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COVID-19: History and Geography of a Pandemic

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a must-have collection! In the first lesson, which is history centered, students compare the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 to the Spanish influenza pandemic of 1918. On day two, researchers consider the role geography plays in the...
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Economic Geography

For Students 9th - 12th
Investigate economic geography through this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about and compare economic systems, examine the role of natural resources and infrastructure, and are introduced to GDP and GNP statistics. They take...
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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. 
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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! Greece

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It may be the cradle of European civilization, but Greece faces some challenges including a gender imbalance and economic worries. The sea-faring nation has one of the largest numbers of archeological sites in the world, and its culture...
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Economic Geography

For Students 8th - 9th
In this economic geography worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer as they read several passages about subsistence agriculture, different types of economies, and infrastructure, then answer five comprehension questions.
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2016 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Do your learners have the test-day jitters? Questions from the 2016 administration of the AP Human Geography exam allow for extra practice on topics such as economic activity, national identity and language, and agricultural practices....
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2007 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Indigenous languages are making a comeback in some parts of the world. People now see land use patterns in our cities' marketplaces. Why do these things happen? Queries from the 2007 AP exam in Human Geography unpack these complicated...
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The Geography of Europe

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the European Union? Where is it? Why is it? To begin a study of the EU, class members examine the physical geography of Europe and the size and population density of 28-member countries in comparison to non-member countries like...
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2001 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
The green revolution has changed agricultural practices, but its success may be limited. Learners consider why as they use authentic College Board materials. Other prompts explore the rise of suburbs and the stages of economic development.
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2018 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What role do women play in agrarian economies? How has gentrification affected neighborhoods in positive and negative ways? To what extent has language evolved over time? Learners consider these questions using authentic test questions...
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Geography Now! Ecuador

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
The name Ecuador literally translates to The Republic of the Equator. It is home to the world's largest concentration of volcanoes, as well as the famous Galapagos Islands, where penguins may try to cuddle visitors. A colorful video...
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Geography Now! Ghana

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Ghana is located in a region once known as the Gold Coast, thanks to the bounty of metal. Now, it is an economic powerhouse. The country transitioned from colonialism to independence first among its peers, and it kept much of its...
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Geography Now! Germany

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Germany may have a slew of stereotypes associated with it, but there is more to the economic powerhouse than meets the eye. Not only is it home to more tornadoes than any other European country, but its people also serve more than 300...
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Geography Now! Liechtenstein

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Little Liechtenstein is often overlooked; even Adolf Hitler left it alone, and it remained neutral during World War II. However, the small nation, a former state of the Holy Roman Empire that never got absorbed into another country, is...
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Geography Now! Nicaragua

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The volcano is perhaps the best symbol for the country of Nicaragua. It's beautiful, but a bit unstable. A video resource profiles the Central American nation, which is the second poorest in the Western Hemisphere. Highlights include...
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2010 AP® Human Geography Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Economics and demographics—how are they related? A set of questions from the College Board explore complex ideas such as how the location of raw goods drive the economics of where industries develop and what dynamics weaken or strengthen...
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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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AN EXAMINATION OF HOW GEOGRAPHICAL SETTLEMENTS LED TO AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM IN THE 13 COLONIES

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate and justify the geographic reasons why the colonists settled in the locations they did, and how this led to their economic system using a map of the original thirteen colonies.
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Farming the Desert: Geography of the Sahel

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Make the best of what you have! Learners investigate how people of the Sahel region do just that as they modify the land for framing. Collaborative groups research the geography of the Sahel region and how humans impact the ecosystem.
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Southern Africa

For Students 6th - 8th
Investigate the culture and economics or Southern Africa in this text-companion worksheet. Learners read about the gold trade, apartheid, wealth division, and traditional lifestyles in this region. They take notes and answer 4...
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The Struggle for Economic Reform in Russia

For Students 6th - 8th
In this Russian geography worksheet, students read about the pursuit of economic reform in Russia. Students take notes and answer 2 short answer comprehension questions as they read the selection.
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The Ethics of Outsourcing to China

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
After viewing clips from a documentary on factory work in China and US outsourcing, learners have a fishbowl discussion. They work in groups to build both personal points of view and strong arguments on the effects of outsourcing in...
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A Piece of The Energy Pie: Lesson 10

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Cost-benefit, green initiatives, global economics, and renewable energy are the topics of this thought-provoking lesson plan. Learners watch the video, NASCAR Goes Green, engage in a circular written discussion, then talk about the green...

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