1 Students will interpret spatial information using geographic representations.
WST.1.7.1 Evaluate the characteristics, functions, advantages, and disadvantages of various geographic representations and geospatial technologies for analyzing spatial patterns and distributions (e.g., maps, diagrams, aerial photographs, remotely sensed images, geographic visualization, global positioning systems, geographic information systems)
WST.1.7.2 Construct geographic representations for the purpose of asking and answering specific geographic questions
WST.3.7.2 Analyze perceptions people have of places and regions around the world based on direct experiences (e.g., living in a place, travel) and indirect experiences (e.g., media, books, family, friends)
4 Students will apply geographic skills and tools to interpret the past, the present, and plan for the future.
WST.4.7.1 Explain physical and cultural changes in places and regions over time using a variety of sources including geographic representations (e.g., boundaries, languages, beliefs, climate, technology, migration)
WST.4.7.2 Analyze the influence of geography on current events, issues, and in planning for the future using a variety of sources including geographic representations and available geospatial technology