Geography Online Credit Recovery

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$116.00 to $155.00
SKU: D2L_HST216

This course examines a broad range of geographical perspectives covering all of the major regions of the world. Students clearly see the similarities and differences among the regions as they explore the locations and physical characteristics, including absolute and relative location, climate, and significant geographical features. They look at each region from cultural, economic, and political perspectives, and closely examine the human impact on each region. Students take diagnostic tests that assess their current knowledge and generate individualized study plans, so students can focus on topics that need review. Audio readings and vocabulary lists in English and Spanish support reading comprehension. Student previously took the course or its equivalent but did not receive credit; and teacher/school counselor recommendation.

SEMESTER 1

Unit 1: Introduction to Geography
Students are introduced to the basics of geography.

  • Introduction to Geography
  • Welcome to Geography
  • Locating Our Place in Space
  • Physical Attributes of Earth’s Landscape
  • Human Impact
  • Careers in Geography

Unit 2: North America
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in North America.

  • North America: Introduction
  • Where Is North America?
  • Physical Characteristics and Systems of North America
  • Human Culture of North America
  • Human Impact on the Environment
  • Immigration in North America

Unit 3: Central America
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in Central America.

  • Central America: Introduction
  • Where Is Central America?
  • Physical Characteristics and Processes of Central America
  • People and Culture of Central America
  • Human Impact on the Central American Environment
  • Focus on Poverty

Unit 4: South America
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in South America.

  • South America: Introduction
  • Where Is South America?
  • Physical Systems and Processes of South America
  • People and Culture of South America
  • Human Impact on the Environment of South America
  • Focus on Deforestation

Unit 5: Western Europe
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in Western Europe.

  • Western Europe: Introduction
  • Where Is Western Europe?
  • Physical Systems and Processes of Western Europe
  • People and Culture of Western Europe
  • Human Impact on the Environment of Western Europe
  • Focus on Economic Systems

SEMESTER 2

Unit 6: Eastern Europe
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in Eastern Europe and Russia.

  • Eastern Europe: Introduction
  • Where Is Eastern Europe?
  • Physical Systems and Processes of Eastern Europe
  • People and Culture of Eastern Europe
  • Human Impact on the Environment of Eastern Europe
  • Focus on Nuclear Energy

Unit 7: Eastern Asia
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in Eastern Asia.

  • Eastern Asia: Introduction
  • Where Is Eastern Asia?
  • Physical Systems and Processes of Eastern Asia
  • People and Culture of Eastern Asia
  • Human Impact on the Environment of Eastern Asia
  • Focus on Climate Change

Unit 8: Southeast Asia and the Pacific
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in Southeast Asia and the Pacific.

  • Southeast Asia and the Pacific: Introduction
  • Where Is Southeast Asia and the Pacific?
  • Physical Systems and Processes of Southeast Asia and the Pacific
  • People and Culture of Southeast Asia and the Pacific
  • Human Impact on the Environment of Southeast Asia and the Pacific
  • Focus on Disaster Planning

Unit 9: Africa
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in Africa.

  • Africa: Introduction
  • Where Is Africa?
  • Physical Systems and Processes of Africa
  • People and Culture of Africa
  • Human Impact on the Environment of Africa
  • Focus on Disease

Unit 10: India and the Middle East
Students learn to describe and compare the landforms, climates, population, culture, and economic characteristics of places and regions in India and the Middle East.

  • India and the Middle East: Introduction
  • Where Is India and the Middle East?
  • Physical Systems and Processes of India and the Middle East
  • People and Culture of India and the Middle East
  • Human Impact on the Environment of India and the Middle East
  • Focus on Outsourcing

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