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Western Hemisphere Social Studies

Length:  18 weeks
Content-type: Text-based
Age/Grade: 4th – 8th Grades
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How to Use This Course

From icy Greenland to Tierra del Fuego, the Western Hemisphere includes more than two dozen countries and territories, is home to close to one billion people, and is a wealth of countless cultures, languages, and people groups. This course is a basic introduction to the geography and peoples of the Western Hemisphere.

Course Introduction

This is a one-semester course designed to give upper elementary-middle school students a basic introduction to the diverse cultures and wide array of geological regions that are all part of the Western Hemisphere. The major nations of North, Central, and South America are each discussed, as well as many islands and territories.

  • Lesson One: Geography of the United States
  • Lesson Two: Culture of the United States
  • Lesson Three: Geography of Canada
  • Lesson Four: Culture of Canada
  • Lesson Five: Geography of the North American Outlying Islands and Greenland
  • Lesson Six: Culture of the North American Outlying Islands and Greenland
  • Lesson Seven: Geography of Mexico
  • Lesson Eight: Culture of Mexico
  • Lesson Nine: Geography of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Guatemala
  • Lesson Ten: Culture of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, and Guatemala
  • Lesson Eleven: Geography of Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama
  • Lesson Twelve: Culture of Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama
  • Lesson Thirteen: Geography of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia
  • Lesson Fourteen: Culture of Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, and Colombia
  • Lesson Fifteen: Geography of Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, and Paraguay
  • Lesson Sixteen: Culture of Ecuador, Falkland Islands, French Guiana, Guyana, and Paraguay
  • Lesson Seventeen: Geography of Peru, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela
  • Lesson Eighteen: Culture of Peru, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela

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