World Geography 3202 is a Senior High social studies course which focuses on world patterns of social, political and economic behavior. Included in the course is also the effect of the physical environment, the climate and natural resources on the peoples and their cultures within various regions.
Students participating in the project will select a region in the world and research the effects of climate on that region. The objective for World Geography 3202 are also the same objectives for this project. The reports will include:
Students will develop proficiency with the computer as an information accessing tool and with the Internet as a source of up-to-date data on issues relevant to their studies.
Students will enhance their literacy skills through the process of researching, downloading and editing information relevant to their project. Their research will be complied in a presentable, academic level document.
Students will enhance their presentation skills through the oral delivery of their research results to others in their course.
This project can be completed by utilizing older print material located in the school resource center and by accessing material via generalized CD-ROM's such as encyclopedias, etc. Television and radio provide some information but it is usually sketchy and selective. Local newspapers and weekly newsmagazines provide infrequent coverage of this topic, and are not always available. Using the Internet as a research tool shall provide the student with experience using modern technology and in editing the vast amounts of information available into a viable report.