Ch 67: HiSET: Basic Facts & Concepts of the Earth

About This Chapter

Use this chapter's video lessons to study some basic facts about the Earth. These foundational concepts pertaining to Earth are effectively covered in an engaging style.

Basic Facts & Concepts of the Earth - Chapter Summary

The video lessons in this chapter give you a flexible and fun way to learn about the Earth. Taking some of the quizzes after watching the lessons is a quick way to get an informative assessment of your comprehension. The lessons in this chapter include the following:

  • Elevation
  • Latitude and longitude
  • Geography and the four seasons
  • Gravity and the Earth's shape
  • Torsten Hagerstrand and time geography

The videos in this chapter are short - about 5-10 minutes each - and can be watched from any location or on the go with your mobile device. Each video you watch has a corresponding lesson transcript that features key terms shown in bold. Verify you're familiar with the main topics of the lessons across this chapter by taking the chapter exam.

HiSET Social Studies Objectives

The HiSET Social Studies subtest has 50 multiple-choice questions and test takers have 70 minutes to complete this part of the HiSET high school equivalency exam. Questions on the test regarding some basic information about Earth are covered in this lessons' video components. These questions can be found in the geography category, which makes up 6% of the subtest.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
Not Taken
Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
Not Taken

Earning College Credit

Did you know… We have over 200 college courses that prepare you to earn credit by exam that is accepted by over 1,500 colleges and universities. You can test out of the first two years of college and save thousands off your degree. Anyone can earn credit-by-exam regardless of age or education level.

To learn more, visit our Earning Credit Page

Transferring credit to the school of your choice

Not sure what college you want to attend yet? has thousands of articles about every imaginable degree, area of study and career path that can help you find the school that's right for you.

Other Chapters

Other chapters within the HiSET Social Studies: Prep and Practice course