(8) Geography. The student uses geographic tools to collect, analyze, and interpret data. The student is expected to:
(A) create and interpret thematic maps, graphs, charts, models, and databases representing various aspects of Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st
(B) analyze and interpret geographic distributions and patterns in Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries.
(9) Geography. The student understands the location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas. The student is expected to:
(A) locate the Mountains and Basins, Great Plains, North Central Plains, and Coastal Plains regions and places of importance in Texas during the 19th,
20th, and 21st centuries such as major cities, rivers, natural and historic landmarks, political and cultural regions, and local points of interest;
(B) compare places and regions of Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics; and
(C) analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in
(10) Geography. The student understands the effects of the interaction between humans and the environment in Texas during the 19th, 20th, and 21st
centuries. The student is expected to:
(A) identify ways in which Texans have adapted to and modified the environment and analyze the positive and negative consequences of the modifications;
(B) explain ways in which geographic factors such as the Galveston Hurricane of 1900, the Dust Bowl, limited water resources, and alternative energy
sources have affected the political, economic, and social development of Texas.
(11) Geography. The student understands the characteristics, distribution, and migration of population in Texas in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries. The
student is expected to:
(A) analyze why immigrant groups came to Texas and where they settled;
(B) analyze how immigration and migration to Texas in the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries have influenced Texas;
(C) analyze the effects of the changing population distribution and growth in Texas during the 20th and 21st centuries and the additional need for
education, health care, and transportation; and
(D) describe the structure of the population of Texas using demographic concepts such as growth rate and age distribution.