World Geography – Full Year
Full Year Course
World Geography – Geography to Distant Lands
Grade Level: High School & Junior High Level – Grades 8-12
Meets: Thursday 10:15-11:15 a.m. CST
Instructor: Shannan Swindler
Required Materials: Provided by Instructor
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Geography to Distant Lands will appeal to students with a sense of adventure and wanderlust. This compelling world geography class for middle & high schoolers will take them on journeys to exciting places to explore and learn. Set your course for adventure!
Using virtual field trips, students will be transported to museums, exhibits, zoos and historical landmarks all over the world to discover Geography in a unique and robust way! Each week there will be an opportunity to explore and learn about a variety of topics from some of the most famous museums & exhibits in the world. Students will complete a variety of projects such as virtual scavenger hunts, "guided" tours, and independent exploration and summary reports.
Geography to Distant Lands will be filled with unique opportunities to discover and explore geography and history. This is a project-based class that will appeal to non-traditional learners, those who seek adventure, and anyone curious about the amazing world around us!
ALL FIELD TRIPS WILL BE VIRTUAL LEARNING BASED and will include:
- The British Museum, in London, England
- The Louvre, in Paris, France
- The Air & Space Museum, Washington D.C.
- The Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Russia
- Griffith Park in Los Angeles, CA
- The San Diego Zoo, in California
- Easter Island
- The Great Wall of China
- The Uffizi in Florence, Italy
- The Acropolis, in Greece
- Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming
- Museum of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
This full credit Geography course is perfect for 7th-12th graders, non-traditional learners and those who can't get enough of learning about the amazing world that we live in!
The class will be taught and graded by your True North Homeschool Academy teacher. The coursework your child will complete in this high school level course is equal to one credit hour which may be awarded by your homeschool upon completion of the course. If you would like help determining your students' credits or creating a transcript, check out our Academic Advising.
Pair this course with Foreign Language Exploration for a robust semester of learning and fun!