Ch 43: Spatial Processes - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science

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The video lessons in this chapter provide an explanation of human migration patterns and have been designed to assist you in preparing for the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam.

Spatial Processes: ORELA Middle Grades Social Science - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you review for the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam by allowing you to explore the different factors involved in human migration. By the end of this chapter you will have examined:

  • Spatial v. temporal processes
  • Behavioral geography
  • Spatial interaction and movement
  • How culture is spread throughout the world
  • Factors involved in human migration

The lessons in this chapter have been developed by professionals to help you easily retain the information. Each lesson contains a video to help illustrate the information, as well as its transcript for text-based learning. There are self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson to test your knowledge and demonstrate how the questions may look on the ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam.

Spacial Processes - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science Objectives

The ORELA Middle Grades Social science exam is designed for Oregon educators hoping to teach middle school social studies courses. A passing score will result in professional certification. The information explored in this chapter will help you prepare for questions on the exam related to geography and culture, which account for 19% of the total score.

The ORELA Middle Grades Social Science exam is a computer-based test that consists of 150 multiple-choice questions. You will need a score of 227 or higher to qualify for professional licensure.

5 Lessons in Chapter 43: Spatial Processes - ORELA Middle Grades Social Science
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Spatial Processes: Definition & Types

1. Spatial Processes: Definition & Types

How did you end up moving to where you live right now? This lesson looks at the processes of geography that helps to explain why certain physical and cultural movement occurs, such as migration and settlement patterns.

Behavioral Geography: Human Spatial Behavior

2. Behavioral Geography: Human Spatial Behavior

How do you decide whether it's worth traveling somewhere? This lesson focuses on how individuals make decisions related to spatial interactions, such as whether it's too far to travel to a place or not.

Spatial Interaction Through Movement: Causes & Examples

3. Spatial Interaction Through Movement: Causes & Examples

In this lesson, you'll consider how geographers examine the flow of products, information, and people. You'll also learn what spatial interaction has to do with you wanting to see your favorite group in concert.

Cultural Diffusion: Definition, Expansion & Popular Cultures

4. Cultural Diffusion: Definition, Expansion & Popular Cultures

In this lesson, we'll use the examples of viral videos, hip hop, and yoga to explore how culture is diffused and expanded. We'll also look at how the Internet impacts our understanding of popular culture.

The Push & Pull Factors of Human Migration

5. The Push & Pull Factors of Human Migration

Why do people move out of their country? After watching this video, you will be able to explain what human migration is and give examples of push and pull factors that can be involved.

Chapter Practice Exam
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