Schoolio Social Studies: Global Settlement Patterns and Sustainability (59 Pages)
This Schoolio unit is designed to be suitable for any student learner currently at a grade 7 or grade 8 working level.
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This Social Studies curriculum focuses on human settlement patterns and the impacts that land use has on the environment. Your student learner will engage in tactile and concrete learning activities, often including research assignments, case studies, and media add-ons. This unit asks your student learner to step into the shoes of an Urban Planner to balance the needs of a community. The curriculum includes critical thinking and reflection skills, as your student learner will evaluate land use issues and the importance of protecting environmentally sensitive areas. Student learners are engaged with full color pages and interesting and varied activities, improving their understanding of the world around them while developing research, reflection, and fine motor skills.
In this 59-page unit, your child will study the following topics:
- Settlement Locations
- Land Use
- Land Use Issues
- Land Use Issues: Competition for Farmland
- Land Use Issues: Environmentally Sensitive Areas
- Land Use Issues: Indigenous Land Claims
- Population Distribution and Density
- Global Settlement Patterns
- Adapting to Physical Features
- Human Settlement and Climate Change
- Sustainable Housing
As is the case with all of our Schoolio curriculum, this unit includes daily lessons, each with exercises or activities to solidify comprehension, plus answer keys.