18 Geographic Standards

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18 Geographic Standards

Geographic Standards

Standard 1: Maps and Other Geographic Representations:

Standard 17: Applying Geography to Interpret Past

Standard 4 & 5: Characteristics of Places&What type of Region is the U.S. / Mexico Borderlands

Standard 13: Cooperation and Conflict

Standard 3: Analyzing Spatial OrganizationsThis map conveys the drug trafficking routes throughout Mexico entering the U.S. border. In order to understand it, you have to understand standard 3.


This picture portrays standard one because it is a map representing the U.S. / Mexican border.


This map was used to determine why Americans settled in Arizona. Based off of this map, you can see that there were many resources to dig up for the early settlers.

Standard 10: Cultural Mosaics

Both of these pictures show characteristics of the Borderlands between Mexico and the U.S. by portraying aspects of politics, and similar development while also making clear that the borderlands are a formal, functional and perceptual region .

Standard 9: Population Geography

Standard 11: Economic Interdependence

Standard 15: How Physical Systems Affect Human Systems

Standard 14: How Humans Actions Modify the Environment

Standard 16: Resource Geography

This map conveys Population Geography by comparing the south western states lying on the U.S./ Mexico border's crime rate.

In the state of Nevada citizens are using the resource of the sun to create solar power to produce electricity. This is a perfect example of Standard 16.

The growth and change happening in Chandler Arizona from 1985 to 2011 is conveyed through the picture. This is how human actions have modified the environment.

Below shows the cooperation between the U.S. and Mexican government by creating a council to solve the issues of conflict between the border.

Mexico and the U.S. have an economic interdependence because Mexico makes a lot of their money from American tourist.

Flash floods is just one way physical systems affect human systems.

Standard 18: Applying Geography to Plan for FutureGeography can be essential to everyone's future. While there are many jobs growing within the Geography field, I will use geography to teach students. It is easy to learn and apply to life by exploring what is in your very own community and region you live in.

This Cathedral placed in Juarez Mexico has been there since 1659. This shows devotion from the people of Juarez to cultural mosaics

The slick rock and cliff face in the first picturer were formed in Sedona Arizona by physical processes making the rock either collapse (cliff face) or erode (slick rock).The photo under depicts a stream terrace forming a new ecosystem.

Standard 7 & 8: Physical Processes & Ecosystem

Standard 6: Perceptions of Places and RegionsPerceptions are aquired over time based off of the culture, climate, and population that lives there. It is essential to find out for yourself what an area is truly like rather go off what anyone tells you.

Standard 2: Mental Maps

Mental maps are configured in our heads. These are the directions to cross the border that appeared in my head.

Standard 12: Human SettlementsHuman settlements are the foundation of areas humans settled. Everything that goes into running that settlement is included so items such as government, agriculture, population, etc. are all apart of human settlement.



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