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Social Studies Curriculum
Social Studies - Geography for Life
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Standard 6
Students will use geographic knowledge to connect to today's world.
Objective 2
Apply geographic concepts to interpret the present and plan for the future.

 
  • 2010 US Census Population Change since 2000
    Map showing changes, by county, of population between 2000 and 2010, with figures for different ethnic groups.
  • CIA World Fact Book
    The U.S. government's complete geographical handbook, featuring full-color maps and flags of all nations and geographical entities. Each country profile tracks such demographics as population, ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political, geographical and economic data.
  • Comparing Religion and Wealth Worldwide
    Report, with an excellent graphic, that compares how religious countries are (by major religion) with the GDP of the country.
  • Timeline of Arab Spring 2011
    Interactive timeline of the protests and related events of the Middle East in the Arab Spring of 2011.
  • Utah National Parks
    Check out Utah's five National Parks and all the things that can be learned from them.

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Email:  diana.suddreth@schools.utah.gov
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