Alaska Content Standards

Geography C
C A student should understand the dynamic and interactive natural forces that shape the earth's environments.

A student who meets the content standard should:

  1. analyze the operation of the earth's physical systems, including ecosystems, climate systems, erosion systems, the water cycle, and tectonics;
  2. distinguish the functions, forces, and dynamics of the physical processes that cause variations in natural regions; and
  3. recognize the concepts used in studying environments and recognize the diversity and productivity of different regional environments.