Human Geography

 Human Geography
  • Recommended Grade Level: 9-12
  • Course Credits: 0.5
  • Course Price: $299.00

Course Overview:

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.

Note: This course is not designed for ELL (English Language Learners) students. ELL students may enroll in this course ONLY if they have adequate mentor support at their home school and are able to fulfill all course requirements.


Middle School Social Studies


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

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