Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Explain why maps of the same place may vary, including the perspectives and purposes of the cartographers.
Use skills of geographic inquiry and analysis to answer important questions about relationships between people, their cultures, and their environments, in their communities and within the larger world context. Students use information to make reasoned judgments based on the authenticity of the information, critically analyze the information, and present the results.
Use, interpret, and create maps and graphs representing population characteristics, natural features, and land use of the region under study.
Locate and use information from GIS and satellite remote sensing to answer geographic questions.
Create or interpret a map of the population distribution of a region and generalize about the factors influencing the distribution of the population.
Apply the skills of geographic inquiry (asking geographic questions, acquiring geographic information, organizing geographic information, analyzing geographic information, and answering geographic questions) to analyze a geographic problem or issue.
Use images as the basis for answering geographic questions about the human and physical characteristics of places and major world regions.