Utah Core Standards
UT.I. Community and Culture: Students will understand how geography influences community location and development.
I.B. The geography of a community influences the cultural development of the humans who inhabit the community. There are relationships between climate, natural resources, and other geographic characteristics and a community's cultural development. The unique characteristics of an area influence where and how communities develop, their relative wealth and power, and how they adapt to changes.
I.1: Determine the relationships between human settlement and geography.
I.1.c. Compare the shapes and purposes of natural and human-made boundaries of cities, counties and states.
I.3: Analyze ways cultures use, maintain, and preserve the physical environment.
I.3.a. Identify ways people use the physical environment (e.g. agriculture, recreation, energy, industry).