Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards
SS03-S4C1. The World in Spatial Terms: The spatial perspective and associated geographic tools are used to organize and interpret information about people, places and environments.
SS03-S4C1-06. Recognize characteristics of human and physical features: a) physical (i.e., ocean continent, river, lake, mountain range, coast, sea, desert, gulf, bay, strait, plain, valley, volcano, peninsula); b) human (i.e., equator, Northern and Southern Hemispheres, North and South Poles, city).
SS03-S4C1-07. Locate physical and human features using maps, illustrations, images, or globes: a) physical (i.e., seven continents, four oceans, river, lake, mountain range, coast, sea, desert, gulf, bay, strait, peninsula); b) human (i.e., equator, Northern and Southern Hemispheres, North and South Poles, city, state, country, roads, railroads).
SS03-S4C2. Places and Regions: Places and regions have distinct physical and cultural characteristics.
SS03-S4C2-01. Locate major physical and human features from content studied (e.g., Greece, Canada, Spain, United States) on maps and globes.
SS03-S4C2-02. Describe how physical and human characteristics of places change from past to present.
SS03-S4C3. Physical Systems: Physical processes shape the Earth and interact with plant and animal life to create, sustain, and modify ecosystems. These processes affect the distribution of resources and economic development.
SS03-S4C3-02. Explain the relationships among plants and animals in different environments.
SS03-S4C3-03. Describe ways species adapt to environments and what happens if they cannot adapt.