•           world    World Geography Syllabus

                             Fall 2019

     Module 1: Studying the World Geographically

    1. Five Themes of Geography
    2. Geographic Resources
    3. Map Skills
    4. Map Projections
    5. Map Perspectives

    Module 2: Dividing Space on Earth/United States and Canada

    1. Defining a Region
    2. Reading a Landscape
    3. Political Regions
    4. Regional Landscape: US and Canada

    Module 3:  Physical Geography of Earth/Australia, the Pacific Islands and Antarctica

    1. Forces that Shape the Earth
    2. Climate and Vegetation Regions on Earth
    3. Landforms on Earth
    4. Regional Landscape: Australia, the Pacific Islands and Antarctica

    Module 4: Man vs. Nature/Latin America

    1. Human Environment Interaction
    2. Technology and the Environment
    3. Regional Landscape: Latin America

    Module 5: Resources on Earth/Sub Saharan Africa

    1. Types of Resources
    2. Distribution of Resources
    3. Regional Landscape: Sub Saharan Africa

    Module 6: Urban Development/Europe

    1. Site and Situation
    2. Urban Functions, Influences and Problems
    3. Urban vs. Rural
    4. Regional Landscape: Europe

    Module 7: Analyzing Demographics/Southwest Asia and North Africa

    1. World Population
    2. Demographics
    3. Human Migration
    4. Cultural Diffusion
    5. Regional Landscape: Southwest Asia and North Africa

    Module 8: Global Economics/East Asia and Russia and Central Asia

    1. Economic Indicators
    2. Developed vs. Developing Countries
    3. International Trade
    4. Globalization
    5. Economic Alliances                                                                                                                                                                               

    Module 9: Global Conflict and Cooperation/South and Southeast Asia

    1. Causes of Conflicts 
    2. Examples of Cooperation

    Module 10: SOL Review