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Course: Around the World in Nine Weeks

V Around the World in Nine Weeks • Offering for 2019 • Grade 6 or above • [Summer course] • History Sequence
* Primary Instructor
Christe McMenomy
* Sections
[Enrolled students will be notified if teacher schedules change between course posting at the time enrollment opens and the scheduled start of classes. Please see Tuition and Fees for refund policy.]
Section 1 Instructor: Christe McMenomy
Classes meet from June 12, 2019 to August 14, 2019
Wednesday 9:30 AM to 10:50 AM ET
Enrollment Policy: Full Summer Term
Tuition: $225.00

* Website
Please review more extensive materials at the teacher's Around the World in Nine Weeks website.
* Description
During our first session, we'll explore the nature of geography and its branches — physical, social, environmental, and regional, and the disciplines of mapmaking and chartmaking to display information tied to locations. During the following seven weeks, we will look at major regions of the world, focusing on physical geography. In our final session, students will present reports on a region or country they have selected to study in detail. Students taking this course will be better prepared to understand historical information, literary references, and current events.
* Meetings
This course meets once a week for discussion and review of assigned homework.
* Homework
Students will be assigned weekly map work and other exercises to help them become familiar with geographic terms, characteristics of different regions, and map-reading skills. Older students may be assigned more extensive work to help them prepare for high school or AP courses in history or literature.
* Prerequisites
None required.
* Recommended background
None required.
* Instructor's Notes
We will use available internet resources to gain experience in different methods of data presentation and map reading.
V Textbooks and Materials
* There are no textbook or materials currently required for this course.
Check instructor's notes above for additional information, or contact the instructor.


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