New Mexico Content Standards
NM.II: Geography: Students understand how physical, natural, and cultural processes influence where people live, the ways in which people live, and how societies interact with one another and their environments.
II-A: Understand the concept of location by using and constructing maps, globes, and other geographic tools to identify and derive information about people, places, and environments.
II-A:1. Identify and use the mapping tools of scale, compass rose, grid, symbols and mental mapping to locate and draw places on maps and globes;