World Geography

This week we will begin unit two on the United States and Canada. We will label a few important features of the US and Canada on a blank map, and we will test on it next week. 

Here are the resources we will be using:

Terrorism Chapter:

"Eight Facts About Terrorism in the United States":


"15 Years of Terror":

Essential Question:

What are the key physical features of the United States and Canada?


Identify key features of the US and Canada's physical geography and human-environment interaction

South Carolina Standards for Social Studies:

WG 1.3: Explain how physical environment and human characteristics can be used to organize a region and how regions change over time

WG 2.6: Evaluate ecosystems in terms of their biodiversity and productivity

WG 5: The student will demonstrate an understanding of the role that geography plays in economic development