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Geography Matters: World Geography – Tuesday – Fall 2023 and Winter 2024 – 20 Weeks – Grades 7 – 9

Tuesday, September 12 2023 @ 1:00PM Tuesday, March 19 2024 @ 2:30PM EDT


Instructor:

Eva Goldstein-Meola

Instructor Email:

eva@opententacademy.com

Grade/Level:

7 – 9

Day of Week:

Tuesday

Class Times:

1:00PM – 2:30PM (ET)

Terms/Semesters:

Fall 2023 & Winter 2024

Details

Start:
Tuesday, September 12 2023 @ 1:00PM EDT
End:
Tuesday, March 19 2024 @ 2:30PM EDT
Cost:
$250.00
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Organizer

Virtual (Jigsaw/Canvas)
Phone:
+1 203 741 8570
Email:
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“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.

Ninth graders can take 1 Geography / Social Science credit (or Elective) for this course.

NOTE: This class must reach the minimum of five students by August 20th to run. If we do not reach this minimum, parents will be notified via email.


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