Geography Matters: Exploring the World Geography – Grades 6 – 8 – Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks
Wednesday, October 6 2021 @ 11:00AM – Wednesday, March 16 2022 @ 12:30PM EDT
“In 2002, 89% of Americans aged 18-24 could locate the United States on a map. That means roughly one out of ten Americans could NOT find their own country. It gets worse. 93% of Swedes could find the United States on a map whereas only 16% of Americans could find Sweden.” ~ National Geographic, 2012 Geography is more than just learning where states or countries are located; geography involves understand the why of a group of people. Geography is a knowledge of place names, locations of cultural and physical features; however, it also includes the languages, religions, economic activities, population, food, political systems and more for each area. This year long course will take you on a voyage of discovery as we explore the earth. Using interactive games, personal geography interactive notebooks, culture studies, 3-D map creations, ethnic foods, and much more we will embark upon a journey discovering the fascinating world we live in. Thank you for joining us on our voyage! Homework is approximately three hours a week with the exception of long term projects. NOTE: Registration deadline is September 15, 2021. There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.
This was a great class. My kiddo learned alot and found a few new places he wants to visit.
I was impressed by the teacher’s professionalism during this unprecedented time.
Looking forward to more classes in the future.
Two Great Classes!
Our daughter absolutely loved taking Perspectives 1 & 2 and Geography with Miss Eva this year. The online format that Open Tent uses was a little new for us to navigate but it all worked smoothly. Miss Eva is a dedicated teacher and encourages the students every step along the way. I noticed a remarkable difference in my daughters writing abilities as well as her knowledge of the world as she worked hard throughout the year in these courses.
Open Tent Academy is an amazing resource for Homeschoolers, and we have been so pleased with the classes our daughter took this year. We will be signing up for more classes for the spring and summer season. Thank you, Miss Eva and the whole Open Tent Academy team!!
Although in the beginning I was not excited to take a geography class, I ended up loving the class. I loved how Professor Eva did not just teach us basic facts. She taught and showed us things that I never knew existed about every corner of the word. She is a great teacher.
Although in the beginning I was not excited to take a geography class, I ended up loving the class. I loved how Miss Eva did not just teach us basic facts. She taught and showed us things that I never knew existed about every corner of the word. She is a great teacher.
Eva makes Geography fun! Every student needs to have an understanding of the world outside their own bubble. They need to understand where other countries are located as well as population, geography, and other features. This class provides that information in a fun and informational way.
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Day of Week:Wednesday
Class Times:11:00AM – 12:30PM (ET)
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18 people are attending Geography Matters: Exploring the World Geography – Grades 6 – 8 – Fall 2021 and Winter 2022 – 20 Weeks