West Virginia Standards
SS.3.G.1. Students will use global information systems to compare and contrast various types of maps (e.g., climate, resource, physical, political, road, etc.).
SS.3.G.10. Students will obtain information from appropriate types of maps, globes, charts, graphs and timelines in a research project (e.g., political, physical and historical).
SS.3.G.3. Students will label maps to demonstrate knowledge of map skills (e.g., label cardinal directions, intermediate directions, borders, continents, oceans, equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, North Pole, South Pole and Prime Meridian).
SS.3.G.6. Students will use a map scale to determine the distance between two given points.
SS.3.G.7. Students will recognize, define and illustrate world geographic features (e.g., peninsulas, islands, mountains, canyons, plateaus, mesas, harbors, gulfs, rivers, deserts, forests, valleys and plains).