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Skills available for New Hampshire seventh-grade social studies standards

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Civics and Governments



  • SS:GE:1 Students will demonstrate the ability to use maps, mental maps, globes, and other graphic tools and technologies to acquire, process, report, and analyze geographic information.

    • SS:GE:8:1.1 Compare relative advantages and disadvantages of using maps, globes, aerial and other photographs, satellite-produced images, and models to solve geographic problems, e.g., the Mercator projections versus Robinson projections.

  • SS:GE:2 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human geographic features that define places and regions as well as how culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions.

    • SS:GE:8:2.1 Identify the types of regions, e.g., formal, functional, or vernacular regions of which the local community is a part.

    • SS:GE:8:2.2 Illustrate the connections among regions, e.g., world trade or regional alliances.

    • SS:GE:8:2.3 Describe how culture, technology, and experience affect perception of places and regions, e.g., images created by mass media or travel.

  • SS:GE:3 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface and the characteristics and spatial distribution of ecosystems.

    • SS:GE:8:3.1 Recognize how physical processes influence the formation and distribution of resources, e.g., the potential for hydroelectric power or coal deposits.

  • SS:GE:4 Students will demonstrate an understanding of human migration; the complexity of cultural mosaics; economic interdependence; human settlement patterns; and the forces of cooperation and conflict among peoples.

    • SS:GE:8:4.1 Describe ways in which physical and human regional systems are interconnected, e.g., canal systems or "hub-and-spoke" airline operations.

    • SS:GE:8:4.2 Explain how cooperation and conflict among people contribute to political divisions of Earth's surface, e.g., trade agreements, military pacts, or boundary disputes.

  • SS:GE:5 Students will demonstrate an understanding of the connections and consequences of the interactions between Earth's physical and human systems.

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