Geography

  • Geography

    Geography will primarily focus on the study of regions and the ways in which people utilize the resources of the areas in which they live.

    General areas of study this year will include:

     

    The Americas

     -The five regions of Canada

     -Consumption Patterns in the United States

     -The current state of pollution in the Great Lakes

     -The causes and effects of urbanization in Mexico City

     -Land use conflicts in the Amazon Rainforest

     

    Europe

      -The European Union

     

    Australia and Oceania

     -Physical geography as well as other thematic maps 

     

    Assignments in Geography are graded as follows:

    Tests/Quizzes: 80%

    Mapping Labs/Homework/Classwork: 20%

     

    Late Homework is assigned a 30% penalty for a maximum possible score of 70%.