Unit 1: The World | Cultural Geography, 5th ed.
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Chapter 1: Studying the World
- The Library of Congress: Geography and Map Reading Room.—The library’s collection of historic maps. Useful for discussing the evolution of mapmaking and comparing types of maps.
Chapter 2: Physical Geography
- Answers in Genesis—Great source of creation research. Has answers to many FAQ and articles ranging from basic to technical in nature.
- Institute for Creation Research—Also great source of creation research.
- USGS Geology and Geophysics
- Geology | Answers in Genesis
The Earth’s Structure
- USGS: Earthquake Hazards Program—records of earthquakes in the U.S. and the world. Has a section for kids too.
- Scriptural Geology, Then and Now | Answers in Genesis
- Weathering and Erosion Information and Effects | National Geographic
- Catastrophic Plate Tectonics: A Global Flood Model of Earth History - YouTube
The Major Bodies of Water
- CIA The World Factbook: Atlantic Ocean—the Atlantic Ocean’s geography, economy, transportation, and transnational issues
- CIA The World Factbook: Arctic Ocean—the Arctic Ocean’s geography, economy, transportation, and transnational issues
- CIA The World Factbook: Indian Ocean—the Indian Ocean’s geography, economy, transportation, and transnational issues
- CIA The World Factbook: Pacific Ocean—the Pacific Ocean’s geography, economy, transportation, and transnational issues
- The Longest Rivers in the World - WorldAtlas.com
- How the Great Lakes Were Formed
- In the Beginning Was Water | Answers in Genesis
Interacting with Land and Water
- The Role of Physical Geography - YouTube—How physical geography affects a nations development.
- Models Can’t Keep Up With Migrating Magnetic North Pole, And The US Government Shutdown Just Made It Worse | Gizmodo Australia
- Fast north magnetic pole shift prompts navigation update
- 5 Most Isolated Communities At The End Of The Earth - YouTube
Chapter 3: The Earth’s Climate
The Earth’s Climate
- Meteorology Guide—Much information on weather patterns and formations.
Chapter 4: The World’s People
Cultures Around The World
- How the Internet Is Taking Away America’s Religion - MIT Technology Review
- 7 Cultural Differences in Nonverbal Communication
- Differences between the high-context culture and low-context culture - YouTube
- Cultural Context of the Biblical World: High and Low Context - YouTube
- Learning to talk again: life without internet in Tonga
- Everyday Christians- Different Cultures - YouTube
- Context of Cultures: High and Low—Outlines the basic differences between the two contexts
- Cultural Context Self Assessment Checklist
- Ethnologue: Languages of the World—Identifies and describes all the languages spoken in each country.
- Types of Government—Essence of various governments; focus on monarchical and democratic state
- The United Nations—Official Website, contains the goals and projects of the UN, information on the member states, and updates on world events. Great way to learn about international relations.
- A Glossary of Political Economy Terms—Listing of terminology provided by Dr. Paul M. Johnson
- The Cartographer’s Surreal Dream | Bad Moon Rising
- Overton Window - Explanation and examples — Conceptually
- How many countries are there in the world? (2018) - Total & List | Worldometers
- The Bigger the Government... - YouTube
- International Relations 101 (#2): Sovereignty - YouTube
- How borders come to be (Geography Now!) - YouTube
- Canada & The United States (Bizarre Borders Part 2) - YouTube
- “What’s Good For People is Good for Nature,” Environmental Leader Says - YouTube
- Three Types of Economy: Command Economy, Market Economy
- Panera Bread’s Socialist ‘Pay What You Want’ Experiment Fails Miserably | Trending
- Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations—Keeps track of each country’s agricultural, fishery, and forestry management and development. Lots of statistics.
- The Statistics Division—Records pertinent to worldwide agriculture
- Reshaping Global Economic Geography - YouTube
- Geography and Development, Disease - YouTube
- American Decline: Global Power in the 21st Century - YouTube
- The Benefits Of International Trade: Econ-1 with John Taylor - YouTube
World Population and Cities
- World Population Info ( U.S. Census Bureau)—Concerns measurements, records, and growth rates
- Americans aren’t having enough babies to repopulate country: CDC | abc7.com
- World-Population-Growth chart 1750-2100
- 5 facts about the Muslim population in Europe
- Babies wanted: Nordic countries crying for kids
- Cultural Indicators: The Fertility Rate
- Japan suffers biggest population decline ever in 2018 - KXLY
- The World Might Actually Run Out of People | WIRED
- Mortality rate, infant (per 1,000 live births) | Data
- Life Expectancy: Why It Dropped in the U.S. This Year | Fortune
- MAG Fast Facts - Population and Growth
- US population growth hits 80-year low, capping off a year of demographic stagnation
- World Population by Year - Worldometers
- Future Population Growth - Our World in Data
- World Population Milestones
- World-population-doubling-time chart
- Demographics: The Big Drag - YouTube
- What is Demography? - YouTube
- Population pyramids: Powerful predictors of the future - Kim Preshoff - YouTube
- The World’s Shrinking Problem - YouTube
- Why the world population won’t exceed 11 billion | Hans Rosling | TGS.ORG - YouTube
- Overpopulation: The Making of a Myth - YouTube
- Overview of demographics | Society and Culture | MCAT | Khan Academy - YouTube
- How Global Demographics Threaten to Transform the West - YouTube
- Demography Introduction (Geography) - YouTube
- Demography & Migration - YouTube
- AGING: Spain and the West against the ropes - VisualPolitik EN - YouTube
- Distilled Demographics: Addressing Population Myths - YouTube
- Worst Urban Sprawl Cities and How They Are Trying to Change - Thrillist
- Urbanization - Our World in Data
- Are You Ready for the Urban Future?
- It’s not elites vs. populists. It’s cities vs. the countryside.
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