Standard 2: Understand physical and cultural characteristics of places.

General Information
Number: SS.912.G.2
Title: Understand physical and cultural characteristics of places.
Type: Standard
Subject: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: Geography

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This cluster includes the following access points.

Independent

SS.912.G.2.In.a
Identify physical characteristics—such as climate and terrain, and human elements—such as religion and economy, that explain settlement patterns in the United States regions over time.
SS.912.G.2.In.b
Recognize factors and processes that contribute to differences between developing and developed regions of the world.
SS.912.G.2.In.c
Use geographic terms and tools to describe areas of the world that have experienced critical economic or physical changes, such as desertification, global warming, or natural disasters.
SS.912.G.2.In.d
Use geographic terms and tools to describe how regions of the world have changed over time.
SS.912.G.2.In.e
Use geographic terms and tools to describe how human actions modify selected regions, such as mining, drilling, farming, and housing.

Supported

SS.912.G.2.Su.a
Recognize physical characteristics—such as climate and terrain, and human elements—such as religion and economy, that affected where people settled in the United States.
SS.912.G.2.Su.b
Recognize a factor that contributes to differences between developing and developed regions of the world.
SS.912.G.2.Su.c
Use geographic tools to identify areas in the world that have experienced a critical economic or physical change, such as desertification, global warming, or natural disasters.
SS.912.G.2.Su.d
Use geographic terms and tools to identify how regions of the world have changed over time.
SS.912.G.2.Su.e
Use geographic terms and tools to identify how human actions modify selected regions, such as mining, drilling, farming, and housing.

Participatory

SS.912.G.2.Pa.a
Recognize the effect of a physical characteristic of a place on people.
SS.912.G.2.Pa.b
Recognize a characteristic of development.
SS.912.G.2.Pa.c
Recognize a change in a place due to a natural disaster or other event in the world.
SS.912.G.2.Pa.d
Recognize a change in a place due to a natural disaster or other event in the world.
SS.912.G.2.Pa.e
Recognize how human actions change a location.

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