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8th Grade (SST) Social Studies
Geography Standard

SST-08.G.03 Analyze the unifying physical and human characteristics of a region and their formal and informal boundaries.


  • SST-08.G.03.1 Describe the differences and similarities among cultures around the world.
  • SST-08.G.03.2 Analyze the physical and human characteristics of a region.
  • SST-08.G.03.3 Interpret how culture and experience influence people’s perception of places and regions.
  • SST-08.G.03.4 Identify factors that contribute to conflict and cooperation between cultural groups from multiple perspectives.

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