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Grade 6 Academic Standards

6.2.4 Describe the relationship and summarize the impact of the distribution of major renewable and nonrenewable resources on each region.

Oklahoma History Center Education Resources

History Alive! Living History
Bison Hunter

Traveling Trunks
Oil and Gas
Oklahoma Agriculture
Fur Trade in Oklahoma

The Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture

Dale K. Splinter and Richard A. Marston, "Arbuckle Mountains"
Dianna Everett, "Tri-State Lead and Zinc District"
Eric Goostree, "Mining Towns"
Michael L. Kastl, "Mined Land Reclamation"
Larry O'Dell, "Mill Towns (Lumber)"
Shayne R. Cole and Richard A. Marston, "Ouachita Mountains"
Dianna Everett, "Oklahoma Natural Gas Company"
Ross Peterson-Veatch, "Kerr-McGee Corporation"
Linda D. Wilson, "Oklahoma Gas and Electric Company"
Bobby D. Weaver, "Refineries"
Bobby D. Weaver, "Pipelines"
Larry O'Dell, "Osage Coal and Mining Company"
Corey Bone, "Osage Oil"
Donald R. Gill, "Feedlots"
T. Lindsay Baker, "Windmills"
Donald E. Green, "Settlement Patterns"
Larry O'Dell, "Agricultural Mechanization"

Research Center Resources

John W. Morris, Drill Bits, Picks, and Shovels: A History of Mineral Resources in Oklahoma (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1982).
Carl Coke Rister, Oil! Titan of the Southwest. First ed. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1949).
Angie Debo, Tulsa: From Creek Town to Oil Capital (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1943).
Donald E. Green, ed., Rural Oklahoma (Oklahoma City: Oklahoma Historical Society, 1977).

Online Primary Sources

"Oil and Gas," Voices of Oklahoma

Additional Resources

"Distribution of Natural Resources," National Geographic
"Natural Resource," Britannica Kids
"Oklahoma: Natural Resources Revenue Data," US Department of the Interior

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