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Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
National Council for the Social Studies

Glen Echo Park: Center for Education and Recreation
relates to the following Social Studies Standards:

    Theme I: Culture

  • Standard B - The student explains how information and experiences may be interpreted by people from diverse cultural perspectives and frames of reference.
  • Standard C - The student explains and gives examples of how language, literature, the arts, architecture, other artifacts, traditions, beliefs, values, and behaviors contribute to the development and transmission of culture.

    Theme III: People, Places, and Environment

  • Standard A - The student elaborates mental maps of locales, regions, and the world that demonstrate understanding of relative location, direction, size, and shape.
  • Standard G - The student describes 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 E - The student identifies and describes ways regional, ethnic, and national cultures influence individuals' daily lives..
  • Standard G - The student identifies and interprets examples of stereotyping, conformity, and altruism.

    Theme VIII: Science, Technology, and Society

  • Standard A - examine and describe the influence of culture on scientific and technological choices and advancement, such as in transportation, medicine, and warfare.
  • Standard B - show through specific examples how science and technology have changed people's perceptions of the social and natural world, such as in their relationships to the land, animal life, family life, and economic needs, wants and security

 

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