Minnesota Academic Standards
MN.4. Grade 4: Geography of North America
4.3.1. Geospatial skills
18.104.22.168. People use geographic representations and geospatial technologies to acquire, process and report information within a spatial context.
22.214.171.124.1. Create and use various kinds of maps, including overlaying thematic maps, of places in the United States, and also Canada or Mexico; incorporate the “TODALS” map basics, as well as points, lines and colored areas to display spatial information.
126.96.36.199. Geographic inquiry is a process in which people ask geographic questions and gather, organize and analyze information to solve problems and plan for the future.
188.8.131.52.1. Choose the most appropriate data from maps, charts, and graphs in an atlas to answer specific questions about geographic issues in the United States, and also Canada or Mexico.
184.108.40.206.2. Use photographs or satellite-produced images to interpret spatial information about the United States, and also Canada or Mexico.
4.3.2. Places and Regions
220.127.116.11. Places have physical characteristics (such as climate, topography vegetation) and human characteristics (such as culture, population, political and economic systems).
18.104.22.168.1. Locate and identify the physical and human characteristics of places in the United States, and also Canada or Mexico.
22.214.171.124. People construct regions to identify, organize and interpret areas of the Earth’s surface, which simplifies the earth’s complexity.
126.96.36.199.1. Name and locate states and territories, major cities and state capitals in the United States.