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AP Human Geography

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Advanced Placement Human Geography

1/2 credit; One semester (Full Year, Alternating Days)

Prerequisite: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior with consent from the curriculum coordinator.

The purpose of the AP Human Geography course is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of the Earth’s surface. Students employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice.

 
Online Resources:

          

Political Geography

Political Geo Stuff... Boundaries and State Shapes

Political Geography Awesome Stuff!!!! 

Political Geography Morphology

Redistricting Game

Devolution?

NATO

Belgium may split

Colbert on Iran and threat of Terrorism

Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces

Geopolitical Theory and Podcast

Development

Development Webquest - Don't like being poor then?

Economic Development Resources

Millennium Development Goals

One Planet

Gender Empowerment

Liberal vs. Structuralist Theory PODCAST!!!!

Study Guide for Development

MAPS FOR EVERYTHING!!!!!

Possible FRQ Models

Great Terms List Stuff

Key Terms/People Overview

Theory Overview

Review for the AP Test and Final!!!!!!!! - Packet Thing

Time Zones Review

Cool Maps of History

Useful overviews of units

Bid Rent, Von Thunen, Central Place Theory

Map types

Remote Sensing

Religion Rev.

Ch. 1 

Lecture notes for  Ch. 1

Contagious Diffusion

Toponyms of cities

Ch. 2 and Ch. 3

Study Guide for Unit

Population PPT

Interactive Population Map - US Census Data

Movement within the US

Population Webquest and Case Studies Webquest - One is impossibly growing, the other is dying off.

Really cool site on a bunch of population things... some of it is a little tough, but look through it all.

Epidemiological Transition

Refugee Camps Afghanistan and Africa

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Ch. 4, Ch. 5, Ch. 6, and Ch. 7

Ch. 4/5/6/7 Study Guide

Quizlet for Ch 4

Quizlet for Ch 5

Quizlet for Ch 6

Quizlet for Ch 7

Popular and Folk Culture

Folk Culture Video

Language

World Language Webquest - Yes, it is true that the guy from Quebec does not like you.

American Dialects

English Mania

Mapping the use of language.  (over time)

Religion Issues

Video on Religions of the World

Other Faiths Ethnic/Small Universalizing Pt 1 and Pt 2

Conflicts and Religion

Groupon Tibet Video

History of Religious Conflict

Learn About Religions Audio/Visual

Ethnic Issues

Ethnicity Issues Resources

Darfur

Lost Boys

Ethnic Cleansing and Genocide

Nationalities and Nation-States PODCAST!!!

Mapping America:  Every City, Every Block

Stateless Nations
Kurds
Palestinians
Roma
Chechnya

Agriculture

Green Revolution

Roundup Crops and MAP  VS Organic Food Production

Small Scale VS the trend of Factory Farms and Agribusiness

Forms of Agriculture PPT

Harvest... of Fear!!!

Meatrix

Industry - Spring Break

Part 1 - Finish the readings (see above for guides)

Part 2 - PPT and Podcast on Industrial Location Theory

Part 3 - Video on Shenyang (at the bottom of the page I linked to)

Part 4 - New Industry in Detroit

Part 5 - NY Times:  Rockford a Job starved city

Urban

Pearl River mega-city, China

Urban Articles

Urban Shanty Towns

Gentrification

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For Teachers:

http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/sub_humangeo.html 

http://www.gapminder.org/

Tons of resources - http://mage.geog.macalester.edu/APGeogDemo/Lessons/agriculture/index.html 

 

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Last Updated: Thursday, November 01, 2012

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