AP Human Geography Home Page

Syllabus for 2012-2013

Units 1-2
Units 3-5

Most of the material on here is taken from Ms. Watson’s class syllabus
Books we will be using and reading:

Great websites to use all year long:
National Geographic Magazine Education Betahttp://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/collections/ap-human-geography/?ar_a=1
This is the portal for AP Human Geography teachers, lots of good stuff.
Seth Dixon (professor of geography) homepage – one of the top three web resources I’ve found: http://geographyeducation.org/ He also curates a Scoop-It page Geography Education on Scoop It – run by Seth Dixon with lots of current links and much more
Power of Place Learning Series on Annenberg
You Tube videos by Harm De Blij traveling world
Wiley Student Site for De Blij Textbook
Homepage of DDHS AP HG – excellent activities and more
GeoMapApp is an earth science exploration and visualization application that is continually being expanded as part of the Marine Geoscience Data System (MGDS) at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.

AP Exam Practice

1. Practice essay and multiple choice questions from Rubenstein textbook (Global Issue, Short Essay, Destinations and Critical Thinking).

Global Issue #1 – Globalization
Global Issue @2 – Globalization and Languages
Global Issue #3 – Globalization and Environment
Global Issue #4 – Globalization and Democracy

Thinking Spatially – Basic Concepts in Geography
Thinking Spatially – Population
Thinking Spatially – Migration
Thinking Spatially – Folk and Popular Culture
Thinking Spatially – Language
Thinking Spatially – Religion
Thinking Spatially – Ethnicity
Thinking Spatially – Political Geography
Thinking Spatially – Development
Thinking Spatially – Agriculture
Thinking Spatially – Industry
Thinking Spatially – Services
Thinking Spatially – Urban Patterns
Thinking Spatially – Resource Issues

Concept Review (multiple choice) for Basic Concepts in Geography
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Population
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Migration
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Folk and Popular Culture
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Language
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Religion
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Ethnicity
Concept Review for Political Geography (multiple choice)
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Development
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Agriculture
Concept Review (multiple choice) for  Industry
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Services
Concept Review (multiple choice) for  Urban Patterns
Concept Review (multiple choice) for Resource Issues
Short Essay Questions for Political Geography

Short Essay Questions – Basic Concepts in Geography
Short Essay Questions – Population
Each chapter has short essay questions – just change chapter number.

Critical Thinking Questions – Basic Concepts in Geography
Each chapter has questions – just change chapter number.

Cyber Adventures (Destinations)  – Basic Concepts in Geography
Cyber Adventures (Destinations)  – Population
Cyber Adventures (Destinations) – Migration

Each chapter has Advebtures – just change chapter number.

2.  Short Multiple Choice questions from About.com


3.  Selected Flashcard quizes from StudyStack:

http://www.studystack.com/flashcards-548020  (this was for a Geo midterm in an AP class)
http://www.studystack.com/flashcards-232909 (all vocabulary words from Rubenstein)
http://www.studystack.com/flashcards-204474 (Non Rubenstein vocabulary)

4. From Quizlet:


5. Quizzes from an AP teacher, all on Quia (will ask for  name, just hit start):


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