Montana Content Standards
MT.2. Students analyze how people create and change structures of power, authority, and governance to understand the operation of government and to demonstrate civic responsibility.
2.7. Students will explore the role of technology in communications, transportation, information processing or other areas as it contributes to or helps resolve problems.
MT.3. Students apply geographic knowledge and skills (e.g., location, place, human/environment interactions, movement, and regions).
3.4. Students will describe how human movement and settlement patterns reflect the wants and needs of diverse cultures.
MT.4. Students demonstrate an understanding of the effects of time, continuity, and change on historical and future perspectives and relationships.
4.5. Students will identify and illustrate how technologies have impacted the course of history (e.g., energy, transportation, communications).
MT.5. Students make informed decisions based on an understanding of the economic principles of production, distribution, exchange, and consumption.
5.3. Students will distinguish between private goods and services (e.g., family car or local restaurant) and public goods and services (e.g., interstate highway system or U.S. Postal Service).