Upon completing this unit, students
will be able to:
1.) Differentiate among various flat world map projections in terms of their relative distortion of land shape and area.
2.) Identify the earth’s continents and describe alternative ways of naming them.
3.) Evaluate geographers’ opinions concerning the boundaries of continents and their relationships to each other and to bodies of water.
4.) Compare views of earth from different vantage points and identify several large regions as stages of world history
5.) Define continental drift and explain in general terms how global land masses came to be distributed as they are today.
6.) Analyze the relationship between vegetation zones, population distribution, and paths of interaction in historical time.
7.) Evaluate topographical features of earth in terms of their impact on the mobility of flora, fauna, and human beings.