Content Standard 7: The student will analyze data from a geographic perspective using the skills and tools of geography.
Integrate specific geographic information to support analysis from primary and secondary sources located in texts, documents, newspapers, magazines, journals, political cartoons, and online news sources.
Apply the concepts of scale, distance, direction, relative location, absolute location, and latitude and longitude.
Explain the relationship between the continents, world oceans, and major cultural regions.
Integrate visual information and apply the skill of mental mapping of the political and physical features of the Earth’s surface in order to organize information about people, places, and environments.
Integrate visual information, draw conclusions, and make predictions from geographic data; analyze spatial distribution and patterns by interpreting that data as displayed on geographic tools.
Describe and analyze the role of geographic factors on current events and issues.