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Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies

America's Space Program: Exploring a New frontier
relates to the following Social Studies Standards:

    Theme III: People, Places, and Environment

  • Standard G - The Students describe how people create places that reflect cultural values and ideals as they build neighborhoods, parks, shopping centers, and the like.

    Theme IV: Individual Development and Identity

  • Standard C - The student describes the ways family, gender, ethnicity, nationality, and institutional affiliations contribute to personal identity.

    Theme V: Individuals, Groups, and Institutions

  • Standard D - The student identifies and analyzes examples of tensions between expressions of individuality and group institutional efforts to promote social conformity.

    Theme VI: Power, Authority, and Governance

  • Standard A -The student examines persistent issues involving the rights, roles, and status of the individual in relation to the general welfare.

    Theme VII: Production, Distribution, and Consumption

  • Standard F - The student explains and illustrates how values and beliefs influence different economic decisions.

 

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