People, Places, and Regions: Geographic Studies: Students in Grade 3 learn from concrete experiences and benefit from resources such as pictures, graphs, maps, globes, and the World Wide Web (WWW) that help make abstractions more concrete.
Geography: Locate the prime meridian, equator, tropic of Capricorn, tropic of Cancer, international date line, and lines of latitude and longitude on maps and globes.
Locating physical and human features on a map using labels, symbols, and legends.
Geography/History: Describe physical characteristics, including landforms, bodies of water, soil, and vegetation of various places on Earth.
Locating countries in the Western Hemisphere.
Economics/Geography/History: Locate population shifts due to geographic, economic, and historic changes in the Western Hemisphere.
Identifying human and physical criteria used to define regions.