Texas Regions Ppt

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This is an interactive Jeopardy game for students to learn the regions of Texas

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Ms. Schoppa’s Texas History Jeopardy: Regions of Texas *Let’s get started* *I need instructions*

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Borders Land Vegetation Sour c es

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The series of geologic faults that defines the western boundary of the Coastal Plains.

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What is the Balcones Escarpment?

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This region ranges from east of the Caprock Escarpment, north of the Edwards Plateau, and west of the Coastal Plains region.

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What is the North Central Plains region?

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This series of faults separates the Great Plains from the North Central Plains.

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What is the Caprock Escarpment?

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This region is the only region partially located in Mountain Time Zone; Big Bend National Park is located here.

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What is the Mountains and Basins region?

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This canyon, located in the Panhandle, is also known as the “Grand Canyon of Texas”.

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What is Palo Duro Canyon?

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Located in the heart of Texas, this geologic uplift of the Great Plains is lower in elevation than the Edwards Plateau.

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What is the Llano Uplift?

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Some of the land in this region is frequently marshy because of the low elevation.

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What is the Coastal Plains region?

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Located in the Mountains and Basins region, Guadalupe Peak is the highest peak in Texas, located in this mountain range.

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What is the Guadalupe Mountain range?

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This region is the driest region in the state.

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What is the Mountains and Basins region?

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This part of the Coastal Plains is the most predominant for growing fruits and vegetables.

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What is the Gulf Coast Plain (Coastal Prairie)?

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These are the 3 parts of the North Central Plains region.

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What are the Grand Prairie , Western Cross Timbers , and Rolling Plains sectors?

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The dry, grassy areas of the Great Plains are important to cattle and goats, as well as this key economic element; all of which thrive on the land.

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What is farmland?

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Choose “Let’s get started” on the main menu. When the new screen appears, click on the preferred amount/category. The screen will take you to the clues. Once you think you know the answer, click on the Texas flag in the bottom right corner to see if your answer is correct. After viewing the answer, click on the Texas flag in the bottom right corner to continue to the screen showing the clue options. Repeat and have fun!  Click flag to return to menu. Instructions

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