6-9.GWH.1.8.4 Explain how and why events may be interpreted differently according to the points of view of participants and observers.
2 Students in Geography-Western Hemisphere analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface, explain how human actions modify the physical environment and how physical systems affect human activity and living conditions, trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface, analyze the human and physical characteristics of different places and regions, and explain how geography enables people to comprehend the relationships between people, places, and environments over time.
2.1 Analyze the spatial organizations of people, places, and environment on the earth's surface.
6-9.GWH.2.1.1 Explain and use the components of maps, compare different map projections, and explain the appropriate uses for each.
6-9.GWH.2.1.2 Apply latitude and longitude to locate places on Earth and describe the uses of technology, such as Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
6-9.GWH.2.1.3 Use mental maps to answer geographic questions.
6-9.GWH.2.1.4 Analyze visual and mathematical data presented in charts, tables, graphs, maps, and other graphic organizers to assist in interpreting a historical event.
2.2 Explain how human actions modify the physical environment and how physical systems affect human activity and living conditions.
6-9.GWH.2.2.1 Explain how Earth/sun relationships, ocean currents, and winds influence climate differences on Earth.
6-9.GWH.2.2.2 Locate, map, and describe the climate regions of the Western Hemisphere and their impact on human activity and living conditions.
6-9.GWH.2.2.3 Identify major biomes and explain ways in which the natural environment of places in the Western Hemisphere relates to their climate.
6-9.GWH.2.2.4 Analyze and give examples of the consequences of human impact on the physical environment and evaluate ways in which technology influences human capacity to modify the physical environment.
2.3 Trace the migration and settlement of human populations on the earth's surface.
6-9.GWH.2.3.1 Identify the names and locations of countries and major cities in the Western Hemisphere.