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europeWorld Traveler 1 – Europe

What countries or world regions are the most important?  In this course we will consider the case for Europe.  Its historical importance is hard to miss: it is the source of many of the ideas that have shaped the United States and our world; the nation-state, capitalism, industrialization, democracy, not to mention the printing press, the railroad, and the fundamental laws of physics.  In this class we will dig into this rich history and Europe’s modern day importance.

Week 1 – How does geography affect Europe?
Week 2 – What amazing things have come from Europe’s history?
Week 3 – Famous Europeans of the past and present.
Week 4 – Is Europe a world power?
Week 5 – What makes Europe so unique?
Week 6 – Capstone Project

southamericaWorld Traveler 2 – South America

Home of the Amazon river, the anaconda snake, the largest coffee producers and even 20% of the earth’s oxygen supply, South America is an amazing continent!  With 30% of its surface covered with rainforests, it contains more than 40% of the world’s plant and animal species and the tallest waterfall- Angel Falls measuring more than 3000 ft. tall!  That’s more than half a mile!  Join us as we adventure through this wild and fascinating continent!

Week 1 – How does geography affect South America?
Week 2 – What amazing things have come from South American history?
Week 3 – Famous South Americans of the past and present.
Week 4 – Is South America a world power?
Week 5 – What makes South America so unique?
Week 6 – Capstone Project

africaWorld Traveler 3 – Africa

When you think of Africa, what comes to mind?  Did you think of the Sahara Desert?  The Egyptian pyramids?  Riding in a Jeep on a safari watching the lions, elephants, and giraffes?  The Penguins of Madagascar?  There is so much more to Africa than you’ve probably realized!  Join us on an adventure to one of the most inspiring continents in the world.  Journey with us to Africa!  NOTE:  This class does not cover any topics associated with evolution or the “Out of Africa” theories.

Week 1 – How does geography affect Africa?
Week 2 – What amazing things have come from Africa’s history?
Week 3 – Famous Africans of the past and present.
Week 4 – Is Africa a world power?
Week 5 – What makes Africa so unique?
Week 6 – Capstone Project

wordcraftWorld Traveler 4 – Oceania

Oceania is huge! Australia is the sixth largest country in the world, but this continent is more than just Australia, impressive as it is.  It also incorporates New Zealand. (Heard of the Maori’s fearsome Haka dance?) More than twenty thousand islands known as the Pacific Nations complete Oceania. Much of the region’s land mass is desert, but there are also very lush areas.   Jump in a boat and visit the islands with us in this exciting look at a diverse continent!

Week 1 – How does geography affect Oceania?
Week 2 – What amazing things have come from Oceania’s history?
Week 3 – Famous Oceanians of the past and present.
Week 4 – Is Oceania a world power?
Week 5 – What makes Oceania so unique?
Week 6 – Capstone Project

ancient3World Traveler 5 – Asia

Asia has 30% of world’s land area and over 60% of the world’s population! Have you ever heard of Mt. Everest? The Great Wall of China?  The Taj Mahal?  Ever wonder where toilet paper, perfume, fireworks, the game of Chess, and your PlayStation game console were invented?  Asia is a fascinating mix of rich history and cutting edge technology!  Join us on an exciting adventure through the past and present of this amazing continent!

Week 1 – How does geography affect Asia?
Week 2 – What amazing things have come from Asia’s history?
Week 3 – Famous Asians of the past and present.
Week 4 – Is Asia a world power?
Week 5 – What makes Asia so unique?
Week 6 – Capstone Project

 

Course Information

  • Course Code: World-T
  • Course Location: Online
  • Course Delivery: Assignment Portal + Minecraft
  • Course Duration: 6 week segments
  • Contacts: info@GamEDAcademy.com
 

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