Alaska Content and Performance Standards
AK.D. Geography: A student should understand and be able to interpret spatial (geographic) characteristics of human systems, including migration, movement, interactions of cultures, economic activities, settlement patterns, and political units in the state, nation, and world. A student who meets the content standard should:
D.1. Know that the need for people to exchange goods, services, and ideas creates population centers, cultural interaction, and transportation and communication links.
D.2. Explain how and why human networks, including networks for communications and for transportation of people and goods, are linked globally.
D.4. Analyze how changes in technology, transportation, and communication impact social, cultural, economic, and political activity.
AK.F. Government and Citizenship: A student should understand the economies of the United States and the state and their relationships to the global economy. A student who meets the content standard should:
F.10. Understand how international trade works.