Alaska Content Standards

Geography E
E A student should understand and be able to evaluate how humans and physical environments interact.

A student who meets the content sandard should:

  1. understand how resources have been developed and used;
  2. recognize and assess local, regional, and global patterns of resource use;
  3. understand the varying capacities of physical systems, such as watersheds, to support human activity;
  4. determine the influence of human perceptions on resource utilization and the environment;
  5. analyze the consequences of human modification of the environment and evaluate the changing landscape; and
  6. evaluate the impact of physical hazards on human systems.