Maine Learning Results:
In order to understand and analyze the relationships among people and environments, students will learn how to construct and interpret maps and how to use globes and other geographic tools to locate and derive information about people, places, regions, and environments. In an integrated way, students will study people and the physical characteristics and processes of the earth's surface to understand causes and effects, ecosystems, human behavior, patterns of population, interdependence, resources, cooperation and conflict, and how these are shaped by economic, political, and cultural systems.
National Geography Standards:
Students will learn:
- how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information from a spatial perspective
- how to analyze the spatial organization of people, places, and environments on earth's surface