Alaska Content and Performance Standards
AK.A. Geography: A student should be able to make and use maps, globes, and graphs to gather, analyze, and report spatial (geographic) information. A student who meets the content standard should:
A.5. Evaluate the importance of the locations of human and physical features in interpreting geographic patterns.
AK.B. Geography: A student should be able to utilize, analyze, and explain information about the human and physical features of places and regions. A student who meets the content standard should:
B.1. Know that places have distinctive geographic characteristics.
B.5. Describe and demonstrate how places and regions serve as cultural symbols, such as the Statue of Liberty.
B.7. Understand that a region is a distinct area defined by one or more cultural or physical features.