COURSE NAME

Geography Fundamentals

COURSE CODE

G4E05G

SCHOOL

English

English School

LEVEL

G4

Grade 4, Primary School

SUBJECT

Geography

Geography

CLASS TIME

The class time is Singapore time as GMT+8/UTC+8

Live Class Starts From:

Oct. 10月 Oktober اكتوبر octobre octubre

Mon. 周一 Montag 月曜日 lunes الاثنين lundi

12

5.30 pm ~ 6.15 pm

Live Class Ends On:

2021/02/15

COURSE DESCRIPTION

"This course is designed to go over the fundamental basics of geography as well as introducing a small number of interconnected historical and social components. Students will study the New Seven World Wonders, basic landforms, continents, oceans, time zones, topography, maps and global positioning essentials.

Week 1 -4
The New Seven Wonders of the World
The Continents
Landforms
The Earth's Hemispheres

Week 5-8
The World's Oceans
Time Zones
Lines on the Globe
Latitude and Longitude

Week 9-12
What is Topography
Topographic Relief Maps
Topographic Map-Matching
Map Grids

Week 13-16
Map Scales
Basic Climate Mapping
Resource Maps
Historical Maps
"

THEME OF THE PROJECT

New World Wonders Purpose; By the end of the project the students will have developed and used: research skills (internet/library); interpersonal communication and debating skills; analytical report writing

1ST STAGE OF THE PROJECT

In the first stage of the project students must choose two World Wonders and begin to create a geographical report of the GPS location and time zone, any specific landforms associated with the Wonder, the country/continent and culture.

2ND STAGE OF THE PROJECT

The students must choose two more World Wonders and write a report in the same manner as the first stage.

3RD STAGE OF THE PROJECT

Two more World Wonders must be reported about in the same way as the first two stages of the team project.

4TH STAGE OF THE PROJECT

The final stage dictates that the students write a final report about the remaining World Wonder in the same way as the first six. Then the students must research and agree upon a potentially new World Wonder to replace one of the current World Wonders. A report must be written as for the real World Wonders and at least three reasons for the choice must be given.

TEACHER'S NAME

Conrad Hart

TEACHER'S INTRODUCTION VIDEO

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