Physical Geography

Course code: MSS--11-F

Geography 12 explores a variety of topics. By the end of the course students should be able to gather and interpret information from a number of map types; describe the building of the continents including plate movements, volcanoes and earthquakes; explain the building up and erosion of these same land forms due to the movement of water, wind and ice; describe and account for global differences in weather, soil, natural vegetation and wildlife; understand how the distribution of the above affects human activities and how human activities in turn, affects them; describe the characteristics and distribution of renewable and non-renewable resources; explain how they can be mismanaged and recommend methods of resource use that are more sustainable and environmentally sound