7.9 Geography. The student understands the effects of the interaction between humans and the environment in Texas. The student is expected to:

7.9(A) identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment and explain the positive and negative consequences of the modifications; and

Standards: Readiness Anchoring Spiral Long Strand Concept STAAR Alignment

7.9(B) explain ways in which geographic factors such as the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, the Dust Bowl, limited water resources, and alternative energy sources have affected the political, economic, and social development of Texas.

Standards: Supporting Spiral