G 2 (K-2)-3 Students understand different perspectives that individuals/ groups have by
b identifying and describing how people in different places view their environments (e.g., home, classroom, neighborhood, community).
G 2 (K-2)-4 Students understand how geography contributes to how regions are defined / identified by
b identifying natural physical boundaries of places (e.g., rivers, mountains).
G 3 (Movement) Human systems and human movement affect and are affected by distribution of populations and resources, relationships (cooperation and conflict), and culture.
G 3 (K-2)-1 Students understand why people do/do not migrate by
a describing a reason why people have or have not moved.
G 3 (K-2)-2 Students understand the interrelationships of geography with resources by
a identifying geographic origins of specific resources (e.g., fish from sea, wheat from plains).
G 3 (K-2)-3 Students understand how geography influences human settlement, cooperation or conflict by
a describing how features of a place influence what activities do or do not take place there (e.g., soccer field on a flat plain, not on a hill).
b describing how people who live near each other sometimes help each other (e.g., sharing set of markers among a desk cluster).
G 4 Patterns emerge as humans settle, modify, and interact on Earth's surface to limit or promote human activities.
G 4 (K-2)-1 Students explain how humans depend on their environment by
a identifying basic environmental resources needed in daily life (e.g., water, air, food).
G 4 (K-2)-2 Students explain how humans react or adapt to an ever-changing physical environment by
a identifying examples of how changes in the environment can change people's behavior (e.g., we change how we dress depending on the weather or season).
G 4 (K-2)-3 Students explain how human actions modify the physical environment by
a identifying examples of how people can change the space around them (e.g., a field can be made into a playground, a tree can become a place for a tree house, an empty lot can be changed into a garden).
b describing why people change the space around them.