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Ch 26: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Fundamentals of Geography

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Your students can study efficiently for the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies exam if they utilize this chapter on the fundamentals of geography. In it are self-assessment quizzes and lessons that focus on the geography of Asia, the Middle East and more.

ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Fundamentals of Geography - Chapter Summary

Your students will master material dealing with coordinates and geography tools by using the lessons in this chapter. The lessons help to prepare your students for the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies exam by having them the look closely at:

  • The definition and types of geography
  • The use of political maps to learn about the characteristics of Africa, the Pacific Islands, Australia, Russia and the Middle East as well as Central, East and South Asia
  • The human and physical characteristics of Europe, Central and South America and the Caribbean
  • North America's regions

The lessons in this chapter help your students develop their geography knowledge quickly. Each lesson was developed by a professional who will aim to help your students understand all of the topics before they take the real exam. Self-assessment quizzes are also available, which help students quickly gauge their retention of the presented topics on geography.

11 Lessons in Chapter 26: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Fundamentals of Geography
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What is Geography? - Definition, Facts & Types

1. What is Geography? - Definition, Facts & Types

This lesson will define and explore the study of geography. In doing this, it will also explain the two main branches of geography, which are physical and cultural geography.

Geographic Coordinates: Latitude, Longitude & Elevation

2. Geographic Coordinates: Latitude, Longitude & Elevation

This lesson will seek to explain the geographic coordinate system. In doing so, it will explain latitude and longitude. It will also highlight the equator, the prime meridian, and the concept of elevation.

Geography Tools: Maps, GPS & GIS

3. Geography Tools: Maps, GPS & GIS

How can we study the earth and the features in it? Watch this lesson to find out more about common tools used in geography, including maps, global positioning systems, and geographic information systems, and their differences.

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 East Asia

5. 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

6. 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 South Asia

7. 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 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.

Mapping the Physical & Human Characteristics of Europe

9. 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 the Caribbean, Central & South America

10. 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 in North America's Regions

11. 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.

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