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Course Syllabus for Around the World in Nine Weeks

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Course Syllabus

Schedule for Summer 2020

WeekDate of ChatTopic
1June 17Introduction to Geography •Biomes and Biospheres • Basic Map Skills • Antarctica
2June 24Tundra, Grasslands, Broadleaf forests • Areal and Satellite Data • North America
July 1 Fourth Of July Holiday
3July 8Dry Stepps, Rainforests • Natural Resource maps • South America
4July 15Savanna, Rainforests, Deserts • Climate Charts • Africa
5July 22Semi-arid Deserts • Agriculture and Crops • Western Asia
6July 29Alpine, Montaine, and Monsoon Jungles • Static Data: Lists, Tables, Graphs • Eastern Asia and India
7August 5Mediterranean, Broadleaf, Montaine • Dynamic Data: Timelines and Historical Maps • Europe
8August 12The Oceans • Geological Activity • Australia
9August 19Interactions • Relationships • The Global World [Student Reports]