Course: Geography 12


Print or Online



A Social Studies 11 credit


Geography 12 focuses on the impact of geography on social systems. This includes the interrelationship of people, places, and resources: human and physical systems; resource management and resource sustainability. Student will look at local, regional, and global perspectives of environmental issues. The course is organized around themes location, place, human and physical interactions, movement, and regions and how the systems of Earth such as weather, climate, and tectonic processes effect the world we live in.


Course Topics/Modules

Module 1 Geographic Themes           

Module 2 Tectonic Processes             

Module 3 Gradational Processes

Module 4 Weather and Climate

Module 5 Biomes

Module 6 Resources and Environmental Sustainability



StartUp Assignment (5%)

6 Module Assignments (24%)

5 Online Quizzes (31%)


Mid-term Exam (20%)*

Final Exam (20%)*

* Midterm and Final Exam must be written at the VLN.



Online readings




Teacher Support

Students have access to the course teacher through email, phone and in-person. 




Prescribed Learning Outcomes

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Completion Date

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