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Geography Matters: Exploring the World Geography – Grades 6 – 8 – Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 – 20 Weeks

Wednesday, September 16 2020 @ 1:00PM - Wednesday, March 24 2021 @ 2:30PM EDT

| $400.00

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Start:
Wednesday, September 16 2020 @ 1:00PM EDT
End:
Wednesday, March 24 2021 @ 2:30PM EDT
Cost:
$400.00
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Virtual (Jigsaw/Canvas)
Phone:
+1 203 741 8570
Email:
register@opententacademy.com
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Day of Week
Wednesday
Class Times
1:00PM - 2:30PM (ET)
Instructor:
Eva Goldstein-Meola
Instructor Email:
eva@opententacademy.com
Grades:
6-8
Course Syllabus:
https://opententacademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Geography-Matters-Exploring-the-World-cvrtd.pdf

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“In 2002, 89% of Americans aged 18-24 could locate the United States on a map. That means roughly one out of ten Americans could NOT find their own country.  It gets worse. 93% of Swedes could find the United States on a map whereas only 16% of Americans could find Sweden.” ~ National Geographic, 2012

Geography is more than just learning where states or countries are located; geography involves understand the why of a group of people.   Geography is a knowledge of place names, locations of cultural and physical features; however, it also includes the languages, religions, economic activities, population, food, political systems and more for each area.

This year long course will take you on a voyage of discovery as we explore the earth. Using interactive games, personal geography interactive notebooks, culture studies, 3-D map creations, ethnic foods, and much more we will embark upon a journey discovering the fascinating world we live in. Thank you for joining us on our voyage!

NOTE: Registration deadline is September 10, 2020.

There must be a minimum of 5 students to run this class.

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