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.1. Use maps and globes to locate places and regions.
A.3. Understand how and why maps are changing documents.
A.4. Use graphic tools and technologies to depict and interpret the world's human and physical systems.
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.7. Understand that a region is a distinct area defined by one or more cultural or physical features.
AK.C. History: A student should develop the skills and processes of historical inquiry. A student who meets the content standard should:
C.2. Use historical data from a variety of primary resources, including letters, diaries, oral accounts, archeological sites and artifacts, art, maps, photos, historical sites, documents, and secondary research materials, including almanacs, books, indices, and newspapers.