OH.3 Geography: Students use knowledge of geographic locations, patterns and processes to show the interrelationship between the physical environment and human activity, and to explain the interactions that occur in an increasingly interdependent world.
3.10. Grade Level Indicator: Movement: Use or construct maps of colonization and exploration to explain European influence in North America.
3.2. Grade Level Indicator: Location: Use maps to identify the location of: The three largest countries of North America; The 50 states of the United States; The Rocky and Appalachian mountain systems; The Mississippi, Rio Grande and St. Lawrence rivers; The Great Lakes.
3.3. Grade Level Indicator: Places and Regions: Describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture and economic characteristics of places and regions in North America.
3.5. Grade Level Indicator: Places and Regions: Explain, by identifying patterns on thematic maps, how physical and human characteristics can be used to define regions in North America.
3.8. Grade Level Indicator: Human Environmental Interaction: Explain how the characteristics of different physical environments affect human activities in North America.
3.9. Grade Level Indicator: Human Environmental Interaction: Analyze the positive and negative consequences of human changes to the physical environment including: Great Lakes navigation; Highway systems; Irrigation; Mining; Introduction of new species.
3.A. Use map elements or coordinates to locate physical and human features of North America.
3.B. Identify the physical and human characteristics of places and regions in North America.
3.D. Analyze ways that transportation and communication relate to patterns of settlement and economic activity.