Human Geography


World Cultures Studying Geography Human Geography
Students are introduced to the concept of human geography, including the sub-branches of economics, population, medicine, military, politics, and transportation. Then they explore the history of world population growth, recognizing specific milestones and impacts on Earth. Finally, students work in pairs to do additional research on some of these milestones. They present their findings to the class.

This learning experience is designed for device-enabled classrooms. The teacher guides the lesson, and students use embedded resources, social media skills, and critical thinking skills to actively participate. To get access to a free version of the complete lesson, sign up for an exploros account.

1:1 Devices
Teacher Pack

The Pack contains associated resources for the learning experience, typically in the form of articles and videos. There is a teacher Pack (with only teacher information) and a student Pack (which contains only student information). As a teacher, you can toggle between both to see everything.

Here are the teacher pack items for Human Geography:

Preview - Scene 1
Exploros Learnign Experience Scene Navigation


Engage


Overview
In this experience, students are introduced to the concept of human geography, including the sub-branches of economics, population, medicine, military, politics, and transportation. Then they explore the history of world population growth, recognizing specific milestones and impacts on Earth. Finally, students work in pairs to do additional research on some of these milestones. They present their findings to the class.
 
In scene 4, students will work in small groups.
 
Objectives:
  • Define human geography.
  • Identify world population distribution and growth.




It’s almost impossible to think of the world without thinking of the many people in it—including yourself! In this experience, you’ll learn more about the human world and its influence on the planet.
 
Objectives:
  • Define human geography.
  • Identify world population distribution and growth.
 
To begin, watch this video up to minute 1:40 (when the woman’s voice begins).
 


What was the most interesting fact you learned in the video?

Post your answer

As a group, discuss some of the interesting facts that students learned from the video. Ask students why they were surprised by some of the information. Then invite them to frame questions that will help them as they move into the study of human geography. What do they want to learn? How might they learn it?


When everyone is ready to continue, unlock the next scene.

End of Preview
The Complete List of Learning Experiences in Studying Geography Unit.
Would you like to preview the rest of this learning experience, and get access to the entire functioning World Cultures MS course for your classroom? Sign up using your school email address below.
Back to top