# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Geospatial Technology II Task 234856779

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Calculate lengths, distances, and areas in GIS.

Definition

Calculation may include road segments, acreage, and distance between locations.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How can the area of a polygon be calculated?
  • How can the length of a line be calculated?

Related Standards of Learning

History and Social Science

WG.1

The student will demonstrate skills for historical thinking, geographical analysis, economic decision making, and responsible citizenship by

  1. synthesizing evidence from artifacts and primary and secondary sources to obtain information about the world’s countries, cities, and environments;
  2. using geographic information to determine patterns and trends to understand world regions;
  3. creating, comparing, and interpreting maps, charts, graphs, and pictures to determine characteristics of world regions;
  4. evaluating sources for accuracy, credibility, bias, and propaganda;
  5. using maps and other visual images to compare and contrast historical, cultural, economic, and political perspectives;
  6. explaining indirect cause-and-effect relationships to understand geospatial connections;
  7. analyzing multiple connections across time and place;
  8. using a decision-making model to analyze and explain the incentives for and consequences of a specific choice made;
  9. identifying the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and the ethical use of material or intellectual property; and
  10. investigating and researching to develop products orally and in writing.

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

12. Use and Maintain Technological Products and Systems

  

TSA Competitive Events

Geospatial Technology (Virginia only)