General Description: AP Human Geography introduces students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped the ways in which humans understand, use and alter the earth’s surface. Students use spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences and also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice.

 

Content:

 

·         Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives

 

·         Population and Migration

 

 

·         Cultural Patterns and Processes

 

·         Political Geography

 

·         Agriculture and Rural Land Use

 

·         Economic and Developmental Geography

 

·         Urban Geography

 

Strategies:

 

·         Collaborative learning

 

·         Small group work

 

·         Lecture and reading guides

 

·         Online mapping tools

 

·         Current event analysis

 

·         Map and landscape analysis

 

·         Movies, excerpts from magazines, newspapers, videos, and other forms of media