TN.3.1. Culture: Culture encompasses similarities and differences among people, including their beliefs, knowledge, changes, values, and traditions. Students will explore these elements of society to develop an appreciation and respect for the variety of human cultures.
3.1.02. Discuss the cultures and human patterns of places and regions of the world.
3.1.02.b. Compare ways in which people from different cultures think about and deal with their physical environment and social conditions.
TN.3.3. Geography: Geography enables the students to see, understand and appreciate the web of relationships between people, places, and environments. Students will use the knowledge, skills, and understanding of concepts within the six essential elements of geography: world in spatial terms, places and regions, physical systems, human systems, environment and society, and the uses of geography.
3.3.02. Recognize the interaction between human and physical systems around the world.
3.3.02.b. List the basic components of earth's physical systems (e.g., landforms, water, climate and weather, erosion and deposition).
TN.3.6. Individuals, Groups, and Interactions: Personal development and identity are shaped by factors including culture, groups, and institutions. Central to this development are exploration, identification, and analysis of how individuals, and groups work independently and cooperatively.
3.6.spi. Performance Indicators State:
3.6.spi.3. Recognize major global concerns (i.e., pollution, conservation of natural resources, global warming, destruction of rain forest).