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This course will help you prepare to take the Praxis Geography (5921) test. It is a comprehensive course, and it offers a streamlined method of study; all concepts that are on the Praxis are discussed in the lessons. You will learn about geography tools and concepts, regional geography, and environmental change. Short 5-10 minute lessons provide bite-sized chunks of information that are easy to absorb and retain. Gain access 24/7 so that you can study at your own pace when it's most convenient. Experts are readily available to answer any questions about this material via an online contact form.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Everything you have to know when taking the Praxis Geography exam is addressed in this comprehensive course. You'll review facts about human and regional geography, human impact on the environment and political effects on geography. Once you complete your perusal of this guide, you should be able to:
- Identify and use geography tools
- Describe regional climate, ecosystems and Earth structures
- Discuss demographics, human migration and distribution patterns
- Define and provide examples of plant and animal domestication
- Detail the geography of Asia, Europe, North America and other regions
- Provide information about pollution, climate changes, industrial development and human adaptation
This course is made up of 7 individual chapters that are broken down into 84 video and text lessons. You can access and review this lessons at any time, from any device, and easily track your progress using your Dashboard.
Praxis Geography Exam Information
You will need to take and pass the Praxis Geography exam if you wish to teach this subject and live in a state that utilizes this teacher certification system. This study guide will help you become fully prepared to sit for this particular exam.
- Number of Questions: 120 questions
- Question Type: Selected-response
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Exam Cost: $120
Praxis Geography Exam Breakdown
|Praxis Geography Exam Concept||Percent of the Praxis Geography Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Geography Literacy and Tools||20%||24 questions||13|
|Physical Geography||20%||24 questions||16|
|Human Geography||25%||30 questions||30|
|Regional Geography||15%||18 questions||13|
|Environment and Society||20%||24 questions||12|
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Using this study guide gives you the chance to review the content of the Praxis Geography test in one place. The concise lessons provide meaningful instruction from field experts. In the lessons, you will learn about the geography of different areas and the way in which geography and politics interact. You may go over the interaction between an area's geography and its plants, animals and people. Take the assessment quizzes to see if you have retained information from the lessons.
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