AP Human Geography Summer Assignment
This summer you will prepare to study the world by establishing the geographical locations of the countries around the world. This assignment serves as a way to prepare for the vast amount of information you will encounter in AP Human Geography. This is due when school begins.
There are many different issues that we will discuss in Human Geography. It helps to have a basic understanding of these issues prior to the course. Please research the following topics using reputable sources. Wikipedia is not considered to be a reputable source.
For each issue, give detailed summary by explaining why it takes place, who is impacted and what are the pros and cons.
- Gentrification in the U.S.
- AIDS Epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa
- Apartheid in South Africa
- Deforestation in Rainforests
- Rust Belt and Deindustrialization in USA
- Genetically Modified Foods
- Overpopulation in India
- Out-migration from Venezuela to Columbia
- Possibilism vs environmental determinism
Part Two - Unit 1 Vocabulary Practice
Using the link below, view only the Unit 1 Vocabulary. Become familiar with the terms (35 total) and for each give two real-life examples of each term in action. Using the Internet to find examples is a good way to complete this.
Subsequent occupance is essential how a culture can be influenced by surroundings. A good example of this in action is terrace farming rice fields in Bali Indonesia.