World Geography for the Logic Stage
Single-semester course (Fall only). An introduction and application of geographic principles to the survey of the major world regions. This course focuses on physical geography (landforms, waterways, climates, and natural resources) as well as human geography (people and places, cultures, and current challenges) in each of the major world regions: North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Oceania, and Antarctica. Students are asked to engage with material in online written discussions before attending lecture. The written assessments require organizing ideas and facts from across multiple lectures (PDFs provided) and online written discussions.
- Rand McNally. Goode’s World Atlas (23rd Edition). Chicago: Prentice Hall, 2016. ISBN 9780133864649
Class meets once per week for 50-55 minutes.
Class cap: 20 students.
Designed for grades 6-9.