Iowa Core Standards
G.1. Understand the use of geographic tools to locate and analyze information about people, places, and environments.
G.1.1. Understand political, topographical and historical maps, aerial photos and maps.
G.1.3. Understand the concepts of title, legend, cardinal directions, distance, grids.
G.1.4. Understand the use of data sources, atlases, data bases, grid systems, charts, graphs, and maps to generate, manipulate, and interpret information.
G.1.6. Understand the representations of major physical and human features on maps and globes.
G.2. Understand how geographic and human characteristics create culture and define regions.
G.2.1. Understand the characteristics of regions--physical and cultural.