Analyze how the value placed on physical characteristics and natural resources cause conflict among different groups (e.g., Black Hills, energy development, Big Horn River Adjudication, Devils Tower/Bear Lodge, and Yellowstone).
- People, Places, and Environments
Students apply their knowledge of the geographic themes (location, place, movement, region, and human/environment interactions) and skills to demonstrate an understanding of interrelationships among people, places, and environment.
- Physical Place and Region
Describe regionalization and analyze how physical characteristics distinguish a place, influence human trends, political and economic development, and solve immediate and long-range problems.