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8th Grade (SST) Social Studies
Geography Standard

SST-08.G.02 Analyze the movement of people, goods, ideas, technology, etc. throughout the world.


  • SST-08.G.02.1 Explain how movement of goods, information, and population are affected by technology.
  • SST-08.G.02.2 Describe patterns of settlement and explain why people settle where they do and how they make their living.
  • SST-08.G.02.3 Explain the patterns, causes, and consequences of major human migrations.

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