1. Students know how to
use and construct maps and other geographic tools to locate
and derive information about people, places, and environments.
2. Students know the
physical and human characteristics of places, and use this knowledge
to define and study regions and their patterns of change.
3. Students understand
how physical processes shape Earth’s surface patterns and systems.
4. Students understand
how economic, political, cultural, and social processes interact to
shape patterns of human populations, interdependence, cooperation,
Growth Before/After 1900
Trails to Interstates
5. Students understand
the effects of interactions between human and physical systems and
the changes in meaning, use, distribution, and importance of
6. Students apply
knowledge of people, places, and environments to understand the past
and present and to plan for the future.
UNITS (except Getting Started)