Human Geography Teacher Resources

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2014 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How is the sale and marketing of coffee indicative of globalism? Learners clarify complicated dynamics using practice prompts from the College Board Exam. Other practice topics include colonialism in Africa and economic growth theories. 
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Eastern Europe

For Students 6th - 9th
For this human geography worksheet, students read the provided selection about Eastern Europe prior to completing a graphic organizer and responding to 5 short answer questions based on the information.
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Geography Now! Brazil

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
There's more to Brazil than the Amazon and soccer. The "massive piece of sovereignty complexity" known as Brazil is actually home to a blend of cultures, a flooded desert, and indigenous tribes. A video profile shows these details and...
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The Zabbaleen, Cairo's Garbage Workers

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Here is a fascinating human geography study of the Zabbaleen. They are a sub-class of people who work as garbage collectors in Cairo, Egypt. I can't say enough good things about this resource in my limited space here. It is fabulous! If...
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Islam: Origin, Expansion, and Division

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A simple lesson plan for teaching about Islam and its spread throughout the Middle East, this resource incorporates elements of geography and culture into a lecture and map-reading activity. Begin by activating students' prior knowledge...
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Meeting Human Needs

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How to meet the needs of people around the globe—a question many ask. The fifth in a six-part series about human population and its effects on the globe, the eye-opening instructional activity includes discussion, a homework activity,...
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Where Do We Grow from Here?

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that the population is expected to grow to 11 billion by 2100? The resource serves final installment in a six-part series on the global population and its effects. Scholars interpret data from the United Nations about the...
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The Peopling of Our Planet

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How many people live on the planet, anyway? The first resource in a six-part series covers the topic of the world population. Scholars work in groups to conduct research and make population posters after learning about the global...
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The Carbon Crunch

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Carbon is in the air; should we care? Teach the class why it is important to pay attention to carbon levels and how the world population and various countries across the globe affect the carbon levels in the atmosphere. High schoolers...
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A Demographically Divided World

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that birth and life rates vary across the world? The resource, the second in a six-part series, discusses just how demographics differ across countries and why it might be the case. Scholars complete worksheets, watch...
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Far From Home

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A timely and provocative lesson inspires high schoolers to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis. They analyze a compelling photo essay before discussing and writing about it.
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Five Themes of Iceland

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
How do the five themes of geography relate to the country of Iceland? Pupils learn about everything from the differences between relative and absolute location to how humans both adapt and change the environment. The presentation...
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Five Themes of Geography: Lucky People Have More Reese's

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Candy lovers and geology enthusiasts unite! A handy acronym helps learners remember the five themes of geography—location, place, human environment interaction, movement, and region— featured in a straightforward slideshow presentation.
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Geography Now! Australia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Everybody loves Australia; if world politics were high school, this country would be one of the popular kids. That's according to a video profile that describes the island nation's political geography, physical geography, and...
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Geography Now! New Zealand (Aotearoa)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
New Zealand is a country of natural wonders, and many blockbuster movies use it as an eye-catching setting. It's also one of the last areas of the world to be populated by humans, starting with the Maori peoples sometime in the 1200s....
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Geography Now! Colombia

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
While it's best known for political instability and drug trade, Colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. It's home to five different eco regions and is the leading producer of the world's emeralds. The interesting...
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Geography Now! China

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
China is arguably the biggest country in the world, and it often gets attention on the political stage with assertive territorial disputes. It has radical biodiversity, thanks to its size. But, China has some serious diplomatic issues,...
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Geography Now! Chile

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Chile is the longest country in the world, and it has one of the narrowest land masses boundaries. That said, its geographical features kept it more protected from Spanish invaders, leading to a unique blend of indigenous peoples and...
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Geography Now! Chad

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
What does Chad have to do with the tropical rainforests in the Amazon? Chad is known as the dead heart of Africa, thanks to its desert areas. Yet, due to these winds, particles from its desert nourish lands around the world, including...
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Geography Now! Central African Republic

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Considered both blessed and cursed in its geography and history, the Central African Republic is one of the poorest in the world despite being diamond-rich. A video profile discusses the seemingly contradictory African country to show...
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Geography Now! Cape Verde

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's home to a volcano, and its location helps set up hurricanes that affect North America. Meet Cape Verde, a former Portuguese colony that has developed its own racial and linguistic identity. A video profile shows the characteristics...
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Geography Now! Bosnia and Herzegovina

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Its internal strife between various ethnic and national groups led to a bloody civil war in the 1990s, but the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina has tried to overcome its divisions with its unique three-president system....
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Geography Now! Brunei

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
This small nation on the island of Brunei owns a cattle ranch its own size in Australia. Why? In short, it has so much oil it can afford to import most of its food. An entertaining video shows the economic complexities of the...
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Geography Now! Botswana

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Botswana sits on buried treasure. It's home to the largest diamond mines, leading to a recent economic rise for the African nation. A video profile shows the economic, political, physical, and cultural features of the interesting country.