BPS District Social Studies Standards Book

SST Domains

K-12 Geography

SST Geography DomainGeography

Students...

SST-K_2.G Geography Domain

Geographical Representation
Human and Environment Interactions
Human Population
  • SST-K_2.G.01 Construct maps, graphs, and other representations that contain symbols, labels, and legends.
  • SST-K_2.G.02 Begins in Grade 3
  • SST-K_2.G.03 Begins in Grade 3
  • SST-K_2.G.04 Describe how the physical environment affects people and how people affect the environment.
  • SST-K_2.G.05 Begins in Grade 3
  • SST-K_2.G.06 Begins in Grade 3
  • SST-K_2.G.07 Begins in Grade 3
  • SST-K_2.G.08 Begins in Grade 3

SST-3_5.G Geography Domain

Geographical Representation
Human and Environment Interactions
Human Population
  • SST-3_5.G.01 Construct maps, graphs, and other representations of both familiar and unfamiliar places.
  • SST-3_5.G.02 Use geographic tools and technologies to acquire, process and report information from a spatial perspective.
  • SST-3_5.G.03 Use maps, satellite images, photographs, and other representations to explain relationships between the locations of places and regions and their environmental characteristics.
  • SST-3_5.G.04 ND LogoExplain how North Dakota regions have been influenced by physical and human characteristics.
  • SST-3_5.G.05 ND LogoCompare and contrast the three geographical regions of North Dakota.
  • SST-3_5.G.06 Explain how United States regions are created from common physical and human characteristics.
  • SST-3_5.G.07 ND LogoAnalyze patterns of human settlement in North Dakota.
  • SST-3_5.G.08 Analyze patterns of human settlement in North America.

SST-6_12.G Geography Domain

SST-6_12.G.01
Describe the physical processes that shape the Earth's surface and how these affect the lives of people who live there.
  • SST-6_12.G.01.1 Describe the physical processes that shape the Earth’s surface.
  • SST-6_12.G.01.2 Explain the factors that cause different types of climates and ecosystems, and their latitudes/locations.
  • SST-6_12.G.01.3 Identify how major ecosystems provide raw materials.
  • SST-6_12.G.01.4 Analyze the physical and human characteristics of a place.
  • SST-6_12.G.01.5 Describe how combinations of human decisions and natural forces can lead to (or help people avoid) a natural disaster

SST-6_12.G.02
Analyze the movement of people, goods, ideas, technology, etc. throughout the world.
  • SST-6_12.G.02.1 Explain how movement of goods, information, and population are affected by technology.
  • SST-6_12.G.02.2 Describe patterns of settlement and explain why people settle where they do and how they make their living.
  • SST-6_12.G.02.3 Explain the patterns, causes, and consequences of major human migrations.

SST-6_12.G.03
Analyze the unifying physical and human characteristics of a region and their formal and informal boundaries.
  • SST-6_12.G.03.1 Describe the differences and similarities among cultures around the world
  • SST-6_12.G.03.2 Analyze the physical and human characteristics of a region.
  • SST-6_12.G.03.3 Interpret how culture and experience influence people’s perception of places and regions.
  • SST-6_12.G.03.4 Identify factors that contribute to conflict and cooperation between cultural groups from multiple perspectives.

SST-6_12.G.04
Use geographic tools to locate both the absolute and relative location of places and regions around the world.
  • SST-6_12.G.04.1 Explain and use a variety of geographic tools to study the world on global, regional, and local scales and draw conclusions.
  • SST-6_12.G.04.2 Apply the skills of geographic inquiry to analyze a geographic problem or issue.

SST-6_12.G.05
Analyze how human beings are dependent upon, adapt to, and modify their environment to meet their needs.
  • SST-6_12.G.05.1 Explain how people have modified the environment and used technology to make places more suitable for humans.
  • SST-6_12.G.05.2 Analyze how human changes to the environment in one region or place can affect another.