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Georgia's Piedmont Region

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Georgia's Piedmont Region

  1. 1. Georgia Regions The Piedmont ©Teaching 4 Real
  2. 2. What is a piedmont? • A piedmont means “foothills.” • We live in this region.
  3. 3. What is the piedmont area known for? • Red colored clay • Mining • Granite, marble, and quartz
  4. 4. True or False? The piedmont region is the most populated region in Georgia. TRUE! Do you remember Georgia’s capital? It is also located in the piedmont region. ATLANTA!!
  5. 5. ANIMALS OF THE PIEDMONT Can you think of what type of animals live in the piedmont? What do you think happens to these animals as more forests are cut down for developments? River otters deer racoons squirrels
  6. 6. BIRDS OF THE PIEDMONT How many different kinds of birds of prey do you think live in the piedmont region? 20 What is a bird of prey? Birds that have sharp talons and keen eyesight.
  7. 7. BIRDS OF THE PIEDMONT Can you think of any birds of prey? Bald eagle Eastern screech-owl
  8. 8. PIEDMONT PLANTS What is the habitat like in the piedmont? It has forests of oak, hickory, and pine trees. Some of these trees bear nuts. How does this help the habitat? It helps the small mammals that live in the forests. How do the evergreen trees benefit the piedmont habitat? They provide shelter and food during the winter months.
  9. 9. Let’s Play A Quick Matching Game Can you identify these trees? Oak Tree Hickory Tree Pine Tree
  10. 10. HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW YOUR PIEDMONT FACTS? 1. The piedmont area has a lot of yellow clay. 2. The piedmont region is the most populated region in Georgia. 3. Because of their forests are being cut down, more animals of the Piedmont region are being found where people live. 4. The capital of Georgia is in the Piedmont region. 5. Almost no birds live in the Piedmont region. 6. The Piedmont region covers the smallest area of Georgia. 7. The words Piedmont means foothills. 8. Evergreen trees provide shelter and food for animals and birds. 9. Granite and marble are plants found in the Piedmont area. False True True True False False True True False
  11. 11. Click here for more information about Georgia’s Piedmont.
  12. 12. Great Job!!!!

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