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Ch 46: Characteristics of World Geography

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Characteristics of World Geography - Chapter Summary

This engaging chapter consists of short video lessons on the characteristics of world geography. As you study, you'll watch videos on the physical and human characteristics of regions and continents around the world, including South Asia, the Middle East and the Caribbean. After finishing this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Map the physical characteristics of the regions in North America
  • Detail the human characteristics of Central/South America and the Caribbean
  • Discuss European physical geography
  • Outline the human and physical characteristics of the Middle East and Africa
  • Explain the human geography of East and South Asia
  • Identify Russian and Central Asian geography
  • Describe the physical geography of the Pacific Islands and Australia

Our video lessons are less than ten minutes in length, so it doesn't take long to study the topics you need to know. Each video is easy to navigate using the timeline feature, which allows you to quickly go back and review specific topics over again as needed. Feel free to access these lessons and quizzes on any smartphone, tablet or computer 24/7.

8 Lessons in Chapter 46: Characteristics of World Geography
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Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics in North America's Regions

1. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics in North America's Regions

This lesson lists and describes the regions of North America. It focuses on terrain, climate, location, natural resources and people of the five main regions. It also defines the Cordilleras, wetlands and biomes.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of the Caribbean, Central & South America

2. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of the Caribbean, Central & South America

This lesson discusses the physical geography and demographics of the Caribbean, Central America, and South America. It highlights the populations and religions of the different regions.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Europe

3. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Europe

After watching this video, you will be able to describe the physical and human characteristics of Europe, including major cities, rivers, mountains, and valleys. A short quiz will follow.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Africa & the Middle East

4. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Africa & the Middle East

Many of the first settlements in Africa and the Middle East have been continuously inhabited for more than 10,000 years. Are we just sentimental, or did our ancestors do that good of a job of picking places to live? This lesson answers that question.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of South Asia

5. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of South Asia

After watching this video, you will be able to describe the physical and human characteristics of South Asia and place them on a map. A short quiz will follow.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of East Asia

6. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of East Asia

After watching this video, you will be able to describe the major physical and human characteristics of East Asia and place them approximately on a map. A short quiz will follow.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Russia & Central Asia

7. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Russia & Central Asia

After watching this video, you will be able to describe the most important physical and human characteristics of Russia and Central Asia and place them on a map.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Australia & the Pacific Islands

8. Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Australia & the Pacific Islands

After watching this video, you will be able to describe the physical and human characteristics of Australia and the Pacific Islands and indicate where the places are located. A short quiz will follow.

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