World Geography (2210) VA

World Geography (2210) VA takes students on a journey around the world in which they will learn about the physical and human geography of various regions. They will study the history of each region and examine the political, economic, and cultural characteristics of the world in which they live. Students will also learn about the tools and technologies of geography such as globes, maps, charts, and global information systems.Students will also gain practice in writing and note-taking. They will be asked to create graphic organizers, conduct research, analyze information, and write essays on topics such as current events, energy resources, and national parks.

  • Unit 1: Introduction to Geography: Students will discover the five themes of geography, describe earth’s major physical features, and describe the characteristics of the world’s ecosystems.
  • Unit 2: Human Geography: Students will examine population growth, migration, economic systems, and sustainable development.
  • Unit 3: North America: Students will explore the human and physical geography of North America and address the environmental concerns facing Greenland, Canada, Mexico, and the U.S.
  • Unit 4: Central America, South America, and the Caribbean: Students will gain knowledge about the human and physical geography of Central America, South America, and the Caribbean. They will also address the environmental concerns facing these areas.
  • Unit 5: Oceania, Australasia, and Antarctica: Students will describe the human and physical geography of Oceania, Australasia, and Antarctica. They will also address the environmental concerns facing these areas.
  • Unit 6: Western Europe: Students will examine the physical and human geography, environmental concerns and the major nations of Europe.
  • Unit 7: Eastern Europe and Russia: Students will learn about the physical and human geography, environmental concerns and the major nations of Eastern Europe.
  • Unit 8: Sub-Saharan Africa: Students will explore the physical and human geography, environmental concerns and the majornations of Sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Unit 9: North Africa and Southwest Asia: Students will describe the physical and human geography, environmental concerns and the major nations of North Africa and Southwest Asia.
  • Unit 10: Central, South, East, and Southeast Asia: Students will explain the human and physical geography of Asia. They will also address the environmental concerns facing these areas.

Additional Resources

In addition to the default course program, World Geography (2210) VA includes alternate projects and tests for use in enhancing instruction or addressing individual needs.

State: National
Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
Category: History & Social Sciences
Course Length: Year