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Title: Georgia Regions


1
Georgia Regions
  • The Piedmont

2
What is a piedmont?
  • A piedmont means foothills.
  • We live in this region.

3
What is the piedmont area known for?
  • Red colored clay
  • Mining
  • Granite, marble, and quartz

4
True or False? The piedmont region is the most
populated region in Georgia.
TRUE!
Do you remember Georgias capital? It is also
located in the piedmont region.
ATLANTA!!
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?
deer
River otters
racoons
squirrels
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
BIRDS OF THE PIEDMONT
  • Can you think of any birds of prey?

Eastern screech-owl
Bald eagle
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
Lets Play A Quick Matching Game
  • Can you identify the tree?

Oak Tree
Pine Tree
Hickory Tree
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
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