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Geography of South Asia - Chapter Summary
In this chapter on the geography of South Asia, students can watch fun and engaging video lessons to learn how to identify landforms and significant physical and human characteristics on maps as well as analyze how geographic patterns have impacted migration among humans. The comprehensive video lessons also explore the demographics, cultural patterns, economies and major climates of South Asia and teach students how the creation and distribution of resources affect how products, capital and people move in South Asia. Video timelines are available to help students jump to specific topics in the lessons. Lesson quizzes and a chapter exam are also available to gauge students' comprehension of the materials.
Chapter Lessons and Objectives
|Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of South Asia||This lesson helps students identify the significant physical and human characteristics of South Asia by using physical and historical maps.|
|Major Landforms of South Asia||Students learn how to describe and map major landforms of places and regions in South Asia.|
|Geographic Influences on Migration Patterns in South Asia||Students examine how physical and human geographic patterns and processes have affected events of the past and conditions in the present, like migration patterns.|
|Demographics of South Asia||In this lesson, students analyze political, economic, social and demographic data to discover the level of development and standard of living in South Asia.|
|Cultural Patterns of South Asia||Instructors help students discover how South Asia is distinctive by comparing patterns of culture, like language, religion and systems of education.|
|Major Climates of South Asia||Students explore various climates in South Asia and examine how hazardous environmental conditions like floods and hurricanes can impact the environment.|
|Economies of South Asia||With this lesson, students learn about the economic characteristics of South Asia.|
|Impact of Resources on the Movement of Products, Capital & People in South Asia||Instructors teach students how the creation and distribution of resources affect the location and patterns of movement of South Asia's products, capital and people.|
|Distribution of Plants & Animals in South Asia||Students examine how South Asia's plants and animals are distributed using the relationships among vegetation, geology, soil and climate.|
|Comparing Life in Different Locations in South Asia||Students learn to evaluate the relationships involved in South Asia's social, political, economic and environmental changes by comparing life in a variety of cities and nations.|
1. 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.
2. Major Landforms of South Asia
After watching this video, you will be able to describe the major landforms of South Asia, including mountains, valleys, canyons, rivers, deserts, plains and plateaus. A short quiz follows.
3. Geographic Influences on Migration Patterns in South Asia
After watching this video, you should be able to describe the migration patterns in South Asia - both internally within the countries of the region and externally. A short quiz follows.
4. Demographics of South Asia
After watching this video, you will be able to describe the demographics of South Asia in terms of population, ethnic groups, languages, and religions. A short quiz will follow.
5. Cultural Patterns of South Asia
After watching this video lesson, you will be able to describe the various cultures of countries in South Asia and realize ways in which they are different from each other. A short quiz will follow.
6. Major Climates of South Asia
After watching this video, you will be able to describe the major climates of South Asia, including what they are like and where they are located. A short quiz will follow.
7. Economies of South Asia
After watching this video, you will be able to describe the economies of South Asia and how they differ from one another, including sectors, imports, exports, and trade. A short quiz will follow.
8. Impact of Resources on the Movement of Products, Capital & People in South Asia
After watching this video, you will be able to describe the natural resources of the countries of South Asia and how they lead to the movement of products, capital, and people. A short quiz will follow.
9. Distribution of Plants & Animals in South Asia
After watching this video, you will be able to describe the plants and animals of South Asia and approximately how they are distributed. A short quiz will follow.
10. Comparing Life in Different Locations in South Asia
After watching this video, you will be able to describe life in the different countries of South Asia, how they are the same, and how they are different. A short quiz will follow.
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