7. People from the field generously share the resources they have found so it is easy for a teacher to access and then include in a lesson. Others may have just found out that they will be teaching AP Human Geography for the first time.
Click to see the original works with their full license. That in itself has lead to interesting discussions. The topics covered are quite wide and can all be related to some agricultural topic. AP Human Geography Face book site. Com.
New York Times interactive maps. Some images used in this set are licensed under the Creative Commons through Flickr. It will often have topics that are not highlighted in the newspapers we get at my school. News articles. 8. There are so many great resources out there, and many I have not yet used, but, the ones I have chosen to include in this Top Ten List have proven to be invaluable for my students and/or myself as I continually look for updated materials to use in my classroom. I love this site for articles for students to read as supplemental material. Please remember that this list is not a complete list and feel free to send out any must haves that you use to the AP listserv or to the AP Human Geography Face book site.
Food Environment Atlas. I usually just Google New York Times interactive maps, but here is the link to their multimedia page. Foreign Workers, The Geography of the Recession and U. 8. The ones on U. These maps can be used for a large group discussion or as an inquiry based lesson for individuals to do. Use spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences and learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice. Interpret maps and analyze geospatial data.
Geographical analysis requires a sensitivity to scale, not just as a spatial category but as a framework for understanding how events and processes at different scales influence one another. , local) may well be influenced by processes and developments at other scales (e. You can also find more resources in our. Someone suggested that I write a column listing must have resources. 6. Agriculture. If you have not joined this group I would recommend you do so. It gives a different perspective than many U.
Geography looks at the world from a spatial perspective, seeking to understand the changing spatial organization and material character of Earth s surface. One of the critical advantages of a spatial perspective is the attention it focuses on how phenomena are related to one another in particular places. Census are some of the ones that my students have been the most interested in. 6. , global, regional, national, state or provincial). 9. Ap human geography research paper. Thus students should understand that the phenomena they are studying at one scale (e.
G. Search Create Log in Sign up Log in Sign up How can we help? As the year comes to an end, many people are starting to evaluate what worked and what didn't this year as they begin to plan for the 7567 - 7568 school year. An excellent resource for the Agriculture unit and topics related to U. The New York Times articles are great and I do use them, but what I really love are their interactive maps. This site has new information and resources every day. Immigration, U. I thought that was a great idea, but a difficult one. BBC News. S.