Standards with the same topic and subject but for other grades
Ways in which people modify ways of life to accommodate different environmental contexts (e.g., building in permafrost areas; the role of air-conditioning in the United States South and Southwest; the development of enclosed spaces for movement in cold climates)
Extreme natural events
How people depend on, adjust to and modify physical systems on international scales (e.g., resource development of oil, coal, timber)
Sustainability of resources (e.g., reforestation, conservation)
Forces for cultural convergence (e.g., the diffusion of foods, fashions, religions, language)
Analyze the global effects of human activity on the physical systems.
Describe the impact of integrated pest management practices on the environment.
Evaluate pest management using methods such as cost/benefit analysis, cumulative effects analysis, environmental impact analysis, ethical analysis, and risk analysis.
Analyze the significance of physical processes in shaping the character of places and regions.
Evaluate various methods of managing waste as related to economic, environmental, and technological factors.