CA State Content Standards

4.1     Students demonstrate an understanding of the physical and human geographic
features that define places and regions in California.

1. Explain and use the coordinate grid system of latitude and longitude to determine the
absolute locations of places in California and on Earth.
3. Identify the state capital and describe the various regions of California, including how
their characteristics and physical environments (e.g., water, landforms, vegetation,
climate) affect human activity.
5. Use maps, charts, and pictures to describe how communities in California vary in land
use, vegetation, wildlife, climate, population density, architecture, services, and trans­

Nat'l Educ'l Tech. Standards for Students (NETS)

2. Communication and Collaboration:
Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others.
2.a  Students interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media.

3. Research and Information Fluency
Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information.

  Students evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks.
Students process data and report results.