Essential Questions:1) How does the study of geography help us to understand theworld around us?2) How does where we live determine how we live?3) How does a community's traditions and symbols make it unique?Students will understand that...
- geography is the study of the relationship of Earth's land, water, and people
- geography helps shape a community, it determines how people live, work, and play
- various maps show that a place looks like from different perspectives
- maps are essential tools that people use to find locations of places, physical features, and relationships between places