Social Studies Standards
Michigan Social Studies Standards as of June 2019.
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Explain the role of entrepreneurship and business development in Michigan's economic future.
Using a Michigan example, explain how specialization leads to increased interdependence.
Identify products produced in other countries and consumed by people in Michigan.
Use cardinal directions (north, south, east, west) to describe the relative locations of significant places in the immediate environment.
Use thematic maps to identify and describe the physical and human characteristics of Michigan.
Use a world map to describe North America in relation to the equator and other continents and oceans, and Michigan within North America.
Use a variety of visual materials and data sources to describe ways in which Michigan can be divided into regions.
Describe different regions to which Michigan belongs.
Describe major kinds of economic activity in Michigan today, such as agriculture, forestry, manufacturing, services and tourism, and research and development, and explain the factors influencing the location of these economic activities.
Describe diverse groups that have migrated into a region of Michigan and reasons why they came (push/pull factors).