Unit 1: Thinking Geographically
This first unit is about examining the essential ideas and skills used by geographers. Most of the resources in this section examine Human-Environmental Interaction.
Unit 2: Population & Migration
What patterns and circumstances are associated with how, where and why people live where they do? Examine resources that explain reasons for immigration.
Unit 3: Cultural Patterns & Processes
How does culture develop and spread? These films and lessons will help students examine how identity is formed in spite of obstacles.
Unit 4: Political Patterns & Processes
How do humans influence the political map and how might they be influenced by it? These resources focus on how conflict, both political and military, has an impact on national and international boundaries.
The Battle for Votes: Gerrymandering
The Korean War
Why Supreme Court Confirmations Have Become So Bitter
The Cold War: From the Truman Doctrine to the Berlin Airlift
The Arab-Israeli War: America’s Role
How the Military Response to 9/11 Led to Two Decades of War in Afghanistan
Dictators and Civil Wars: The Cold War in Latin America
The Cold War in Latin America: Massacre in El Salvador
Unit 5: Agriculture and Rural Land Use
This unit examines the origins of agriculture and its subsequent diffusion. The accompanying resources focus on the challenges of contemporary agriculture.
Unit 6: Cities & Urban Land Use
Students will examine patterns of change over time and modern challenges to urbanization. These films and lessons hone in on urban changes and the effect of discrimination.
You might also find these videos, currently without lesson plans, to be of interest.