In World Geography students will examine the relationships among people, places, and environments that result in the many patterns found on the Earth’s surface.

Students in this course will use the tools and methods of geography to study the some of the principal regions in the world – Russia & its Neighbors; North Africa & the Middle East; Sub-Saharan Africa; South, East, and Southeast Asia.

We will study the influence of geography on events of the past & present and analyze how location affects human activities and creates the different systems seen throughout the world. We will compare how components of culture shape the characteristics of regions and analyze the impact of technology and human modifications on the physical environment itself.