2, Indicator 1- Compares and contrasts daily life of an historic Plains Indian family, a pioneer family, and a modern family in Kansas. (This trunk provides information, materials, and activities about the daily life of a pioneer family.)
Geography, Benchmark 5, Indicator 2 - Identifies ways in which human activities are impacted by the physical environment (e.g., types of housing, agricultural activities, fuel consumption, clothing, recreation, jobs, resource availability).