SS.Geog1 Wisconsin students will use geographic tools and ways of thinking to analyze the world.
SS.Geog1.a Tools of Geography
SS.Geog1.a.m.i Use paper and digital maps to ask and answer geographic questions (e.g., Where are there patterns? Why there? So what?).
SS.Geog1.a.m.ii Analyze how various map projections distort shape, area, distance and direction (e.g., Mercator, Robinson, Peters).
SS.Geog1.b Spatial Thinking (map interpretation)
SS.Geog1.b.m Interpret patterns in a variety of maps, charts, and graphs to display geographic information (contour, cartogram, population, natural resource, historical maps) and explain relationships among them.
SS.Geog1.c.m.i Construct a mental map of regions, and locate the major regions of the world and their physical and cultural features including continents, cities, countries, bodies of water, landforms, mountain ranges, and climate zones.