TN.3.3. Geography: Geography enables the students to see, understand and appreciate the web of relationships between people, places, and environments. Students will use the knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts within the six essential elements of geography: world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography.
3.3.02. Recognize the interaction between human and physical systems around the world.
3.3.02.a. List the similarities and differences of local places and regions with other places and regions.
3.3.02.b. List the basic components of earth's physical systems (e.g., landforms, water, climate and weather, erosion and deposition).
3.3.02.d. Describe how environments and regions differ around the world.
3.3.03. Demonstrate how to identify and locate major physical and political features on globes and maps.
3.3.03.c. Define the characteristics that comprise a region.
3.3.spi. Performance Indicators State:
3.3.spi.1. Identify the major physical components of the world (i.e., oceans, equator, continents, and hemispheres).
3.3.spi.4. Use absolute and relative locations to identify places on a map (i.e., north, south, east, west, borders, lines of longitude and latitude, the equator, the north and south poles).
3.3.spi.5. Identify basic components of earth's systems (i.e., landforms, water, climate and weather).
3.3.spi.7. Determine the climate of a specific region of the world using a map.
3.3.spi.9. Recognize the identifying characteristics of certain geographic features (i.e., peninsula, islands, continents, mountains, rivers, deserts, oceans, and forests).