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8th Grade (SST) Social Studies
Geography Standard

SST-08.G.04 Use geographic tools to locate both the absolute and relative location of places and regions around the world.


  • SST-08.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-08.G.04.2 Apply the skills of geographic inquiry to analyze a geographic problem or issue.

Guiding Practice

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Calculation Method for Standards

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