Product Features & Resources
Explore how people have shaped the earth!
- Topical organization—68 topics aligned directly to the College Board framework.
- Within each of the seven course units, the content, topics, big ideas, enduring understandings, learning objectives, and essential knowledge focus on developing the essential skills of geographers for AP® exam and college success.
- Each topic includes
—an Essential Question.
—a narrative aligned to the course framework.
- Each chapter includes
—Learning Objectives from the CED.
—seven multiple-choice questions.
—one free-response question.
- Each unit includes
—an Enduring Understanding.
—an Applying Geographic Skills feature that provides students opportunities to use the skills they have learned while they review key content.
- Special features include
—Think as a Geographer—topic activities develop methods and course skills (concepts and processes, spatial relationships, data analysis, source analysis, and scale analysis).
—Write as a Geographer—unit activities build writing skills for answering free-response questions needed for the AP® exam.
—Geographic Perspectives—unit activities develop enduring understandings of big ideas (patterns and spatial organization, impacts and interactions, and spatial processes and societal change).
- A separate Teacher Resource includes an answer key; correlations to the CED; and reproducible activity pages that cover topics such as justice and race.