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High School (SST) Social Studies
North Dakota History

SST-HS.ND.01 Examine the physical and human geography of North Dakota and how it has changed.


  • SST-HS.ND.01.1 Identify the three landscape regions of North Dakota and describe the major features of the regions and the forces that formed them.
  • SST-HS.ND.01.2 Explain the human settlement patterns in North Dakota.
  • SST-HS.ND.01.3 Interpret current thematic maps to identify where people live and work and how land is used.

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