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Common Core English Language Arts and Geography Connections

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An alignment of the Common Core English Language Arts & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects to the Geography for Life: National Geography Standards, Second Edition.

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NAT Geo connections to common core. 

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Video: Changes to Map of Europe from 1000 AD to present day

Look at all those changes over the time

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The 'Columbian Exchange': How Discovering the Americas Transformed the World

The 'Columbian Exchange': How Discovering the Americas Transformed the World | Human Geography | Scoop.it

Columbus' arrival in the Americas sparked the globalization of animals, plants and microbes.


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Eritrea gets underground newspaper 12 years after ban on private media

Eritrea gets underground newspaper 12 years after ban on private media | Human Geography | Scoop.it

On anniversary of press curbs and journalist arrests, reform group Freedom Friday Movement launches illicit publication, says Meron Estefanos (12 years after the government banned private media, Eritrea gets underground newspaper


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Isolation, crowding and food: Is Egypt a victim of its geography? - Globe and Mail

Isolation, crowding and food: Is Egypt a victim of its geography? - Globe and Mail | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Isolation, crowding and food: Is Egypt a victim of its geography?
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Setting aside all human intent, we are still looking at a desperate situation, because what is happening now is systemic, and peculiar to Egypt and its geography.
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40 maps that explain the world

40 maps that explain the world | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Visualizing everything from the spread of religion to the most racially tolerant countries to the world's writing systems.

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Start-of-the-Year Videos

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This is a compilation of videos that can be used to at the beginning of the school year to show the importance of geography, spatial thinking and geo-literacy. This is an excellent promotional vide...

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Ethiopia in Chinese phone deal

Ethiopia in Chinese phone deal | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Ethiopia signs an $800m deal with Chinese telecom giant ZTE to expand its mobile phone network to allow for 3G internet access nationwide.

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A look at global population trends

A look at global population trends | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Too many people is a big problem, but too few is a concern as well.

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AP Human Geography: 2013 Free Response Questions


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You can dowload the 2013 FRQs or any previously released FRQs on the AP Human Geography College Board website. 

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Swaziland votes in 'monarchical democracy'

Swaziland votes in 'monarchical democracy' | Human Geography | Scoop.it

Polls open to elect new parliament, but critics say real powers lie with absolute monarch King Mswati III.


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Why we need to teach geography.mov


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The Map Experience

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What if you had never seen a printed map? What if all you only knew about was electronic devices? This tongue in cheek video is an introduction to “a new bio-optical knowledge recording and dissemi...

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27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Look At The World

27 Pictures That Will Change The Way You Look At The World | Human Geography | Scoop.it
Throw out your globe. We've got some explaining to do.

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Geography is Key

This video is a class introduction to the Advanced Placement course in Human Geography, which is intended to give high-ability students the opportunity to ea...

 

This is an excellent promotional video for geography as a whole, but the AP Human Geography course specifically.  For more from this great Florida teacher, visit his course website at: http://teacherweb.ftl.pinecrest.edu/snyderd/APHG/ which has some incredible resources. 


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Kenzie Hohman's comment, September 11, 2012 9:13 PM
I liked how in this video it gave the viewer a preview of what you will learn in AP Human Geography. When I signed up for this class i thought I was going to have to memorize every country, its location and capital. This video let me really know what I was going to learn over this year.
John_Clark's comment, September 11, 2012 11:08 PM
This got me really excited to take this class. The music stirred somthing in me. I've always really enjoyed taking geography classes. And this, this was beautiful
Palyce Jeveron's comment, August 21, 2013 3:23 PM
Ive always been curious and eager to learn about various places in the world. In fact, one of my goals in life is to travel around the world to see what it has to offer and expierience new and different things from which im accustomed to. Watching this made me excited for class to begin, :)