WI.A. Geography: People, Places and Environments: Students in Wisconsin will learn about geography through the study of the relationships among people, places, and environments.
A.4.4. Describe and give examples of ways in which people interact with the physical environment, including use of land, location of communities, methods of construction, and design of shelters.
A.4.8. Identify major changes in the local community that have been caused by human beings, such as a construction project, a new highway, a building torn down, or a fire; discuss reasons for these changes; and explain their probable effects on the community and the environment.
WI.B. History: Time, Continuity, and Change: Students in Wisconsin will learn about the history of Wisconsin, the United States, and the world, examining change and continuity over time in order to develop historical perspective, explain historical relationships, and analyze issues that affect the present and the future.
B.4.8. Compare past and present technologies related to energy, transportation, and communications and describe the effects of technological change, either beneficial or harmful, on people and the environment.
WI.C. Political Science and Citizenship: Power, Authority, Governance, and Responsibility: Students in Wisconsin will learn about political science and acquire the knowledge of political systems necessary for developing individual civic responsibility by studying the history and contemporary uses of power, authority, and governance.
C.4.1. Identify and explain the individual's responsibilities to family, peers, and the community, including the need for civility and respect for diversity.
WI.E. The Behavioral Sciences: Individuals, Institutions, and Society: Students in Wisconsin will learn about the behavioral sciences by exploring concepts from the discipline of sociology, the study of the interactions among individuals, groups, and institutions; the discipline of psychology, the study of factors that influence individual identity and learning; and the discipline of anthropology, the study of cultures in various times and settings.
E.4.13. Investigate and explain similarities and differences in ways that cultures meet human needs.
E.4.14. Describe how differences in cultures may lead to understanding or misunderstanding among people.
E.4.2. Explain the influence of factors such as family, neighborhood, personal interests, language, likes and dislikes, and accomplishments on individual identity and development.
E.4.3. Describe how families are alike and different, comparing characteristics such as size, hobbies, celebrations, where families live, and how they make a living.
E.4.8. Describe and distinguish among the values and beliefs of different groups and institutions.