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Human Geography

Human Geography

Recommended Grade Level: 12

Course Credits: 0.5

Course Price: $250.00


Course Details:

Human Geography is the study of humankind’s understanding of, interaction with, and effects on the Earth. The topic of human geography combines elements of various fields of study, including: geography, social studies, history, economics and political science. It utilizes the methods and tools of geographers. In this course, students learn about various concepts related to geography including maps and terminology. They study about population and demographics and the impact of culture & politics on humans. The also understand the effects of urbanization and its impact on humankind.

Prerequisites:

Middle School Social Studies

Syllabus:

Section 1: Geography

  • Introduction to Geography
  • Introduction to Human Geography
  • Space and Distance
  • Aspects of Place

Section 2: Maps and Geographic Tools

  • Introduction to Maps
  • Types of Maps
  • Interpreting Maps
  • Geographic Tools

Section 3: Population and Demographics

  • Demography
  • Population Pyramid
  • Population Growth
  • Demographic Transition Model
  • Migration 

Section 4: Cultural Geography

  • Culture
  • Language
  • Religion
  • Architecture

Section 5: Political and Urban Geography

  • Political Geography
  • Introduction to Urban Geography
  • Evolution of Cities
  • Types of Cities

Accreditation & Approvals

Cognia Advanced
International Association for K-12 Online Learning
National Collegiate Athletic Association
Northwest Accreditation Commission Board
Washington OSPI
University of California
Department of Education - Idaho
Arkansas Department of Education