Indiana Academic Standards
IN.5. The United States—The Founding of the Republic
5.3. Geography: Students describe the influence of the Earth/sun relationship on climate and use global grid systems; identify regions; describe physical and cultural characteristics; and locate states, capitals and major physical features of the United States. They also explain the changing interaction of people with their environment in regions of the United States and show how the United States is related geographically to the rest of the world.
Places and Regions
5.3.3. Use maps and globes to locate states, capitals, major cities, major rivers, the Great Lakes, and mountain ranges in the United States.
5.3.5. Locate the continental divide and the major drainage basins in the United States.
5.3.7. Identify major sources of accessible fresh water and describe the impact of access on the local and regional communities.