North Dakota Academic Content Standards
ND.1. Skills and Resources: Students use Social Studies skills and resources.
4.1.2. Map Skills: Use map scales to locate physical features and estimate distance on a map
4.1.3. Map Skills: Create a mental map that demonstrates understanding of the relative location, direction, size and shape of the United States. (e.g., states, major cities, capitals, major landforms)
ND.5. Concepts of Geography: Students understand and apply concepts of geography.
4.5.2. Physical Geography: Identify the political regions of the United States (e.g., Midwest, Northeast) and their relative locations