Wisconsin Academic Standards
WI.SS.Geog. Geography (Geog)
SS.Geog1: Wisconsin students will use geographic tools and ways of thinking to analyze the world.
Geog1.a: Tools of Geography
SS.Geog1.a.m. Use paper and digital maps to ask and answer geographic questions (e.g., Where are there patterns? Why there? So what?). Analyze how various map projections distort shape, area, distance and direction (e.g., Mercator, Robinson, Peters).
Geog1.b: Spatial Thinking (map interpretation)
SS.Geog1.b.m. Interpret patterns in a variety of maps, charts, and graphs to display geographic information (contour, cartogram, population, natural resource, historical maps) and explain relationships among them.